MORTON – Jess Brown was on the fast track in California’s digital workplace but instead of staying in California and relocating to Silicon Valley, he and his family moved back to Greater Peoria.Read More
PEORIA -- If there's a poster child for the technology movement for the Peoria area, it may be Reuben Cummings.
An African American who grew up on Peoria's South Side (his mother, Yvette Cummings, still lives on Starr Street) left central Illinois to get his education at the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology. After graduation, he stayed in Boston to refine his computer skills before deciding to see the world.Read More
PEORIA -- If you missed this month's edition of Software Executive, that's Pekin native Brandon Dewitt on the cover.
As the co-founder of Utah-based MX Engineering where he serves as chief technology officer, Dewitt helps lead a fast-growing digital firm that provides online services to banks and credit unions across the country.Read More
PEORIA -- One of the things that Anna Palmer remembers about growing up in Pekin was a fondness for garage sales. Finding something nice to wear at a reduced price is a concept that not only led to a flourishing startup but started Palmer on the road to entrepreneurial success.Read More