Welcome to the July 31, 2015 Midlands Business Journal
Here is brief summary of our feature stories.
Vol. 41 No. 31

Briefs in this week's issue

Omaha’s NP Dodge Real Estate adds Potter, Ballard, Melsheimer, Adams, Robertson and Craig as new sales associates in Omaha

Union Bank & Trust hires Honke, promotes Stous to officer post

Veridian promotes Mesch to CFO

Fremont’s First National Bank promotes Seawall, VonSeggern

Charles Drew Health Center appoints Montegut, Verma

Heggem joins Rural Futures Institute

Omaha-based Sympateco hires Allen as network administrator

Carlson West Povondra Architects adds Myers, Pence and Anderson

Spahn joins Sattler & Bogen

Seim Johnson promotes Elms, Behrens to manager positions

Dohmen, Vogel promoted to new jobs at Swanson Russell

Special Sections:

• Senior Issues

• Lincoln Growth Report

NMC Material Handling sees gains with electric lift trucks
by Richard D. Brown

Omaha-based NMC Material Handling — a division of Nebras- ka Machinery Co. — has become part of the national movement to promote electric lift trucks, vehicles that were first introduced nationally about seven years ago, but which now are making more headway into Midlands warehouses.

Excel Physical Therapy to meet growing demand with new clinic

by Michelle Leach

Before the close of its 27th year, Excel Physical Therapy will be replicating its approach to treatment by opening its 13th clinic and 14th location — this time in Elkhorn.

Omaha’s Sparkling Klean expands with sights on Lincoln, residential

by Tiffany Brazda

Reaching 40 years in business, privately held, full-service janitorial company Sparkling Klean has focused on growth by recently adding residential carpet cleaning services with the purchase of a truck mount unit and has identified opportunities in the Lincoln area.

Omaha Biofuels Coop grows production with new equipment, local partnerships

by Becky McCarville

Eric Williams, one of the 10 founding members of Omaha Biofuels Coop, recently fueled up his 2003 VW Golf with the first batch of biofuel produced with the new commercial biofuel processor, the BioPro 380, purchased to increase produc- tion capacity.

Grant writing significant source to fund nonprofit programming

by Lori McGinnis Black
Grants are important parts of a nonprofit organization’s existence. They are a source of money used to fund programs and projects.

Harbinger Partners grows with every client, long-term technology projects

by Richard D. Brown

Harbinger Partners, a 16-year-old St. Paul, Minn.-based technology consulting firm that entered the Omaha market seven years ago with its acquisition of Bass & Associates, serves about a dozen clients that have a strong Nebraska presence. However, the work has Harbinger Partners’ 12 Nebraska clients seeking work on projects that often extend as far away as Texas, Arizona and North Carolina.

Meysenburg aims to boost nonprofits within Omaha Community Foundation

by Kristin Durbin

Having achieved a dream of leading nonprofits as a young professional and bringing to bear other nonprofit experiences and community involvement, Anne Meysenburg recently joined the Omaha Community Foundation as its new director of community investment.

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