Faces of Columbia

Dogwood Solar

The Face of Solar

For Dan Shifley, working in the solar energy field allows him to solve problems every day. As the owner of Dogwood Solar, Shifley is able to assist people with high energy bills who want to improve our environment. “We get to help solve these problems, and it is gratifying,” he says. “Clients are excited to […]


The Face of Just in Case

After nearly 50 years working with State Farm Insurance, Greg Hill has enjoyed working so closely with clients that many are now considered friends. It’s one of the benefits of continuing to provide personal service in the era of automation. “I see more and more clients happy to have an agent they can deal with […]


The Face of Pairing Properties with Investors

Farmland Consultants, LLC prides itself on matching key investors with the right property owners to create a mutually beneficial transaction. Owner Matt Wear, along with his local team, including David Hollenberg, MartyCanterbury, Ryan McAllister, Shannon Akin and Justin Nichols among others, have a passion for real estate, specifically land. “We’ve been fortunate enough to have […]


The Face of Hearing Health Care

There’s no greater accomplishment for Michelle Hopkins, Amanda Bracken, Sarah Smith and Sarah Cary than helping people communicate better. Being audiologists at Missouri Ear, Nose, and Throat Center is a rewarding profession that makes taking care of patients all worth it when you notice the difference you’ve made in one’s life. “We wanted to help […]


The Face of Signs

Society lives off signs. Whether it’s a business sign, a road sign or a digital sign, each serves an important purpose.It’s why David Goodson is proud to be president andCEO of Impact Signs Awnings Wraps, Inc., where the mission is to help businesses thrive. “It gives me a sense of pride that our company can […]

tiger moving llc

The Face of Moving

Moving can be a stressful experience, so it makes all the difference to have professionals who can be relied upon.That’s why Levi Alldredge founded Tiger Moving LLC in spring 2020. Alldredge knows how hard moving can be and seeks to provide the highest level of service to give customers peace of mind. Moving alone is […]

complete clean

The Face of Clean Environments

At Extraordinary Complete Clean, the Clean Team understands that a person’s mood and motivation level can be affected by the state of their home or work environment. That is why this team works to not only clean your space but also provide a stress-free environment for productive living and working. “Cleaning is not just cleaning,” […]

will garrett agency

The Face of Life Insurance

Will Garrett’s passion for helping others combined with his love for meeting people made him a perfect fit for the insurance industry. Now an agency sales manager withMissouri Farm Bureau, Garrett gets to spend his days meeting new people and helping them understand their insurance options. As the industry progresses over the next five years,Garrett […]

lomardo homes

The Face of Luxury Home Building

Kari Green knows from experience how to create a pleasant home buying experience. Now the area sales manager for Lombardo Homes, Green knows that selling a new home means getting to know the clients very well. “As new home sales professionals, we have to wear so many different hats,” she says. “We are educators, good […]


The Face of Residential Electrical Services

Since 1996, Withrow Electric has been providing electrical solutions for communities throughout mid-Missouri. With more than 90 years of combined electrical experience, you can rest easy knowing that this family-owned business will work with you to manage needed electrical services. Owner Rich Withrow says the electrical industry is the most rewarding trade. “Our work is […]


The Face of Family Chiropractic

Chiropractic care is healthcare that can benefit everyone.Dr. Taylor Sirois, owner of Restoration Chiropractic, says that now more than ever, people are seeking natural methods when it comes to healthcare and wellness. “As people continue to seek healthier lifestyles, chiropracticcare is going to be more sought after,” he says. “Having a healthy spine is the […]

six mile ordinary

The Face of Distilleries

Entering the field of distilled spirits was exciting for Maury and Melissa Allen. The owners of Six Mile Ordinary say they were attracted to the industry five years ago, eager to take on the opportunity to create high quality products at a reasonable price. But there’s much more to it than that.“Ultimately, for us, the […]

missouri furniture

The Face of Quality Furniture

For 45 years, Missouri Furniture has been a trusted name in quality home furnishings across Missouri. This family-owned business was founded by Neil Faiferlick in 1977 inLake of the Ozarks, where his son, Dave, started working in the business at 10 years old, learning the ropes from his father and developing a passion for furniture. […]


The Face of Wildlife Management

For as long as he can remember, Peter Riney has wanted to work with animals. “I’ve always had an affinity for wild animals and knew from an early age I wanted todo something that would allow me to work with them,”he says Now the owner and operating manager of CritterControl of Central Missouri, Riney is […]

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The Face of Retirement Living

Linette Beaman and Dawn Vaughn feel they’ve been fortunate to work with a great group of staff and residents, making the environment at The Terrace feel more like family. “We’ve been told many, many times from visitors what a friendly and warm feeling they get when visiting, “says Vaughn, manager at The Terrace. Beaman, director […]

Kasmann insurance faces

The Face of Auto Insurance

Life can feel like an endless barrage of surprises, and the last thing you want to worry about is how to recover after an auto accident. Stacey Page, Owner and Agent at Kasmann Insurance Agency, says her team is ready to help protect everything that is important to you. “My job is helping people plan […]

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The Face of Criminal Defense

For everything from traffic offenses to criminal defense,Robin D. Winn is ready to work hard to get the best possible result for her clients. Winn, a graduate of Southern University Law Centerin Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and a St. Louis native, started the Winn Law Firm in Columbia in 2017. Since then, Winn has become known […]


The Face of Women’s Fitness

At BLUSH Boot Camp, fitness is a way of life. Kinsley Judd, club manager and head trainer, spends her time showing clients just how life changing fitness can be.“You realize how many years you can add to your life, or throw away, based on your lifestyle,” she says. “How you work out, how you eat, […]

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The Face of Towing

It was the fast-paced nature of the towing business that first drove Tyler Doyle and his wife, Jenny, to purchase Tiger Towing in October 2021. And since then, they’ve enjoyed being able to help people who need their vehicles towed at a reasonable price. The Doyles say they’re proud of two things in particular about […]

FACES Dsport

The Face of Promotional Products

With more than 20 years of experience in the graphics field, Shawn Christal became the perfect fit to take over Dsport Graphics in Columbia. “It was a great opportunity to take a long-standing business in Columbia and bring it to the next level,” he says of purchasing the existing local business with his family. The […]