Yearly Archives: 2015

Missouri Moves Up in Corporate Income Tax Index Ranking

Missouri’s corporate income tax rate of 6.25 percent, was bested only by South Dakota and Wyoming, which tied at No. 1 for having no corporate tax rates. Because Missouri allows 50% ... Read More

Growing investment firm enters the St. Louis market

Rapidly expanding Mariner Wealth Advisors has opened an office in St. Louis led by three former Moneta Group partners. The firm, based in Kansas City, has recruited Patrick Howley, Betsy Dow and Matt Fisher, who jointly manage $460 ... Read More

Monsanto gives Wash U STEM initiative $2.2 million

The Monsanto Fund has given Washington University’s Institute for School Partnership a $2.2 million grant to help better teach students in STEM fields — science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Washington University will use that money ... Read More

Cleveland chemicals company to move HQ to St. Louis

Cleveland-based chemicals firm Vectra, formerly known as OM Group, announced Monday it would be moving its headquarters to St. Louis. Vectra is a specialty chemicals company that includes three businesses — ... Read More

New Springfield call center promises 200 jobs

The center is scheduled to open December 1. The Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce announced FLS Connect, a political communication and fundraising company based in Minnesota, has leased the former Strategic ... Read More

Two Missouri companies nationally recognized for having incredible employee perks

Two Missouri companies rank among the top 14 globally for employee perks according to, which tracks pay and benefits. Kansas City-based Hallmark is ranked at No. 9, and St. Louis-based ... Read More

Long-time Missouri co. to embark on its largest expansion

The hunting, outdoor and sporting goods distributor Green Supply is creating 31 new jobs and growing its warehouse distribution center in Vandalia. The company is already hiring for six of these ... Read More

Two Missouri cities rank high for recreation

St. Louis and Kansas City both ranked highly on WalletHub’s 2015 list of the best and worst cities for recreation. St. Louis ranked at No. 8 overall, earning the No. 4 ... Read More

St. Louis Among Top 10 Markets with the Most Manufacturing Graduates

St. Louis ranked 5th for number of graduates according to Site Selection Group. Site Selection Group, a global site selection and economic incentive firm specializing in labor analytics, used recent data ... Read More

Kansas City and St. Louis Among the top 20 Metro Areas for Warehouse Construction

Site Selection Group researched the top metro areas that are trying to keep pace with the demand for facilities. Kansas City ranked 11th with 3.72 million square feet of warehouse real ... Read More