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Muth Electric builds on decades of success with plan for the future

It was somewhere in Vietnam – likely while driving a U.S. Army truck or on guard duty – that Dick Muth made a life-changing decision.

3 years ago

Innovative auto mechanic ends up building international business

Dillon Moffatt wasn’t thinking about founding a company back in 1954. The self-taught auto mechanic from Minnesota was just trying to see better under the hood of a car. But his business, Moffatt Products, grew into something much bigger.

3 years ago

Fiegen Construction marks golden anniversary with rebrand

Fiegen Construction is celebrating 50 years as its next generation starts making its mark.

3 years ago

Nelson & Nelson CPAs thrives in fourth generation

South Dakota’s oldest homegrown CPA firm now includes clients in more than 25 states and many foreign countries.

3 years ago

Family businesses thrive with careful focus on transitioning through generations

Managing to transition a family business for multiple generations has proven impossible for all but a select few. Here’s a look at several Sioux Falls-area businesses that aren’t just surviving but thriving.

3 years ago

Fourth-generation business leader emphasizes ‘planning to succeed’

Fourth-generation business leader: “Everything in life takes a sales process, whether it is an idea, a product or a service.”

3 years ago

Global expert shares advice for family businesses

Hear from Charlotte Lamp, a third-generation family member and shareholder in Seattle-based Port Blakely Cos. who has done global research on family-business governance and will speak March 30 in Sioux Falls.

4 years ago

Tabasco CEO shares ‘secret sauce’ behind family business

Meet Tony Simmons, the CEO of Tabasco-maker McIlhenny Co., who will speak March 30 at Prairie Family Business Association’s annual conference.

4 years ago

Jiffy Mix CEO: ‘Retro hip’ business was built on reputation

Meet Howdy Holmes, CEO of Michigan-based Chelsea Milling Company, the maker of Jiffy Mix and its 19 varieties of muffin, cake and biscuit mix.

4 years ago

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