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    Watch Iowa Entrepreneur for a segment on one of Advance Iowa's clients, Fire Farm, and its founder, Adam Pollock as he discusses his journey to re-discover his family roots and his decision to move his California-based design company to Elkader.

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  • News: Advance Iowa Aids Succession Planning

    GREENE - Dennis Hobson has owned and served as president for American Tool & Engineering Inc. in Greene for 25 years. A few years ago, he decided he'd like to someday retire.

    Hobson attended a business seminar with his daughter, Sonja - who is transitioning to own the business with her brother, Matt - that started them on the path to pass the plastic molding company onto his kids. 

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Tuesday, February 27, 2018

When you set about starting your business, you likely had big goals and expansive dreams about its success. Whether success meant having an impact on your community, making as much mon... Read More

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

The idea of exiting their businesses, which for many owners define their professional lives, can seem like a gigantic undertaking. They ask themselves, "How can I possibly do all of th... Read More

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

An important part of a successful ownership transfer, regardless of Exit Path, is the presence of key employees. Key employees are those who have a direct and significan... Read More