MACAYLA RASMUSSON recently transferred to the portfolio department at TCF Equipment Finance, joining the special assets team as a special assets analyst. She has been with TCF since September 2010, and previously worked in TCFEF’s Operations Department as a transaction coordinator.
AMBER BREITBACH, D.C., will join Align Chiropractic and Wellness in Cedar Falls. Breitbach, a native of New Hampton, graduated with a doctor of chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport.
LORI NELSON joined The Sayer Law Group P.C. in Waterloo. Before she began practicing law, Nelson was an educator for 17 years in Iowa schools. She received her J.D. from Hamline University School of Law in 2014.
ABHAY NADIPURAM joined the Davis Brown Law Firm, Des Moines, as an associate in the litigation division. He was in-house counsel at the Principal Financial Group. Nadipuram, formerly of Waterloo, earned his J.D. from the University of Iowa College of Law where he graduated with honors. He also studied political science and philosophy at Wartburg College.
JUSTIN SHOOK joined the Waterloo office of BerganKDV as an on-site care technician.
Cedar Valley Hospice welcomes four employees to its team. LISA CURTIS of Waterloo is a float nurse. She has experience working for the organization as an aide and has more than 30 years of experience in the health care field. She has degrees in nursing and medical office management from Hawkeye Community College and Kaplan University. STACY GERLING of Waterloo joined Cedar Valley Hospice as an admissions social worker. She has experience working with families and earned her bachelor’s degree in social work from Buena Vista University, a master’s degree from St. Ambrose and is certified by the Bureau of Professional Licensure at the master’s level. SARAH HOMAN of Cedar Falls also is a float social worker. She has a bachelor’s degree in social work from Loras College in 2016 and a master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2017. KORTNI ISOM of Waterloo is a LINK palliative care and hospice social worker in the Waterloo and Independence offices. She is a recent master’s of social work graduate from the University of Northern Iowa.
VGM Group Inc. hired four associates to its team. ASHLEY HAYNES is an account manager for VGM Insurance. She is a graduate of Upper Iowa University and previously was at PDCM Insurance. BREATTA SCHMITZ, KELSEY REUSCH and MOLLY MORRIS are patient care coordinators for VGM’s Homelink division. Schmitz is a graduate of Hawkeye Community College and previously was at Veridian Credit Union. Reusch joined VGM from Illinois Bank and Trust, and Morris graduated from Upper Iowa University and previously was at CBE.