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Advantage Mechanical Refrigeration

Jodi van Haren established Advantage Mechanical Refrigeration (AMR) in 2001. After working for a mechanical contracting company out of high school, she knew that along with her drive and passion for business, she had a great foundation to own a company in the...

Lindsay Alldaffer Earley

As the daughter of a semi-truck driver, Lindsay Alldaffer Earley earned her first dollar when she was around 3 or 4. Her father tasked her with polishing the wheels and cleaning all the corners and crevices because she was small enough to fit inside. "He taught me...

R&R Mechanical Services

Ruben Ramos joined his brother as a partner at R&R Mechanical Services in 2010, two years after his brother, who had been in the industry since his high school years, founded the company. The first large-scale project R&R Mechanical Services completed was the...
R&R Mechanical Services

R&R Mechanical Services

Ruben Ramos joined his brother as a partner at R&R Mechanical Services in 2010, two years after his brother, who had been in the industry since his high school years, founded the company. The first large-scale project R&R Mechanical Services completed was the...

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Laura Hopson

Laura Hopson

 In November 2018, Laura Hopson bought the majority ownership of EM Services. With an existing set of customers and a great team of employees to lead, Laura spent a tremendous amount of time on strategy and brand transformation. Established in 1993, EM Services LLC is...

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Jodi van Haren

Jodi van Haren

Jodi van Haren, owner of Advantage Mechanical Refrigeration (AMR) began her entrepreneurial career at an early age. At 11 years old, she created fliers and passed them out in her neighborhood to offer her services of dog walking or babysitting, and also started...

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Linda DenHartigh

Linda DenHartigh

A licensed builder since 1995, Linda DenHartigh, owner of Epic Excavating, set out to create a well-respected company that represents the local construction industry. She has achieved this by establishing contact with local general contractors and prime contractors...

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Anne Coursey

Anne Coursey

At 25 years old, Anne Coursey, owner of Champagne & Marx Excavating, began working in the family business in a temporary position meant to last six months. "The goal was to see if I could thrive in the family business. That was 32 years ago," Anne recalled. Anne...

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