In Brief: Business people

July 4, 2021
Dawn Durkin.
Allison Alexander.
Michelle Gorham.

Beef-A-Roo hires operations, community relations manager

ROCKFORD — Beef-A-Roo recently hired Dawn Durkin into the newly created position of operations and community relations manager.

Durkin will be responsible for helping Beef-A-Roo grow into new markets, staff training and recruitment and also all aspects of community outreach and fundraising.

With a founding principle of dedication to employees and community, Beef-A-Roo annually gives back through volunteer work and partnering with local charitable organizations. Durkin will assist with charitable giving initiatives in each market to support those community’s schools and student-led programs.

Durkin has a background in business administration and a master’s degree in management and leadership and a Master of Business Administration in progress.

Savant adviser named among People You Should Know

ROCKFORD — Allison Alexander, financial advisor with Savant Wealth Management, has been named one of the 2021 People You Should Know by the Rockford Chamber of Commerce.