Bankers Trust hired Holly Zimmerman (see photo) as vice president, Treasury Services officer.
Central State Bank of Muscatine, with an office also in Coralville at Freedom Security Bank, hired Bart Schouweiler (see photo) as commercial ag lender. He will work out of both locations.
The Dupaco Community Credit Union board of directors hired David Andrew (see photo) as financial consultant forDupaco Financial Services at its Williams Boulevard SW branch in Cedar Rapids.
Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids, hired James Matsuda (see photo) as pediatric hospitalist and medical director of pediatrics. He was previously director of St. Luke’s Pediatric Hospitalist Program and the Pediatric ICU.
RuffaloCODY in Cedar Rapids hired Ken DeKock (see photo) as chief financial officer.
The City of Marion hired Steve Cooper as stormwater coordinator for the engineering department. He previously served as infrastructure management specialist for the City of Cedar Rapids.
RuffaloCODY has promoted Lesley Vossenkemper (see photo), previously vice president of operations to senior vice president of operations, Enrollment Management Division; Kathryn Nash (see photo), previously director of creative services, to vice president of operations, Enrollment Management Division; Rob Ackley (see photo), previously vice president, Recruiting and Training Operations, to vice president of human resources; and Lee Ann Krapfl (see photo), previously project manager, area lead, to senior director of client services, Fundraising Management Division.
Stamats Communications has promoted Jennie Morton (see photo) and Janelle Penny (see photo) from associate editor to senior editor of the company’s Buildings magazine.
Lydia Brown (see photo), partner at Skywalk Group and owner/president of Ascent Iowa, has been named president of the Theatre Cedar Rapids board of directors for the 2013-2014 season. Other officers are Todd Bergen (see photo), managing director of acquisitions at Transamerica, vice president; Scott Arensdorf (see photo), controller at RuffaloCODY, secretary; Dick Meisterling (see photo), vice president for advancement at Coe College, treasurer; and Bradd Brown (see photo), partner at OPN Architects, past president. New members of the TCR board of directors are Patrice Carroll (see photo), president and general manager, ImOn Communications; Matt Doty (see photo), vice president of corporate communications, GreatAmerica Financial Services; LeAnn Erenberger (see photo), senior financial adviser, U.S. Bank; Eric Lange (see photo), theatre department chairman, University of Northern Iowa; and Matt Stoner (see photo), controller at Shive-Hattery. Also, Marc Gullickson, vice president, Ryan Companies, was named president of the TCR board of trustees. Other trustee officers are Pat Deignan, president of Bankers Trust Co., vice president and treasurer; and Randy Rings, general counsel for TrueNorth Companies, secretary.
Cedar Rapids West Rotary member Dave Kutter (see photo), instrumental in leading Rotary District 5970s Youth Leadership program, received the Iowa Governor’s Volunteer Award.
James Klein (see photo), senior vice president of Cedar Rapids Bank and Trust, graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado in Boulder.
Steven Myers (see photo), Cedar Rapids, was honored by Mediacom Communications as its regional “Call Center Employee of the Year.”
Danielle Hermann, OPN Architects Inc., Cedar Rapids, received the Design Achievement Award from Iowa State University’s Alumni Association and the College of Design.
Capri College has been nominated for four national awards in the Modern Salon Excellence in Education Program.
Builder’s Choice and Custom Home honored Neumann Monson Architects, Iowa City, with a national award for the design of a private residence. The home, built by Smith & Wood Construction, is featured in the October issue of Builder and the winter issue of Custom Home.
Linn County Conservation accepted two awards at the National Association of County Park and Recreation Officials conference in Houston. The awards were for the Wickiup Hill Learning Center Building Expansion and the Cedar River Watershed Education Project.
The Linn County Home Health Protective and Voluntary program was awarded the Iowa Family Support Credential from the Iowa Department of Management and Public Health. The program is only the 29th Iowa program to earn the distinction.
West Bank, based in West Des Moines with offices in Iowa City and Coralville, was named to the 2013 SM-All Star List by Sandler O’Neill & Partners for the second consecutive year.
FORUMS AND WORKSHOPS
A SCORE workshop on Franchise Business Opportunities will be held Tuesday, Oct. 29, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Cedar Rapids Public Library, 450 Fifth Ave. SE. For more information or to register for the free event, contact Dianne Martin at (319) 431-4574 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Southeast Iowa Solar Energy Workshop will be offered Wednesday, Oct. 30, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Washington KC Hall, 606 West Third St., Washington. For more information or to register, go to https://wedgsolar.eventbrite.com or contact Ed Raber at (319) 653-3942 or email@example.com.
Employment Foundations, a group coordinated by Goodwill of the Heartland and community partners, will host 14 free resource sessions to individuals with a mental health diagnosis interested in exploring work. The first session will be Monday, Nov. 4, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Goodwill Work Center, 1410 S. First Ave., Iowa City. The sessions are free and preregistration is helpful. For more information, contact Amy at (319) 248-4651.
The Eastern Iowa Chapter of The Society for Technical Communication will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, at the Longbranch Restaurant in Cedar Rapids. Jane Nesmith, adjunct assistant professor of rhetoric at Coe College, will talk on “Classic Rhetoric and Technology.” RSVP by Nov. 8 to Ben Leu at (319) 321-8683 or firstname.lastname@example.org.