Portfolio Category: Entrepreneur of the Month

Norsemen Trucking

David Steffens, Jr. - January 2021 Entrepreneur of the Month The NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center and North Iowa Area SBDC are proud to recognize David Steffens, Jr. of Norseman Trucking Co. in Lake Mills, IA as the January 2021 Entrepreneur of the Month. Norsemen Trucking was founded by David Steffens Sr. after retiring from…
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Splash Multisport

Eric Follmuth - November 2020 Entrepreneur of the Month The NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center and North Iowa Area SBDC are proud to recognize Eric Follmuth of Splash Multisport in Mason City, IA as the November 2020 Entrepreneur of the Month. When Splash Multisport was founded in 2005, Eric Follmuth was a swim coach involved…
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Otto’s Oasis

Jeff & Lori Otto - October 2020 Entrepreneurs of the Month Jeff and Lori are entrepreneurs who know the importance of resilience and building a strong team. Otto’s Oasis is a destination shopping experience with four pillars: garden center, retail and gift shop, floral, and landscaping. Jeff and Lori founded Otto’s Oasis in 2007 when…
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Fox Auction Co.

Frank & Julie Fox - September 2020 Entrepreneurs of the Month The NIACC John Pappajohn Center and SBDC is proud to announce Frank and Julie Fox of Fox Auction in Mason City, IA as the September 2020 Entrepreneurs of the Month. Frank Fox founded Fox Auctions in 2004. Frank grew up on a farm and…
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