• Sajan Named a Top 100 Company by EContent

    Sajan, part of the Harmony Funds portfolio of McGowan Capital Group and a leading provider of global language services and translation management system technology is honored to be named a Top 100 Company by EContent magazine for 2016 – 2017. The EContent 100 represents the most important companies in the digital content industry and also the trends in the industry that will be integral to success in the coming year. Now in its 16th year, this annual designation from EContent magazine reflects those companies – including Sajan and other industry leaders like Adobe, Google, HubSpot and IBM – that have made a difference in the digital content industry over the past 12 months. The category for Sajan is “Content Translation, Localization and Globalization.”

  • Gene McGowan Helps State Theater Restoration Move Forward

    Sioux Falls State Theater board member Gene McGowan has organized a steering committee to help strategize fundraising and develop plans to complete the restoration of the State Theater in downtown Sioux Falls. The committee will also determine how the theater will be managed, once open, as well as various uses for the theater. Gene envisions many possibilities to use this beautiful icon such as wedding receptions, concerts, a dinner theater and conferences as well as, of course, movies.

  • Sajan Announces 4th Quarter Financial Results – 8th Consecutive Quarter of Double Digit Revenue Growth

    The following is a press release from Sajan (a McGowan Capital Group investment) along with information to dial in this morning to listen to management’s discussion of its business operations, financial results and growth strategies. RIVER FALLS, Wis. – February 19, 2015 | Sajan, Inc. (SAJA), a leading provider of global language services and translation management system technology, today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2014.

  • From Music Man to Financial Expert – Gene McGowan

    Have you ever wondered about Gene McGowan’s history? Most of you probably don’t know that this Sioux Falls businessman is a U.S. Navy retiree and a musician whose prior career was playing the piano in bars while he was a single father of 6 children. You can learn more about him in the January issue of Prairie Business Magazine.

    Written by Rob Swenson, the article begins with:

    “Kurt Loudenback credits Gene McGowan for saving his company and helping turn it into a successful business. Loudenback is the president and CEO of Grand Prairie Foods, a food production and distribution company in Sioux Falls, S.D., that did more than $22 million in business in 2014.

  • The Evolution of NB Golf Cars

    NB Golf Cars was recently featured in the Sioux Falls Business Journal. The business opened its doors in 1978 in Hendricks, MN and became one of the first Club Car distributors in the nation. Since NB partnered with McGowan Capital Group in 2007, the company has grown substantially from seven to 27 employees and the golf car market demands expansion of their operations. They have opened a second store in Des Moines and the Sioux Falls store has many repeat customers from five surrounding states. Current expansion plans include stores in Custer, Rapid City and Spearfish, SD.

    The Sioux Falls location stocks around 300 models at any given time, both new and used, for sale or lease that can carry from two to eight people. Cars can be gas or electric, can include boxes and/or coolers, and can be enclosed and heated, making them useable all year. They can also be adapted for the needs of golf course superintendents, security personnel, harbor patrol staff, park rangers, farmers and contractors.