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.
Mikayla Sullivan joined ISA Ventures as associate. Sullivan previously co-founded, then led start-up KinoSol for six years.
TrueNorth Cos. hired Kurt Feller, account manager, risk management; Monica Niedert, client service specialist, employee benefits; Vanessa Driscoll, executive coordinator; Hillary Burren, service manager, risk management; Cale Austin, client service specialist; Jill Lange, claims specialist, benefits division; and Holly Hasenbank, human resources coordinator.
Ryan Erhart is now with Skywalk Group as a recruiter.
Jennifer Welton joined Cedar Rapids Bank and Trust as vice president for treasury management.
J. Dean Keegan, from Keegan, Tindal and Mason Attorneys at Law in Iowa City was installed as first vice president for the Iowa Association for Justice. Darin Luneckas of Cedar Rapids was elected from Judicial District 6 to its board of governors. Steven Ballard of Iowa City, Ann Gronlund of Cedar Rapids and Ben Long of Cedar Rapids were elected to at-large board of governor positions. Thomas D.S. Farnsworth of Iowa City will serve on the board of governors by virtue of his standing as chairman of IAJ’s criminal law section.
Lindsey Davis, Raining Rose’s director of promotional sales, was appointed to the Promotional Products Association International Board.
Sandra Sublett with Advanced Therapy Specialists received recertification as a board-certified specialist in orthopaedic physical therapy from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties.
You can watch the recipients of the 2020 Gazette Business Awards as they discuss lessons learned during this challenging year, at thegazette.com/businessawards. The interviews, conducted by Gazette staff, will be uploaded two a day starting Thursday.