Business

Duvel Pierre Joins Spencer Fane

May 16, 2017

CONTACT: Mike Lavieri, 913-544-1458, mike@proventusconsulting.com KANSAS CITY - Spencer Fane LLP is pleased to announce that Duvel “DJ” Pierre has joined the firm as an associate in its business litigation practice. As a former Assistant City Prosecutor for the City of Kansas City, Pierre brings considerable litigation experience to the firm, having conducted more than 60 extended trials for the ...

Synetic Technologies Receives NAID AAA Certification

May 16, 2017

Kansas City, MO – May 16, 2017 – Synetic Technologies, Inc. (Synetic), an industry leader in secure IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) and value recovery services, has received AAA Certification by the National Association for Information Destruction (NAID). The company has been awarded NAID AAA certification for both mobile and plant-based electronic data destruction. NAID is the standards-setting body for the ...

The Merc Co+op is Going Solar

May 16, 2017

LAWRENCE - This summer, The Merc Co+op, 901 Iowa, will embark on what will be the city’s largest solar energy project to date. Through a full rooftop array, two solar covered carports and a solar covered patio, the community-owned grocery store will install 688 high performance solar panels to provide 29% of their energy each year. This project allows the ...

Thousands Arrive in Kansas City to Compete at Enactus US National Exposition

May 14, 2017

Kansas City, MO – May 8, 2017 – Students from more than 100 colleges and universities are about to converge on Kansas City for the Enactus United States National Exposition. Hundreds of senior Executives from America’s most well-known companies will be on hand May 21-23 at the Kansas City Convention Center, including The Hershey Company, Hallmark Cards, Inc., Bimbo Bakeries ...

Higgins & Corder, LLC Welcomes Consultant Kristi Goyer-Myers

May 12, 2017

Higgins & Corder, LLC, which provides legal consulting and advocacy for dental practitioners, expands its Division of Dental Law and Practice Cultivation with consultant Kristi Goyer-Myers. “We expanded our Dental Division to meet the rising demand for a fresh perspective on solidifying and growing a dental practice,” said attorney MaKenzi D. Higgins, founding partner of the Division of Dental Law ...

New State of the Art Rehabilitation Facility Opening in Belton, MO

May 12, 2017

Carnegie Village Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, Tutera Senior Living and Healthcare’s newest facility, will host a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house on May 16, 2017, at its facility in Belton, Missouri. In addition to post-surgical needs, Carnegie Village will provide a continuum of care for seniors in the area including Independent Living, Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing, and Rehabilitation. ...

McCownGordon Construction expands project development group by two

May 11, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (April 26, 2017) Pat Contreras, former U.S. diplomat and candidate for Missouri Treasurer, and Darin Headrick, former superintendent of USD 422 in Greensburg, Kan., have joined McCownGordon Construction’s project development team. Contreras will serve the greater Kansas City, Missouri market and Headrick will engage all the firm’s market sectors west of Lawrence, Kansas. Both will develop strategies ...

Good Energy Solutions Completes 100kW Solar Array on Fire Medical Station No.5

May 11, 2017

The City of Lawrence Funded the Installation as Part of the Facilities Conservation Improvement Program (FCIP) LAWRENCE, KS, May 11, 2017 – This past week Good Energy Solutions, a Lawrence-based solar installer, completed the installation of 338 solar panels on the roof of Fire Station No. 5 located at 1911 Stewart Ave in Lawrence, KS. The 100 kW solar array ...

SUPREME LENDING EXPANDS MIDWEST TERRITORY WITH NEW BRANCH IN KANSAS CITY

May 11, 2017

Branch manager delivers four-week closings DALLAS, May 11, 2017 — Supreme Lending, a nationwide mortgage lender, has expanded its Midwest territory with a new branch in Kansas City. Industry veteran Scott Somerville (NMLS # 269657) has been selected to manage the branch. Somerville, who has built a reputation for fast, personalized service, has been originating residential mortgages for 17 years. ...

Dr. Cornel West to Keynote JCBA Scholarship Banquet

May 9, 2017

20th Anniversary of the Jackson County Bar Association’s Judge Kit Carson Roque, Jr. Scholarship Banquet “A TIRELESS EFFORT TO COLLECTIVE EMPOWERMENT” The Jackson County Bar Association (JCBA) is thrilled to announce Dr. Cornel West as the keynote speaker at the 20th Annual Jackson County Bar Association Judge Kit Carson Roque, Jr. Scholarship Banquet, to be held on Saturday, October 7, ...

Start-up winery hopes to reconnect Kansas City to honeybees through ancient beverage: Launches Kickstarter Campaign for Capital

May 9, 2017

KANSAS CITY, KANSAS – January 21, 2017 – Kaw Point Meadery is a start-up winery founded by three friends and KC-natives. Daniel Bauer – Chief Executive Officer, Sam Suddarth - Chief Financial Officer, and John Zumalt, Jr. – Chief Operating Officer. Together they intend to build the first dedicated meadery in Kansas City’s history. Mead is an alcoholic beverage created ...

AT&T Invests Nearly $675 Million Over 3-Year Period to Enhance Local Networks in Kansas City

May 9, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 9, 2017 — At AT&T, we’ve invested nearly $675 million in our Kansas City wireless and wired networks during 2014-2016. These investments enhance reliability, coverage, speed and overall performance for residents and businesses. They also improve critical services that support public safety and first responders. In 2016, AT&T made nearly 330 wireless network upgrades in the ...

KCB Bank Honors Junior Board Members

May 9, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sandi Rogers, Vice President of Marketing KCB Bank 816-628-6050 Contact: Lindsay Lamendola, Account Executive Breakthrough Marketing, Design and Technology 816-471-4455 KCB Bank Honors Junior Board Members Kearney, Mo. (May 9, 2017) – The KCB Bank Junior Board of Directors Class of 2017 held its awards ceremony on May 2. This is the 10th year KCB Bank ...

OMNI Human Resource Management Announces Staff Additions and Promotions

May 9, 2017

Contact: Olivia Skogerboe 913-653-8063 oskogerboe@omnihrm.com Continued growth affords expanded staff in company’s 19th year. Overland Park, KS (May 8th, 2017) - OMNI Human Resource Management is excited to announce the following additions and promotions to its professional staff. Ms. Tiffany Fercho joins OMNI as Senior Search Consultant in OMNI's growing executive search practice. Tiffany brings more than 20 years experience ...

Drug Free Sport Announces 2017 Athletic Trainer Continuing Education Award Recipients

May 9, 2017

Drug Free Sport Announces 2017 Athletic Trainer Continuing Education Award Recipients Awards to honor certified athletic trainers on the front lines of drug abuse and wellness education. KANSAS CITY, MO. (May 9, 2017) – As sports guide and develop our future leaders, certified athletic trainers play an imperative role in the health and wellness of youth throughout high school, interscholastic, ...

Solar Company, KC Chamber Cuts Ribbon on New Olathe Office

May 8, 2017

OLATHE, KS – Sun Solar, which has been operating primarily in Southwest Missouri since 2012, will be significantly expand it’s Kansas City operations. On Thursday May 18th at 4pm, the company will be hosting a ribbon cutting with the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce for the Grand Opening of their new 5,500 square foot facility. The new office expects to ...

Maxus Realty Trust, Inc. Acquires Apartment Communities in Palm Coast, Florida and Raeford, North Carolina

May 8, 2017

North Kansas City, MO – May 8, 2017 – Maxus Realty Trust, Inc. (“MRTI”), a real estate investment trust ("REIT") with corporate headquarters located in North Kansas City, MO, has recently completed the acquisition of two apartment communities. MRTI completed the acquisition of the Pine Lake apartment community on May 2, 2017. Pine Lake is located in Palm Coast, Florida. ...

Home builders honored at semiannual competition

May 8, 2017

The Spring American Dream Parade of Homes – organized by the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City – ended Sunday, and the winners have been announced. The big winner was SAB Homes, which picked up four gold-medal honors in the single-family category. Don Julian Builders and C&M Builders were close behind with three each. Other gold-medal winners included: BC ...

Bukaty Companies celebrates 25 years

May 3, 2017

LEAWOOD, Kan. (May 3, 2017) – Bukaty Companies announces its 25 years in business and the completion of its new headquarters located at 4601 College Boulevard, Leawood, Kansas. The new location will house the company’s growing Employee Benefits, Payroll, Property & Casualty, Benefit Administration and General Agency operations. Bukaty Financial Services, located nearby at 4860 College Boulevard, completed its expansion ...

KCMO School Board Member to Keynote Park University’s May 2017 Kansas City Area Commencement

April 24, 2017

John Fierro, a member of the Kansas City, Mo., Public Schools Board of Directors, and the president and chief operating officer of the Mattie Rhodes Center, will present the keynote address at his alma mater during Park University’s Kansas City Area May 2017 Commencement on Saturday, May 13. The ceremony will be held at the Community of Christ Auditorium, 1001 ...

Affinity Enterprise Group acquires SGF Contracting Services Inc. to support real estate investors

April 21, 2017

Kansas City, Mo. – April 21, 2017 – SGF Contracting Services Inc. is now an asset in the family of companies that make up Affinity Enterprise Group. SGF is a provider of rehab and renovation services for real estate investors, asset managers, and landlords. The SGF team of project management professionals collaborates with clients to provide solutions to meet unique ...

Independence, MO based PolySource Receives Top Honor

April 21, 2017

POLYSOURCE AWARDED TOP SPOT IN “PLASTICS NEWS BEST PLACES TO WORK” FOR 2017 KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI – APRIL 18, 2017 – PolySource was recently awarded the #1 “Plastics News Best Places To Work” honor at the Plastics News Executive Forum, held in Naples, Florida. “Plastics News Best Places To Work” is a survey and recognition program dedicated to identifying the ...

Alight Analytics Founders Named Finalists for EY Entrepreneur Of The Year – Central Midwest

April 21, 2017

KANSAS CITY | EY has announced that Matt Hertig and Michelle Jacobs of Alight Analytics are finalists for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award in the Central Midwest. The awards program, which is celebrating its 31st year, recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Jacobs and ...


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