The Doane family farm was homesteaded in 1858 in Dunn County, Wisconsin.
Chippewa Valley Bean (CVB) was founded in the late 60’s when the Doanes started growing kidney beans and has since grown to become the largest processor and exporter of dark red kidney beans in North America.
CVB also exports across the globe and is a two-time recipient of the Governor’s Export Achievement Award for their continued growth and expansion. Currently, Chippewa Valley Bean has 35 full-time employees and numerous seasonal staff.
Applied Data Consultants, Inc. (ADC) is a software application development and geographic information
systems (GIS) consulting firm that has its headquarters in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Founded in 1996, ADC is the creator of the nationally renowned and award – winning Elite EXTRATM software. With close to 40 employees, ADC has additional offices in Charlotte, Denver, Las Vegas, Omaha and Washington D.C.
“Over the years, our products and services have migrated to the web, allowing our clients to take advantage of and incorporate powerful cloud technology in a very cost effective manner. Our experience with many businesses has allowed us to offer support, software updates and maintenance on a flexible platform that is less expensive,” said Jim Ward, President of ADC.