Business

MarksNelson Hires Former Vice President/Chief Financial Officer to Strengthen Assurance & Business Advisory Department

Sept. 26, 2016

MarksNelson LLC accounting and consulting firm adds an experienced Kansas City financial professional to its ranks. Alana Neale, CPA joins the Assurance and Business Advisory Department as a Consulting Manager bringing new expertise in financial management, financial and regulatory reporting, mortgage portfolios and collections management. Previously, Neale served as the Vice President/Chief Financial Officer for two subsidiaries of H&R Block, ...

Noted Litigator to Address American Urogynecologic Society Conference

Sept. 26, 2016

Noted Litigator to Address American Urogynecologic Society Conference Sessions Will Review Pros and Cons, Litigation Issues of Transvaginal Mesh HOUSTON -- (Sept. 26, 2016) – Derek H. Potts, founder and national managing partner of Potts Law Firm with an office in Kansas City, will present on the current status of vaginal mesh sling litigation at the prestigious American Urogynecologic Society’s ...

Veolia Promotes Matt DiGeronimo

Sept. 26, 2016

Matt DiGeronimo Promoted to VP of Operations Veolia North America (Kansas City, MO.) – Matt DiGeronimo has been promoted to Vice President for Veolia North America. He is in charge of managing twelve state-of-the-art sustainable energy and resource recovery business units across the Central United States that include 2 Wastewater Biosolids drying plants and 10 District Energy plants that produce ...

Kansas City Has Never Been More United Thanks To Divorce Attorney

Sept. 26, 2016

One of the most challenging experiences in life is divorce – not only for the people getting the divorce, but also for the family that supports them. Divorce can mean family relationships break down. If the situation is not handled quickly, well and by an expert then divorce can often make people feel depressed and hopeless. Shannon Sorensen is the ...

Allstate Foundation and Actress Kerry Washington Kickoff Domestic Violence Awareness Month with Local Kansas City Agency

Sept. 23, 2016

KANSAS CITY, Mo September 22, 2016 – The Allstate Foundation’s campaign, Purple Purse, kicks off September 28 for a month long campaign with Hope House, bringing awareness to physical, emotional and financial domestic abuse. Hope House, was chosen for the third year in a row to be part of The Allstate Foundation Purple Purse Challenge. The Challenge, an annual competition ...

Dave Lybarger Honored for Service to the Kansas Petroleum Industry

Sept. 23, 2016

Dave Lybarger, former President of Lybarger Oil Company, Garnett, KS, was recently awarded the 2016 PMCA Distinguished Service Award by members of the Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association of Kansas (PMCA of Kansas). Lybarger received the citation on September 19, 2016 during the association’s 102nd annual convention at the Courtyard Marriott, Junction City, KS. The distinguished service award is ...

Mark Powers Elected President of Statewide Petroleum & Convenience Store Assn

Sept. 23, 2016

Mark Powers, Area Manager for CarterEnergy - a division of World Fuel Services and owner of Handy’s LLC, Junction City, was elected President of the Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association of Kansas (PMCA of Kansas) during the association’s 102nd Annual Convention, September 19, 2016 at the Courtyard Marriott, Junction City. Powers has been a member of the association’s executive ...

Price Cutter Completes Purchase Agreement with Golden Valley Country Mart

Sept. 21, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRICE CUTTER COMPLETES PURCHASE OF GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTRY MART Rogersville, MO, September 21, 2016 — Locally and employee-owned Price Cutter has finalized a purchase agreement with Golden Valley Country Mart (1405 E. Ohio St, Clinton, MO) and assumes control on Thursday September 22, 2016. Price Cutter, an employee-owned company, has invited all associates of Golden Valley Country ...

American Central Transport Receives Gold Award From Great West Casualty Company

Sept. 21, 2016

CONTACT: Phil Wilt Chief Operating Officer American Central Transport, Inc. 1700 E. Old State Route 210 P.O. Box 516 Liberty, MO 64069 Phone: 888-883-2809 Website: www.americancentral.com (Liberty, MO) -- American Central Transport (ACT) has been awarded a Gold Award by Great West Casualty Company as part of their 2015 Workplace Safety Awards Program. "We're honored to be recognized for our ...

New leader to drive sales and marketing efforts at Kansas City’s largest hotel

Sept. 20, 2016

September 20, 2016 – Kansas City, MO – Scott A. Boyer is the newly appointed sales and marketing director for the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. He is a senior sales executive with a 25-year history of increasing sales revenue and profits for upscale and luxury properties in domestic and international markets. In his new position, Boyer is a member of ...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEGOOD ENERGY SOLUTIONS, INC RECEIVES THE 2016 BBB INTEGRITY AWARD FOR THE KANSAS PLAINSBBB Integrity Awards Honor Ethical Business Practices

Sept. 20, 2016

September 20, 2016– Good Energy Solutions, Inc. received the Better Business Bureau (BBB) Integrity Award at an award ceremony at its office yesterday in Lawrence. Good Energy Solutions, Inc. was recognized with the BBB flame Integrity Award – a crystal and special meals provided by BBB. These Awards focus on demonstrated ethical business practices with key stakeholders including customers, employees ...

MarksNelson Announces Firm Wide Promotions

Sept. 20, 2016

MarksNelson LLC accounting and consulting firm is pleased to announce the following promotions. Emily Baird, CPA, MAcc, has been promoted to supervisor in the Accounting Services department. Baird joined the firm in December of 2013. Sarah Gaddy, CPA, MAcc, has been promoted to manager in the Specialty Services department. Gaddy has more than 18 years’ experience, 10 of those at ...

WYANDOTTE NATION AND 7th STREET CASINO HOST CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT

Sept. 19, 2016

Kansas City, KS September 19th, 2016 – August 31st, 2016 marked Wyandotte Nation and 7th Street Casino’s second annual Heartland Honor Flight Charity Golf Tournament. The golf tournament took place at Dub’s Dread Golf Club in Kansas City, Kansas where approximately 140 golfers, many from out of state, participated in the day’s event. Money raised went toward the non-profit organization, ...

The Kansas City Home Team’s Michael J. Maher to Deliver Keynote at Northern Virginia Association of Realtors Conference

Sept. 19, 2016

Media Contact: Steve Turner, Solomon/Turner PR, sturner@solomonturner.com, 314-205-0800 Kansas City, MO -- September 19, 2016 -- Michael J. Maher, called “One of the greatest sales people in the world” by Ninja Selling’s Larry Kendall, bestselling author of 7L: The Seven Levels of Communication Go From Relationship to Referrals and one of the nation’s leading experts on sales and business growth, ...

Mike Loritz Named MHM’s Midwest Region Attest Practice Leader

Sept. 16, 2016

Kansas City, MO (September 15, 2016) – MHM is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Loritz as the Midwest Region Attest Practice Leader (RAPL). Mike takes this role over for Andy Burczyk, who served as the Midwest RAPL prior to becoming the Firm’s President. In his new role, Loritz will be responsible for the oversight of the attest practices ...

Boyd O’Rourke Named MHM’s Kansas City Technical Attest Practice Leader

Sept. 16, 2016

Kansas City, MO (September 15, 2016) – MHM is pleased to announce the addition of Boyd O’Rourke as the Co-Attest Practice Leader (APL) for the firm’s Kansas City office. O’Rourke joins Brent Wilson in this role, and takes over for Robert Dowling, who has served as the Technical APL in the Kansas City office for the last several years, and ...

Scott Fillmore Joins the Giving the Basics Board of Directors

Sept. 15, 2016

Giving the Basics 3150 Mercier Suite D-2 #286 Kansas City, MO 64111 913-964-3300 GivingTheBasics.org PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release For more information contact: Teresa Hamilton Executive Director Giving the Basics 913-208-3611 Teresa@givingthebasics.org SCOTT FILLMORE JOINS THE GIVING THE BASICS BOARD Kansas City, MO— Giving the Basics announces the appointment of its newest board member. Scott Fillmore will be joining the ...

Ritterbush Joins Park University as Director of Library Services and Learning Commons

Sept. 15, 2016

Park University announces the appointment of Jon Ritterbush as the director of library services and learning commons. Ritterbush began his duties at Park on Sept. 1. In his position, Ritterbush is responsible for the development and management of the University’s learning commons, which includes the McAfee Memorial Library and the Academic Support Center, housed within the newly renovated Norrington Center. ...

Boyer & Corporon Wealth Management, LLC Announces New Ownership and Expansion

Sept. 14, 2016

For More Information: Mindy Corporon Mindy@BoyerCoporon.com (913) 685-2300 Richard Boyer and Mindy Corporon, founding partners, add three principals to the firm’s ownership group to achieve growth, expansion and long-term succession goals. Overland Park, Kan. — Boyer & Corporon Wealth Management, LLC (BCWM), a Registered Investment Advisor with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, announces this week that Laura Carley, CFA, ...

Sallee, Stuteville Promoted to Senior Staff Positions at Park University

Sept. 14, 2016

Park University has announced the promotion of Emily Sallee, Ph.D., to the position of associate vice president for faculty affairs, and Rebekkah Stuteville, Ph.D., to the position of vice provost and associate vice president for academic affairs. Both started in their new positions on Aug. 1. Emily Sallee, Ph.D. As associate vice president for faculty affairs, Sallee will drive initiatives ...

Short’s Travel Management Names New Director of Client Services

Sept. 13, 2016

Short’s Travel Management, Inc., a leading travel management company, has announced Teri Goins has been named its new Director of Client Services. Goins will oversee the client services and implementation departments at Short’s. “I am very excited to have Teri join Short’s,” said Dave Hughes, President of Short’s Travel Management. “I know her experience and strategic leadership will build upon ...

AWG AFM unification near completion

Sept. 13, 2016

UNIFICATION OF COOPERATIVES NEARING COMPLETION Kansas City, KS 9/13/16 - Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc. (AWG) and Affiliated Foods Midwest Cooperative, Inc. (AFM) recently announced that they had reached agreement to combine the two cooperatives’ distribution businesses. The combination of the two cooperatives into the largest grocery cooperative is slated to take effect next month after receiving near unanimous approval from ...

Incorporating Ed-Tech in Your World

Sept. 13, 2016

Association for Talent Development (ATD) Kansas City Chapter Contacts: Angela Viehland, 816.559.0473 aviehland@shb.com Pete Nielsen, pete.nielsen981@gmail.com Kansas City, MO (September 30, 2016) The Kansas City Chapter of The Association for Talent Development will host their annual fall conference on September 30th, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The event will be held at the Kauffman Foundation Conference Center, 4801 ...

FTJ/FSL Names New Vice President to Lead IT

Sept. 13, 2016

KANSAS CITY, Missouri (September 12, 2016) – Forrest T. Jones & Company, Inc. (FTJ) and Fidelity Security Life Insurance Company (FSL) have appointed Roy Moore to a newly created vice president position to lead the organizations’ information technology (IT) efforts. Moore will provide strategic leadership as a member of the executive team and manage a department of nearly 50 IT ...


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