Business Briefs

Youth and Shelter Services receives three-year accreditation

CARF International has announced that Youth and Shelter Services Inc. has been accredited for a period three years through April 2018..This accreditation decision represents the highest level of national accreditation that can be awarded to an organization and shows YSS's substantial ...

ABCM Corp. homes on list of Iowa’s best

ABCM Corporation, a long-term care leader in Iowa for more than 50 years, announced last week 14 of the company's homes across Iowa have been named to the U.S. News and World Report's Best Nursing Homes in Iowa list.The ABCM Corporation homes with Five-Star ratings include: Rehabilitation ...

Nordstrom joins First State Bank staff

Becky Nordstrom has joined the First State Bank staff in Webster City as a personal banker.Nordstrom and her husband reside in the Fort Dodge area. She has an Associates of Arts degree in Business and has worked in the banking industry for the past 10 years.She is a volunteer for the Dayton ...

Mueller receives Life Rookie of Year award

As part of his ongoing commitment to providing valued service to Farm Bureau Financial Services customers, Webster City Farm Bureau agent Jake Mueller has received the Life Rookie of the Year Award for FBFS' Western Iowa Region.The honor recognizes Mueller's dedication to serving the community ...

MyMedMart awarded ABC accreditation

MyMedmart has announced they have received a Three-Year Accreditation award in mastectomy, off-the-shelf orthotics and durable medical equipment by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics Inc.MyMedMart was recognized for achievements in the areas of ...

Hejlik achieves Million Dollar Round Table

Outstanding client service, ethics and professionalism have enabled Andrew Hejlik, Webster City, to achieve membership in the prestigious Million Dollar Round Table The Premier Association of Financial Professionals. Hejlik is a two year member of MDRT.Attaining membership in MDRT is a ...

Hammitt earns CIMA designation

Nick Hammitt, a financial advisor with Ameriprise Financial in Webster City was recently authorized by the Investment Management Consultants Association (IMCA ) as a Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA).Hammitt successfully completed the rigorous requirements including investment ...

Beem joins First State Bank staff

Sherry Beem joins the First State Bank staff in Webster City as an Operations Specialist.Beem resides in Webster City with her husband Jeff and her 3 children, Brandon, Sydney and Brock. She is a 1989 graduate of Webster City High School and has an AAS Administrative Specialist degree from ...

AXA Advisors welcomes Brodie

FORT DODGE - Bridget Brodie has joined the Fort Dodge branch of AXA Advisors, LLC. The announcement was made by T.Scott Newman, an executive vice president of the American Division of AXA Advisors, LLC and manager of its Great Plains branch.She will work with individuals and business owners to ...

T&C Insurance honored for performance

Town & Country Insurance has been named a Platinum Partner by United Fire Group (UFG), recognizing the agency as one of the highest-performing UFG agencies in the country.United Fire Group sees the value of investing in and recognizing their strongest agency partners. This past year, ...

Susan Ahlers Leman to lead First American Bank, Fort Dodge

FORT DODGE John A. Fisher, CEO and President, First American Bank, announced that Susan Ahlers Leman has been promoted to Fort Dodge Market President. Ms. Ahlers Leman started with First American Bank in 2001 as Vice President & Senior Trust Officer and was promoted to Senior Vice ...

Chally joins Town & Country Insurance staff

Megan Chally has joined the Town & Country Insurance staff in Webster City as the new receptionist and personal lines customer service representative.She is a Webster City High School graduate and has an AA from Iowa Central Community College in Fort Dodge. Chally was born and raised in ...

Brandt named to Top 1,200 advisors list

Jeffrey W. Brandt, a private wealth advisor with Ameriprise Financial in Webster City, has been named fourth on 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 Barron's list recognizes the most ...

New employees join First State Bank staff

Two new employees have joined the staff of First State Bank in Webster City.Sara Cormaney has joined the staff as a Loan Operations Specialist. Cormaney is a 1989 graduate of Webster City High School and a 1993 graduate of the University of Northern Iowa. Prior to joining the First State Bank ...

Fox recognized by KHI Solutions for excellence

Jean Fox of Seamonds Insurance was recently recognized by KHI Solutions with the 2014 Grow Your Business Award. This award acknowledges the expertise and sales experience that Fox uses to find the right products to fit the individual needs of her clients.KHI presented this award to the top 10 ...

Finucan named to national list of top advisors

Timothy Finucan, an Edward Jones financial advisor in Webster City for the past 30 years, has been named to Barron's magazine's 2015 "America's Top 1,200 Financial Advisors, State by State," which recognizes the top 1,200 advisors in the country.Finucan ranked No. 5 in the state of Iowa, ...

Vantec receives certification from WBENC

Vantec Inc., a business specializing in, plastic injection molding and value-added services, received national certification as a Women's Business Enterprise by the Women's Business Development Center - Chicago Certification Committee, a regional certifying partner of the Women's Business ...

Pruismanns honored by Thrivent Financial

BLAIRSBURG Marlin Pruismann, CFP, ChFC, CLU, FIC, RICP, a financial consultant, and Andrea Pruismann, CFP , CLTC, CCPS, a financial consultant, with the Heartland Group of Thrivent Financial, have qualified for the Pinnacle Council conference by providing outstanding financial guidance, ...

New CFO named at Hagie Manufacturing

CLARION - Hagie Mfg., an industry leading manufacturer of agricultural application equipment, today announced the appointment of Derek Stocking as Chief Financial Officer/CFO.With over a decade of experience in the banking industry, Stocking brings a wealth of financial expertise and applied ...