Professional Services

Two Law Firms Merge to Create a Top 10 Power

Two area law firms announced today that they were combining in a merger that ranks among the biggest involving firms from the Kansas City area. Rouse Frets Gentile Rhodes and White Goss have formed Rouse Frets White Goss Gentile Rhodes,… more

The Helzberg Entrepreneurial Mentoring Program Announces Its 2018 Class

A Kansas City-based entrepreneurial mentoring program has announced its 2018 class. The Helzberg Entrepreneurial Mentoring Program was founded in 1995 by Barnett Helzberg Jr. and was originally inspired by Helzberg’s own 23-year mentoring relationship with Ewing Kauffman; the 2018 class… more

The 2018 Ingram’s 250

Before you can compile a roster of the most influential business executives in a market of nearly 3 million people, you first must define what it means to have influence as an executive, what it means to wield that power,… more

Shifting Horizons

Circle this date on your calendar: Dec. 31, 2031. What’s special about that particular New Year’s Eve? It’s the date on which the very last members of the Baby Boom generation, born just before the clock ran out on 1964,… more

How to Keep the Family Business Alive for Generations

But, in the day-to-day grind of running the business, they don’t plan for the future. Studies report that 80 percent of family own- ed businesses do not pass successfully to the second generation. Of the 20 percent that do, 80… more

KHC Wealth Management Rebranding

Effective Tuesday morning, the Kansas City area will have a new name on its roster of wealth managers as KHC Wealth Management, with nearly $375 million in assets under management, rebrands itself as Aspyre Wealth Partners. The firm traces its history… more

Stinson Merging with St. Louis IP Firm

Stinson Leonard Street is at it again: Just weeks after opening a second office in Denver and absorbing a small law firm to boost its presence in Dallas, Stinson announced this morning that it was merging with one of Missouri's… more

Kansas City’s Best in Thought Leadership

For much of its 44-year history, Ingram’s has opened its pages up to the most influential thought leaders in the regional business community, allowing them to directly address our readership with highly relevant, useful and actionable intelligence on vital business issues of the day. In… more

Legal Industry Outlook Report

Important Distinctions The nuances of mediation and arbitration, by now, are part of the DNA of those around the table, but there are, for the layman, important distinctions between these two tools for resolving disputes without the cost of litigation… more

It Might Be Time to Review Your Benefit Plan

You’ve launched your business and are now ready to start building your staff, or perhaps your business has taken off and it’s time to start hiring in chunks. In either case, before you start interviewing, you may want to think… more