NATHAN VOLKERT has joined DISTek as a software engineer. He graduated from Iowa State University with a bachelor of science degree in computer engineering in May.

STACI McCONVILLE, LIZ SERES and ALEXANDER PIETAN have been promoted at Veridian Credit Union. McConville has been promoted to learning and development specialist. A Waterloo resident, McConville has worked at Veridian for the past four years and was most recently a loan officer. She has a bachelor’s degree in leisure, youth and human services from the University of Northern Iowa. Seres, of Hudson, has been promoted to manager of card services. She has worked at Veridian for 16 years and previously was a payment systems analyst. Seres has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Upper Iowa University. Pietan, a native of Waterloo, has been promoted to branch manager for the new Veridian location being constructed in Omaha. He has worked at Veridian for more than three years and most recently served as a loan officer.

VGM Group Inc. has added four new associates to its team. BEN DEUTSCH joined the insurance division as a customer service representative. He is a graduate of North Iowa Area Community College and previously was with IWI Motor Parts. DON KNOCK is the director of Network Development for Ancillary Services at Homelink. Knock graduated with a bachelor of arts degree from Central College and a master’s from the University of South Dakota and previously was with Marshalltown School District. MADISON BRACE is an intake patient care coordinator for Homelink. She is a graduate of Luther College and was employed with Rehabilitation Center of Allison. NAKIA JENKINS also joined VGM’s Homelink division. She is a patient care coordinator and was previously employed with HGS.