Workforce Leaders

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Event Details

The Hotel at Kirkwood
10 a.m. – Noon

Individual Fee: Tickets are not yet available
Table Seating: Tables are not yet available
Registration End: 9/15/2021
Contact: Ashley Moore
Phone: (319) 665-6397, ext. 311

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The Workforce Leaders Awards recognize rising star employees and companies who excel in their industry and best practices. Celebrate their success and learn from their example.

Attendees will receive the digital edition of the 2021 All Stars Magazine, highlighting the young leaders’ achievements.

Is your company a Workforce Leader? Nominate it for 2021 recognition!

2020 Program:
Keynote: How we Created One of the Fastest Growing and Coolest Companies in Iowa
Tim Guenther, founder and CEO of Clickstop

Workforce Leaders:
– Retention Strategy
CIVCO Medical Solutions
– Marketing & Recruitment Campaign
Frontier Co-Op
– Internship Program (Small Company)
– Training for Existing Employment Needs
Raining Rose
– Internship Program (Large Company)

All Stars:
Chris St. Peter, Woodruff Construction
Mike Nemschoff, City Construction

Advanced Manufacturing
Ashley Scherrman, Raining Rose
Jake Feldmann, Clickstop

Business Services
Mitchell Fralick, Sedgwick
Faviola Santana, Alliant Energy

Health Care
Sam Jirak, Virginia Gay Hospital
Clifton White, UnityPoint Health St. Luke’s Hospital

Information Technology
Michael Hoffman, ProCircular
Steve Hoover, Collabrance

Erica Bellach, Thompson Truck & Trailer
Andrew Lindley, Red’s Towing

All Star Juniors:
Maxwell Firmstone
Alaina Elliott

Honorable Mentions:
Jason Barnd, Price Electric
Seth Boysen, ADM

Advanced Manufacturing
Macey Greiner, CIVCO Medical Solutions
Steve Giese, Raining Rose
Tom Litterer, New Leader Manufacturing

Business Services
Katie Slota, GreatAmerica Financial Services

Health Care
Carrie Lawson, UnityPoint St. Luke’s
Caley Ploessel, Balanced Fitness & Health