Portfolio Category: Success Stories

Plas-Tech Tooling

Dean and Marcia Sonquist - December 2018 Entrepreneur of the Month  The NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center and the North Iowa Area SBDC are proud to announce Dean and Marcia Sonquist of Plas-Tech Tooling as the Entrepreneurs of the Month for December 2018. Plas-Tech Tooling was founded in 1993 by Dean and Marcia Sonquist…
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Lake Time Brewery

Bob Rolling - June 2018 Entrepreneur of the Month  The NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center and the North Iowa Area SBDC are proud to announce Bob Rolling of Lake Time Brewery as the Entrepreneur of the Month for June 2018. Lake Time Brewery was founded by Bob and Suzy Rolling in 2012. Bob’s interest…
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Brewing Hometown Success – Cabin Coffee

Brewing Hometown Success Brad and Angie Barber, Clear Lake, IA The Cabin Coffee Company was founded by Brad and Angie Barber in 2002 when they realized that their small town of Clear Lake was missing something. Clear Lake is a vibrant tourist destination, home to a bustling Main Street district, year-round outdoors activities, and the…
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Natural Plus Nursery

Dave and Mary Hopper, Clear Lake, IA As the garden grows… so does the gardener As you stroll along the brick pathway of Natural Plus Nursery, you are engulfed in a world of pure beauty. Vibrant flowers, rows and rows of gorgeous green plants and trees create an ambiance like none other. After the assault…
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