B2B Magazine is Omaha’s premier business publication. From the fresh to the familiar, and the groundbreaking to the successful, this quarterly magazine boasts profiles of local corporations, businesses, and business owners, as well as features on the latest in travel, entertainment, web-based business, education, technology, corporate wellness, and marketing.

For questions about editorial, contact managing editor Daisy Hutzell-Rodman.

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

Interns

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, […]

Toric ICL surgery

Toric Implantable Collamer Lens

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

Brian Leising could barely see his cell phone screen without glasses or contacts. Leising, 45, was severely nearsighted and had astigmatism until this past year—now, he has perfect vision. He is one of more than […]

Steven Zehr

Global Farming

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Leaders

Like many restless small-town kids, Steven Zehr set his sights on leaving rural life to explore something new after high school. Staying on the family farm in Fairbury, Illinois, to grow corn and soybeans, and […]

Chad Meyer, president, PeopleService Inc.

Nothing Up Our Sleeves

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

There is magic in this world. We put our nasty, rancid garbage out on the street. Then it all disappears, like it never happened. Alas, that kind of magic only happens once a week. Another […]