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Taking Livestock: Mark Clarke oversees the new AEC pavilion project

Taking Livestock: Mark Clarke oversees the new AEC pavilion project

When the opportunity to become executive director of the Alliant Energy Center (AEC) presented itself in late 2012, Mark Clarke, 46, wasn’t looking to move, “but the stars just aligned.” In his current role, he is charged with bringing the complex back to profitability after a rough recession, “but knowing I had the pavilion project going on made this opportunity intriguing,” he says.

Agribusiness Roundtable: Making the most of Wisconsin's dairy industry

Agribusiness Roundtable: Making the most of Wisconsin's dairy industry

Business decision makers in Wisconsin, as well as international visitors, are often unaware of the power and importance of the dairy business in the state of Wisconsin. Often referred to as the quiet industry, the dairy business has a huge impact on our state’s economy, our infrastructure, and our local communities. Dairy contributes half of the $59 billion that agriculture brings to Wisconsin’s economy every year. This $26.5 billion total is much more than Florida citrus ($9.3 billion) or Idaho potatoes ($2.7 billion).

Whole Trees: Finding real value in forests

Whole Trees: Finding real value in forests

We humans have long had a complicated relationship with forests. Ask most people and they’ll tell you how much they love and want to protect trees – and we tend to wax poetic or nostalgic about unspoiled wilderness, revealing a connection to these ancient places that just can’t be replicated by suburban green space.

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  • 40 Under 40: 2014 Class, Part 4

    Get to know some of the professionals selected for In Business magazine’s 2014 class of 40 Under 40. You’ll learn a bit about their professional lives as well as some of their hidden talents. In this episode, we feature Kayla Storlid, owner of Kayla’s Custom Cleaning, LLC; Peter C. Osman, owner/attorney with Borakove-Osman, LLC; Sandy Morales, fund development director for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dane County; Brad Grzesiak, principal/co-founder of Bendyworks, Inc.; and Todd Schmidt, economic development director for the Village of Waunakee.

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  • Whole Trees: Finding real value in forests

    Just don't clear cut at all ! That is the solution of preserving it. Old trees nurish younger ones and give them food and protection against sun and rain. Giving us Oxygen and protection ...

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Tim Eiring, Centare

Tim Eiring, Centare

IB's Professional of the Week is the premier way to meet the state's professionals. This week features Tim Eiring, vice president of operations, Madison region, Centare.

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