JEAN DUFFY of Fairbank has been named to the 2017 edition of the Financial Times 401 Top Retirement Plan Advisors list by CAPTRUST. The list recognizes the top financial advisers who specialize in serving defined contribution retirement plans.
STEPHANIE MANGIN and JASON KOCH have joined Veridian Credit Union. Mangin, manager of outbound and electronic relations, has worked at Veridian for 11 years where she previously was a team lead for outbound and electronic relations. She has a degree in finance from the University of Northern Iowa. Koch is an insurance agent for Veridian Insurance, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Veridian Group. He has 13 years of insurance experience and has a degree in marketing and human resources management from Upper Iowa University. They are both residents of Waterloo.
ERIKA SWEARSON,PAULA BRUNS and MARTHA WRIGHT have been promoted at North Star Community Services in Waterloo. Swearson has been promoted to day habilitation services coordinator. She has been with North Star since 2013 and previously was a day habilitation specialist for North Star’s Newel Post Senior Adult Day and Respite Services. Bruns has been promoted to assistant director of human resources. She has been with North Star since 2014. Wright has been promoted to quality assurance coordinator.
ADAM ROISE, MD, MPH, FAAFP, a physician with Northeast Iowa Family Practice Center in Waterloo, has achieved the Degree of Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the national medical association representing family physicians, residents and medical students. The degree recognizes family physicians who have distinguished themselves through service to family medicine and ongoing professional development.
JASMYNE GREEN joined Lincoln Savings Bank in Waterloo as digital marketing coordinator. Green, a graduate of Iowa State University with a bachelor’s degree in design, has spent the last four years working as a graphic designer and digital marketer, most recently at the Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber.
MICHELE KNAACK and SARAH THOMPSON have been promoted at Lincoln Savings Bank. Knaack, who was promoted to VP/treasury management officer, previously was the Waterloo branch manager and has been with Lincoln Savings bank for more than six years. Thompson was promoted to branch manager of the Lincoln Savings Bank Cedar Falls Industrial Park branch. Thompson, who has worked in customer relations her entire career, has been in the banking industry for three years. She earned her degree in English from the University of Northern Iowa.
JOHN WHITT, DPM, joined Family Foot Health Care PLC. He graduated from Wayne (Neb.) State college in 2010 with a bachelor's degree in biology with a minor in communication studies and in 2014 from Des Moines University with a doctorate of podiatric medicine. He completed his surgical residency in June at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center in Cincinnati with credentialing in reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery.
JESSICA CORCORAN, D.D.S., will join Walsworth Family Dentistry in January. Dr. Corcoran received her bachelor of science degree from Iowa State University in nutritional science/pre-medicine. She obtained her doctor of dental surgery degree from the University of Iowa. Dr. Corcoran has been practicing dentistry for more than 12 years in north-central Iowa.
Several Waterloo attorneys were installed as officers and board members at the Iowa Association for Justice annual convention. IAJ executive officers include CHAD SWANSON of Dutton, Braun, Staack & Hellman PLC as first vice president, and EASHAAN VAJPEYI of Ball, Kirk & Holm PC as IAJ's parliamentarian. JAMES COOK was elected to the board of governors from Judicial Subdistrict 18.
RON COENEN has joined Advanced Systems Inc. as a telecommunications sales specialist. Coenen has more than 20 years of sales experience, having worked in information technology, software and telecommunication sales. The Waterloo native was previously with Ricoh USA.
KIRK NEUROTH joined TCF Equipment Finance as a collector II. He previously was with GMAC Mortgage/Ocwen Financial. Neuroth is a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa with a bachelor of arts degree in finance.
VGM’s HOMELINK hired three new employees. ANDREW WIRTH is an IT developer. He previously was at Collective Data and graduated from Coe College. JEFF JUHL was hired as a Group Health patient care coordinator. He is a graduate of Upper Iowa University and previously was at HGS. HOLLY REEVES is a transportation patient care coordinator. She is a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa.