The nonprofit organization isn’t so little anymore. Wichita’s Littlest Heroes is growing and is now operating from a physical office, as opposed to the homes of the organization’s founders. The organization is geared toward families whose children have...
4/21/2017
The Scorpion defense jet program continues to gain momentum — and aircraft. The Textron AirLand aircraft, which was developed and is built locally, recently added the second production model to its test fleet. And, said Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) CEO...
4/21/2017
Canadian airline WestJet has announced plans for what it calls an ultra-low-cost carrier to be launched later this year in a move that could eventually mean work for the Air Capital. According to a report from the Puget Sound Business Journal, the...
4/21/2017
Equity Bank reported Thursday a net income of $4.9 million for the first quarter of 2017. That’s up from $3.4 million for a similar period in 2016. Company leaders attribute the increase to the completion of two mergers over a four-month period. Equity...
4/21/2017
THE PANELISTS Jim Faith, Executive vice president and commercial banking manager at Emprise Bank Began his banking career at Fourth National Bank in Wichita in 1984. More than 30 years of financial services experience. Graduate of the University of...
4/21/2017
The Wichita Chapter SHRM Scholarship Fund is accepting applications from college students pursuing a HR-related degree. The fund is managed by a seven-member trustee board. Eligibility criteria: Applicants shall have full-time status in their program....
4/20/2017
The local entrepreneurial team of Jared Goering and Spencer Steinert was among the top winners at the Kansas Entrepreneurship Challenge at Kansas State University earlier this week. The pair of Wichita State University freshman took home $12,000 for a...
4/20/2017
The restaurant scene in Wichita has been growing in recent years. It’s been good for consumers, giving them more dining options. But it has also made for a more competitive market for local restaurateurs. “Anytime a new restaurant opens up, even though...
4/20/2017
The Wichita Business Journal is announcing that 16 companies have been chosen as the 2017 Best in Business finalists. The companies featured in this slideshow will be recognized at a June 8 event, and the top five winning companies will be...
4/20/2017