Business Briefs

Kalra joins UnityPoint Health — Trinity Regional Medical

UnityPoint Health —Trinity Regional Medical Center is proud to welcome Dr. Rohan Kalra to our team of experienced and dedicated hospitalists. Kalra received his undergraduate degree from the University of Western Ontario and his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Health ...

Vogel promoted at Security Savings Bank

Bradley S. Lane, president and CEO of Security Savings Bank, is pleased to announce the promotion of Becca Vogel to the position of marketing and human resource director. Vogel is a native of Gowrie and started her banking career at Security Savings Bank in 2006 working part-time while ...

Ellyn Lemke celebrates 40 years in hair dressing

Ellyn Lemke recently celebrated 40 years at Hair Odyssey Salon in Fort Dodge. Her career in beauty started shortly after graduating from La’ James College of Hairstyling, now La’ James International College, in September of 1978. She started as a stylist with Hair Odyssey on Oct. 2, ...

Hy-Vee honors Fort Dodge employees for service milestones

More than 2,500 Hy-Vee, Inc. employees will be honored for their years of providing helpful smiles and dedication to the company. Each year, employees from across Hy-Vee’s eight-state region gather together at a series of Service Award Dinners, which celebrate employees’ career ...

Fogwell is GoServ Global marketing director

EAGLE GROVE — GoServ Global is excited to introduce Doug Fogwell as the new marketing director. “As a long-time supporter of GoServ Global, I am now excited to join the team to help achieve the organization’s vision,” Fogwell said. “I look forward to working with the team to share ...

Vanderhoff awarded for her work

Angela Vanderhoff, of Lifeworks Community Services, received a 2018 Direct Service Professional Award from the Iowa Association of Community Providers. She was presented with the award Sept. 14. Vanderhoff is a direct support professional who works at one of LifeWorks’ 24-hour sites in ...

Ed Case to speak at Farm News Ag show

“Successful marketing during uncertain times,” is the title of the presentation that will be given by Ed Case, a consultant with Hurley and Associates at the 2018 Farm News Ag show. Case is scheduled to speak from 9-10:15 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 5. Case will provide a brief market ...

One Vision hires Brad Klug to lead Fort Dodge area services

Brad Klug, former CEO of Rabiner Treatment Center, recently joined the One Vision executive leadership team as director of Region IV. Klug started in his new role in late August. Klug’s career in human services spans 36 years, starting in 1982 at Hillcrest Family Services in Dubuque. ...

Walding honored as a top Wealth Advisor

Cierra Walding, CFP, MS, CLU, APMA, a financial advisor with Ameriprise Financial in Fort Dodge, was named to the list of “2018 Working Mother Top Wealth Advisor Moms” list published by Working Mother Magazine. The list recognizes women financial advisors with children in the home under ...

Prottsman earns accredited estate planner designation

Steven Prottsman, CFP, CAP, AEP, a financial advisor with Ascendant Wealth Management Group, a private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. in Fort Dodge, has earned the accredited estate planner AEP professional designation from the National Association of Estate ...

Linda Benson attends leadership summit

GOWRIE — Linda Benson, Iowa Music Teachers Association president-elect, attended the Summit for Music Teachers National Association leadership Sept. 7-9 at the Hilton Netherland Plaza Hotel in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Summit is sponsored by the national association for state affiliate ...

Christina Foth is director of nursing at Iowa Central

Christina Foth is now the director of nursing at Iowa Central Community College. Forth is from Livermore and is a graduate of Twin River Valley High School. She has her ADN and BSN degrees from Mercy College of Health Sciences and her MSN degree from Allen College.

Haley Hall is coaching at Iowa Central Community College

Haley Hall is the new assistant men’s and women’s bowling coach and a housing coordinator at Iowa Central. Hall is from Lincoln, Nebraska, and is a graduate of Lincoln North Star High School. Hall has a bachelor’s degree in exercise science with a minor in psychology from Midland ...

Jodi Major joins Iowa Central dental hygiene faculty

Jodi Major has joined the Iowa Central team as a Dental Hygiene Program associate instructor. Major graduated from Albia High School and has a Bachelor of Science degree in dental hygiene from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Lenny Sanders teaches fire science at Iowa Central Community College

Lenny Sanders recently became the fire science technology instructor and coordinator at Iowa Central Community College. Sanders is a graduate of Burlington High School and received a Bachelor of Science degree in fire science administration from Waldorf University in 2014 and a Master of ...

Duncombe city clerk earns designation

DUNCOMBE — Lynda Wunder, the city clerk and treasurer for the city of Duncombe, has been awarded the designation of Iowa Certified Municipal Clerk by the Iowa Municipal Finance Officers Association. The Iowa Certification for Municipal Professional Program of the association was started in ...

Jessica Ubben elected to IFDA leadership post

HUMBOLDT — Jessica S. Ubben, owner and funeral director at Ubben-Lentz Funeral Home in Humboldt, has been elected as District 8 governor of the Iowa Funeral Directors Association. A native of Humboldt, Ubben graduated from Humboldt High School in 2005. She earned an associate degree from ...

Sydney Winkler is now a CCCU branch manager

Sydney Winkler has accepted the job of branch manager at the Citizens Community Credit Union Hy-Vee office in Fort Dodge. She will be responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the branch, including loan and deposit growth, member service and community development. Winkler, a 2013 ...

Saba Dickerson coaches at Iowa Central

Saba Dickerson is part of Iowa Central’s coaching staff as an assistant women’s basketball coach. She is also a housing coordinator. Dickerson is from Baltimore, Maryland. She is a graduate of Grace Bible Baptist School, and holds degrees from Campbell University (Bachelor of Science) and ...