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The Gazette’s Business Notes is a compendium of the week’s promotions, new hires, certifications, added business lines and business events, among other items, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City and the rest of the Corridor.
Eric Martin joined UFG Insurance as chief financial officer.
St. Louis-based financial services company Benjamin F. Edwards hired financial adviser Lance Greco for its 1805 Boyson Rd., Hiawatha, office.
Skywalk Group hired Josh Emanis as a recruiter.
Premier Power Wash opened at 1070 Seventh Ave., Marion. The business is owned by Jeff Haefner.
The Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit at Mercy Cedar Rapids was awarded the Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation Top Performer Award in recognition of its outstanding rehabilitation program performance.
Stacey Halyard, senior vice president, financial adviser with Morgan Stanley’s Cedar Rapids wealth management office, was named to Forbes Magazine’s list of Top Women Wealth Advisors Best-in-State for 2022.
Main Street Iowa hosted the annual Main Street Iowa Development Awards April 22. Uptown Marion received the Main Street Business Support Award for the Streetscape Business Support Initiative. Local building and business owners Jeanne and Paul Matthews were honored with the Marion Leadership Award presented by Gov. Kim Reynolds and Debi Durham, executive director of the Iowa Economic Development Authority and Iowa Finance Authority.
Bankers Trust in seeking ideas for its window covering of the CRST building in downtown Cedar Rapids. Anyone may submit a business idea by visiting www.BankersTrust.com/CRNeeds, scanning the QR code on the storefront signage or sharing an idea in person at Bankers Trust’s Cedar Rapids branches. All submissions must be received by June 3.
The next Intentional Insights will be held 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., June 16, at Matthew 25, 201 Third Ave. SW, Cedar Rapids. The topic will be, "How Am I Getting in my Own Way?” For more information or to register for future workshops, go to the-restorationproject.com/events.
Cedar Rapids Bank and Trust President James Klein and Wendy Nielsen, first vice president of marketing and employee experiences, became the first in the state of Iowa to earn their Certified Diversity Professional credential within the banking industry.
The first Gazette Business Breakfast panel discussion for 2022, “Doing Business in Pandemic Year 3: How businesses can gain traction,” can be viewed at https://bit.ly/38lBaYb. Panelists are Jessica Dunker, Iowa Restaurant Association; Michele Miller, Wells Enterprises; Chad Simmons, Iowa Black Wall Street Investment Group; and Denny Van Zanten, Pella Corp.
Also, the first installment of the “Gazette Spotlight on …” series of video interviews recognizing organizations and individuals who’ve successfully adapted to these changing times can be seen at business.thegazette.com. Those interviewed are Pat Airy of Goodwill of the Heartland, Chris Skogman of Skogman Realty and Marty Stoll of Shuttleworth and Ingersoll.