Geneticist James Askew, Omaha Fencing Club President

Allez Analysis

January 20, 2020 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

A garage sale changed James Askew’s life forever. It was there he stumbled upon a fencing foil for sale. He purchased it on a whim, largely because “It’s a sword! What guy doesn’t want to […]

Blueprint Nebraska's executive director, Jim Smith

Jim Smith Has a Plan

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

Jim Smith has a plan for Nebraska. The former state legislator is not running for a higher office. He is building a coalition to put Nebraska on the path to sustained economic development through Blueprint […]

the lobby at OBI Creative Artists Showcasing Their Crafts

A Gallery of Artists Showcasing Their Crafts

Posted In: B2B Magazine, In the Office

At OBI Creative, walking up the stairs to the second floor as the hallway rounds the bend leads to floor-to-almost-ceiling glass panes reflecting sunshine from the west basking the hallway in a glow of warm, […]

Kermit Engh of Fashion Cleaners

“You do what you have to do”

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Leaders

One month, 28 pounds: in the first 30 days of operating the dry-cleaning business that would become Fashion Cleaners, Kermit Engh lost a small pitbull’s-worth of weight. “I would take four shirts with me every […]

Mixing Business With Art, Nature, or Wine

Thinking Outside the Boardroom

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

Omaha is known for doing things right in business, whether it is creating investment companies or holding events attended by thousands of techies and entrepreneurs. All businesspeople want to hold successful meetings, whether that means […]

golf ball on tee, club behind

Combating the Loss of a Tiger

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

A 20-year-old Stanford undergrad stepped up to a podium emblazoned with the PGA Tour logo at Brown Deer Park on Aug. 28, 1996. Between late 1996 and 2006, the game of golf gained nearly 5 […]

Omaha Jaycees winners of TOYO awards

Organization Cornerstones Working for Change

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, People

Featured Image: top row, Sarah Sjolie, Liz Codina, Ashlei Spivey; middle row, Rachel Fox, Dominique Morgan, Lacey Studnicka, Eric Crawford; bottom row, Kelsey Haswell, Andrew Aleman, and Jodi Benenson. Since 1933, the Omaha Jaycees each […]

Keith Backsen

Odds are in Omaha’s Favor

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, People

Omaha has a rich history when it comes to hosting sporting events. Aksarben Race Track and Coliseum was an indoor arena and horse racing complex built in 1919. For decades, people traveled to Omaha from […]

Back to School | October 2019 Ethics Column | Omaha Magazine

A Lesson From Uganda

January 16, 2020 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Ethics

Who could say “No” to an opportunity to explore Uganda? Not me. I recently found myself teaching at African Rural University, the first women’s university in Uganda, with side trips to sit with gorillas in […]

Zac Triemert, owner, at Brickway

Gold-medal Beer and Hard Seltzer

January 15, 2020 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

Minnesota native Zac Triemert began working as a microbiologist and chemist with an agricultural company right after graduating from college. It was a solid career that landed him in Omaha, where he expected to stay […]