Welcome to the July 10, 2020 Midlands Business Journal
Here is brief summary of our feature stories.
Entrepreneurial veterinarians undertake in-service education with Drip
by Richard D. Brown Two young veterinarians are aiming to help fulfill the in-service needs of colleagues nationwide by developing an online education platform delivering knowledge quickly, conveniently and efficiently. Calling their venture Drip.Vet/Drip Learning Technologies LLC, Drs. Lance Roasa and Drew Olson — who have ownership in veterinarian clinics in Lincoln and Arlington — see their five-employee firm as providing timely and vital information that addresses much more than the current opioid and COVID-19 crises.
Crescent Electric Supply Co. deepensrelationships via mobile, virtual tech
by Michelle Leach The year Crescent Electric Supply Co. was founded, the influenza pandemic was well underway and would go on to take upwards of 50 million lives. With 101 years under its belt, Crescent is certainly no stranger to the world’s ups and downs, and to finding and securing opportunities in challenging situations.
Tech in the pandemic: companiesadjust to better serve client base
by Michelle Leach Products with names like “BIOPROTECTUs” may have sounded overly technical and sterile pre-2020; however, they are increasingly part of everyday parlance in 2020 terms and, certainly, a way of life for Jet Linx Aviation
Leadership Resources grows with entrepreneurial communities, online programs
by Michelle Leach In late 2016, Lincoln-born Leadership Resources was expanding its bricks and mortar to Omaha’s Miracle Hills, a favorable strategic direction as President and CEO Boyd Ober referred to a “substantial portion” of its team as now residing in the metro, alongside more (and larger) client relationships within an entrepreneurial-minded community.
Porter brings real estate management skills to Berkshire Hathaway Home Services
by Dwain Hebda Today, Sara Porter is a decorated real estate professional in the Omaha market, with professional recognition and status as a mentor to other women in business. But starting out, she had little more than the ability to recognize an opportunity and the grit-and-grind mentality to succeed.