Blog: Perfectly Centered

Purposeful Collaboration

02.27.18

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

02.13.18

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?

01.29.18

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

01.10.18

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

Standing O!

12.15.17

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

11.15.17

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

10.24.17

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

10.03.17

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

08.17.17

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