Addy Disposal, out of Canistota, has gone through a lot in the last several months. Aside from working tirelessly and braving the elements to take care of the area’s rural and community garbage and recycling needs through this record-breaking winter, the company has gone through an ownership transition.

Daren and Alyssa Korkow purchased the family-run business from his grandparents, Nancy & Jim Korkow, at the start of the year. Although they are new names to many, they are not new to the business. Daren grew up in the business and has been working routes since the age of 14. Approximately 4 years ago, Daren and Alyssa started a Roll-off service on the side. The Roll-off service officially became a part of Addy Disposal this year, rounding out and creating more opportunities for the company.

When the opportunity to purchase the business presented itself, the couple was ready to take it on. When the timeline for transition was decided, Daren & Alyssa contacted Heather Broehm with SEFP for assistance. In reflection on the months preceding the acquisition, Alyssa said that “With the business planning process, I had no idea what to expect or what we were doing. I am so grateful for the processes used by SEFP and for making it easy for us to understand. I don’t know where we would be without Heather’s help. I have learned so much.”

When asked what they were most excited about regarding the transition, Daren expressed that he is looking forward to watching their collective vision of this company come to life. Alyssa shared “For me, I have always loved seeing Daren’s passion for this business, and now I am excited to be a part of that, working side-by-side.”

 The Korkows have been working hard on implementing exciting updates in the office and on routes. Making things more efficient to provide the best service they can to our customers is their number one objective. “It is so much more than a business to us. It is a family operation that we want to continue to grow and provide customers with great service.”

Addy Disposal was started in 1974 by Glenn Addy and was purchased by Jim and Nancy Korkow in 1996. The Korkow family has operated the business employing their sons and grandchildren. The company services communities, businesses, and residents in the surrounding Canistota area and along the Interstate 90 Corridor between Sioux Falls and Mitchell. To learn more about Addy Disposal and its services, visit its website at www.addydisposal.com.

SEFP Board of Directors presents Daren & Alyssa with their “1st Dollar” Certificate.

Picture from Left to Right: SEFP Board Members Jerry Paweltzki, Jared Hybertson, Brad Miller, Daren & Alyssa Korkow, SEFP Facilitator Heather Broehm, SEFP Board Members Eric Fosheim, Curt Lukes, and Jeremy Grady. Photo Credit to Sarah Ebeling of SD GOED

 

SEFP Board of Directors presents Daren & Alyssa with their “1st Dollar” Certificate. Picture from Left to Right: SEFP Board Members Jerry Paweltzki, Jared Hybertson, Brad Miller, Daren & Alyssa Korkow, SEFP Facilitator Heather Broehm, SEFP Board Members Eric Fosheim, Curt Lukes, and Jeremy Grady. Photo Credit to Sarah Ebeling of SD GOED

SEFP Board of Directors presents Daren & Alyssa with their “1st Dollar” Certificate. Picture from Left to Right: SEFP Board Members Jerry Paweltzki, Jared Hybertson, Brad Miller, Daren & Alyssa Korkow, SEFP Facilitator Heather Broehm, SEFP Board Members Eric Fosheim, Curt Lukes, and Jeremy Grady. Photo Credit to Sarah Ebeling of SD GOED

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