Collins Community Credit Union in Cedar Rapids has hired Don Putz (see photo) as real estate loan officer/sales manager, Sandy Goldsberry (see photo) and Shelley Ingersoll (see photo), both as real estate loan officers, and Mary Hall (see photo) as real estate processor, all in the company’s Cedar Falls home loan center.
GreatAmerica Financial Services in Cedar Rapids has hired Mary Fox (see photo), previously with GE Capital, as account support adviser; Erin Schon (see photo) as sales support specialist; and Ashley Skretta (see photo) as vendor transaction manager.
Horizons, A Family Service Alliance, has hired Sherita Jenkins, previously with the American Heart Association’s Eastern Iowa office in Hiawatha, and Brett Proskovec, previously with CRST, as the agency’s volunteer coordinators.
Rick Dusil (see photo) has joined NXT Bank in Marion as vice president of commercial banking.
First Community Trust and Collins Community Credit Union have hired Ann Klostermann McCrea (see photo) as vice president-trust officer. McCrea, responsible for services to FCT clients, is located at the credit union’s North Liberty branch.
TD&T Financial Group has hired Bill Lipkea (see photo) as tax manager in its Cedar Rapids office.
Geonetric in Cedar Rapids has hired Vanessa Naber (see photo) as a human resources specialist, Tim Nooteboom (see photo) as web developer and Nicole Kuennen (see photo) as project coordinator.
Fehr Graham hired Nathan Kass as branch manager in its Cedar Rapids office, 375 Collins Rd. NE, Suite 105. The engineering and environmental firm also has offices in West Union and Manchester.
SecurityCoverage of Cedar Rapids has promoted Jon Bartleson (see photo) to chief operating officer. Bartleson was previously vice president of finance and accounting and treasurer.
AW Welt Ambrisco Insurance Inc. has promoted Dan Wegman (see photo) to personal and commercial lines producer. Wegman was previously claims representative and coordinator of Loss Control Services. Also promoted was Tyler Riddle (see photo), previously personal lines client service agent, to claims representative and coordinator of Loss Control Services.
TD&T Financial Group has promoted Amanda Lane (see photo), previously a staff accountant, to senior staff accountant in its Cedar Rapids office.
Ohnward Bank & Trust, Marion, has promoted Dave Kehoe (see photo) to market president. Kehoe will oversee daily bank operations in the Dubuque, Jackson and Jones County markets.
UnityPoint Health-St. Luke’s Hospital, Cedar Rapids, has named Sally Gray (see photo), community volunteer, as chairwoman of its board of directors. New members are Gregory Churchill (see photo), retired Rockwell Collins executive vice president, Anne Gruenewald (see photo), president of Four Oaks, and Chris Skogman (see photo), president of Skogman Realty.
Chris Overturf (see photo) has become a partner in the firm of Latta, Harris, Hanon & Penningroth LLP, with offices in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Washington, Tipton, Kalona, Sigourney, Durant and Tama.
UnityPoint Clinic has opened a family medicine office at Allen Hospital in Waterloo, 212 West Dale St., Suite 101, on the southwest side of the hospital. The clinic is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call (319) 274-6771 or visit www.unitypointclinic.org.
Larry Greiner (see photo) in Iowa City has been named 2013 Farm Manager of the Year by Farmers National Co.
Lauren Mills, a reporter with IowaWatch, has received a $2,500 grant from The Fund for Investigative Journalism to support an investigative project in early 2014.
Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman PLC received Tier 1 rankings in 11 practice areas and Tier 2 rankings in five practice areas for the Cedar Rapids Metropolitan Area in the 2014 edition of the “Best Law Firms” rankings released by the U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers.
University of Iowa graduate Dr. William Shaffer, an orthopedic surgeon, has been named medical director for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons in Washington, D.C.
WORKSHOPS AND SEMINARS
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s Linn County Master Gardeners will sponsor a Propagation by Cuttings Hands-on Workshop Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at Lowe Park Greenhouse, 4500 N. 10th St., Marion. To register, contact Elizabeth Ward at (319) 377-9839 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ISU Extension and Outreach’s Linn County Master Gardeners will hold its annual Winter Gardening Fair Saturday, Feb. 15, at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids. Class sizes are limited. Fee is $49. To register, call (319)
NETWORKINGThe 2014 Immigrant Entrepreneur Summit mini session will be Tuesday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance, 501 First St. SE, Cedar Rapids. Attendance is free. To register, visit online at http://iesusa.org/cedar-rapids-mini-session or call (515) 288-3188.