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Milan’s Group O listed as one of the “50 Most Powerful Hispanic Businesses” in Illinois

June 30th, 2022
Milan's Group O listed as one of the “50 Most Powerful Hispanic Businesses” in Illinois

Milan, Ill. – Negocios Now, a national award-winning publication focused on Hispanic business, has included Group O in its annual list of 50 Most Powerful Hispanic Businesses in its recent edition of “Who’s Who in Hispanic Business.” The list consists of top Hispanic-owned businesses making a clear difference in this country. Gregg Ontiveros was recognized for turning Group O from a $50M business in 1999 into the $900+M diversified services firm it is today thanks to his entrepreneurial spirit and can-do philosophy. Ontiveros leads with a hands-on approach, remaining very involved in all... Read More

Quad City River Bandits Partner With Group O To Celebrate Hispanic And Latino Culture

April 5th, 2022
Quad City River Bandits Partner With Group O To Celebrate Hispanic And Latino Culture

The Quad City River Bandits are celebrating the local Hispanic and Latino community with a new 2022 Copa de la Diversión identity… ¡Bandidos del Río! The team is partnering with Group O to celebrate the Quad Cities’ Hispanic/Latino communities this summer by becoming “Bandidos del Rio” for each of the team’s 11 Wednesday home games. During the games, the players will wear special jerseys that include a serape-inspired design on the sleeves and caps featuring River Bandits mascot Rascal wearing a sombrero and mask that also include the serape-inspired design. Check out... Read More

BREAKING: Group O appoints Kevin Kotecki as New CEO

March 31st, 2022
BREAKING: Group O appoints Kevin Kotecki as New CEO

BREAKING NEWS: Group O announced today that Kevin Kotecki has been appointed its new CEO. A visionary leader with a unique combination of skills and accomplishments from both large corporations and entrepreneurial businesses, Kevin will continue the momentum built by Gregg Ontiveros. Gregg Ontiveros’ entrepreneurial spirit and continuous interest in emerging technologies has taken Group O from a $49M company in 1999 to the thriving $900M multi–faceted enterprise it is today. As principal owner, Gregg Ontiveros will continue to focus his time and talents to building new and existing client... Read More

Group O Building State-Of-The-Art Project For World’s Largest Silicone Producer; Now Hiring For New Growth

December 19th, 2021
Group O Building State-Of-The-Art Project For World’s Largest Silicone Producer; Now Hiring For New Growth

One of the world’s largest producers of silicones has selected Group O as a strategic partner to manage the filling, packaging, warehousing, and distribution of their construction silicone products. This complete line of building envelope silicone solutions for roof coating, air and water barriers, architectural coatings, weather sealing, residential glazing, insulating glass, and structural glazing can be found throughout the construction industry. Using the latest German automation, technology and equipment, Group O will receive the bulk product through reusable fluid-bag containers, and package... Read More

What’s The Good News For December, Quad-Cities?

December 13th, 2021
What's The Good News For December, Quad-Cities?

Happy holidays! In our stocking this month, in this season of giving and positive vibes, we’ve got a lot of great news about awesome things happening in the Quad-Cities! And every month, in conjunction with our friends at KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live,” we at QuadCities.com present What’s The Good News, a rundown of some of the great things going on in and around the Q-Cs. So what’s the good news for December? Here ya go! Merry Christmas! Group O Building State-Of-The-Art Project For World’s Largest Silicone Producer One of the world’s largest producers of silicones has selected... Read More

Group O Building State-Of-The-Art Project For World’s Largest Silicone Producer; Now Hiring For New Growth

December 7th, 2021
Group O Building State-Of-The-Art Project For World’s Largest Silicone Producer; Now Hiring For New Growth

One of the world’s largest producers of silicones has selected Group O as a strategic partner to manage the filling, packaging, warehousing, and distribution of their construction silicone products. This complete line of building envelope silicone solutions for roof coating, air and water barriers, architectural coatings, weather sealing, residential glazing, insulating glass, and structural glazing can be found throughout the construction industry. Using the latest German automation, technology and equipment, Group O will receive the bulk product through reusable fluid-bag containers, and... Read More

BREAKING: Group O Joins Apple’s Impact Accelerator for Innovative Minority-Owned Businesses

August 17th, 2021
BREAKING: Group O Joins Apple’s Impact Accelerator for Innovative Minority-Owned Businesses

BREAKING NEWS: Group O today announced that it has been selected to join the Apple Impact Accelerator, a new program for minority-owned businesses that are creating environmental solutions focused on climate change, resource conservation and smarter chemistry. Group O is one of 15 businesses selected for Apple’s first Impact Accelerator cohort. “Like Apple, Group O recognizes the importance of environmental sustainability and advancing equality and economic prosperity,” said Group O CEO Gregg Ontiveros. “We continuously work toward reducing our carbon footprint and that of our many business... Read More

BREAKING: Quad-Cities Group O CEO Gregg Ontiveros Named To Negocio’s Now List

May 27th, 2021
BREAKING: Quad-Cities Group O CEO Gregg Ontiveros Named To Negocio's Now List

BREAKING NEWS: Negocios Now, a national award-winning publication focused on Hispanic business, has named Group O CEO Gregg Ontiveros to its 2021 “Who’s Who in Hispanic Business in Chicago’s Suburbs” list. Previously, Ontiveros made the publication’s 2020 list of “50 Most Influential Latinos in Chicagoland.” Ontiveros was recognized for turning Group O from a startup business into the $900 million diversified services firm in large part thanks to his entrepreneurial spirit and can-do philosophy. “By creating innovative marketing, packaging, and supply-chain solutions, Ontiveros... Read More

Group O CEO Gregg Ontiveros named one of 50 Most Influential Latinos

March 5th, 2021
Group O CEO Gregg Ontiveros named one of 50 Most Influential Latinos

Negocios Now, a national award-winning publication focused on Hispanic business, has included Group O CEO Gregg Ontiveros to its annual list of the 50 Most Influential Latinos in the Chicago region for 2020. The list includes top Hispanic executives in business, nonprofits, government, healthcare, and other areas where Latinos are making a clear difference in this country. Ontiveros was recognized for turning Group O from a $50M business in 1999 into the $900+M diversified services firm it is today thanks to his entrepreneurial spirit and can-do philosophy. Ontiveros leads with a hands-on approach,... Read More

Group O Donates Thousands of Roku Devices To Quad-Cities Healthcare Workers

February 13th, 2021
Group O Donates Thousands of Roku Devices To Quad-Cities Healthcare Workers

Nearly 4,000 Roku Streaming Sticks were donated to frontline health care workers at Unity Point and Genesis Health centers on Thursday, February 4. Despite blizzard-like conditions and freezing temperatures, Group O employees loaded up the devices at the company’s Milan warehouse and delivered them to Unity Point Health-Trinity Health Foundation in Rock Island and Genesis Medical Center – East Campus in Davenport to show appreciation for months of hard work during the unprecedented Covid-19 pandemic. Both organizations will manage the distribution of the devices to their various locations. “Group... Read More