Welcome to the November 27, 2015 Midlands Business Journal
Here is brief summary of our feature stories.
Vol. 41 No. 48

Briefs in this week's issue

Bland & Associates hires McMahon, Kallhoff, Cooper, Larson, Mace, Turkin; promotes Eker, Senske, Schulte to leadership

Lincoln Plastics appoints Willett

P&L Technology appoints Carr, Sheehy to manager positions

LI-COR Biosciences names Biggs to CEO, appoints Dilley president

Mutual of Omaha names Abels, Buechler to new executive posts

West Gate Bank elects Brown, Vitosh-Wallman, Blum to posts

Union Bank & Trust promotes Martin-Dick and Crownover

Omaha-based DAAKE appoints Buhrman to senior creative lead

The Benefit Group names Skutt vice president, general counsel

Special Sections:

• Employment and Staffing

Weitz sees double-digit growth with niche project areas
by Michelle Leach

Indicative of the temperature of the construction market, The Weitz Co. Nebraska has experienced double-digit growth in the last couple of years, and is poised to secure continued growth in the next couple of years with the addition of 12 full-time hires to its metro office.

Omaha’s Hayneedle moves toward proprietary products and branding

by Richard D. Brown

With well over one million active customers on file, Omaha-based Hayneedle is growing by double digits in the competitive e-commerce world by changing its business approach from that of a niche-oriented model to one that places emphasis on all types of indoor and outside home furnishings that appeal to every style and budget.

StrategicHealthSolutions marks 10 years, to open Nashville area office

by Michelle Leach

When StrategicHealthSolutions was a year-old company, founder and CEO Peg Stessman and her then-team of 10’s goal was to be a $40 million company with 40 employees. As the government contractor’s 2014 revenues reportedly surpassed its goal, the Corporate Advisory Team called upon its 264 employees to redefine its goals.

Holidynamics grows with additional holiday decorating divisions

by Lee Nelson

By offering services via multiple divisions, Holidynamics has boosted its customer base. Technology is definitely trending in the holiday lighting industry, said Scott Heese, president and CEO of Holidynamics, located at 10048 Scott Cir.

Women business owners advise young entrepreneurs to follow their passion

by David Kubicek

Local women business owners note that confidence and hard work will help to lead women entrepreneurs to their passions.

Jo-on-the-Go Espresso Catering building client base with reach to variety of events

by Lee Nelson

Jo-on-the-Go Espresso Catering has seen steady growth with its mobile espresso catering services reaching a variety of clients.

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