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FULL EPISODE #213: Mudd Advertising & Men’s Style Lab


Mudd Advertising – Cedar Falls
After a failed venture in radio, Jim Mudd Sr. didn’t give up on entrepreneurship. Instead, he built a company that now employs more than 200 people in the Cedar Valley.

Men’s Style Lab  – Des Moines
This online styling service delivers clothing right to the doors of its customers. Follow this entrepreneur’s story from his garage, through an incubator, to a nationally-known fashion company.

FULL EPISODE #212: Cap Arms & Ideal Energy


Cap Arms – Sibley
Built on the trust and partnership of childhood friends, CapArms was the idea that brought three military vets together again. Pushed out of a major metropolitan area in Minnesota, this ammunition company found the perfect fit in a small Iowa community.

Ideal Energy – Fairfield
After returning home from active duty, a Navy SEAL sought an education in sustainability at a small Iowa university. Now, he and his wife work together, using renewable energy to sow the seeds of peace.

FULL EPISODE #211: MediRevv & Cabin Coffee Company


MediRevv – Coralville
Providing the healthcare industry with a more efficient process for billing and coding, Chris Klitgaard has made MediRevv a driving force behind healthcare companies throughout the US.

Cabin Coffee Clear Lake
Shifting from their careers in sales and consulting, Brad and Angie Barber have turned their idea for a happy coffee shop into a franchise that’s popping up all over the U.S.

FULL EPISODE #210: Peace Tree Brewery & One Mission


Peace Tree BreweryKnoxville
A family history of business ownership is helping one woman distribute her product in markets across Iowa and beyond.

One Mission – Mount Vernon
A mission trip to Haiti inspired one family to help other people reach their mission work goals.

FULL EPISODE #209: Agren & Atlantic Bottling Company


Agren – Carroll
Follow an agricultural conservation company’s journey from relying on government grants to growing in the private sector.

Atlantic Bottling Company – Atlantic
Discover the storied history of the Coca-Cola capital of Iowa.