Blog: Perfectly Centered

Purposeful Collaboration


In these first months as Carthage College’s 23rd president, I have been doing a lot of reading and listening — […]

The Family Business and Estate Planning


Family businesses are often built with significant emotional and financial sacrifices and good old-fashioned sweat equity. Owners most often are […]

Tax Credits and Incentives: What are you missing out on?


So, we closed out 2017 with massive tax reform, the most comprehensive change in the tax system that we have […]

Understanding KABA’s Revolving Loan Fund Program


On a daily basis I get asked to explain how KABA’s revolving loan fund (RLF) programs work, and if an […]

Standing O!


KABA recently hosted the Ovation Awards program, our annual salute to business and entrepreneurship. This is one of my favorite events of […]

Building our Future: Investing in early childhood development


Building Our Future works to strengthen systems to expand programs that make a positive difference for our future workforce. By […]

Positioning Kenosha County for better, more diverse entertainment, restaurant and specialty retail


In the past year, municipal leaders from Salem, Bristol, City of Kenosha, Downtown Kenosha, Inc. (DKI), Pleasant Prairie and Somers […]

Honoring a legacy of mentoring


In early 2009, my dear friend and colleague, Jerry Cronin, invited me to join him one afternoon at Brass Community […]

Make employee development your next big investment


Everyone benefits from the chance to hone their skill set. Period. It doesn’t matter the type of job or industry […]