Entrepreneur of the Month

Every month, the Pappajohn Center recognizes the North Iowa entrepreneurs who make our region a success. We encourage you to self-nominate or nominate a local business for Entrepreneur of the Month. To nominate a business, please fill out the form at this link.

Entrepreneur of the Month

June 2019 May 2019 April 2019
Jessica & Derek Balsley, The Art of EducationJessica & Derek Balsley
The Art of Education University
Osage, IA
Jim Coloff & Weston Lohry of Coloff DigitalJim Coloff & Weston Lohry
Coloff Digital
Forest City, IA
Tom & Lorraine Winterink, April 2019 Entrepreneurs of the MonthTom & Lorraine Winterink
Red Cedar Lodge
Britt, IA
March 2019 February 2019 January 2019
Russ Gibson Entrepreneur of the Month March 2019 Christensen JewelryRuss Gibson
Christensen Jewelry
Hampton, IA
Derek Lizanne Engh Entrepreneurs of the MonthDerek & Lizanne Engh
North Iowa Lumber & Design
Britt, IA
Derek Lizanne Engh Entrepreneurs of the MonthLizanne Engh
Engh Rental
Britt, IA
December 2018 November 2018 October 2018
PlasTech Tooling Dean Marcia Sonquist Entrepreneur of the Month Garner IowaDean & Marcia Sonquist
Plas-Tech Tooling
Garner, IA
Scott & Susan Moorman Clothiers Entrepreneur of the MonthScott & Susan Moorman
Moorman Clothiers
Mason City, IA
deb-john-currier-got-you-covered-tDeb & John Currier
Got You Covered
Hampton, IA
September 2018 August 2018 July 2018
staci-ackerson-shankland-insuranceStaci Ackerson
Shankland Insurance
Charles City, IA
Luis Garcia Mr. Taco Mason City IA Southbridge Mall Entrepreneur of the Month August 2018Luis Garcia
Mr. Taco
Mason City, IA
Miriah Whitehurst All Things Advertising Entrepreneur of the Month July 2018Miriah Whitehurst
All Things Advertising
Manly, IA
June 2018 May 2018 April 2018
Bob Rolling Entrepreneur of the Month Lake Time Brewery
Bob Rolling
Lake Time Brewery
Clear Lake, IA
Kountry Kupbard Entrepreneur of the Month May Osage Iowa
Lynn Peaster
Kountry Kupboard
Osage, IA
5 Alarm Brewing Co Lake Mills Iowa Entrepreneur of the Month
Jim Boehmer, Ross Hanson, Nathan Ostrander, and Jason Peterson
5 Alarm Brewing Co
Lake Mills, IA
March 2018 February 2018 January 2018
Cody Purvis March 2018 Entrepreneur of the Month Pampered Pets Kanawha Iowa
Cody Purvis
Pampered Pets
Kanawha, IA
Tiffany Rottinghaus Mara Bridal February 2018 Entrepreneur of the Month
Tiffany Rottinghaus
Mara Bridal
Charles City, IA
Brad & Angie Barber, Cabin Coffee, Clear Lake Iowa, Entrepreneur of the Month January 2018
Brad and Angie Barber
Cabin Coffee
Clear Lake, IA