Welcome to the December 2, 2016 Midlands Business Journal
Here is brief summary of our feature stories.
Vol. 42 No. 49
Briefs in this week's issue

Moeller, Huenink, Landes-Little named to staff at Premier Bank

DeBoer joins SCORR Marketing

UMB Bank selects Bartak as VP

Born selected as new associate for Koley Jessen firm in Omaha

Lincoln’s KidGlov selects Ripa

Jeratowski, Hamele, Hawley join Crossroads of Western Iowa staff

Sarpy YMCA appoints Wilson

HomeServices appoints Wright

Hancock & Dana selects Torczon

English joins Mutual of Omaha as assistant general counsel

Methodist promotes Abboud, Rochford to new leadership roles

Special Sections:

• Technology

• Executive Gift Guide

I-Go Van & Storage targets technology for growth
by Richard D. Brown

Consistent adaptation of the latest technology from online forms, how-to videos, and most recently, online capabilities for inventory and estimating processes, not only enhance the customer experience; they also aid in managing the bottom line at Omaha-based I-Go Van & Storage.



Niche among nontraditional students drives Kaplan University enrollment

by Michelle Leach


With a niche among nontraditional students, Kaplan University is experiencing an increase in student population among those who have studied at other schools and are looking to transfer earned credits or among those professionals who are looking to transfer work experience to finish a degree through programs such as its Academic Prior Learning Portfolio and Documenting Your Experiences for College Credit.


TREKK Design Group set to double size following Kansas City expansion

by Michelle Leach


Fourteen years after its founding in Kansas City and 11 years after embarking on the first local project with the city on the transformative CSO! [Clean Solutions for Omaha] program, TREKK Design Group has grown to more than 90 employees across nine offices in Missouri, Kansas, Tennessee and Nebraska.


Lincoln-based DivviMap launches to simplify drone mapping operations

by Michelle Leach

Lincoln-based DivviMap is on the ground oor of the stateside drone services industry, poised to match those who need maps to quality vendors over the near-term and data analysis over the long-term.

Dix furthers Pottawattamie County Community Foundation’s service goals

by Dwain Hebda

Kelly Dix, Pottawattamie County Community Foundation’s director of operations, said furthering the organization’s charitable and community improvement goals is her priority for the future, a key component of which is tapping into new sources of giving. Dix took over in the role in October of 2015.


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