TrueNorth hired Deanne Turner (see photo) as client liaison and Jenny Hansen (see photo) as account manager, both in the employee benefits division. Hansen was previously a welfare benefit specialist with Transamerica.
Liz Willenborg (see photo) has joined Adfinity Marketing Group as a graphic designer.
The Salvation Army in Cedar Rapids announced Majors Paul and Barb Logan as its new Corps officers
Mount Mercy University promoted Erin Harville to coordinator of institutional events.
Caitlin Treece (see photo), previously interim director and education director, has been named director of the Carl & Mary Koehler History Center.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Cedar Rapids have named to its board Bonnie Beardsworth (see photo), Entrepreneurial Services Group; Patrick Cosgrove (see photo), Rockwell Collins; William J. Daly (see photo), Shuttleworth & Ingersoll; Tom Evelyn (see photo), Rockwell Collins; Lisa Fitzpatrick (see photo), University of Iowa Community Credit Union; Andy Johnson, Bohr, Dahm, Greif & Associates; Renae Juhl (see photo), US Bank; Ryan Koenig (see photo), Bankers Trust; Mark Meyer (see photo), Cedar Rapids Roughriders; Scott Reilly, Toyota Financial Services; Blaine Shaffer, AEGON Asset Management; Tracy Stotler (see photo), Hills Bank and Trust Co.; and Steve Willette (see photo), City State Bank.
The Iowa City Area Development Group named to its board of directors Johnson County Supervisor Rod Sullivan (see photo), Iowa City Council member Terry Dickens (see photo) and Curt Heideman (see photo), US Bank.
The Iowa Cultural Corridor Alliance has named to its board of directors Eric Hanson (see photo), Iowa City Area Development Group; David Janssen (see photo), Brucemore; and J.D. Mendenhall (see photo), University of Iowa Division of Performing Arts.
The Iowa Biotechnology Association named Tom Swegle (see photo), MedCara Pharmaceutical, as board chairman. Also elected were Billi Hunt (see photo), DuPont, as vice chairman; and Mike Naig (see photo), Monsanto, as secretary.
Kirkwood Community College’s Automotive Technology program has earned certification from Toyota for its outstanding curriculum and hands-on training of students.
Bernie Cremers (see photo), co-owner of Towncrest Pharmacy, Iowa City, received the Bowl of Hygeia Award from the Iowa Pharmacy Association.
Kathleen A. Sluka, an Iowa City physical therapist and University of Iowa Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science professor, received the Catherine Worthingham Fellow Award from the American Physical Therapy Association.
Wendy Nielsen, Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust, has graduated from the Iowa School of Banking.
MidWestOne Bank in Iowa City ranked 18th in the Top 50 Community Bank Leaders in Social Media compiled by the Independent Community Bankers of America. MidWestOne Bank is the only Iowa bank on the list.
KJWW Engineering Consultants, in the Quad Cities and with an office in Cedar Rapids, was ranked as the No. 1 mechanical, electrical and plumbing business in the Midwest in Engineering News-Record Midwest’s 2013 Top Design Firms.
Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids has been named one of Health Care’s Most Wired hospitals, according to Hospitals & Health Networks magazine. This is the sixth time since 2006 the hospital has received this recognition.
Thrive Spine and Sport, owned and operated by Dr. Cody Scharf, opened July 8 at its temporary location, 1962 First Ave. NE, Cedar Rapids.
The Iowa City office of Knutson Construction has been awarded the Children’s Hospital project for the University of Iowa, totaling $40 million. Construction began in June and plans to be completed next summer.
A five-session course, “Managing for Today and Tomorrow: Farm Transition Planning,” will be offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach to farm women 6 to 9 p.m., Aug. 20 through Sept. 17, at the Johnson County Farm Bureau office, Iowa City. Registration is required. Contact Ryan Drollette or Shannon Bielicke at (319) 337-2145 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Bielicke@iastate.edu.