Welcome to the July 21, 2017 Midlands Business Journal
Here is brief summary of our feature stories.
Vol. 43 No. 29

Briefs in this week's issue

Lund-Ross Constructors hires Yonemori-Antal, Lamme, Adams, Mahaney, Schroeder and Hanke to firm’s Omaha-based offices

PJ Morgan Real Estate appoints Lawson to its executive team

INSPRO Insurance selects Coan as Omaha account executive

Renaissance Financial appoints Jacobson, Haas to Omaha team

Security National Bank of Omaha promotes Fosdick, Kerkhove, White, Landrum, Roane to new administrative positions in area

Jackson Lewis selects Baumert as new Omaha of ce principal

Fontenelle Forest adds Fischer and Jensen to executive staff

Frankel Zacharia selects Ritz

Premier Bank names Kohl AVP

Omaha by Design taps Berglund

Special Sections:

• Work Related Injuries


• Event Planners & Trade Shows

The Frazier Co. plans internal operating enhancements
by Richard D. Brown

Nate Frazier, the fourth generation of the Omaha family that has operated The Frazier Co. — an 88-year-old heating, air conditioning and plumbing contracting firm — is banking on the strengthening economy and increasing amount of residential and commercial work as providing an opportune platform to enhance the internal operations of the company.



Ameritas increases footprint nationally with acquisitions, partnership initiatives

by Richard D. Brown


Ameritas, a 130-year-old insurance, financial products and services firm serving individuals, families and businesses throughout the country, is increasing its footprint in the marketplace via acquisitions and partnership initiatives.


Omaha-based OpsCompass harnesses opportunity in cloud platform sector

by Michelle Leach


From its Omaha nerve center, OpsCompass is helping organizations protect and manage cloud-based data, including those migrating to the Microsoft Azure cloud, used by more than 65 percent of Fortune 500 companies.


Big gains, new opportunities for Omaha’s Ollie the Trolley

by Lee Nelson

With about 80 percent of business coming from weddings, Ollie the Trolley of Davis Entertainment LLC in Omaha continues to grow 15 percent yearly in sales since engaged couple George Davis and Deb Skinner bought the business.

Transportation trends call for smarter traf c signals, multimode travel

by Michael Foutch

Area traffic engineers say the road to a sustainable future starts with smart transportation planning today.

Disaster recovery contractors must understand your business

by David Kubicek

Disasters can cause severe damage, crippling businesses for days, weeks, months. Many factors can interrupt business continuity, including natural disasters, employee error, network communication problems and malicious hacking. Companies can protect themselves by having a business continuity plan in place if disaster strikes.

Riebe serves OMNI clientele through relationships, refined protocols

by Dwain Hebda

Even as the health care regulatory picture grows muddier and more uncertain by the day, Megan Riebe retains a calm, even upbeat outlook in her role as vice president of OMNI Behavioral Health.


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