Welcome to the August 28, 2015 Midlands Business Journal
Here is brief summary of our feature stories.
Vol. 41 No. 35

Briefs in this week's issue

NP Dodge Real Estate adds Lovell, Milczski, Chingren, Baumler, Nayak, Deprez, Jensen, Winder as residential sales associates

Meyers joins Lutz in new role

Cox Media appoints Whitehouse to vice president post in Omaha

Azizkhan named president, CEO at Children’s Hospital in Omaha

The Harry A. Koch Co. selects Wilberger, Unger as senior VP

Cornerstone Bank names Holoch CEO, makes several promotions

Makovicka Physical Therapy adds Snoza and Bradberry to its staff

Special Sections:

• Property & Casualty Insurance

• Home Improvement & Maintenance


• Shopping/Mall Space Directory

Access Bank seeks to double growth over five years
by Richard D. Brown

Omaha-based Access Bank, which was chartered eight years ago, has grown to hit $250 million in assets and now employs 55 at four locations and has a branch scheduled to open in early November at 180th Street and Burke Boulevard.



Innovative Prosthetics capitalizes on 3-D printing for new devices

by Becky McCarville


Innovative Prosthetics & Orthotics and Creighton University’s 3D Research & Innovation Laboratory are using 3-D printing technology to develop prototype prosthetic devices.


Low interest rates, showrooms help drive Ferguson Enterprises

by Michelle Leach


A low-interest rate environment, which has driven new construction-related business, is helping to grow the Omaha branch of Ferguson Enterprises, a Virginia-based wholesale distributor of plumbing supplies, HVAC equipment and waterworks and industrial products.


New Manpower Omaha manager anticipates growth in designated niches

by Michelle Leach

New Manpower Branch Manager Karla Keegan is poised to help drive growth among small- to mid-sized clients in areas ranging from light industrial to call centers by leveraging a local presence in Omaha, Council Bluffs, Valley and Lincoln with the resources of a multinational firm employing millions of people across thousands of offices.

Art F/X Screen Printing & Embroidery sees increase in demand

by Lee Nelson

Sales continue to grow at Art F/X Screen Printing & Embroidery in Lincoln and Omaha, which is prompting owner Kevin Sherrill to consider hiring even more sales staff from the 10 he already has on staff.

Bishop helps guide expansion efforts of Hillcrest Health Service community

by Kristin Durbin

Aided by COO Brendan Bishop, Hillcrest Health Service’s 44-acre senior retirement and care community in Papillion is buzzing with activities bring- ing online planned services and amenities at its Grand Lodge, including the swimming pool, health center, three restaurants, bank and pub for residents and visitors.


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