Leadership Spotlight

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July 6, 20200

When Matt Moore and his business partner Chance Adams started their craft beer bar 9 years ago, there was no plan for the business to take the place of Matt’s landscaping day job of 20 years. But, just three years later, they opened Martin City Brewing and have since added four restaurants throughout Kansas City to the mix. Today, Matt runs the business as the chief executive officer (CEO), fully transitioning out of landscaping life and into that of restauranteur and entrepreneur.   

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January 28, 2020

Small but mighty – that’s how Ashley Mahoney, owner of Kansas City design firm Hello Big Idea, would describe her growing business. Hello Big Idea is a business by women for women, and it’s evident in the way Ashley and her team operate that they are committed to helping their fellow women business owners succeed.

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June 27, 2019

When rocker RL Brooks decided to quit touring full time, little did he know he had the start of a business that would grow to become a wildly successful screen-printing shop, design house, promo merch distributor and fulfillment center.