InterBusiness Issues - February 2008

Sandy Moldovan

As a freshman registering for college classes at the University of Illinois, Sandy Moldovan made a decision which would alter his career path. This decision led him to graduate with an engineering degree and start a firm with two partners.

Features

Business Income Tax Credits

by Susan E. Coats
Heinold-Banwart, Ltd.
Another key component of tax planning and compliance is ensuring that a business is utilizing all available income tax credits.

Business Profile

by Amy Groh
InformMed, the first tenant of the Peoria NEXT Innovation Center, is improving the quality of patient care by revolutionizing point-of-care technology with its pac2 device.

Retention of Email: Why Bother?

by Michael D. Gifford
Howard & Howard Attorneys, P.C.
Does your organization need a policy for managing retention and preservation of email?

The Geopolitics of Climate Change

by Angela Weck
Peoria Area World Affairs Council
Regardless of one’s conclusions about the causes of climate change, the world’s citizens have no choice but to examine the broad range of impending impacts on our limited resources.

Also in this issue...

International Humanitarian Law

by Vickie Parry
American Red Cross, Central Illinois Chapter
It’s important that we be familiar with the principles of International Humanitarian Law, the Geneva Conventions and other bodies of international law that protect lives and alleviate suffering around the world.

Private Equity Market Offers Opportunities for Manufacturers

by Stan Lynall
RSM McGladrey
For closely held manufacturers looking to finance growth while controlling personal risk by diversifying their net worth, recapitalization through a private equity group (PEG) is an increasingly attractive option.

Where, Oh Where, Do Those Dollars Go? Part II

by Julie Drake
Jewel Technology Services
The Rural Health Care Program is intended to ensure that rural healthcare providers pay no more for telecommunications in the provision of healthcare services than their urban counterparts.

Columns

Patrick Kirchhofer - Peoria County Farm Bureau
Joy Duling, A 25 Hour Day
Mayor Jim Ardis - City of Peoria
W. Michael Bryant, Methodist Medical Center
William Prather, Peoria County Board
Dr. John Erwin - Illinois Central College
Tim Wyman, The Wyman Group
Dr. Gail Amundson, Quality Quest for Health
Vickie Clark - The Heartland Partnership
Mary Pille - Employers' Association
Kyle Ham, Peoria NEXT
Scott Elger - Robert W. Baird & Co.
Keith Sommer, Illinois State Representative
Tucker Kennedy, IMEC
Dr. Dru Hauter, IWIRC
Michael Stephan, Heart of Illinois United Way
David Smith - Manpower Professional
Brent Lonteen, Peoria Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

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