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MidCountry Bank's military banking division recognized for growth.
Ingram's business magazine names Pioneer Services to its 'Corporate Report 100.'

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (07-27-11) For 26 years Ingram's business magazine has recognized Kansas City companies that have shown impressive growth in results over a three year period and honored that sustained success in their "Corporate Report 100." The companies that make the list have to show stability in their finances, growth year after year, and a commitment to innovation in their products and services. In 2011, Pioneer Services was named one of those 100 companies.

Ingram's previously recognized Pioneer Services in 2009, naming it one of the "Best Companies to Work for in Kansas City." This is also not the first time Pioneer Services has been honored this year for its track record of success: the company was also named a "Champions of Business" by the Kansas City Business Journal in May 2011.

"We've been in business—and profitable—for 80 straight years thanks to a focus on customers, team members, and stakeholders," said Joe Freeman, president of Pioneer Services. "Team members who are dedicated to helping military families reach their financial goals, and an award-winning culture, has definitely positioned our company in a positive manner. In fact, our team members are outstanding at what they do, and are the primary reason for our success."