Welcome to the August 26, 2016 Midlands Business Journal
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Vol. 42 No. 35

Briefs in this week's issue

Bozell promotes Mesick, Coleman; adds Knecht, Bath, Jarvis, Zuber

Scholz named director of capital projects for Henry Doorly Zoo

Lutz promotes Caufield, McGahan, Patent to senior accountant roles

Clark and Gruener join KidGlov

Omaha-based CWPA appoints Penka, Moje to new positions

Nebraska Orthopaedic Hospital names Quindt to its COO post

Jackson Lewis appoints Panick, Preston to firm’s Omaha of ce

Special Sections:

• Home Improvement & Maintenance

• Shopping & Mall Space Directory

U.S. Cold Storage eyes expansion at South Omaha site
by Richard D. Brown

The 3.5 million-cubic-foot building United States Cold Storage opened just three years ago on five acres of the firm’s 13-acre South Omaha campus is operating at capacity. This is prompting company officials to look at additional expansion opportunities on nearby company-owned land that could be finalized within the next three to five years.

UNO’s NBDC seeks to harness technology for business clients

by Richard D. Brown

UNO’s Nebraska Business Development Center, founded 39 years ago to offer consulting services to the owners of start-up and expanding businesses, is readying itself for its 40th anni- versary by seeking to harness the best technology practices developed and in use on each of NU’s four campuses and focus on how they can be applied for use by the business community.

Baldwin Hackett & Meeks grows with custom software solutions

by Michael Foutch

Have you bought a bus ticket, own on an airplane or bought a vehicle from a dealership? Paid a bill on a phone, withdrawn cash from an ATM or used a debit card? You might have done so using software developed by Baldwin Hackett & Meeks, Inc., which has doubled in size over the past 10 years.

Harrison Financial Services adapts with technology upgrades, new approaches

by Michelle Leach

Omaha-based Harrison Financial Services is adapting to what Tim Harrison described as unprecedented changes in his 23 years in the industry, partly, with the renovation and expansion of its offices at Embassy Tower.

The New BLK grows client base as boutique ad agency

by Lee Nelson

When five friends decided to open up an ad agency in 2010, it was a time when companies were just coming out of an economic recession.

Wisdom aids First Westroads Bank in pursuing new expansion strategy

by Dwain Hebda

According to President Marc Wisdom, First Westroads Bank has an eye on aggressive growth and expansion that will bring a rapid and innumerable proliferation of locations, but without plans to open a single additional branch.

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