Thanks to the guidance of her grandfather H.E. “Spook” Whitener, Amber Edmondson is leading refrigerated truckload carrier Trailiner Corp. into its fourth generation of business and showing no signs of slowing down.
Everyone dreads negotiating salaries, but being prepared is key. Sheri Austin, executive vice president of Marlin Network, discusses the steps for crafting a proposal your future employer can’t refuse.
Red Monkey Foods started out of a milk barn in Golden City in 2002 and today is an industry leader in organic private label spices and seasonings. Founder Jeff Brinkhoff explains how to get major retailers’ attention.
By: Juliana Goodwin | Photos by Vivian Wheeler, courtesy Red Monkey Foods
David Agee is no stranger to flying. When he’s not traveling for work, the attorney is likely working with a client in the aviation industry as a member of Husch Blackwell’s Technology, Manufacturing & Transportation group.
A Beautiful Mess is much more than the blog 417-landers Emma Chapman and Elsie Larson launched in 2010. The lifestyle company encompasses two best-selling photo apps, several books, a cookbook due this November and more. Chapman shares the details of the duo’s latest projects and how passion and patience go hand in hand.
Bruce Nasby has had a varied career, and much of his experience has been running companies. He knows firsthand the perks, as well as the obstacles, of being alone atop a company. Nasby, the retired executive vice president of Enactus, consults CEOs through his company, Global Advisory Associates, and hosts a peer advisory group as a part of Vistage. He sat down for drinks at Barley, Wheat & Rye Social House to talk wisdom for CEOs.
Tommi Clark created window displays in her parents’ furniture store growing up and now has made successful displays for STAXX, A Cricket in the House, First Friday Artwalk and more. She practiced making displays quickly while managing Good Girl Art Gallery, but as a freelancer she now takes hours or days to create installs. Clark shares tips on showcasing your merchandise to make it work for you.
Allen Kunkel, associate vice president of economic development at Missouri State University, says that Twitter is the social media that fills his world. Here are his top four recommendations for readers in the know.
Pick a student housing property in Springfield, and there’s a good chance Matt E. Miller, owner of Miller Commerce LLC, is the man behind it. Here’s how the Kickapoo High School alum starts his days and keeps them on track.