Ingram's Magazine: April 2019

2020 Alumnus of the Year: Peter Mallouk

Take any business publication, read the profiles on almost every high-achieving entrepreneur, and note the constant elements of success: Vision and values. Drive and determination. Insight and innovation. There’s one more, says Peter Mallouk, the son of immigrants, president of…more

Ingram’s April 2019 Digital Edition

Read the digital version of Ingram's March 2019 edition here.more

40 Under Forty: The 21st Class

Nominate a business leader you know under 40 who is making an impact! This year’s class of winners means business. The future of Kansas City’s business community is in good hands with this year’s crop of Ingram’s 40 Under Forty …more

Getting in the Game With Board Service

If you’re in business, and especially if you’re in a business lead-ership role, you’re likely at some point to run into opportunities to serve on non-profit, civic or other boards. Before you jump, take time to consider a few elements…more

Executives in the Crosshairs

Today’s executives face an increasingly competitive and exacting job environment, and they can’t afford to be cavalier with their livelihoods on the line. In the fourth quarter of 2018, CEO turnover hit its highest point since Challenger, Gray & Christmas…more

Inside the Kansas City Mayoral Race

So now we know: Kansas City’s next mayor will be either Jolie Justus or Quinton Lucas. Over the course of the next seven weeks, the two current members of the City Council will spar for the right to a title,…more

Employer-Paid Health Insurance: A Missing Piece?

For a generation, business leaders have called for solutions to the rising costs of health-care insurance they offer as a benefit to employees. For a decade, in the wake of federal insurance reforms under the Affordable Care Act, they have…more

Getting a Grip on IT Growing Pains

Technology usually wasn’t top of mind when many of the entrepreneurs I know started their businesses. They’re makers and creators, marketing pros and business gurus, designers and architects. Their passion is for their craft, not who would manage their cloud…more

Wealth Management Truths and Trends

Much like a chiropractor at a cocktail party getting asked about a lower back ailment, people ask me all the time what I think the market is going to do, what hot stock they should buy, and given market trends…more

Whatever Became of the ACA?

Since the 2016 election, and with the name on the door of the Oval Office changing, the status and future of the Affordable Care Act has remained uncertain. Between “repeal-and-replace,” “skinny repeal,” “repeal and replace later on,” something that could…more