Full house at Rockford Business Center good economic news

Rockford Business Center professionals Neil Blakeslee of Blakeslee Rop, PLC; Ryan DeVries of White Insurance Agency, Lynda Nance, Rick Hansen, Lisa Hansen of HS&C Wealth Management and Tim Caywood of Ameriprise Financial Inc. Photo by ASHLEY CLONAN

by BETH ALTENA A year ago the restructure of the law firm which is now Blakeslee Rop PLC at 240 Northland Drive resulted in additional space. Today the building is brimming with business professionals who are able to offer a wide variety of services from under one local roof. “Jim Scales put me in touch […]

Chamber U class gives business professionals strategic advantage

SMARTER—Business people who took part in the Chamber U class, “Creating a Strategic Plan,” learn valuable skills from the free event. Chamber U classes are one of many ways the Rockford Chamber of Commerce helps its members succeed in business.

by BETH ALTENA Rockford Chamber of Commerce (RCC) Executive Director Jeanne Gregory allowed her organization to serve as the example for a class on building a strategic business plan held Tuesday, Nov. 1 in the Rockford Public Schools administrative offices. The class was led by Lynda Nance of Nance Business Solutions. “Whatever is wrong with […]

Nance and Martin opened local accounting service

Left to right); Lynda Nance and Robin Martin.

Lynda Nance and Robin Martin, Rockford residents, opened Nance-Martin Accounting Service, to provide small business owners with bookkeeping and accounting services. They have over 40 years combined experience in business management, and are excited to become active members of the local business community. Nance recently graduated from Universal Accounting Center’s Professional Bookkeeper and QuickBooks Specialist […]