The Rockford Chamber of Commerce recognized 21 community partnerships this month as part of the first Confluence Honors.
Nominations were accepted for the new awards this past summer, and the Chamber received nearly 50 entries. The awards honored organizations and people who have thrived on collaborating or partnering with other groups to achieve success for businesses, initiatives and communities.
ROCKFORD, IL – A lot is happening at Aldeen Golf Club, 1902 Reid Farm Road, Rockford, during the off season. Recently, construction began to expand the north parking lot, and today a “first dig” took place to symbolize construction starting on the new Rockford Bank & Trust Pavilion at Aldeen Golf Club driven by Giovanni's. When completed, Rockford Bank & Trust Pavilion will be roughly 9,000 square feet and hold 250 people.
SupplyCore President and CEO Peter Provenzano recently was honored with the Rockford Register Star’s 2017 Excalibur award.
WilliamsMcCarthy LLP, a full-service Illinois-based law firm with locations in Rockford and Oregon has been ranked in the 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers©“Best Law Firms” list. This is the firm’s fourth consecutive year being ranked on the prestigious list. WilliamsMcCarthy LLP received the metropolitan tier one ranking in the field of commercial litigation for the Chicago region.
Larson & Darby Group, an architecture, engineering and interior design firm headquartered in Rockford, recently received two industry recognitions by the American Institute of Architects, Prairie Chapter.
Larson & Darby won a Certificate of Merit for Adaptive Reuse/Preservation for its work on the UW Health Sports Factory.
Impact Advisors, LLC, a leading provider of healthcare information technology services, is pleased to announce that Lydon Neumann, Vice President, recently became a CHIME Foundation Certified Healthcare Executive (CFCHE). Available for the first time this year by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) Foundation, the CFCHE program is exclusively designed for those who have a comprehensive understanding of the healthcare IT environment.
Scott Sullivan of WilliamsMcCarthy has been named to the 24th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. For the fourth straight year, Sullivan was selected by his peers in the field of commercial litigation. Sullivan is a partner in the firm’s business law and commercial litigation practice groups. His client base ranges from small family-held businesses to Fortune 100 companies. He has litigated business disputes at all court levels, including state, federal and appellate.
Jakob Loescher, a financial advisor with Savant Capital Management, a leading independent, nationally-recognized fee-only wealth management firm, has been named to Forbes’ list of America’s Top Next-Generation Wealth Advisors. The first-ever ranking features 500 millennial advisors, naming Loescher #13.
Chicago Rockford International Airport continues its rapid growth as an important airfreight hub. Cargo volume is up 40 percent in the first half of 2017 over the first half of 2016. This is the result of two things. The airport is now home to ABX Air which handles freight from Amazon through Pinnacle Logistics. Also, UPS moved its Des Moines operation to RFD. It has expanded its presence by increasing its flights by 20 and hiring 250 workers to handle the increased flights.
Rosen joined Rockford Gastroenterology Associates in 1990 and has served as the practice’s president for many years. Rosen was an early champion of converting to electronic health records. He is keeping his medical license but said he won’t miss being on call and waking up to phone calls in the middle of the night. He will be remaining in Rockford with his wife, and he looks forward to traveling more and spending time with his family.