Welcome to the December 8, 2017 Midlands Business Journal
Here is brief summary of our feature stories.
Vol. 43 No. 49

Briefs in this week's issue

Cushman & Wake eld/Lund Co.selects Kearney as VP of HR

Mutual of Omaha promotes Poppe, Veomett; adds Ramsey, Jain

Lutz appoints Kampschneider,adds Cassidy, Schaffer to team

McGrath North law firm addsSattler, Sharp as attorneys

Omaha-based Makovicka Physical Therapy adds Smith, Lathrop,Wolff, Klym, Franco, Daily and Palimenio as physical therapists

Special Sections:

• Sarpy County Growth Report

• Credit Unions

CLS further reduces investor costs through new smart ETF models
by Dwain Hebda

Shortly after taking over as CLS CEO late last year, Ryan Beach was direct in discussing his immediate ambitions. Addressing attendees at the Omaha company’s national adviser conference, he spoke about his primary short-term goals.

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Immanuel expands scope of senior living selections in Nebraska, Iowa

by Richard D. Brown


Immanuel, which traces its roots in senior living back to 1887, has acquired Lincoln’s Clark Jeary, a 122-apartment senior living community, as part of a strategic and aggressive expansion that involves both acquisition and startup communities in a geographic range from middle Nebraska to central Iowa.
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Dietze Music thrives with retail stores, in uences generations of musicians

by Becky McCarville


Diversification in the retail music market is a strength for Dietze Music, said President Tim Pratt, emphasizing the store’s offerings in sheet music, education and its guitar shop.
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Mode Shift builds upon transportation advocacy with new membership drive

by Michelle Leach

While other nonprofits may have dabbled in transportation, in six years Mode Shift Omaha has established itself as the advocacy organization for all things walking, cycling and transit, and is accelerating efforts to mobilize and engage the community around issues — such as capital improvements — with its first-ever membership campaign.

RSVP in Countryside Village adds to customizable offerings

by Savannah Behrends

While several stationery shops have closed in recent years, RSVP owner Nanci Kavich has expanded her business by moving into a brick-and-mortar location in Countryside Villageand adding items toher storefront.


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