What started as a sniffle turned into an international business for Dr. Ketan Mehta. Mehta suffered from chronic sinus infections for years before finding relief through nasal irrigation. With no [...]

A Ruiz Construction

Antonio Ruiz started his construction company with two goals in mind; providing quality work for his clients and a place for his employees to grow. The result has been a high level of loyalty [...]

Ohanyan’s International Deli

Brothers-in-law Jerry Hancer and Markos Garabetyan came to the United States from Germany in 1978, eager to share their old world sausage recipes with their new country. After opening Ohanyan’s [...]

Fairfield Inn

Jay Virk and his family had worked in commercial real estate and hotel operations for years. With a solid understanding of their region’s marketplace, they set out to bring a higher end hotel [...]

Foster Printing

When Dennis Blackburn purchased a printing business in 1988, he knew nothing about the industry. But by retaining the employees who knew the business well he was able to not only continue [...]

Tactical Command Industries

hen Don Medine was a police officer he was often asked about the ear piece he invented for himself. After leaving the force in 1996, he turned that interest into a business, manufacturing custom [...]

Poly Performance

Dave Schlossberg has always loved off-roading and decided in 2001 to turn his passion into a business. While he was still in college, he started Poly Performance, an Internet-based mail order [...]

Jacob’s Farm

Larry Jacobs has been committed to organic, sustainable farming since he was a teenager. When he and his wife started their farming business in 1980, growing and distributing organic produce [...]


When Tom Frainier went to work for a major corporation after graduating from college, baking was the furthest thing from his mind. But when he left his corporate job in 1988 to work at [...]