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Rob Bernshteyn is the CEO and president of Coupa and author of the book “Value as a Service.” The book focuses on what value as a service means and how businesses can prepare for the coming disruption. Rob is a guest lecturer at Harvard and Stanford business schools and a frequent contributor to Forbes and Fortune. He’s also a guest commentator on major news programs. (more…)
The Kansas City Kansas Chamber of Commerce will kick off the 20th anniversary celebration of the KCK/Wyandotte County consolidation at its 2017 annual meeting “Wyco Wins.” (more…)
The Heartland Black Chamber of Commerce will host its annual luncheon and Business with Heart Awards on Wed., April 26. The featured speaker will be Randal Pinkett, the season four winner of “The Apprentice.” (more…)
This week two startups aiming to eradicate bad things presented at 1 Million Cups at the Kauffman Foundation.
Burns & McDonnell honored associates and its small, minority and women-owned partners this morning at its fourth annual Community of Inclusion Awards breakfast. The awards recognize outstanding diversity partnerships that strengthen local businesses and empower communities.
During opening remarks, Burns & McDonnell vice president Matt Ralston noted that 25.3 percent of the company’s total 2015 expenditures—approximately $400 million—was with small and diverse firms.
The keynote speaker, Dr. Fred McKinney, managing director of Minority Business Enterprise programs at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, made the case for the positive impact of inclusion on the economy and on communities.
Jason Parson, owner of Parson & Associates LLC, was awarded a scholarship to the Tuck School of Business.
Here’s a list of the honored small business owners and the Burns & McDonnell staffers who collaborated with them on various projects over the last year:
I-64 Daniel Boone Bridge
Geri E. Boyer // Kaskaskia Engineering Group LLC
Michael Wild // Burns & McDonnell, Transportation
Jeffrey Mues // Burns & McDonnell, Transportation
Utility Privatization Efforts
Pam Engebretson // Interra Strategies Inc.
Greg Crow // Burns & McDonnell, Business & Technology Services
Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste Federal Marketing
Matt Metcalf // Tehama LLC
David Brewer // Tehama LLC
Trace Cooley // Burns & McDonnell, Environmental
Raghu Arora // Burns & McDonnell, Environmental
Walter McClendon // Burns & McDonnell, Environmental
Three Trails Cottages of Independence has launched an Indiegogo campaign to help restore the Independence home where Hollywood legend Ginger Rogers was born.