Welcome to the December 12, 2014 Midlands Business Journal
Here is brief summary of our feature stories.
Vol. 40 No. 50

Briefs in this week's issue

E&A Consulting Group appoints Haase, Peyton, Beasley, Jurek

Woods & Aitken adds Carnahan

Prairie Ventures selects Tuttle

HomeServices of Nebraska adds Denker and Bartunek to its staff

Omaha-based Bozell selects Andrews, Gunn, Bland and Sueper

Omaha’s CBSHome Real Estate adds Ehlers, Wunschel, Teeter

Locher Pavelka law firm adds two

Special Sections:

• Credit Unions

• Omaha Business Journal Pages

Jelecos maps opportunities with consulting niche
by Richard D. Brown

It’s been a busy year for Jelecos, the Omaha-based technology company that has grown to 32 consultants and through the years has gained clients that range from Fortune 500 firms to a diverse mix of Omaha companies from financial services, business research specialists, entertainment industry and travel consultants.

Omaha-based Travel and Transport grows with technology investments

by Michelle Leach

Travel and Transport’s new air sales volume has grown from $210 million to $220 million in the best new sales year in its 68-year history in 2013, and year-to-date sales transactions are up 14 percent as the fifth largest travel management company is positioned for global and mobile expansion with personnel and technological investments.

McGill Restoration adds Lincoln office, interior projects to offset winter season

by Michelle Leach

As McGill Restoration embarks on its 30th anniversary in 2015, its strategic investments in equipment and business development leadership have resulted in the volume of year-round work and additional capabilities propelling three record years — in 2011, 2013 and 2014.

King Insurance diversifies with Empire Park insurance offerings

by Kristin Durbin

King Insurance, which Richard King founded in Omaha, developed its growth in the manufactured housing and recreational vehicle industries by understanding the underserved market.

Custom furniture company Contemporary Woods aims to grow with new location

by David Kubicek

Upon moving to a new location at 4815 S. 14th St. in Lincoln, Contemporary Woods’ Adam McKee, who owns the firm with his wife, Kendra, said the move to the new location offers easier access for customers.

Concierge Marketing reaches 10th anniversary with national client base

by Sarah Bowman

For 10 years, Concierge Marketing Inc. has seen growth by providing publishing and marketing services to authors who are self-publishing books, including the opening of 170 micro publishers and the involvement with almost 920 books.

Tibben raises Attitude on Food profile, increases sales with industry expertise

by Kristin Durbin

Traveling and meeting members of the catering industry is increasing for Melissa Tibben as she has gained responsibilities like teaching and other opportunities bringing Omaha’s Attitude on Food greater visibility and sales.

Business owners can benefit from online reviews, positive or negative
by Lori McGinnis Black

In an age where digital communication is dominant, online reviews are crucial for businesses to succeed.

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