Past Issues

Vol. 27 Issue 7


July 2018 Cover: Crema — ‘Say Yes and Figure It Out’

George Brooks, Daniel Linhart and the team at Crema build digital products—web and mobile apps, as well as software for wearables and IoT devices. From its studio just south of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, the agency based in Kansas City’s Crossroads Arts District serves startups and large businesses across the country. (more…)

Company to Watch: Stratex Solutions — Enhanced Strategic Planning

Stratex Solutions founder and CEO Raina Knox spent many years developing her strategic expertise as a consultant and working at Sprint, H&R Block and as president of the Excellence in Missouri Foundation. Over time, Knox recognized that a technology-based solution could aid organizations that “used spreadsheets as information collectors” and help manage implementation of strategic plans. (more…)

More Than Second Chances: KC Companies Affect Change for Current and Former Inmates

The U.S. criminal system held nearly 2.3 million individuals in prisons, correctional facilities, detention centers and local jails in March 2018, according to the prison policy initiative, a nonprofit, non-partisan research organization.

As of 2016, Kansas held 18,000 people in prison, while Missouri held 50,000; and of that combined 68,000, 61 percent were in state prisons.

The statics are astounding, but so are the efforts to increase workforce programs to assist returning citizens (individuals formerly incarcerated) and ultimately curb recidivism. (more…)

Mann Conroy — Bringing Experience to the Table

Nelson Mann knows all about large, corporate law firms. He knows about providing services to large, corporate clients.

He has nothing against large, corporate law firms or large, corporate clients. But, a few years ago, he decided that working in the large corporate world wasn’t for him any longer. (more…)


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