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First Business Recognizes Sure-Dry Basement Systems Inc., Broadway Automotive, Sonex Aircraft Llc, Times Printing Co. Inc., As Family Business First Awards Winners

APPLETON, WI, – June 27, 2014 – The winners of the 2014 Family Business First Awards of Northeast Wisconsin were announced Wednesday evening at the Family Business First Awards event held at St. Norbert College. Mickey Noone, President & CEO of First Business Bank – Northeast, recognized each company and its leading family members.

The 2014 winners included:

  • SURE-DRY BASEMENT SYSTEMS, INC. – Sure-Dry Basement Systems, located in Menasha, specializes in basement waterproofing, finishing, and crawl space and foundation repair. They provide effective, proven solutions for winter water damage, along with addressing a variety of other needs for residents of Northeast and Central Wisconsin.
  • BROADWAY AUTOMOTIVE – Broadway Automotive is a family owned and operated dealership group which has served Northeastern Wisconsin since 1916. Broadway Automotive Managing Partner, David Cuene, commented: “As a family and organization, we are tremendously proud to achieve this honor. This accomplishment is the direct reflection of the hard work and dedication of each and every Broadway team member to consistently providing the very highest levels of customer service that have become synonymous with the Broadway name. We are deeply grateful to Northeastern Wisconsin and its residents for giving us the opportunity to serve their automotive needs, both now and in the future.”
  • SONEX AIRCRAFT, LLC – Sonex Aircraft, LLC is a leader in the experimental kit aircraft industry, providing a series of sport aircraft along with the AeroConversions line of products which include the AeroVee engine, AeroInjector and ancillary aviation products. Sonex Aircraft’s Sonex, Waiex, and Onex sport planes, the Xenos sport motorglider, and now the SubSonex Personal Jet, offer outstanding performance in an easy to build, easy to fly kit package that can be purchased and completed with full technical support at an unrivaled price. Sonex and AeroConversions continue to invest heavily in developing new products. Our team is committed to providing simple, elegant and low-cost solutions for sport flying. Simply put, Sonex Aircraft and AeroConversions products provide the Best Performance Per Dollar. Check them out at www.SonexAircraft.com and www.AeroConversions.com.
  • TIMES PRINTING CO. INC. – Times Printing is driven by their commitment to quality and their overall COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE in developing a partnership which is beneficial to all. Working directly with their clients and suppliers to improve the quality of their product is a philosophy and attribute they possess and embrace company wide. From prepress to distribution, they have a wealth of talented and knowledgeable people ready to assist their clients in achieving quality, service and production expectations by utilizing the latest technology available and by sharing the expertise they possess.

About Family Business First Initiative The Family Business First Initiative of Northeast Wisconsin exists to support and recognize family businesses in our area. At First Business, we believe family businesses are the backbone of Northeast Wisconsin. Many of these businesses have a proven track record of success in terms of sales, innovation, economic impact, profits, and employment. And due to the nature of being a family business, many believe strongly in giving back to the communities in which they live. The Family Business First Initiative was put in place to show the support of First Business and to help family business succeed.

About First Business
First Business Financial Services is a Wisconsin-based bank holding company, focused on the unique needs of businesses, business executives and high net worth individuals. First Business offers commercial banking, specialty finance and private wealth management solutions, and because of its niche focus, is able to provide its clients with unmatched expertise, accessibility and responsiveness. For additional information, visit www.firstbusiness.com.


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