RSM US LLP, audit, tax and consulting services, is announcing the promotion of several employees in the firm’s Assurance Services in the Waterloo office. Employees include DARREN JOHNSON, manager, and HOLLIE BABCOCK and KATIE KERKER, both supervisors.
This week's movers and shakers in area business.
Darren Johnson, Hollie Babcock and Katie Kerker
HEATHER BREMER-MILLER joins Amperage Marketing & Fundraising as a regional fundraising adviser. For the past 12 years, Bremer-Miller, of Tripoli, was executive director at Covenant Foundation Inc. and Sartori Health Care Foundation-Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Iowa. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Iowa in 1994 and then received her master’s degree in 2006 from University of Northern Iowa.
MIKE FROST, chief legal officer and general counsel for the CBE Group Inc. in Cedar Falls, was presented the Jonathan Elliot Judicial Advocacy Award by ACA International, the Association of Credit and Collection Professionals. The award recognizes an individual attorney who has been an advocate on behalf of the accounts receivable management industry.
Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare-Iowa welcomes NICOLE MILLER, ARNP, to Covenant Clinic-Franklin Street. Miller, a nurse practitioner, graduated with a bachelor's degree in biology from the University of Northern Iowa, an associate's degree in nursing from Hawkeye Community College and a master of science in nursing with a focus on family nurse practitioner degree from Walden University. Miller, of Waverly, most recently worked as an RN and RN supervisor for seven years before coming to Covenant Clinic.
CHRIS MILLER has joined First National Bank’s Waverly office as vice president, business banker. Miller, of Waverly, has 11 years of experience in business and ag banking. He is a graduate of Iowa State University with a degree is ag business.
AMBER PIPER has accepted a new role as the Group Health Department manager with PIPAC. She holds her Life and Health Insurance License in Iowa and previously served as the PIPAC Life Brokerage Department Manager.
CONNIE MACKEY, Corporate Quality Systems manager at Advanced Heat Treat Corp., is now a member of the Nadcap Supplier Support Committee. Nadcap is the leading worldwide cooperative program designed to provide continual improvement within the aerospace and defense industries.
Mary Hoffman, Shondri Schatz, Jaimie Hoppe and Paul Texley
VGM Group’s HOMELINK division has added four new associates. MARY HOFFMAN is a patient care coordinator. She is a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa. SHONDRI SCHATZ and JAIMIE HOPPE are a patient care coordinators. Hoppe previously worked for BioLife Plasma Service. PAUL TEXLEY has joined HOMELINK as a developer.
Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare-Iowa welcomes TIM HORRIGAN, MD, to the Covenant Clinic office in Waverly. Dr. Horrigan, of Cedar Falls, received his medical degree from the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Denver, and completed his residency at the Northeast Iowa Medical Education Foundation. He has been practicing family medicine in the Cedar Valley for nearly 30 years.
Karen Potter and Angela Rowan
New endowed faculty members at Upper Iowa University's Andres School of Education include: DR. KAREN POTTER, assistant professor of education, previously was at New Mexico State University’s College of Education. Potter graduated with a Ph.D. and master’s degree in special education at the University of New Mexico. She also earned bachelor’s degrees in English and secondary education at New Mexico State University. ANGELA ROWAN, assistant professor of education, previously was with New Hampton Community School District. She earned a master's of education in literacy education and a bachelor’s degree in K-6 elementary education, with a minor in K-6 special education from University of Northern Iowa.