Forbes Custom Marketplace shines a spotlight on several companies that offer invaluable services to individuals, businesses and organizations. From medical centers to IT and manufacturing companies, schools to financial services companies, Forbes Custom Marketplace has businesses and institutions to meet every personal and business need – not to mention conveniently organized by region.
Spirited Culture Underpins Business Success
In an industry of big machines, towering steel and heavy cement, construction workers often feel like footnotes in a much larger story. But to Seanlai M. Cochrane, CEO and chairwoman of Divirsus Construction, LLC, the workers who bring complex blueprints to life aren’t incidental to a project’s success; they’re instrumental.
That is why Cochrane, since taking the helm in 2009, has worked hard to build a culture that nurtures and inspires happy, confident, dedicated employees. The reward …Read More
Law Firm’s Clients Benefit From Diverse Knowledge Base
Oklahoma-based Fellers Snider, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary, may share many of the attributes of a large metropolitan law firm, but it’s not one itself. It only plays big.
“We have the resources of a large firm with the atmosphere of a smaller firm,” says Brent Johnson, president and shareholder. “We offer the benefits of attorneys that can go toe-to-toe with firms in larger metropolitan areas. But we can do it more efficiently, and at a lower cost.” …Read More
Industry Insiders Give Oklahoma Businesses the Advantage in Corporate Benefits
In the months leading to the opening of the new health insurance marketplace on January 1, 2014, the business world was holding its collective breath.
By the time open enrollment began, clients of NFP Maschino, Hudelson & Associates (NFP MHA) were ready to hit the ground running. Even in a still-fluid regulatory environment, they had expert support to help make important decisions. They had access to the top-tier Affordable Care Act-compliance resources and teams to ease DOL, IRS and HHS …Read More
Business Consultants Celebrate 10 Years of Solving Challenges
Ten years ago, it was just an idea: Assemble a group of executives with a vision to use their real-world business experiences to help others. Today, The Persimmon Group is celebrating its 10th anniversary and renewing its commitment to the building block of its success: creating tailored solutions full of practical, proven advice and working with customers to implement those solutions.
“At The Persimmon Group, …Read More
Spurring Development in Oklahoma City
Gardner Tanenbaum Holdings has completed approximately 80 projects totaling $500 million. Recent projects include a newly constructed 530,000-square-foot, three-building campus facility for Boeing Integrated Defense Systems. Chief Executive Officer Richard Tanenbaum says the project that has drawn the most attention, however, is The Montgomery. Gardner Tanenbaum’s renovation and conversion of a circa 1929 Montgomery Ward building into 70 upscale apartments, specialty shops and office space was the first downtown …Read More
The Lawyer You Hire Is the Lawyer Who Works on Your Matter
Corporate litigation is a buttoned-down world, except when it isn’t, and Mike Brem and his colleagues at Schirrmeister Diaz-Arrastia Brem know a little about that.
This Houston boutique represents large companies, including many Fortune 100 businesses, here in the U.S. and internationally. That sometimes takes the attorneys into situations and settings that are, well, unusual. Brem tells of the time he was in Cagayan de Oro, Mindanao, in the Philippines, on behalf of a client. He had been in a hotel there for a few days when he spotted the sign at the bottom of the bathroom mirror: Water is not potable. …Read More
Real Legal Experience for White Collar Cases
A former pro football player is accused of mortgage fraud. Millions of dollars are involved. The defendant could face years in prison if convicted. After thoroughly researching the facts, defense attorney John R. Teakell persuades the court to dismiss the charge of conspiracy to commit bank fraud due to lack of evidence.
A former U.S. military procurement officer is investigated on suspicion of bribery involving a government contractor. Teakell helps convince the Department of Justice there is no case and the bribery investigation is brought to a close. …Read More
Family Law With Small-Firm Feel, Big-Firm Resources
Choosing a family law attorney during a treacherous time in your life is challenging. Clients want all the knowledge and resources that come with the big law firms. They want their attorney to have a stellar reputation. They want to feel their attorney really understands them and their issues, so they want someone with whom they have good chemistry as well. Many feel they have to choose between these ideals, and that makes it a difficult decision. At KoonsFuller, however, no choice is required. Clients have the best of both worlds. …Read More
Trial Firm Wins Big by Engaging Juries
When a highly technical dispute is tried in court, an attorney’s mastery of case details, industry complexities and relevant statutes isn’t all that determines the outcome. Ultimately, it’s up to persuading the 12 men and women in the jury box that your client’s story is more credible, relatable and compelling.
For over 20 years, Haltom & Doan partner Jennifer Doan has enjoyed bending jurors’ ears with a good story. In fact, she devotes much of her pretrial work to building presentations that will keep jurors fully engaged—setting the stage, anticipating and answering their most basic questions, and presenting client narratives in simple terms. …Read More
Prosecutor Turned Defense Attorney Is a Passionate Client Advocate
Wrongful accusations happen all too often, damaging reputations, destroying lives. “It’s too easy to charge someone who’s innocent, to honestly get it wrong, without having ill intent,” says prosecutor turned criminal defense attorney Paul H. Doyle, managing partner of Houston-based Paul Doyle & Associates, P.C.
Doyle spent seven years as a prosecutor in Harris County, the last two as a major offender/special crimes prosecutor, before shifting his focus to criminal defense. His boutique practice grew quickly, fueled by his willingness to take on the most challenging cases and his commitment to defend each client with energy and passion. …Read More