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.
Lindy Pins joined Balanced Fitness and Health in Hiawatha as a physical therapist specializing in orthopedics, injury prevention and trigger point dry needling.
The Human Rights Campaign named Alliant Energy and Transamerica on its list for “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality.”
The Cedar Rapids Fire Department promoted Lucas Kennedy to fire captain.
Kinzler Construction Services promoted Hunter Van Haalen to health and safety specialist.
Jordan Kelly was named UnityPoint Health–St. Luke’s Hospital LifeGuard Air Ambulance program manager.
UnityPoint Health–St. Luke’s Hospital also promoted Barb Haeder to patient experience manager.
World Trend Financial promoted Jody Thies to financial associate.
Brandon Yuska was promoted to principal, Joel Kratzer to senior manager and Dominic Foushi to senior accountant at Terry Lockridge and Dunn.
Cedar Rapids Bank and Trust announced several promotions. Theresa Blong now is senior vice president of credit, Ron Maxa to vice president of operations, Tiana McGuire to assistant vice president of retail banking, Hether Stauffacher to assistant vice president of credit, Derek Kemble to credit officer and Angie Lagerquist is treasury management officer.
NAIFA-Eastern Iowa installed Mike Gary as president, Joby Frey president-elect, Elizabeth Rickels-Ster executive secretary/treasurer and Kirk Haefner natioanl committee person.
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Lynch Dallas chose Amy Reasner as president, Corinne Butkowski as vice president/secretary and Kyle Sounhein as treasurer of its 2021 executive board.
Charlie Schimberg with Schimberg Co., was elected chairman of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation’s board of directors.
Caley Ploessl with Balanced Fitness and Health in Hiawatha received certification in dry needling to provide pain relief for physical therapy clients.
You can watch the recipients of the 2020 Gazette Business Awards as they discuss lessons learned during this challenging year, at businessawards.thegazette.com. The interviews were conducted by Gazette staff.