Member News & Interesting Reading – August 2018

Member News

Dublin Cleaners: Cash Free, and Loving It (Part 1)
American Drycleaner
Meet Brian Butler, president and CEO of Dublin Cleaners, located in the greater Columbus, Ohio, area. Some drycleaning businesses may have much…

Environmental Pest Management: Jason Carpenter - Interview in Entrepreneurs of Columbus

Gordon Flesch Company: The Gordon Flesch Company Introduces AskGordy, a Virtual Assistant That Delivers Artificial …
MarTech Series
The Gordon Flesch Company’s brand-new AskGordy application helps solve one of the thorniest problems in document management – how to make…

Heartland Bank: Heartland Bank hits $1B milestone
Columbus Business First
Heartland Bank has hit the $1 billion milestone this quarter after 30 years in business, having doubled its assets in the past decade alone…

ODW Logistics: ODW opens high-tech Columbus logistics facility
Air Cargo World
Columbus-based 3PL ODW Logistics is opening a 200,000-square-foot logistics center, located 30 minutes from Rickenbacker International Airport…

Rea& Associates: McDaniel Takes On New Position, Taps Koester To Lead Valuations Practice
Mary Beth Koester, CVA, has been promoted to lead the firm’s business valuations team. Tim McDaniel, CPA/ABV, ASA, CBA, will become the managing director of the firm’s consulting division. What will these changes mean to you and your business?

The Robert Weiler Company: Demolition of University City Shopping Center Begins
columbusunderground
Skip Weiler of the Robert Weiler Company said that construction is scheduled to take about 18 months. He also provided new renderings that show…

White Castle: 2018 HR Excellence Awards: Executive of the Year, Large Organization
Columbus CEO
With that in mind, White Castle carefully screens applicants for its restaurant … Kelley says the project will help…

Interesting Reading

Bringing A Female Touch To A Family Fitness Business
Forbes
Diana, 32, has spent the past twenty years finding her place in the family business, starting in the clothing store of her grandfather’s gym. But it’s been…

The Family Ownership Dramas That Roil the NFL
Sports Illustrated
Even in a city famous for its burial rituals, this one was notable for its scope and scale. On March 23, New Orleans came to a standstill for the mourning…

The Jell-O Family Curse
Vanity Fair
Certainly, caretaking was the principal occupation of the Woodward women, who were absented from the family business, instead staying home with…

Family business readings: Living the charter is not easy
Business Today
It is relevant to clarify what Family Charter means before we explore aspects of living it. A Family Charter is a set of agreed principles and protocols for…

Planning to Join Your Family Business: Do You Need a Formal Education?
Entrepreneur
Family Businesses today are undoubtedly evolving with evolving technology. In fact, family-run concerns are even going more professional and…

How To Build Your Future Family Office
Forbes
Due to the sheer complexity of forces, channels, legal issues, taxes and other ‘issues’ that confront modern companies, family-owned businesses that…