Category Archives: 2015 Awards

Moneta Group’s client-first culture attracts new business

Companies often have to evolve before reaching their full potential. For Moneta Group, evolution has been constant during its nearly 140-year existence. Founded in 1869 as an insurance business, today’s Moneta Group is a client-centered financial services company managing more than $14 billion. Over the last three years, company revenues have increased by nearly 50 percent. Principal, Chairman, and Managing

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Bluebird Network expands broadband in Missouri and Illinois

Although Columbia-based Bluebird Network may not be a household name, the company has quietly become part of many Missourians’ everyday lives. Over the last sixteen years, Bluebird has laid more than 6,000 miles of fiber-optic cable across Missouri and Illinois. Today, many residents and businesses—especially those in rural areas—rely on this high-speed network for everything from transmitting local hospital scans

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Martin Mechanical, Inc works to keep everything “just right”

Martin Mechanical is a Kansas City-area company that has been providing heating, air conditioning, and HVAC services since 1930. The company was founded during the Depression years, a time when more businesses were closing than opening. The heating and cooling industry has seen significant changes through the years and Martin Mechanical has evolved with these changes. At a time when

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Super Cerner—Tech giant’s growth is reshaping Kansas City

Any attempt to describe the recent success at Cerner requires a thesaurus full of superlatives. The company started the year by completing its major $1.3 billion acquisition of Siemens Health Services. In one day, the Kansas City company’s workforce grew by nearly 40 percent. By mid-summer, Cerner’s massive new campus development began rising from the ground on what was once

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