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Reagan Hales

Meet The Millennial: Zivorad Filipovic, Marketing Manager At The Amarillo Symphony

Millennial Zivorad Filipovic works as the marketing manager at the Amarillo Symphony. He received the "Top 20 Under 40" award from the Amarillo Chamber of Commerce in 2017. He has a passion for Amarillo’s local art events, the Amarillo Community Market and the theater productions.

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Steve Smith

How Amarillo Stood Out At The 2017 Inc. 5000 Conference

It was an honor for me to have been invited to attend the Inc. 5000 Conference in Palm Springs, CA, to represent Amarillo College and Amarillo.

It's exciting and humbling to join a team of community and business leaders from the Panhandle that is so focused on the vision of growing Amarillo and bringing companies and jobs to the Panhandle region.

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Reagan Hales

What We Learned From The EShip Summit This Summer

The last time I talked at length about ecosystems was likely in my high school biology class. Or perhaps it was when I helped my son with his science project in 5th grade.

Until I attended the Kauffman Foundation’s inaugural EShip Summit this summer in Kansas City, I certainly hadn’t considered my community as a complex ecosystem, with each business, organization and resident playing a vital role.

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Reagan Hales

Meet The Millennial: Mindi McLain, Partner & Lawyer At Burdett, Morgan, Williamson & Boykin

Mindi McLain is a 35-year-old partner and lawyer at Burdett, Morgan, Williamson & Boykin (BMWB). She attended Texas A&M University for her undergraduate degree and earned a law degree from Texas Tech University. She is a problem-solver, helping local entrepreneurs and business owners grow and execute plans for success.

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Barry Albrecht

What Amarillo Needs To Be Selected For The Amazon HQ2

Last month, Amazon announced plans to open another headquarters in North America. Called "HQ2," the facility will cost at least $5 billion to construct and operate, and will employ as many as 50,000 workers.

Cities and regional economic development organizations have been invited to submit proposals, due by October 19.

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Reagan Hales

How Earning A Spot On Inc. 5000 Impacted Smart Chemical Services

This past August, Inc. Magazine released its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, highlighting the fastest-growing businesses in the nation.


Among those was
Smart Chemical Services, a local business that provides chemical and operational solutions for drilling, oil field production, water, and more for the oil and gas industry.

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Reagan Hales

Meet The Millennial: Joseph B. Peterson Jr., Edward Jones Financial Consultant

Joseph B. Peterson Jr. currently works as a financial advisor at Edward Jones and Associates. Originally from Birmingham, Alabama, Peterson grew up in Amarillo and received his bachelor’s degree from West Texas A&M University and master’s from Texas Tech University.

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Reagan Hales

4 Amarillo Businesses Make The Inc. 5000 List

Every year, Inc. Magazine puts together a list of America’s top entrepreneurs. These companies are fast-growing private firms that create value and employment opportunities on both a local and national scale.

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Reagan Hales

Inc. BrandView Site Highlights Amarillo

As part of the partnership with Amarillo EDC and area community partners, Inc. Magazine has created a page on its website to highlight the entrepreneurial and growth potential of Amarillo.

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Reagan Hales

Amarillo EDC Agrees To $1.8M Deal With Fairly Group

This Tuesday, the Amarillo EDC agreed to a $1.8 million deal with the Fairly Group during the Board of Directors meeting.

The deal, which marks the second deal reached during the last four months, could potentially keep Texas Panhandle talent local.

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