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Travis Freeman


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Travis Freeman remembers going out on sales calls with his father when he was a little boy. He would listen intently, and loved it when his father demonstrated the vacuum cleaners he was selling. It seems that ever since he was a little kid, all Freeman ever wanted to do was to be in business for himself.   More
 
Tuesday, July 17, 2012

VALERIE STEELE

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There are some people who do excellent work but really don’t want to be leaders; they would rather follow. That’s not Valerie Steele.    More
 
Wednesday, December 23, 2009 ARON GREEN

VINCE NOLLETTI

Paige Electric


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As an immigrant teen-ager, Vince Nolletti arrived in the United States barely able to speak English. He picked up the language in junior high school, went on to college, where he earned his degree, and now, as they say, is living the American dream.   More
 
Monday, April 21, 2008 DENNE GOLDSTEIN

Warren Thoma


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WHEN WARREN THOMA WAS discharged from the Army in 1976, he was 24 years old. Married and the father of a twomonth old baby, he didn’t have a clue as to what he wanted to do with the rest of his life. But, being a sharp young man, it didn’t take him long to figure out his calling.   More
 
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 DENNE GOLDSTEIN

Wayne Miller

Century Rain Aid


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In 1987, Wayne Miller, was heading up his own consulting firm when Century Rain Aid, with eight branches in four states, offered him a position. They were looking for someone who could develop and implement the business and computer systems that would enable the company to continue growing.   More
 
Monday, April 21, 2008

WAYNE RHATIGAN


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Is this Wayne Rhatigan?” the voice said. “Please hold for President Obama.” Irrigation contractor Wayne Rhatigan, 46, was tracing the lines on a newly installed system when his cell phone rang.    More
 
Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Willis Dane - Aqua Control


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Ever since he could remember, Willis Dane has been a tinkerer. Born and raised in North Central Illinois, Dane can remember when,as a young boy of 11 or 12, he built a little scow, dragged it down to the Vermillion River where he and his friends enjoyed many trips rowing up and down the river.   More
 
Thursday, December 1, 2005 DENNE GOLDSTEIN