Nicholas Segura selected for national 2015 Small Business Influencer Awards

Nov. 25, 2015

Kansas City, MO: November 24, 2015 – Nicholas Segura, President of The Somos Agency, a Kansas City-based Hispanic and multicultural marketing firm, has received an outstanding designation in the 2015 Small Influencer Awards. Nicholas was selected as one of the national "Top 100 Small Business Influencer Champions." He was nominated in the Leadership category, according to Segura. The Top 100 ...

Local contractor White Star Construction, has earned the construction/remodeling industry’s Certified 203k Contractor designation

Nov. 24, 2015

Brent Sliefert with White Star Construction has completed the construction/remodeling industry’s most comprehensive training in the use of the U.S. Government’s FHA 203k Home Renovation Loan program. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Release – 11/23/15 – Basehor, KS – White Star Construction has completed the construction/remodeling industry’s most comprehensive training in the use of the U.S. Government’s FHA 203k Home Renovation ...


Nov. 23, 2015

Mid-America Association of Real Estate Investor’s announced the launch of its annual metrowide fundraising campaign to benefit the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation in the Kansas City Area. Now through Tuesday, December 8, member’s and guests can spread holiday joy to some of the 15.5 million U.S. children living in poverty by donating new, unwrapped toys at the Holiday Inn ...

John Hood to Retire as President of MCH Strategic Data

Nov. 23, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE John Hood to Retire as President of MCH Strategic Data SWEET SPRINGS, MO. -- November 2015 -- MCH Strategic Data announced today that John Hood is planning to retire at the end of 2015, after 18 years as president. Hood began his career in 1964 as a buyer for Baker & Taylor in Hillside N.J. He joined ...

U2D Inc. wins internationally renowned R&D100 Award for Neutron Radiation Detection Spectrometer

Nov. 20, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: U2D Inc. wins internationally renowned R&D100 Award for Neutron Radiation Detection Spectrometer Liberty, Missouri - November 18, 2015 -The revolutionary neutron radiation detection systems, co-developed and offered by Liberty, Missouri based U2D Incorporated, called Shavano and Antero, received one of the coveted R&D 100 Awards from R&D Magazine. Known as the “Oscars of Invention”, the R&D 100 ...

Intouch Solutions promotes Kansas City employees

Nov. 20, 2015

KANSAS CITY (November 20, 2015) — Intouch Solutions proudly announces the promotion of four employees in its Kansas City office. A leading marketing agency serving the pharmaceutical industry, Intouch Solutions has seen rapid expansion over the past five years and actively promotes within the 650-person firm. The four employees include: Debbie Smith, manager, marketing analytics, has been promoted from senior ...

Seasoned CRM strategist joins Callahan Creek, boosting data analysis and digital capabilities

Nov. 20, 2015

LAWRENCE, Kan., November 20, 2015 – Callahan Creek is excited to welcome CRM strategist Joshua Barnes to the agency. Barnes previously worked for Engage Sciences, where he was responsible for marketing strategy and application innovation and was a lead contributor to platform analytics and reporting enhancements. Prior to that, while he was at Vorpal Marketing, he created digital and social ...

Straub Construction Honored with Two Awards for Excellence in Construction

Nov. 20, 2015

Shawnee, Kansas, November 20, 2015 – Straub Construction Company of Kansas City was presented two “Excellence in Construction” (EIC) awards by the Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC) Heart of America Chapter. Each project team was recognized during the ABC’s annual awards banquet at the Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. Projects earning the prestigious EIC awards were: Westmor Industries ...

Larson Binkley Hires New CFO, Gregory Trees

Nov. 20, 2015

Some people think big; so big that they operate on a global level. As an organization, Larson Binkley thinks and operates on a global level. Steve Klein – our lifelong CFO – helped us get here. But facing his retirement this year, we had no choice but to fill his seat with another big, global thinker. Greg Trees was once ...

Craig Denny, P.E. receives Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers

Nov. 19, 2015

At this month's luncheon on November 19th, Craig K. Denny, Ph.D., P.E., D.GE, F. ASCE, received the Region 7 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Lifetime Achievement Award. The award is given to recognize the lifetime efforts of civil engineers who further advance the field of civil engineering through their contributions, innovative concepts, research, and materials. Dr. Denny is a ...

BHC Rhodes’ Continued Growth Triggers Expansion

Nov. 19, 2015

Overland Park-based BHC RHODES civil engineering and surveying firm is expanding their corporate office and relocating their surveying operations in Kansas City, Kansas. Fifteen months ago BHC RHODES moved and expanded their Overland Park office to 7101 Tower at College and Metcalf, where they built-out 20,525 SF across two floors in the building. This year’s expansion doubles SF on one ...

MarksNelson Announces Three New Hires

Nov. 19, 2015

MarksNelson LLC continues to grow with the addition of two accountants and a staff associate. Shannon Wolcott joins the firm from Hawaii where she spent the last two years working as a Senior Tax Associate at Kawahara + Company. As a Supervisor in the Tax Department she brings years of expertise in tax planning, research and compliance. Emily Hanover is ...

Financial advisor William Easley receives Boy Scouts adult leader award

Nov. 19, 2015

Overland Park, Kan. – The team at Prosperity Advisory Group congratulates their colleague, financial advisor William T. Easley, CFP®, ChFC®, on receiving the highest award given to a volunteer by the Heart of America Council of Boy Scouts of America®. Easley was recognized for distinguished service with the Silver Beaver Award during the council’s recent Salute to Service recognition banquet. ...

Cerner Pioneer Brenda Grant Joins Tricension as VP, Client Services

Nov. 18, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tricension Mike Lammers, CEO (816) 336-1050 Tricension Adds Veteran Leadership to Support Recent Acquisitions, Growth Kansas City, Mo – Tricension announced today that Brenda Grant has joined the company as Vice President, Client Services. Grant will oversee the company's Client Services team, working closely with clients and internal team members to ensure the successful implementation ...

Wendy’s Unveils Innovative Restaurant Design in Shawnee Mission

Nov. 18, 2015

Brand new restaurant revealed at the Grand Opening 11450 W. 63rd Street, Shawnee Mission, KS 66203 Contact: Todd McFall NPC Quality Burgers, Inc. Direct: 816-726-2733 Shawnee Mission, KS, Nov. 18– Welcome to a brand new Wendy’s! With a revitalized décor, comfortable seating and other amenities, customers will enjoy a stunning new Wendy’s experience when they visit our brand new restaurant ...

UCM Claims Top Award at Annual State Farm Marketing and Sales Competition

Nov. 18, 2015

WARRENSBURG, MO (Nov. 18, 2015) – A team of two marketing students from the University of Central Missouri claimed the top award in the 2016 State Farm® Marketing and Sales Competition Friday, Nov. 13, at UCM. Kylie Marconnet, a marketing major from Maysville, Mo., and Robert Hughey, a marketing major from Overland Park, Kan., claimed the Team Competition award, competing ...

Kanas City Financial Services Veteran Selected as NSSA Business Development Officer

Nov. 17, 2015

Contact: Marc Kiner Nov. 17, 2015 Email: Phone: (513) 247-0526 National Social Security Advisors Selects Business Development Officer Kanas City Financial Services Veteran Tasked to Grow NSSA Advisor Footprint Nationwide Warrick M. Graves of Kansas City, a financial services veteran on retirement planning, has been selected business development officer for the National Social Security Advisors program. Marc Kiner of ...

New, custom tool changes face of A/E Credentials Management

Nov. 17, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LS Credentialing Services Announces Release of Custom, Web-based Credentials Management Tool for A/E Industry First-of-its-kind CredentiaLIST enables design professionals to better manage credentials November 17, 2015 (Olathe, Kansas) - LS Credentialing Services, creators of, the leading provider of credentials management services for professionally licensed architects, engineers and landscape architects, has expanded services to include a new ...

Cogeris Expands in Kansas City and Western Missouri

Nov. 17, 2015

For more information: Scott Kolbe: KolbeCo for Cogeris (636) 379-3895 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Cogeris Expands in Kansas City and Western Missouri Agency Names Matt Millward as Regional Manager of Sales November 16, 2015; KANSAS CITY, MO — To better serve a growing list of physicians, Cogeris Insurance Group is opening a Kansas City-based office. Matt Millward is named regional ...

Heartland Chevrolet partners with Liberty North High School Performing Art Theater

Nov. 17, 2015

Heartland Chevrolet Announces Partnership With Liberty North High School Performing Arts Theater (KANSAS CITY, MO 2015) The Liberty School District Fine Arts Department is pleased to announce a partnership with Heartland Chevrolet. Heartland Chevrolet, the official Title Sponsor, has pledged a two-year donation of $10,000 to the Liberty North High School Performing Arts Theater and the Fine Arts Department of ...

MC Hotel Construction To Build Kansas SpringHill Suites By Marriott

Nov. 17, 2015

MC Hotel Construction, which specializes in new hotel construction and hotel renovation, was recently selected as the general contractor for a new SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Lenexa, Kan. The $15 million, 86,000-square-foot five-story project will include 124 all-suite rooms, 1,300-square-foot meeting space, lobby bar, fitness center, indoor pool, 5,200 square feet of retail space, and a 184-space parking garage. ...

Vascular surgery groups combind to form Midwest Aortic & Vascular Institute

Nov. 17, 2015

Two physician groups are combining to form the largest vascular surgery practice in the area. Kansas City Vascular, P.C. (KCV) and Vascular Surgery Associates, P.C. (VSA) have had a collegial relationship for many years and in January began sharing emergency call coverage at several area hospitals. In August, the five physician owners of the two groups (Drs. Mike Waldschmidt, Karl ...


Nov. 16, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (November 16, 2015) – MarksNelson accounting and consulting firm is expanding for the second time this year through the acquisition of Overland Park, Kan., accounting firm Marsh & Company. Marsh & Company employees will be integrated into MarksNelson’s Kansas City, Mo. headquarters on January 1, 2016. “This acquisition is right on target with our strategic growth plan. ...

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