People In Business

Growing Business Together


People In Business is a community of business people who work together to build our companies. PIB memberships include use of this website, social media support, and discounts on additional services.


Bill Bright - President / Treasurer

Jay Burgmann - Vice President

Kerry Smith - Secretary

Effective immediately, the Edwardsville group has discontinued meeting.

ANNOUNCING the new Marketing & Branding Forum. Click for details.

Our Mission Statement

People in Business provides a community of like-minded businesses striving to create a positive relationship-based marketing environment. It also provides a personal resource network for information, friendship, corporate coordination, and education.

Our Pledge

All members pledge to hold their work relationships to the highest standards of conduct, work together toward common goals, discover opportunities by building long-term relationships, and bring their full commitment to the ideal of helping one another succeed in business.

Find Us:

Contact Us:

314.594.7213 or Email




Springfield, IL

1st Tuesday  noon-1p.m. ,  The Kreative Lounge and Social Collective MAP Coordinator: Sherri Leopold

O'Fallon-Shiloh, IL

1st Wednesday 11:45 - 1pm
The Egg & I 455-D Regency Park, O'Fallon, IL  MAP Coordinators: Karen Heyden, Emma Graham, Pilar Davis, & Dick Slackman (Lunch purchase required)


Marketing & Branding Forum

3rd Tuesday 11:30 - 12:45pm
Porter's Steakhouse, 1000 Eastport Plaza Dr, Collinsville IL MAP Coordinators: Jay Burgmann & Kerry Smith (Lunch purchase required)


Granite City, IL

3rd Thursday 8:00-9:00 a.m.
Six Mile Regional Library
2001 Delmar Ave. MAP  Coordinator: Joe Colyer $5.00


A special THANKS to our volunteers who help run the organization.


Coordinators/Web Admins:

Bill Bright - President / Treasurer

Jay Burgmann - Vice President

Kerry Smith - Secretary

Karen Heyden

Emma Graham

Sherri Leopold

Kenric Lynn

Pilar Davis
Dick Slackman

Susan Young, CPA

People In Business is a business networking group whose members work together to build our companies.

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PIB Meeting Locations

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O'Fallon - Shiloh PIB Group November 2017

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January 15, 2019 from 11:30am to 12:45pm
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