Local business owner Thom Baker seeks to leave Columbia a gift when he retires. Tucked away in his equipment-lain home office, Thom Baker of...
“To always do what you say you’re going to do. Your word carries a long way.”
Rob Roach, Business Development Manager, Caledon Virtual
“Always listen to the needs of clients, never tell them what they need.”
Terry Merritt, Division Manager, Alliance Water
“That at times things will go wrong . . . the best strategy is to admit the mistake, correct it, learn from it, and let it go!”
Carol Miller, President, Central Missouri Auto Body
“You can’t do it all by yourself. Surround yourself with the best people you can with different backgrounds and experiences who communicate exceptionally well and who will engage in a common goal.”
Rich Blattner, Vice President of Business Development, Atkins Inc.
“If you’re going to make a mistake, make a new one.”
Michele Batye, Financial Officer, Dave Griggs Flooring America
“We make money doing what we do well. We lose money trying to do what you do well.”
Greg Jones, Assistant VP and Trust Officer, The Trust Company