Workforce Leaders

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Event Details

The Hotel at Kirkwood
7:45 – 10:00AM

Contact: Ashley Moore
Phone: (319) 665-6397, ext. 311

More information to come.


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.

The event will also feature a one-on-one interview with Kim Becicka, vice president of continuing education and training services at Kirkwood Community College. Ms. Becicka is retiring after more than 30 years of service to Kirkwood, leaving behind a legacy of economic development initiatives, workforce and regionalism success.

2021 Workforce Leaders:

Most Effective Internship Program
TrueNorth Companies
Most Effective Training for Existing Employment Needs
MediRevv (Large)
Home Builders Association of Iowa City Vocational Training Council (Small)
Most Effective Marketing & Recruitment Campaign

2021 All Stars:
Andrew Brundell, Ryan Companies
Luke Green, Rapids Foodservice Contract and Design

Advanced Manufacturing
Rachel Cron, Raining Rose
Alana Hromidko, Clickstop

Business Services
John Heavens, Dupaco
Brittany Metz, GreenState Credit Union

Health Care
Jordan Kelly, UnityPoint Health St. Luke’s
Lindsey Swales, Tanager Place

Information Technology
Dawson Medin, ProCircular
Alex Glew, Collabrance

Dalton Bakke, Trucking Industry
Ashley Cleveland, CRST

All Star Juniors:
Emily Jeffrey
Austin Schwake

Honorable Mentions:
Kairon McClenan, DeLong Construction Inc.

Advanced Manufacturing
Macey Greiner, CIVCO Medical Solutions

Business Services
Megan Lehman, MidWestOne Bank

Health Care
Dr. Holly Lear, Pleasantview

Information Technology
Mitchell Vaughan, Rayser Holdings

Emily Taylor, CRST

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