Author: Kathy Rygg

Genuineness in Practice

Few 29-year-olds have a track record in real estate as successful as Michael Maley, a realtor with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services. But then, few were fortunate enough to have had two of the best mentors in the industry—Bill Swanson and the late Ralph Marasco. Their combined knowledge and experience taught […]

Land of Riches

Finding a house with a view in Omaha is a rarity. Finding one with a view that sits on 100 acres is like a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow. Which is exactly what it feels like when one follows the winding drive up the hill that […]

Dads on a Mission

Five months before Mike Adams’ first child, Addison, was born, he was given the devastating news that she would only live for a week due to a major heart defect. A month later, they learned she had Down syndrome as well. Adams recalls having Addi baptized at the hospital, taking […]

A Woman’s Touch

Being a business owner always comes with unique challenges, but as a female business owner in a male-dominated industry, those challenges can be exponential. However, that didn’t stop Lindsay Warren, owner of Citadel Signature Homes, from pursuing her passion. In fact, she has earned the respect of her male colleagues, […]

A Playground for All

With spring fever in the air, families—especially kids—are anxious to get outdoors. And there’s no better way to spend a beautiful afternoon than at a park where children can freely have fun on a playground. But there’s an unfortunate reality for many families in West Omaha, and that’s the lack […]

High-tech Heartland

With all that Omaha and the State of Nebraska have to offer, one of the biggest concerns shared by business, organizations, and government is the continued struggle to retain and attract tech workers. Community leaders have addressed the issue at various levels for a number of years but found it […]

Raising the Bar

Arcosanti, Inc. is a unique name befitting a unique company. The name stems from the words “architecture” and “ecology,” both of which have been passions for decades for local owner and Omaha native Scott Tafoya. What started as a roofing company has grown to include gutters, siding, and now custom, […]

Room to Grow

Entrepreneurs are all too familiar with the challenge of starting a business out of their home or small office, only to quickly find themselves in need of a larger space. Rather than go through the frustrating process of driving around town looking for lease signs, enlisting the help of an […]

A Name to Remember

Jack Speichert is a name that will soon be celebrated by families from not just Omaha, but from across the country. At just two-years-old, Jack was diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer that he bravely fought for 13 months, but unfortunately did not survive. Following his passing, Jack’s […]

Embracing Wellness

As people continue to live longer, healthier lives, the idea of senior living is changing. This population doesn’t just want nicer living spaces and more dining options—they want to live in a truly active community that provides an environment of total wellness, encompassing physical, mental, and spiritual health through a […]