Welcome to the July 22, 2016 Midlands Business Journal
Here is brief summary of our feature stories.
Vol. 42 No. 30

Briefs in this week's issue

Foster Group appoints Mears, Nilius and Giles to new posts

Outlook Nebraska adds Thalken, Waltermeyer, Wichman to team

Salvation Army names Wehrle, Clark, DeFreece to new posts

DLR Group promotes McConnell, Crouch, Gilbert, McDevitt, Schmidt, Schmitz, Fisher, Key, Lahav, Lindberg, Marshall in its Omaha office

Mutual of Omaha promotes Wiens

Special Sections:

• Event Planners & Trade Shows

• Work Related Injuries



Proxibid targets platform enhancements, high-value sales
by Richard D. Brown

Proxibid, a 15-year-old Omaha-based firm offering an online marketplace for buying and selling high-value items, has found growth in the sale of heavy construction equipment, industrial machinery and collector cars are among the items that are enabling it to rack up online sales through increases in the double-digits this year over the same period in 2015.



88 Tactical Group launches new headquarters, poised for growth

by Michelle Leach


Bolstered by venerable instructors and clients such as the NYPD, 88 Tactical Group entered a new chapter in its more than eight-year history when the Papillion Range and Readiness Center officially launched July 7, while longer-range targets include continued expansion of its 160-acre Tekamah facility and the rollout of 15 to 20 franchise locations in the next two to three years.


Calvin L. Hinz Architects expands scope of health care facility work

by Richard D. Brown


Elkhorn-based Calvin L. Hinz Architects, a firm with its roots dating back to 1968 and with its current structure in place since 1998, has differentiated itself with a specialty in health care — one that has the 14-employee firm eyeing growth opportunities in other Midwest markets such as Minneapolis and Denver.


Nebraska Surgical Specialists embarks on referring physician, consumer services

by Michelle Leach

The recent ribbon-cutting in May for Nebraska Surgical Specialists’ Bryan West Medical Plaza office in Lincoln represents the addition of physician liaisons, an online forum, and new approach to marketing its services.

Root Cos Marketing Group grows with diverse client base

by Lee Nelson

Lindsay Cosimano has grown her two-year-old business, Root Cos Marketing Group, helping businesses from startups to larger companies with marketing and branding needs.

Hoke leads Continuum Security Solutions in ever-changing security industry

by Dwain Hebda

Staying one jump ahead of bad guys and industry guidelines has pushed Continuum Security Solutions to growth. The company, led by founder and Principal Chis Hoke, services firms ranging from individual health care providers to Fortune 10 level corporations.


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