From the Mission Field to a Mission for Vibrant Community Spaces, with Ben McNelly: How Software Built a Business and is Building Community

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    This month’s podcast features Ben McNelly of Full Bore Studios and Pennington Station. Ben is a software developer/ entrepreneur from Joplin Missouri. Ben’s story is a great example of how curiosity, determination, and resourcefulness can develop marketable skills and a successful business. Ben has built a successful software development group focused on VR,…

The Kelly Anderson Group: From the Semi Seat to the CEO Seat Episode 011

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This month’s podcast features Kelly Anderson, CEO of the Kelly Anderson Group. Kelly shares his journey from an over-the-road truck driver to one of Neosho’s fastest growing companies. Kelly is the first consultant that we’ve interviewed and he shares a wealth of information that can help those looking to begin a consulting business or grow…

Cultivating Small Business Success: The Importance of Farmers’ Markets Episode 010

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  This month’s podcast explores the importance of farmers’ markets as a platform for entrepreneurs in food and artisan related products/ services. Scott Hall, Director of the Neosho Farmers’ Market, joins the May podcast to discuss the role of farmers’ markets as a community development tool, how local markets help create affinity for “place,” and…

Raising our Capacity to Serve Our Community with Rick Webb Episode 008

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  This month’s podcast is going to be a little different than previous months. While we haven’t quite reached one year of podcast guests, we are approaching the one year mark of beginning the Jesup Group effort at Crowder College. It’s a perfect time to reflect and share our progress to this point.  Over the…