Business Briefs

McCollough is new associate with Davis Brown Law Firm

A Webster City native has joined Davis Brown Law Firm as new associate. Katelynn McCollough graduated from the University of Iowa College of Law in May 2017. Her practice will be in the litigation division. She studied journalism at Iowa State University and served as ...

Staff changes at Ameriprise Financial

Ameriprise Financial Services in Webster City has announced three staff changes. Erin Christian joined the company in November 2013 as the client service center manager. She was promoted to financial advisor on Sept. 13, 2017. Christian, from Webster City, graduated from Iowa State ...

Bissen joins staff at First State Bank

Rob Bissen joins the First State Bank staff as an Ag/Commercial Lender. He resides in Boone with his wife Angie and their 3 children, Derek, Reese and Brynnley. He is a graduate of Harlan Community High School and went on to attend Iowa State University where he received a business degree ...

Rinehart joins staff of CFR

Community and Family Resources (CFR), a local non-profit provider of behavioral health services, has welcomed Christel J. Rinehart, ARNP-BC to the agency as Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Christel began seeing adolescent and adult clients earlier this year. Rinehart said ...

Swon joins First State Bank staff

Kyle Swon has joined the First State Bank staff in Webster City as the Retail Services Officer for all First State Bank branches. Swon resides in Stratford with his wife Darcy. The couple has 3 children, a son Bryan who is currently living in West Des Moines, daughter Shannon, attends ...

WC Custom Meats named Supplier of Year by Fareway

A Webster City business was recently honored for its partnership with Fareway Stores Inc. Webster City Custom Meats Inc. was named the Supplier of the Year by Fareway at an Iowa Grocers Association luncheon in Johnston. Webster City Custom Meats specializes in custom meat processing of ...

Flaucher is new Fareway assistant manager

Brandon Flaucher, 26, is the new assistant manager at Fareway in Webster City. Flaucher has worked at Fareway for seven years. He transferred to the Webster City location on June 5. He graduated from Oelwein High School and went on to Hawkeye Community College. He started at Fareway ...

Smith joins the staff of First State Bank

Stefanie Smith has joined the First State Bank staff in Webster City as an administrative assistant in the Investment Services Department. She is a graduate of Kelly Walsh High School in Casper, Wyoming and is licensed in property, casualty and life insurance. She resides in Webster City ...

Brandt named to list of ‘Top 400 US Financial Advisors’

Jeffrey W. Brandt, CRPC®, CMFC®, APMASM a Private Wealth Advisor with Ameriprise Financial in Webster City, was named to the list of “FT 400 US Financial Advisors 2017” published by the Financial Times. The annual list recognizes the most outstanding financial advisors who represent the ...

Finucan named to list of Top Financial Advisors

For the fifth year, Edward Jones financial advisor Tim Finucan of Webster City has been named to Barron’s magazine’s annual list of “America’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisors, State by State”. Finucan, who has served area investors for the past 30 years, ranked No. 4 in the ...

Southfield achieves five-star rating

Southfield Wellness Community, the Webster City Care Center owned and operated by ABCM Corporation, has achieved the coveted Five Star National Nursing Home Ranking. Every care center in the United States is evaluated by the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The CMS and ...

Ribbon cut at FSB Jewell

A ribbon cutting to officially open the newest branch of First State Bank was held in Jewell on Friday afternoon at the temporary location of the full-service bank. Plans are for a new bank building to be built on Main Street in Jewell a few blocks south of the current location, to be open for ...

First State Bank welcomes new tellers

First State Bank in Webster City recently welcomed two new tellers to the staff. Katelin Keomany Keochai resides in Webster City and is a graduate of Ames High School in Ames. Prior to her employment at First State Bank, she worked at Subway and AmericInn®, both in Webster City. In her ...

Hejlik achieves MDRT membership

Andy Hejlik of Webster City has qualified for membership in the Million Dollar Round Table. Heljik is a four-year member of MDRT. Attaining membership in MDRT is a distinguishing career milestone. It requires Hejlik to adhere to a strict Code of Ethics, focus on providing top-notch client ...

Brandt named to Top 1,200 Advisors list

Jeffrey W. Brandt, CRPC®, CMFC®, APMASM a Private Wealth Advisor with Ameriprise Financial in Webster City has been named to the list of “America’s Top 1,200 Advisors: State-by-State” published by Barron’s® Magazine, a publication covering business and finance. The annual ...

Lesher earns landscape certification

Breanne Lesher, landscape designer at Stony Creek Landscapes Inc., Webster City, has achieved Iowa Nursery and Landscape Association Certification with a specialization in Landscape. The certification exam has two parts: a plant identification portion covering a combination of woody and ...

Helps with Mobile Food Pantry

Employees from both First State Bank and Town & Country Insurance offered a helping hand at the St. Thomas Parish Center during the Mobile Food Pantry program, sponsored by the Food Bank of Iowa. Pictured are Beth Ades from Town & Country Insurance and Linda Pergande from First State Bank.

Sindt named Elderbridge CEO

The Elderbridge Agency on Aging Board of Directors have named Shelly Sindt the new Chief Executive Officer for Elderbridge after she served the past two years as the Co-Executive Director of the agency. Sindt joined Elderbridge three and half years ago as the Case Management Coordinator.  ...

Oskvig to join FSB Jewell branch

Michelle Oskvig is joining the First State Bank staff and will work out of the newest branch in Jewell, opening in March of 2017. She is a graduate of Northeast Hamilton High School and has a degree in Business Administration from the University of Northern Iowa. Oskvig resides in Williams ...

New partners named at Gerber Auto

Doug Youngdale, owner of Gerber Auto, is pleased to announce the addition of two new partners to the firm, Josh Geerdes and Jesse Huber. Gerber Auto started in 1973. Youngdale went into auto mechanics because of a high school class. "We had an auto mechanics class in high school and I ...