Please Save the Date for the 2016 EmployAbility Summit!

Please join us for the second annual EmployAbility Summit & Luncheon, where industry experts will provide insight with successful programs that encourage the hiring of people with a disability. Thursday, October 20, 2016 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Check-in and Networking 10 – 10:30 a.m. The Old Glass Place (521 E. St. Louis St., Springfield, […]

Benefits fair highlights supports for SWI employees with disabilities

SPRINGFIELD – SWI will sponsor a benefits fair from 5:30 – 8 pm, Thursday, Sept 15, for employees, parents, guardians and support people. Held at the SWI facility on West Bennett, this fair will allow multiple organizations from the Springfield area to share information about social, development and vocational programs for individuals with disabilities. Presently […]

Board officers and new members

SPRINGFIELD — Gary Bishop, attorney, Mann Walter Law Firm, is the new chairman of the board of directors at SWI (Springfield Workshop). Vice chair is Tracy Watkins, SVP commercial loan officer, Southern Bank , and secretary is Jana Wolfe, parent and community volunteer. Other new board members are: John Foley, retired executive; Joe Johnson, attorney, […]

Lisa McAninch is new accounting assistant at SWI

Lisa McAninch has been named accounting assistant at SWI (Springfield Workshop), effective immediately. McAninch earned the bachelor of applied science accounting at Everest College. She has more than 20 years experience in accounting at Harmony House, CNTA and D&L Bookkeeping/Dryer’s Shoes, Inc. What does she like about accounting? “It’s black and white, you usually get […]

JW Gibbs is new GM at SWI

The Board of Directors at SWI Industrial Solutions named JW Gibbs as general manager. Gibbs succeeds John Foley, who is retiring March 31. Gibbs has extensive leadership experience in operations, business management, financial, and health services industries. Foley says, “I’m leaving SWI in good hands as JW brings the right balance of leadership, marketing and […]

Elizabeth Mills is now accounting manager at SWI

Elizabeth Mills is the new accounting manager, announces John Foley, general manager at SWI.  Her promotion is effective immediately. Mills has been at SWI about two years, having previously was employed in accounting at Carnahan White Fencing and then was a stay-at-home mother for her son with Asperger’s. “I want to do something that helps […]

Business Development Manager

Springfield, Missouri-SWI Industrial Solutions is pleased to announce the hiring of Charlene Meeker for the role of Business Development Manager. SWI provides meaningful employment to persons with disabilities. This is accomplished through the provision of varied occupational choices and experiences to enhance the quality of life for those served. With over 15 years experience in […]

2013 Easter Egg hunt at Govenors Mansion

Here are a few photos of this years Easter Egg hunt March 30th, 2013 at the Govenor’s Mansion in Jefferson City, Missouri.

Springfield Workshop changes name to SWI Industrial Solutions

Springfield Workshop changes name to SWI Industrial Solutions. KY3 has an article on their website about the new change. The article can be found HERE

SWI Foundation new trustees & new Board members

We would like to welcome the following new Board and Foundation Trustees members to the Springfield Workshop. SWI Board: Stan Bess Kris Yocum Larry Houge Maurice Henry Foundation Trustees: Ross Murray Amanda Brodeur