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Advantage Capital Partners: (St. Louis) An innovative group of venture capital partnerships that has raised more than $1.3 billion in capital.
Ameren: (HQ St. Louis) Supplies electric and gas services, primarily to Missouri and Illinois.
ARCO Construction: (HQ St. Louis) ARCO Construction Company, Inc. provides design-build, construction management, tenant improvement, and general contracting services.
Armstrong Teasdale: (HQ St. Louis) Armstrong Teasdale offers legal advisory services. The firm's practice areas include administrative law, alternative dispute resolution, antitrust, appellate, banking and financial services, bankruptcy and creditor's rights, government affairs, securities, taxation, technology, trademarks, transportation, trusts, and estates.
Associated Electric Cooperative Inc.: (HQ Springfield) For 50 years, Associated Electric Cooperative Inc. has provided reliable wholesale power generation and transmission to its owner-members. AECI is owned by and provides wholesale power to six regional and 51 local electric cooperative systems in Missouri, northeast Oklahoma and southeast Iowa that serve about 875,000 customers.
AT&T Missouri: AT&T is one of the world's largest, public communications holding companies. AT&T has locations across Missouri.
Atkins Investments: (Columbia) A Missouri investment brokerage firm.
Bank of America: Bank of America's core services include consumer and small business banking, credit cards, and asset management. Bank of America has locations across Missouri.
BKD: (HQ Springfield) BKD provides financial accounting, auditing, and advisory services. The firm also offers assurance, corporate financing, risk management, and forensics and dispute consulting services. Additionally, it provides accounting outsourcing, tax planning and compilations, business valuations, and information technology services. The firm caters to construction, financial services, healthcare, real estate, and transportation industries.
Boone County National Bank: (HQ Columbia) From our founding, we’ve been a bank focused on providing the best products and services to the communities of Columbia, Ashland, Boonville, Sturgeon, Centralia, Hallsville and more.
The Builders' Association: The Builders’ Association represents approximately 900 general contractor, subcontractor and supplier member companies employing about 20,000 people. It has offices and plan rooms in Kansas City, Jefferson City, Columbia, and Springfield, as well as its Education and Training Center in North Kansas City.
Burns & McDonnell: (HQ Kansas City) Burns & McDonnell is a full-service engineering, architecture, construction, environmental and consulting solutions firm.
Callaway Electric Cooperative: Missouri member-owned cooperative serving areas of Callaway and Montgomery counties.
Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce: The Cape Girardeau Area Chamber of Commerce strives to be the lead advocate for business, serve as the primary catalyst for a vibrant economy that stimulates and retains jobs, and be the champion to create strong communities for the Cape Girardeau region, resulting in an enhanced quality of life.
Carmichael & Neal, P.C.: (Springfield) Carmichael & Neal, P.C. has earned a solid reputation for providing the highest quality legal services. The firm has over three decades of experience in the areas of Estate Planning and Probate, Real Estate, and Business Law.
Central Bank and Central Bancompany: (HQ Jefferson City) Central Bank offers personal and business banking solutions as well as a travel agency, an insurance agency and trust and investment services.
cfm Distributors: (HQ Kansas City) cfm Distributors is the Midwest's employee-owned provider of sustainable heating, cooling, and refrigeration solutions for home, office, and industry.
City of Odessa
City Utilities of Springfield: City Utilities of Springfield (CU) is a progressive, community-owned utility serving southwest Missouri with electricity, natural gas, water, broadband and transit services.
Clinton Economic Development
Columbia REDI: Organization supporting local business development and economic growth.
Community Bank & Trust: (HQ Neosho) Community Bank & Trust operates as a bank that provides business banking, online banking and personal and real estate loans.
Deffenbaugh Industries, Inc.: Deffenbaugh Industries is the largest privately owned refuse firm in the Midwest. Deffenbaugh Industries and its offiliates have locations around Missouri.
Digital Realty Trust: (St. Louis) Digital Realty, Inc. focuses on delivering customer driven data center solutions by providing secure, reliable and cost effective facilities that meet each customer's unique data center needs.
Economic Development Sedalia-Pettis County
Edward Jones: (HQ St. Louis) Edward Jones provides financial services for individual investors and businesses in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.
Electrical Connection IBEW Local #1: (St. Louis) St. Louis is honored to be the birthplace of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Since IBEW Local One's establishment as the first local chartered by the International Union, the local has played a crucial role in the progress of the St. Louis region and in the advancement of the IBEW.
Empire District Electric: (HQ Joplin) An investor-owned, regulated utility providing electric, natural gas (through its wholly owned subsidiary The Empire District Gas Company), and water service, with approximately 215,000 customers in Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas.
Express Scripts, Inc.: (HQ St. Louis) One of the largest pharmacy benefits management (PBM) companies in North America, Express Scripts administers the prescription drug benefits of millions of health plan members in the US and Canada.
First State Bank and Trust Company: (HQ Caruthersville) Offers personal and commercial banking services. The bank was founded in 1934 and operates as a subsidiary of First State Bancorp Inc.
Ford: (Kansas City) Ford’s Kansas City Assembly Plant, one of the largest manufacturing facilities in the world, produces the Mazda Tribute and Ford F-150. The plant began production in 1957. In 2011, Ford announced a $1.1 billion investment in the facility, adding a second manufacturing line for the F-150 pickup truck in 2012 and bringing in a new product, the Transit commercial van, in 2013. The investment will create 1,600 new jobs.
Gilmore & Bell: (HQ Kansas City) Gilmore & Bell, PC is one of the leading public finance law firms in the United States.
Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce: Seeks to continuously improve Kansas City's business environment by educating business leaders and members of the community.
Hallmark Cards, Inc.: (HQ Kansas City) Hallmark Cards, Inc. designs, manufactures, and distributes greeting cards and related products.
Hamra Enterprises: (HQ Springfield) Hamra Enterprises includes five companies with 3,000 employees in four states. The companies include Wendy's of Missouri, Inc., with 25 Wendy's Old Fashioned Hamburger Restaurants in Missouri; Boston Bread, LLC, with 16 Panera Bread Cafe's in the greater Boston area; and Chicago Bread, LLC, with 31 Panera Bread Cafe's in the greater Chicago area; SJH Hotels, LLC, with a Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites in Lewisville, Texas and co-ownership in the Baymont Inn on South Glenstone in Springfield, Missouri; and Jade Properties with various real estate holdings in Missouri, Illinois, Massachusetts and Texas.
Heartland Health: (HQ St. Joseph) Founded in St. Joseph in 1984, Heartland seeks to improve the health of area individuals and communities and to provide the right care, at the right time, in the right place, at the right cost with outcomes second to none. Commitment to this mission has enabled Heartland Health to become the leader in health care in a 21-county area of northwest Missouri, northeast Kansas and southeast Nebraska.
Hunt Midwest: (HQ Kansas City) Hunt Midwest Enterprises is a diverse real estate development and mining company founded on the principles of innovation and growth.
IBEW #124: (Kansas City) Electrical workers union.
Ingram’s Magazine: (HQ Kansas City) Monthly publication covering the business community of Greater Kansas City, including a business relocation guide.
Initiatives, Inc.: Initiatives was established in 2005 in response to the growing need for strategic business development services for a variety of organizations.
J.E. Dunn Construction Company: (HQ Kansas City) J.E. Dunn offers general construction services, construction management, and design/build services throughout the US.
Jefferson City Chamber of Commerce
Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce: Since 1917, the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce has been the voice for business in the Joplin area.
J.P. Morgan: J.P. Morgan is a leader in financial services, offering solutions to clients in more than 100 countries with one of the most comprehensive global product platforms available.
Kansas City Area Development Council: The Kansas City Area Development Council is a private, non-profit organization charged with representing the economic interests of the entire two-state, 18-county region of Greater Kansas City.
KCP&L: (HQ Kansas City) The full-service energy provider for the Kansas City metro and rural areas in northwestern Missouri and eastern Kansas.
LaFarge: LaFarge North America is one of the largest diversified suppliers of construction materials in the United States and Canada. It produces and sells cement, ready-mix concrete, gypsum wallboards, aggregates and asphalt products. LaFarge has numerous facilities across Missouri.
Lathrop & Gage L.L.P.: (HQ Kansas City) Lathrop & Gage provides legal advisory services. The firm's areas of practice include agribusiness, business litigation and dispute resolution, environmental, health care, intellectual property, immigration, and international trade.
Learfield Communications: (HQ Jefferson City) Learfield Communications is a leading producer and syndicator of radio and television programming, including sports and news content.
Mark One Electric Co., Inc.: (HQ Kansas City) An electrical contractor offering a range of vital support services including design/build construction, estimating, engineering, pre-construction coordination, project management and architectural design.
McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips, P.A.: (St. Louis and Springfield) Established in 1901, McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips is a full-service law firm with offices strategically located to serve our clients in Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska and Iowa.
MEI: (Jefferson City) The Missouri Energy Initiative (MEI) is a nonprofit association of public and private sector entities unitied together with the sole purpose of enhancing and improving energy-related activities in the State of Missouri.
Meramec Electrical Products (HQ Cuba) Meramec Electrical Products is the preeminent manufacturer of bushing current transformers for the high-voltage circuit breaker and large power transformer markets.
The Millstone Company: (HQ St. Louis) The Millstone Company is a real estate and private equity investment company.
Missouri Association of Realtors: (Columbia) The Missouri Association of Realtors is a trade association representing more than 25,000 realtors statewide.
Missouri Bankers Association: (Jefferson City) The Missouri Bankers Association was founded in August of 1891 during a gathering of bankers in Lebanon. Our membership includes commercial banks and savings and loan associations representing over 2,000 banking locations and over 30,000 bank employees in the state of Missouri.
Missouri Chamber of Commerce: (Jefferson City) Missouri's largest and most influential business association representing more than 3,000 employers who provide more than 425,000 jobs for Missourians.
Missouri CORE Partnership: Missouri CORE (Connecting Our Regional Economy) is a nonprofit economic development agency representing 4 mid-Missouri counties: Audrain, Boone, Callaway, and Cole.
Missouri Department of Economic Development: (Jefferson City) The Department of Economic Development (DED) works through a variety of programs to insure the economic vitality of the state by creating and retaining jobs and investment.
Missouri Development Finance Board: (Jefferson City) The Missouri Development Finance Board administers a range of financing programs for Missouri business, local governments and state agencies; issues taxable or tax-exempt industrial revenue bonds or notes; provides market rate or low-interest loans and grants to political subdivisions to fund public infrastructure improvements.
Missouri Growth Association: (St. Louis) Founded in 1985, today the Missouri Growth Association has over 196 corporate members statewide. While membership is diverse, we are commonly impacted by policy decisions relating to the commercial real estate industry at both the state and local levels.
Missouri State University: (Springfield) Missouri State University is a public, comprehensive university system with a mission in public affairs. Our purpose is to develop fully educated persons with a focus on ethical leadership, cultural competence and community engagement.
Moberly Area Economic Development
Monsanto: (HQ St. Louis) Monsanto is an agricultural company producing leading seed brands, in-the-seed trait technologies, and herbicide.
Neosho Area Chamber of Commerce: The Neosho Area Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit, voluntary organization of the business community.
Noranda Aluminum, Inc.: (New Madrid) Noranda Aluminum is a leading North American integrated producer of value-added primary aluminum products as well as high quality rolled aluminum coils.
Northeast Missouri Electric Power Cooperative: (HQ Palmyra) Northeast Power is a transmission cooperative comprised of eight Member-Distribution Cooperatives with five located in northeast Missouri and three in southeast Iowa.
Olsson Associates: (Kansas City and Springfield) Olsson Associates offers comprehensive engineering and design solutions for public and private infrastructure projects.
Optimus Development: (St. Louis) At Optimus, our goal is to build sustainable developments. Our focus is on constructing projects that will enhance the working and living environment of our clients while working toward the long-range benefit of our community and our region.
Patek and Associates: (Jefferson City) Patek & Associates is a full service consulting firm. We generate legislative and administrative action favorable to our clients and defeat efforts detrimental to their success. Our wide scope of services includes lobbying, general political consulting, and implementing grassroots projects.
Perry County Economic Development
Plumbers and Pipefitters #562: (St. Louis) Local #562 has grown to include 4500 members who serve the plumbing and mechanical industry in 67 counties in Eastern Missouri.
RMI: (HQ Jefferson City) RMI is a financial resource for improving the economic well-being of individuals, businesses and communities. For more than 25 years RMI has been recognized as a 504 Loan Program leader.
Rolla Regional Economic Commission
SCI Engineering: (HQ St. Louis) From its beginning, the company has provided geotechnical and construction services to architect and engineering design professionals. Over the past 33 years, capabilities have been added in environmental, natural resources, and cultural resources to provide a full suite of consulting services, to better meet the needs of our clients.
Scottrade: (HQ St. Louis) Scottrade is one of the largest online brokerages in the United States.
Sheet Metal Workers Local #36: (St. Louis) Local 36 encompasses the greater St. Louis metropolitan area, Eastern Missouri, and Columbia, Jefferson City and Springfield, Missouri. Local 36 is an affiliate of the Sheet Metal Workers’ International Association with membership in the AFL-CIO and the Canadian Labor Council.
Spencer Fane Britt & Browne: (HQ Kansas City) Spencer Fane has over 125 attorneys practicing in areas including business transactions, environmental law, financial services, labor & employment, tax & estate planning, litigation & dispute resolution, employee benefits, education law, real estate, governmental affairs, and intellectual property & technology.
Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce: The Springfield Chamber acts as the primary catalyst in promoting the economic health of the Springfield area, stimulating jobs and improving the quality of life.
St. James Winery: St. James Winery makes more than 200,000 cases of wine each year. Their wines are distributed throughout the Midwest and South. The winery tends vineyards planted with Catawba, Chardonel, Norton, Concord, Seyval, Vignoles, Chambourcin and Rougeon grapes.
St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce: Since its inception in 1862 as the Board of Trade of St. Joseph, St. Joseph Metro Chamber has been the catalyst for economic growth and development in northwest Missouri. The Chamber's mission, supported by over 1,000 members, is to create an environment that allows business to succeed and the community to prosper.
St. Louis Business Journal: St. Louis Business Journal is St. Louis's leading source of comprehensive business news and in-depth analysis.
St. Louis County Economic Council: St. Louis County is committed to maintaining a vibrant, diverse community with abundant opportunities for businesses and individuals alike.
St. Louis Regional Business Council: The St. Louis Regional Business Council is a consortium of the Presidents and CEOs of 100 of the region’s largest mid-cap companies.
St. Louis Regional Chamber: The St. Louis Regional Chamber & Growth Association (RCGA) connects business and civic communities in the 16-county, bi-state region.
Stifel Nicolaus: (HQ St. Louis) A full-service regional brokerage and investment banking firm, established in 1890.
Thompson Coburn: (HQ St. Louis) Thompson Coburn provides legal advisory services. The firm's focus areas include bankruptcies, restructuring, corporate finance, business and mass litigation, class action, employee benefit and workers compensation, intellectual property, taxation, and estate planning. It caters to financial services and banking, labor and employment, environment, media and communications, real estate, transportation, utilities, health care, aviation, and maritime sectors.
Union Pacific: Union Pacific operates North America's premier railroad franchise, covering 23 states in the western two-thirds of the United States. The UP facility in DeSoto, Mo. is one of Union Pacific’s three major freight car repair facilities. Kansas City is the site of a major freight classification yard. UP also operates terminals in St. Louis, Sedalia, Jefferson City and Poplar Bluff.
UMB: (HQ Columbia) UMB Bank is a leading provider of financial services for individuals and institutions.
University of Missouri System: (Columbia) The university was the first publicly supported institution of higher education established in the Louisiana Purchase territory.
Veterans United Mortgage: (HQ Columbia) Veterans United's specialists are industry-leading experts in VA home mortgages and undergo extensive training about VA eligibility and the loan process.
Wells Fargo Advisors: (HQ St. Louis) Wells Fargo Advisors is one of the nation's premier financial services firms. Its brokerage business is represented by more than 15,000 Financial Advisors nationwide and was born out of the Wells Fargo & Company's 2009 acquisition of Wachovia Corporation.
Zimmer Real Estate Services: (HQ Kansas City) The Zimmer mission is to provide clients with the highest quality real estate services, individually tailored to fit specific needs.