Business

GCTR Announces Sale of Overland Park, KS Based RBI

Jan. 19, 2017

David Ballew Director of Marketing RBI/NewWave 913-563-5443 GTCR ANNOUNCES SALE OF RURAL BROADBAND INVESTMENTS TO CABLE ONE Sale Marks Another Successful Example of GTCR's Leaders Strategy at Work CHICAGO, IL - January 18, 2017- GTCR, a leading private equity firm, announced today that a definitive agreement has been signed to sell Rural Broadband Investments (“RBI” or the “Company”) to Cable ...

New AT&T Store in Merriam Mirrors Customers’ Mobile Lifestyle

Jan. 18, 2017

MERRIAM, KAN., Jan. 18, 2017 — Visitors to the new Merriam AT&T* store will be some of the first to experience a shopping transformation. The new store at 8801 Johnson Drive lets visitors explore and interact with the latest technology. Customers can check out solutions, devices and accessories across 3 unique zones: • Connected Experience Zone: “lifestyle vignettes” show how ...

SERC Physical Therapy opens new clinic in Stanley

Jan. 18, 2017

Contact Sarah Rhodes at 423-238-3205 or srhodes@bmrp.com for more. SERC Physical Therapy will now serve the citizens of Stanley and surrounding communities through physical therapy, work conditioning and sports medicine in its new clinic. The clinic will open Monday, January 23 at 8019 W 151st St. Tyler Lampe, PT, DPT, will treat patients at the clinic as the clinic director. ...

Christian Churches Pension Plan Selects New CEO/Administrator

Jan. 17, 2017

CONTACT Ray Stites, CEO/Administrator of Christian Churches Pension Plan ccpensn@sbcglobal.net, 913-369-2200 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reggie Hundley Selected as Next CEO/Administrator Kansas City, Kansas – January 17, 2017 Reggie Hundley has been named the new Chief Executive Officer/Administrator for Kansas City-based Christian Churches Pension Plan (CCPP), a nonprofit defined benefit retirement plan with 1,900 subscribers and $36 Million in current assets. ...

Blair, Uden Promoted to Associate Vice President Positions at Park University

Jan. 17, 2017

Park University has announced the promotion of Eric Blair to the position of associate vice president of enrollment management, and Jayme Uden, Ed.D., to the position of associate vice president and dean of students. Both started in their new positions on January 1. Eric Blair As associate vice president of enrollment management, Blair leads a team that develops, monitors and ...

Dave & Buster’s Announces New Overland Park Location at Corbin Park

Jan. 17, 2017

Overland Park’s Ultimate Entertainment Destination Is Accepting Applications for 250+ Positions Ahead of March Opening Overland Park, Kan. (January 17, 2017) — Dave & Buster’s is slated to open its 95th location in March 2017, and is looking to hire over 250 enthusiastic individuals to join the team at its location at Corbin Park. The new site boasts over 40,000-square-feet ...

MarksNelson Expands Accounting Services Department

Jan. 17, 2017

MarksNelson accounting and consulting firm announces the hiring of two new team members. Jennifer Katrulya, CPA, CITP, CGMA, brings national experience to MarksNelson’s Accounting Services Department. As a practice leader, her team will provide outsourced accounting services for growing entrepreneurial businesses from startup to $50 million/year. Previously, Katrulya was the co-founder of Block Small Business (BSB), a subsidiary of H&R ...

ThinkViral Introduces New Social Media Product!

Jan. 14, 2017

Kansas City, Mo, January 14, 2017; ThinkViral LLC has introduced a very detailed social media operations manual called the “SmartSocial System” that covers everything from what to post, to who should be posting, and businesses need to pay attention to in order to get a result. ThinkViral’s SmartSocial System is the exact same process their own social media account managers ...

Anderson Engineering Merges with Bowers Engineering & Surveying

Jan. 13, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Neil Brady January 13, 2017 417.886.2741 Anderson Engineering Merges with Bowers Engineering & Surveying Anderson Engineering is growing their firm locations within Missouri and is merging with Bowers Engineering & Surveying, a firm based in Harrisonville, Missouri. Bowers Engineering & Surveying was established in 2001 to provide civil engineering services to Cass County and the surrounding ...

Kansas City Company Gets into Nvidia Inception Program

Jan. 13, 2017

Qieon, a small startup out of Kansas City has been accepted into the Nvidia Inception Program. The Startup is focused on machine vision and Artificial Intelligence to assist the blind. "Startups worldwide are taking advantage of deep learning for its superhuman speed and accuracy in applications like radiology, fraud detection and self-driving cars," said Kimberly Powell, senior director of Industry ...

Natalie M. Foundation Benefit Fashion Show

Jan. 12, 2017

NATALIE M. FOUNDATION BELIEVES IN EDUCATION Overland Park, KS-The Natalie M. Foundation hosts its 2017 Benefit Fashion show “Bloom” on January 15th, 2017 at the DoubleTree Hotel and Convention Center in Overland Park, KS. The annual event is the largest prom show in the world, raising donations to help fund educational and extra-curricular activities for students across the metro Kansas ...

Kansas City area Leasing Company has 60th Anniversary in 2017

Jan. 10, 2017

From Typewriters to Drones in 60 years. How a lease finance company evolved and survived. When Bob Clune started Clune Equipment Leasing Company in 1957 to finance IBM Typewriters for his customers, he could not have envisioned the array of equipment that his company would finance 60 years later. The portfolio now includes cutting edge IT networks & systems, multi-function ...

Kansas City Resident Ab Rees Helps AlphaNet Reach $50 Million Milestone

Jan. 10, 2017

Coral Gables, FL -- AlphaNet, Inc., a not-for-profit specialty disease management organization, has reached the $50 million level in contributions to the Alpha-1 Foundation, according to AlphaNet President and CEO Robert C. Barrett. Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency, commonly known as “Alpha-1”, is a genetic disorder causing life-threatening liver and/or lung disease. Those diagnosed with the disorder refer to themselves as “Alphas.” ...

Kansas City-based iShare Medical One of First to Achieve Accreditation for Exchanging Health Information Among 23 Federal Agencies

Jan. 9, 2017

KANSAS CITY, MO – DirectTrust recently announced the accreditation of Kansas City-based iShare Medical as a Fully Accredited Governmental Trust Anchor. iShare Medical is now uniquely qualified to provide trusted exchange of medical records with 23 Federal government agencies, including Medicare, Medicaid, Indian Health Services, and the Veterans Administration. “This achievement for iShare Medical is the result of many months ...

Discount Crowd Control Announces its Name Change to 48 Barriers

Jan. 8, 2017

Liberty, Missouri ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) January 9, 2017 - Discount Crowd Control announced today that it is changing its corporate name to 48 Barriers. The leading source for new and used concrete barriers and barricades recently proclaimed that the rebranding will be put into effect starting December 21, 2016. The new name exemplifies its relevance to the concrete barriers industry ...

Health Alert: 1 in 3 Kansas City-area Homes at High Radon Risk

Jan. 6, 2017

CONTACT: Travis Siegfried Certified Radon 816.820.6440 travis@certifiedradonkc.com EPA designates January as Radon Action Month to raise awareness for the health dangers associated with radon exposure. KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI, January 6, 2016 – The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has deemed January “National Radon Action Month” to raise awareness of the dangers caused by the naturally occurring radioactive gas. Radon is undetectable ...

Integrated Health Systems Receives Strategic Growth Investment from Traverse Pointe Partners

Jan. 6, 2017

Overland Park, Kansas (January 6, 2016) - Integrated Health Systems, one of the fastest growing Senior-living and Post-acute care IT support solutions providers, announced today that it has partnered with investment firm Traverse Pointe Partners. Headquartered in Chicago, IL, Traverse Pointe Partners is a private equity firm which focuses on making investments in high growth, middle market companies. Traverse Pointe ...

KC Road Lawyers (KCRL) Open New Office in Butler, Missouri on the Historic Downtown Square

Jan. 5, 2017

BUTLER, MO – The founders of KC Road Lawyers, Charlie Dickman and Chris Benjamin, announce the expansion of their law firm with a new office in Butler, Missouri. The new office is located in the Caskey Professional Building at 8 N. Delaware Street on the historic Bates County Square in Butler. The KC Road Lawyers provide legal services to residents ...

Park University Earns Top 5 Ranking for Military Friendly Excellence

Jan. 5, 2017

Park University’s recognition and respect for the contributions military personnel make to the country, as well as the University’s long history of serving those who serve our country, has been recognized by Victory Media. Park University has been honored by the publishing company with a “Top 10 Gold Military Friendly School Award.” Park is ranked No. 5 in the private, ...

MarksNelson Announces Promotion of New Partners

Jan. 5, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (January 05, 2017) – MarksNelson accounting and consulting firm is pleased to announce the promotions of Sarah Schiltz, CPA, MSA, and Tammy Siegrist, CPA, CGMA, to partner. Schiltz is the youngest woman to become partner in the history of MarksNelson. She joined the firm in 2005 after graduating from Bethany College with a degree in Finance, Accounting, ...

The National Center for Drug Free Sport Announces 2017 Continuing Education Awards for Certified Athletic Trainers

Jan. 5, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Gene Willis, Director of Marketing. gwillis@drugfreesport.com; 816.285.1423 The National Center for Drug Free Sport Announces 2017 Continuing Education Awards for Certified Athletic Trainers Awards to honor certified athletic trainers who are working toward the prevention of drug abuse. KANSAS CITY, MO. (January 5, 2017) – The National Center for Drug Free Sport (Drug Free Sport®), the ...

Fogel-Anderson Construction Celebrates its Centennial

Jan. 4, 2017

Contact: Roger Summers Fogel-Anderson Construction Co. 816.842.6914 rsummers@fogel-anderson.com Fogel-anderson.com (Kansas City, MO – January 18, 2017) Fogel-Anderson Construction Co. celebrates its 100th year in business this month. The Kansas City based General Contractor was incorporated in 1917 and has been a fixture in the Kansas City building community ever since. The company was founded by Martin (M.L.) and Paul Fogel ...

Board leadership series planned for February and March

Jan. 4, 2017

K-State Research and Extension is conducting a series of Board Leadership workshops across the state February, 21, 23, 28 and March 2. Designed to provide basic training for members of community-based boards, the series will be hosted by local Extension professionals at locations across the state. “Informed and committed board members are the key to healthy, effective boards and committees ...


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