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Simmons Security & Protection Services Inc.: New strategies offer sense of security in growing business

Angela Turner spent years helping to scale her family’s business, Simmons Security & Protection Services Inc. The business has always been well-regarded for its high-quality, professionally-trained security guards that worked well with law enforcement. That’s in part because Simmons Security was founded with a mission to improve the level of security guard services offered in the community by her husband, John Turner, and brother-in-law, Michael Simmons — who have deep…

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Heartland Medical Solutions hones success with surgical precision

Some people know from a young age that they’re destined for entrepreneurship. Others follow a career path that steadfastly leads them there. So it was with Jon and Teresa Andrade, the founders of Heartland Medical Solutions (HMS). The couple launched the Olathe, Kansas-based distributor of advanced imaging and surgical equipment in 2004, after Jon had worked in the industry for several years. (more…)

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Kansas City Transportation Group: Going places

Bill George’s company helps people who are going places get to their destinations. “Going places” is an apt description of George’s company too. As the CEO of Kansas City Transportation Group (KCTG), George sets the strategic direction of the Midwest’s largest private passenger ground transportation company. KCTG has grown to include several well-known industry brands—SuperShuttle, Yellow Cab, 10/10 Taxi and Carey Black Car Service—operating in 19 cities. (more…)