This week's movers and shakers in area business.
NATALIE ROHLFSEN has joined Monat Wealth Management as marketing coordinator and administrative assistant. A native of Jesup, she received her business marketing degree from Buena Vista University in 2017.
BLAKE HAMER has joined Stifel, Nicolaus & Co. Inc., Waterloo, as a financial advisor. Hamer has spent nearly 10 years in the mortgage servicing field. He has a BA in business administration from the University of Northern Iowa and has earned Series 7 and 66 securities licenses, along with life, health, and variable insurance (including annuities) licenses.
BEAU BROWN and BARATH RUDRABOINA
BEAU BROWN and BARATH RUDRABOINA have joined DISTek Integration as embedded software engineers. Brown is a recent graduate of the University of Northern Iowa's computer science program, and Rudraboina is a recent graduate of Bradley University with a master's degree in electrical and electronics engineering.
JACOB GULSTAD of DIStek Integration recently passed his National Instruments Certified LabVIEW Associate Developer certification.
Taylor Rettig and Ashley Bedard
VGM Group, Inc. has hired two new associates to join its team. TAYLOR RETTIG is a process lead for VGM’s digital marketing division, Forbin. Rettig is a graduate of Simpson College. ASHLEY BEDARD handles diagnostic imaging for VGM’s HOMELINK division. Prior to VGM, she worked at Kwik Star.