The first growth track at the 2012 Nebraska Summit on Entrepreneurship had growth stories from three successful small businesses. George Johnson, George Paul Vinegar Charlotte Ralston, RU Nuts Company, Inc. Brian Turner, Distefano Tool and Manufacturing Co.
Speaker Preview – 2012 Nebraska Summit on Entrepreneurship The Rheas of Rhea Cattle Company have been active in agriculture in since 1872. James Rhea founded the family farm when he began breeding Percheron draft horses after the Civil War. Over the years, the Rhea farm near Arlington has been a respected producer of draft horses, [...]
After graduating from the University of Nebraska’s mechanized systems program in 2008, Adam Rief decided to come back to his hometown of Bancroft and expand upon his own business with his father, Steve. Rief Design and Manufacturing, LLC was originally founded in January 2006 by the father-and-son duo. The small, family-owned business specializes in custom [...]
Learn how Angie Svoboda has helped lead Good Life Health Services through all the changes in the pharmacy industry. Through changes in insurance and government regulations, they are constantly having to adapt and innovate in their business model. Be ready for change Embrace technology
For nearly a decade, the Elkhorn Valley Economic Development Council has provided small business consulting services for the nearly 50,000 residents in Madison, Pierce and Stanton counties in northeast Nebraska. David Simonsen, executive director for the Elkhorn Valley Economic Development Council, said those in these three counties don’t have to travel all the way to [...]