Fiddle Dee Dee, Keota When Keota native Lori Hammes grew tired of hauling, loading, and storing the items she took to shows, she sought a solution to continue selling her handmade items without the stress of transporting them between shows. Lori first started Fiddle Dee Dee as a side operation out of a house in […]
Frein Audio & Technology, Mason City Lucas Frein is a native of North Iowa but he didn’t always think he wanted to build his life and career in his hometown. His journey to founding Frein Audio & Technology in Mason City was a winding road of discovering how to turn apassion into a successful career.
Sigourney Upholstery, Sigourney Sigourney Upholstery was opened after the owner, Donna Grossman, discovered how amazing antiques are. She found herself able to find furniture pieces sold for cheap simply because of bad upholstery. So in 2018, Donna found herself doing this as a hobby, which ended up turning into people asking her to complete projects
Matrix Construction, Des Moines Nick Gorham and Jose Sanchez opened Matrix Construction in July of 2019. The company does residential and commercial construction, including general contracting, remodeling, additions, and interior buildouts. Nick and Jose attribute the success of their business to their team. They have a motivated team that is willing to put in hard
Midwest Media Guy, Cedar Falls Jared Cunningham started his business, Midwest Media Guy, on May 6th of, 2020. As a recent digital media graduate, Cunningham had worked with another production company but was laid off during Covid. As he tried to determine how to proceed, he explored the idea of starting his own business. During