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May 1, 2013

The LLC has yet to report a profit with losses posted each year thus far

The Osage Limited Liability Company reported a $5.8 million loss in 2012, making it the largest sum lost in a calendar year since the entity’s 2008 launch.

March 28, 2013

Osage Pinnacle Design Group is second LLC entity to receive 8(a) certification; OPDG to pursue government contracting jobs

A construction, engineering and architectural subsidy of the Osage Limited Liability Company is now a holder of 8(a) small disadvantage business certification from the U.S. Small Business Administration which allows the entity to compete for government contract work at the federal level.

November 8, 2011

Business deal will help the LLC apply and compete for government contract jobs

The Osage Limited Liability Company has acquired a Tennessee-based technology company for $3 million for 100 percent ownership of the company, which will help the LLC enter the government-contracting arena for revenue generating efforts.

October 26, 2011

The LLC will use the social networking tool to keep Osages informed of the entity’s activities

The Osage LLC has launched its own Facebook page to keep Osages and interested parties informed of the company’s business activities.

Launched on Oct. 25, the LLC’s Facebook page is titled “Osage LLC” and can be found on the Facebook network using its search engine.

October 13, 2011

Hamilton was honored at the 36th Annual Indian Progress in Business Awards Event (INPRO) on Sept. 8

Berbon Hamilton, General Manager of Osage Innovative Solutions, LLC, is a 2011 recipient of the “40 under 40” award from the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED).

Hamilton was honored at the 36th Annual Indian Progress in Business Awards Event (INPRO) on Sept. 8 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla.

April 15, 2011

LLC creates two online opportunities for Osages seeking jobs or pitching business deals

The Osage Limited Liability Company is announcing it has made a majority asset purchase of a Wisconsin-based video surveillance company. The deal has potential to bring jobs to Osage County if plans to create an Oklahoma satellite office are a success.

February 23, 2011

LLC to pursue construction projects in the Phoenix area using its Osage Manhattan Builders subsidy

The Osage LLC is extending its business-seeking efforts into the Southwest desert by partnering with an Arizona-based developer to create Osage LLC West. The newly formed venture is pursuing building projects in the Phoenix metropolitan area with the help of LLC subsidy Osage Manhattan Builders and an Arizona-based CEO to lead those efforts.

May 13, 2010
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April 5, 2010
LLC passive investment with Kansas-based company could bring a distribution plant, jobs to Tulsa Airpark
February 22, 2010

Hamilton will serve a three-year term on the board which focuses on the area’s business entities

Osage Data General Manager Berbon Hamilton has been named to the Pawhuska Chamber of Commerce board of directors. He will serve a three-year term on the board with eight other members for the chamber which focuses on the area’s business entities and economic development.

Hamilton attended his first chamber meeting as a board member on Feb. 16. As part of his new post, he will join fellow board members who work with 141 area businesses and individuals (both Native and non-Native American) who are chamber members.

January 19, 2010

LLC approved four passive investments in ‘09, makes partnership involving Osage Data

The Osage Nation Limited Liability Company ended 2009 on a high note by surpassing that year’s goals of setting up its office operations and making passive investments in an effort to increase the Nation’s revenue that’s independent of gaming income.

“We’ve exceeded all of our goals and (the LLC) board’s expectations,” said LLC CEO Carol Leese. The LLC planned on making three passive investments in 2009, but approved four by December, he said.

July 24, 2009

LLC plans to spend $1.5 million on three passive investments for the remainder of the year

The Osage Nation’s Limited Liability Company is focused on making passive investments during the remainder of this year with one investment already made, according to its 2009 operating plan.

“Our goal is to have three (passive) investments that equal $1.5 million,” said Carol Leese, the LLC’s chief executive officer. Leese describes the passive investments as opportunities for the LLC to generate revenue with moderate risks associated with them.