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...
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...
Brenda Vander Ploeg

Brenda Vander Ploeg

Brenda Vander Ploeg, President of Direct Supply Inc, got her first sense of earning money when her father would take her to his office on Saturday mornings for miscellaneous chores. Brenda recalled, “I still remember him taking the cash out of his wallet to pay...
Dian Selleck Wilson

Dian Selleck Wilson

Originally setting out to become an architect, Dian Selleck Wilson, owner of Selleck Architectural Sales, began working for an architectural firm in the office and on job sites shortly after graduating from school. From there, she went to work for a major insulation...
Lisa Knight

Lisa Knight

Lisa Knight, owner of DV Apple Logistics LLC, started her company in 2019. DV Apple specializes in concrete flatwork, sidewalks, and concrete steps, which is how the company made its first dollar. With the goal of becoming a leader in the construction industry, Lisa...
Jessica Novack

Jessica Novack

Jessica Novack, Windemuller Electric’s first female project manager, grew up around remodeling and new construction environments. She went to school for accounting, looking to move away from the trades, where both of her parents found employment. After...