City Councilman Ben Gray in office

Ben Gray

May 28, 2019 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Leaders

Ben Gray won’t stop. He has served nearly 10 years on the Omaha City Council (and is currently the president), is the sharpest critic of Omaha’s absentee landlords, and a well-known advocate for his home […]

Quentin Lueninghoener at Hanscom Park Studio

Designing a Dream Studio Into a Reality

Posted In: B2B Magazine, People On the Rise

Some people begin their work day with a cup of coffee. Others need a run or iron-pumped workout to jump-start the morning. Hanscom Park Studio’s founder, Quentin Lueninghoener, however, only needs some tunage to tune […]

Bob Haney of Heavenly Waffles

Lighter on Waistlines, Heavier for Haney’s Pocketbook

May 23, 2019 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Entrepreneurs

Chef Bob Haney tells people that the success of Heavenly Waffles is largely due to the waffle mix being a superior product to anything else on the market. Surely a mix for light, fluffy waffles […]

B2B managing editor Daisy Hutzell-Rodman

From the Editor

March 22, 2019 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

Who wants to see more snow? If you answered the question “yes,” then please move to Minnesota and leave spring with those of us in the metro area. Spring is a prime time for people […]

Mitch Bean

Brewing with Bean

March 15, 2019 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

“Look, for me, coffee was never something I gave too much thought to. Apart from a standard pot and some ground-up beans, it wasn’t something I had a strong interest in.” What a difference a […]

Kellee Grimes, Jeremy Maskel, Geoffrey Talmon

Roundtable: Omaha—The No. 1 City for College Graduates

March 14, 2019 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

College graduates are visible in Omaha daily—in the workplace, in coffee shops, at bars and nightclubs, and more. A 2018 study done by job search site/app Ziprecruiter noted Omaha as the No. 1 city for […]

Ann and Kumy Thariani, Gilden Tree

A Golden Opportunity Reaps Rewards

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

Gilden Tree secured its first product orders pretty easily, recalls Ann Thariani, who owns the company with her husband, Kumy. Not only had the couple invested in no marketing or advertising, they hadn’t even started […]

Butch Atherton's yellow Lamborghini Diablo rearend

Amore Italiano

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

Butch Atherton’s reason for being interested in cars is straightforward. “I’m a guy,” Atherton says. “I’m supposed to like cars.” Specifically, he says he’s always been into exotics. “The Italians are well-known for making absolutely […]

Makayla McMorris

Outperforming and Including Others

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, People On the Rise

Marketing whiz Makayla McMorris became executive director of the University of Nebraska-Omaha’s Office of University Communications in December 2018. The Omaha native hopes to elevate her hometown community, leading by example as an African-American female […]

Patrick Groves of Valmont Industries


Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

When a human resources employee scans resumes for a position, key words often make the difference between someone advancing to the next step or having their resume tossed aside. In the case of young workers, […]