Alterra Bank lost a lot more than its CEO in 2016

Alterra Bank announced in October the departure of longtime CEO Pam Berneking. But turnover at the Leawood-based bank went much deeper in 2016.

At least 19 Alterra employees left the bank last year, according to a review of LinkedIn profiles. That’s 29 percent of the bank’s workforce of 66 people.

“The average community bank experiences a 10 to 15 percent turnover rate in any given year,” said Lynn David, president of Community Bank Consulting Services in St. Louis. “But a 29 percent rate would…

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Wealth advisory firm's HQ will hop the (Leawood-OP) border

A 200-plus-job corporate headquarters in the Kansas City area is planning to relocate, but bistate economic border war incentives aren’t on the table.

Rather, the Overland Park City Council on Monday will consider incentives to support the relocation and expansion of Creative Planning Inc., a fast-growing wealth advisory firm headquartered at 3400 College Blvd. in Leawood.

Creative Planning plans to move to a new 125,000-square-foot building in Overland One, a new office park being developed…

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Top of the List: Manufacturing Firms

This week, the Kansas City Business Journal ranks the top manufacturing firms by local FTE employees.

The accompanying gallery shows the top five on The List. For the full List, subscribers can take a look at the weekly print edition of the Kansas City Business Journal. The List also includes address, phone number, website, local FTE employees, business description and top local executive. (Subscribers also can view the full Manufacturing Firms List online.)

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Tips for Preparing Your House For Sale [INFOGRAPHIC]

What’s Your Home Worth?

Highlights:

  • When listing your house for sale your top goal will be to get the home sold for the best price possible!
  • There are many small projects that you can do to ensure this happens!
  • Your real estate agent will have a list of specific suggestions for getting your house ready for market and is a great resource for finding local contractors who can help!

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