Saf-T-Box has been in the container business for over 20 years. In that time, the company has grown to a home office and 5 Texas locations with 56 employees. They specialize in modifying, renting, and selling shipping containers. With a large inventory of units and dozens of custom modifications they can make to the containers for their customers, Saf-T-Box has a business model that can be tough for some banks to figure out.
In a small town south of Austin, lies a city landmark and family heirloom. Since the 1960s, the Dahlstrom family has owned a grain mill in Buda, Texas. Passed down through the generations, four siblings in the Dahlstrom family now own the property. Dodi Dahlstrom Ellis serves as President and her son Saenger Ellis serves as Vice President (pictured below).
CPA Melanie Geist is a shareholder at Ridout, Barrett & Company, a San Antonio-based financial services firm. Ridout, Barrett & Company provides accounting, tax management, valuation, advising, computer consulting, and human resource consulting services.
Reaching the 20-year mark this year, Cooper Consulting just keeps growing. Like many successful businesses, Cooper Consulting has evolved over the years to meet the changing needs of the marketplace.
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While growth is an ongoing goal for most businesses, it also comes with a lot of extra work and responsibility. For medical device manufacturer OriGen Biomedical, the considerable growth of the last three years had everything to do with great products and service, but it got some help along the way from their relationship with a supportive bank.
Cloteal Haynes is the co-founder and CEO of Haynes-Eaglin-Waters, LLP (HEW) a generalcontracting construction firm that’s been in business for over 25 years. HEW handles general contracting for projects of up to $20 million, and subcontracts on projects up to $10 million.
Relationships and strong business values matter to Texas business owner, Mark Marlow of MK Marlow Company, LLC. Marlow is a commercial drywall contractor who started his business in 1985 and has been operating under the current name since 1995.
In 2005, Hank Cravey and his partner Dhaval Lodhavia founded Home Trends & Designs and since that time their company has made the Austin Business Journal’s Fast 50 more than once and were also a part of the Inc. 5000 list in 2011.
Speed and efficiency are terms commonly heard in business, and the Business Bank of Texasʼ customer Myriad Development Inc., found them to be key in their companiesʼ success.
Not many people know their banker by name; much less have a banking partnership that spans three decades. Meet the Business Bank of Texas’ Ladd Roberts and customer Frank Suarez, owner of Green Grass Inc. Let’s just say they go way back. Roberts has more than 30 years of banking experience and Suarez started the San Antonio based company in 1974.