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Nexus Technology Services Success Stories

Nexus Technology Services

Greg May became the sole owner of Nexus Technology services in 2017, after two years with a previous partner. While working as an electrician, Greg started to become more familiar with controls, low voltage, and infrastructure, which led him to see where the industry...
WIC Terri Palmer Burton

Terri Palmer Burton

Terri Palmer Burton, having a lifelong love of horses, earned her first dollar as a horseback riding instructor. After spending five years in hospitality, she joined Palmer Moving Services and founded Palmer Logistics Services in 2008. Commercial relocation and...
Success Stories Advantage Mechanical Refrigeration

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

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...

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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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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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Amy Folleth

Amy Folleth

Amy Folleth, owner of Best Barricading Inc, was drawn to the construction industry because of her husband, who worked for a family business since he was 15 years old. In April 2010, she and her husband opened Best Barricading together. Due to a work-related accident,...

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