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North Kansas City construction firm Mega Industries Corp. announced this month that it is now 100 percent employee-owned.
Founded in 1992, the construction company became a 56 percent Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) in 2006, beginning its approach to total employee investment. Until June, CEO Brian Gordon and COO Craig Bridgeman were majority owners. (more…)
Two area law firms have announced that they will combine forces.
LaunchKC, Kansas City’s innovative funding program for entrepreneurs, was awarded a Bronze Excellence in Economic Development Award in the entrepreneurship category by the International Economic Development Council.
The award was given Oct. 2 during the IEDC’s annual conference in Atlanta. (more…)
A.B. May, an HVAC plumbing and electric company based in Kansas City, Mo., has received a Global Healthy Workplace Award for its company-wide well-being program.
Presented by Wolf Kirsten International Health Consulting and i-genius, the Global Healthy Workplace Awards began in 2013 and are open to any organization from any nation in categories of Small and Medium-sized, Large Enterprise, and Multinational. (more…)
A new class of entrepreneurs is poised to grow with guidance from seasoned business leaders.
The Helzberg Entrepreneurial Mentoring Program (HEMP) announced 16 entrepreneurs entering its 2018 program. (more…)
Thinking Bigger Business Media hosted its third-quarter BIG Breakfast on Sept. 20. The event includes breakfast, networking and a panel discussion with four business leaders who have been featured in the magazine.
On Sept. 22, three Professional Fellows participating in the Young Leaders of Americas Initiative arrived in Kansas City.
Their arrival followed the kick off in Detroit of the YLAI Professional Fellows Program, funded by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State and implemented by Meridian International Center. (more…)
Connectus Worldwide is a new consulting firm that aides minority-, women-, disadvantaged-, veteran- and LGBTQ-owned companies seeking corporate and governmental certification.
Founded by Mary Shannon, who retired from a Fortune 500 company earlier this year, Connectus Worldwide provides a variety of services to diverse businesses, while also connecting such enterprises with majority organizations. The firm consults in areas of supplier diversity, public engagement and mediation. (more…)
A managed IT company is expanding into a new vertical.
K12itc, which serves schools, has launched Civic ITC to provide IT infrastructure management, connectivity and maintenance for municipal and county governments, chambers of commerce and other civic organizations. (more…)