Welcome to the January 18, 2019 Midlands Business Journal
Here is brief summary of our feature stories.

Beardmore Chevrolet Subaru sees growth into centennial year
by Richard D. Brown
Being located in Bellevue near Offutt Air Force Base and the fast growth of Sarpy County has been important to the success of Beardmore Chevrolet Subaru, a dealership located on 14 acres at 410-418 Fort Crook Road North. Owned and operated by the husband-wife team of Brian Hamilton and Carey Beardmore Hamilton, the 120-employee business is now in the hands of the family’s fourth generation.
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Omaha Media Group expands withfour new offices in two-year period
by Michelle Leach
A focus on getting to know clients’ businesses and industries better than most of the client-organization’s internal employees, and cost benefits associated with Omaha Media Group’s ownership of platforms, have put the firm near 180th and Q streets in a position to open locations in Austin, Denver, Fort Lauderdale, and New York City and to invest in its local nerve center. .

Food Safety Net Services aims tobuild reach in food safety industry
by Gabby Christensen
Founded in 1994 by John and Gina Bellinger, Food Safety Net Services began as a privately owned laboratory that has since then expanded to become a national network of operating laboratories, accredited through the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation, designed to provide services for the food safety, consumer products and nutraceutical industry.
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Vitality Bowls opens in Aksarben Village; plans in works for second west Omaha store
by Michelle Leach
The metro represented an “open space” for Tony and Katie DeSantis to launch the Vitality Bowls superfoods concept and, around four months since its Aksarben Village opening, the husband-wife team are exploring adding a West Omaha location.

Experience abroad helped shape Kauffman’s expertise, leadership
by Dwain Hebda
Michigan-born Nathan Kauffman always knew he wanted to pursue a career surrounding economics, but he never fully understood the nuances of the discipline until he traveled to Bosnia and Herzegovina prior to receiving his Ph.D. from Iowa State University.

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Briefs in this week's issue

Kutak Rock names Caskey, Degan, Grennan, Lynch, Portwood and Samson to partners in the law firm’s Omaha office

Schemmer hires Wostrel, Olmsted

Carlson West Povondra Architects appoints Kemp, Schwartz, Myers

The Child Saving Institute elevates Habrock, Halbur, Shaw to new posts

McFarlin & Brokke selects Smith to lead as president

Joslyn Art Museum hires Acosta

Omaha Children’s Museum adds Snodgrass to CFO role

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