Connect Business Magazine

Since 1994: The Magazine for Growing Businesses in Southern Minnesota

Archive for March, 2014

Amy Borneke

Mar 2014 • Category: Hot Startz!

Amy Borneke has lived in Waseca her entire life. At 41, in August 2013, she earned her real estate license and began with Century 21 First Choice.

20 Years – Special Anniversary Section

Mar 2014 • Category: Cover Story

For new and old readers alike, this special 20-year edition is our unique way of retelling the established story of where we have been and what we have done. But really it’s more about you. Southern Minnesota has hundreds of incredible people that have grown businesses here and our 20-year mission has been to shine a spotlight on some of them.


Mar 2014 • Category: Off-The-Cuff

This issue marks our 20th anniversary profiling southern Minnesota’s most interesting business decision makers. What a perfect opportunity to give a shout-out to Enventis and Manpower, businesses that have advertised (pgs. 3 and 51, respectively) with us every issue since March 1994.

20-Year Celebration!

Mar 2014 • Category: Editor's Letter

With this issue, Connect Business Magazine marks 20 years in business. In the inaugural March 1994 issue, Publisher Jeff Irish said, “If we do our job well, the information contained within the pages of this magazine will strengthen your own local business connections and provide tangible benefits to your organization.”

Mankato Career Solutions

Mar 2014 • Category: Hot Startz!

In November 2013, 44-year-old Mary Beth Sinclair began Mankato Career Solutions at 515 North Riverfront Drive.

Farm Bureau Financial Services

Mar 2014 • Category: Hot Startz!

Sister and brother team Randi and Mike Wise, ages 26 and 33, respectively, became Farm Bureau Financial Services agents at 135 Main Street West in October 2013.