Community First

September 17, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Giving

First National Bank is known for “putting customers first.” Part and parcel of that commitment is reinvesting in the communities their customers call home.   “Our success as a company is dependent upon the success […]

Pingpong, Popcorn, and Pops of Colors

Posted In: B2B Magazine, In the Office

Ervin & Smith’s office resembles an aquarium floating above the Aksarben Village street level. But instead of fish, there is a full-service advertising and public relations firm occupying the second floor of 1926 S. 67th […]

Ridin’ the Rails

September 10, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

Robert Owen sipped a drink, smoked a cigar, and enjoyed the view from the back end of his “yacht on the tracks.” He didn’t have a care in the world. The rush of catching a […]

In Frost We Trust

September 4, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Sports

When the University of Nebraska football program again failed to produce a winning season last fall, new athletic director Bill Moos fired head coach Mike Riley and promptly hired former Husker Scott Frost. After years […]

Designing Spaces Where Illumination Makes the Difference

August 21, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, People On the Rise

Trevor Hollins has a passion for how others see the world around them. Specifically, he has a passion for how thoughtful design and lighting affects the environment people experience and how it shapes their impressions, […]

#WeDontCoast

August 20, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Opinion, People

We Don’t Coast. That’s the official slogan of Omaha. Here at Omaha Magazine, we don’t coast so hard that we will announce the 2019 winners of the city’s definitive “Best Of” contest in November 2018. […]

A Changing Landscape for Newspapers

August 16, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Opinion, People

“You’ve been reduced” said the voice on the other end of the phone. It was an editor from The Omaha World-Herald—where I wrote a humor column called “Breaking Brad” for eight years, as well as […]

Woodmen of the World

August 14, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

The Woodmen name has graced a downtown Omaha skyscraper for nearly 50 years, but the organization behind it, WoodmenLife, also stands tall with nearly $11 billion in assets, $38.5 billion of life insurance in force, […]

Success from Great Heights

August 9, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Leaders

Jamie Walker can actually say he takes corporate success to greater heights. The 44-year-old, who serves as president and CEO of Omaha-based Jet Linx Aviation, often finds himself flying to far-off places. That’s not surprising, […]

Entrepreneurs of the Great Recession

July 30, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Entrepreneurs

Even the Great Depression couldn’t keep some entrepreneurs down. Enduring companies and brands including Sony Music, Westin Hotels, Allstate, Rubbermaid, Ray-Ban, and Tyson Foods all originated during the economic downturn in the early 20th century. […]