Brenna McDermott is the editor of Columbia Business Times.

Articles Written By Brenna McDermott

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Presented by Joe Machens Dealerships Supported by Flat Branch Home Loans

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Degree(s) Bound: Making Continuing Ed Count

Consider the numbers. Columbia is the most educated city in Missouri and ranks fifth highest among small metro cities in the country, according to Forbes. Nearly 49 percent of Columbians hold a bachelor’s degree, compared to 31 percent nationally. Perhaps that’s not surprising when you consider the sheer number of colleges and universities in the […]

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Top of the Town Winner Questionnaire

  2017 Top of the Town Winner Questionnaire   Congratulations on winning a Top of the Town award! In order for us to write a blurb about your business, please fill out this form. *If you are an individual winner, please fill out the second portion of the form. Please submit your information asap and […]

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ATHENA Award Finalists Announced

  Each year, Women’s Network, a division of the Columbia Chamber of Commerce, awards two individuals the ATHENA Leadership and ATHENA Young Professional awards, recognizing women who are leaders in their field and company, community servants and mentors to other women. This year’s finalists were announced the the Chamber’s Business Showcase on March 7. The […]

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CBT Remembers Our First Jobs

In honor of our story on first jobs, the CBT team recalled theirs. Check out these first job memories, too. Renea Sapp, Vice President of Finance First job: washing dishes The first job I ever had was when I was 14. I remember having to register for Social Security at that point, and I felt […]

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