Welcome to the September 19, 2014 Midlands Business Journal
Here is brief summary of our feature stories.
Vol. 40 No. 38

Briefs in this week's issue

Frankel Zacharia promotes Endorf, Downey, Kelly and Nordquist

Kutak Rock selects Bartels, Schanbacher, Krebs and Sylvester

Physicians Mutual names Rob Reed CEO; Bob Reed to chairman-elect

Lamp, Rynearson & Associates promotes Zadina, Hillyer at firm

Wells Fargo Private Bank names Donahoe to its assistant VP role

E&A Consulting Group promotes Headley to department manager

B2 Interactive appoints Dennis, Wilhelm to firm’s Omaha office

Hoegemeyer Hybrids appoints Krohn, Mundil to new positions

Special Sections:

• Holiday Office Parties Guide

• Omaha Growth Report

Skarda targets functionality in niche-oriented market
by Richard D. Brown

John D. Skarda, the secondgeneration owner of the family’s 45-year-old industrial automation equipment business Skarda Equipment and its subsidiary that designs and implements customized solutions, isn’t surprised when managers of production facilities come in with ideas in mind. It’s the end-result that counts the most, he said.

Hudl moves into Omaha office with eye on wider range of global sports
by Michelle Leach

Speaking from Hudl’s new Omaha office and fresh from a trip to London — home to the company’s latest acquisition — CEO David Graff said it has added 50 employees since May and is “aggressively” growing its team of 171 as it gains momentum in the global soccer and rugby space, and as it looks to gain traction across a broader array of individual sports, like diving and wakeboarding, over the next five to 10 years.

Telehealth startup Statim to ramp up operations with statewide expansion
by Michelle Leach

As eight-month-old Statim ramps up with more registered nurses and statewide expansion, co-founder, President and CEO Jennifer Amis indicated its debut has longer-term implications, reflecting its use of remote patient monitoring as an answer to a $600 billion challenge for health care providers — a figure reflecting the amount of money spent annually on readmissions.

Corporate Creations sales growing as market ‘confidence is up’
by Kristin Durbin

Corporate Creations, a division of Lewis Enterprises, experienced a boost in sales during August and is adding employees to fulfill orders for its promotional products, screen printing and embroidered apparel services.

Monitor social media to keep tabs on what is being said about your company
by Lori McGinnis Black

With the prevalence of social media, it is even more important for business owners to be aware of what is being said about their companies online.

Scrap Central expanding operations with new equipment, central location
by Kendra Strasser

Full service metal recycling center, Scrap Central, is aiming to grow business following its move to a larger location and adding new equipment.

New Lincoln Airport chief takes advantage of Lincoln’s attractions to stay competitive
by Dwain Hebda

Lincoln Airport Authority’s new executive director, David Haring, said creative thinking is what’s required to keep smaller airports viable in an era of consolidation.

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