Connect Business Magazine

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Archive for May, 2011

The Downside of Efficiency

May 2011 • Category: Publisher's Column

The moment I sat down to write this column, I stumbled upon a breaking news story about Air France Flight 447. It seemed a strange coincidence, having just watched a program about the jetliner’s crash.


May 2011 • Category: Off-The-Cuff

We have much to share. So rather than dawdle about the weather or something inconsequential, I want to get right at this issue’s pertinent potpourri of thought and information.

The Lancaster Agency

May 2011 • Category: Hot Startz!

Independent insurance agent Mark Lancaster opened The Lancaster Agency at 1615 North Riverfront in November 2010.

T&K Event Planners & Decorators

May 2011 • Category: Hot Startz!

Tammy Buegler’s father was a 3M engineer and her mother a director of nursing for Union Hospital and later, New Ulm Medical Center.

Betters Weinandt

May 2011 • Category: Hot Startz!

Elizabeth Weinandt and Mark Betters formed Betters Weinandt Attorneys at Law in January 2011.

Doug Anderson

May 2011 • Category: Cover Story

Doug Anderson lucked into it. He would be first to tell you. But nearly all businesspeople luck into opportunity. Connect Business Magazine over its 17-year history has featured hundreds of businesspeople that happened to be in the right place at the right time, including some of the more financially flourishing, such as Bill Bresnan, Tom Rosen, and Glen Taylor.