Where the Right Introductions Happen

Duane Hoversten, Small Business Development Center

The business leaders in Hutchinson, Minnesota know how to make things happen. Nowhere else will you find business people so excited to step up and do what it takes to help make someone else’s business get off the ground or expand, and succeed.  Rare maybe, but not in Hutchinson where the entrepreneurial spirit is strong.

Hutchinson business leaders take the time to connect and build relationships. It’s these “networks that are hugely helpful for small business,” says Duane Hoversten of the Hutchinson Small Business Development Center. Both well-established companies and new entrepreneurial endeavors alike, find resources, financing, support, and encouragement within the Hutchinson business community. Hoversten, whose finger is firmly on the pulse of small business [Read more…]

New Ventures Take Root

Tim Ulrich of Citizens BankHutchinson has always made it a priority to have a vibrant industrial park and land available for small and large businesses to take root.

Tim Ulrich, the President of the local Citizen’s Bank and Trust shares  his sentiments about Hutchinson. “Businesses should choose Hutchinson because it is a nice community with a great location, amenities, and everything a business needs is right here or close by.”  Ulrich is also a member of the Hutchinson EDA, and he has a lot to say about the role of business development and growth within the area.

Citizens Bank in Hutchinson“New ventures can usually be financed locally. The downtown association and the EDA have loan funds available for our thriving downtown district. We are always interested in local opportunities and are responsive to organizations who want to grow. Hutchinson has the tools and resources to get it done,” says Ulrich.

The Citizen’s Bank and Trust, where Ulrich is President, has been in Hutchinson since 1886 and has always been a strong supporter [Read more…]