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

January 2018 February 2018 March 2018
Brad & Angie Barber, Cabin Coffee, Clear Lake Iowa, Entrepreneur of the Month January 2018
Brad and Angie Barber
Cabin Coffee
Clear Lake, IA


Tiffany Rottinghaus Mara Bridal February 2018 Entrepreneur of the Month
Tiffany Rottinghaus
Mara Bridal
Charles City, IA


Cody Purvis March 2018 Entrepreneur of the Month Pampered Pets Kanawha Iowa
Cody Purvis
Pampered Pets
Kanawha, IA


April 2018  May 2018 June 2018
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


Kountry Kupbard Entrepreneur of the Month May Osage Iowa
Lynn Peaster
Kountry Kupboard
Osage, IA


Bob Rolling Entrepreneur of the Month Lake Time Brewery
Bob Rolling
Lake Time Brewery
Clear Lake, IA


July 2018 August 2018 September 2018
Miriah Whitehurst All Things Advertising Entrepreneur of the Month July 2018Miriah Whitehurst
All Things Advertising
Manly, IA


Luis Garcia Mr. Taco Mason City IA Southbridge Mall Entrepreneur of the Month August 2018Luis Garcia
Mr. Taco
Mason City, IA


staci-ackerson-shankland-insuranceStaci Ackerson
Shankland Insurance
Charles City, IA


October 2018 November 2018 December 2018
deb-john-currier-got-you-covered-tDeb & John Currier
Got You Covered
Hampton, IA
Scott & Susan Moorman Clothiers Entrepreneur of the MonthScott & Susan Moorman
Moorman Clothiers
Mason City, IA
PlasTech Tooling Dean Marcia Sonquist Entrepreneur of the Month Garner IowaDean & Marcia Sonquist
Plas-Tech Tooling
Garner, IA