Matt Brunner joined Hills Bank and Trust Co. as network engineer 3 and officer in the Hills office.
Skywalk Group hired Jessica Apel as a human resources client consultant.
Kathy Platten joined Skogman Realty as a Realtor.
Dr. Daniel Fick is now Hy-Vee’s chief medical officer.
The Cedar Rapids Public Library hired Linden Daniel Galloway as programming librarian and Laurel Rhame as materials librarian.
KZIA radio station promoted Taylor Martensen of Cedar Rapids to afternoon host.
Tanager Place named Todd Kerska, Cedar Rapids Bank and Trust, to its operations board and Johnathon Brinson from the Views Senior Living to its foundation board.
The Community Foundation of Johnson County added Kaleb Beining, David Bluder, LaTasha DeLoach, Cathy Pugh and Thais Winkleblack to its board.
The Community Foundation of Johnson County added new board members Kaleb Beining, affordable housing specialist; David Bluder, author; LaTasha DeLoach, city of Iowa City; Cathy Pugh, Urban Acres Real Estate; and Thais Winkleblack, MidWestOne Bank.
Junior Achievement of Eastern Iowa appointed Chad Greenlee from BerganKDV to its Cedar Rapids area board of directors and Erin Bishop from Amperage Marketing and Fundraising to its Cedar Valley area board of directors.
Charity Tyler, Cedar Rapids Public Library, was elected 2021-22 United for Libraries president.
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield recognized Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids with a Blue Distinction Center+ for Maternity Care designation, part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.
The Gazette’s June 8 Business Breakfast panel on “The Power Grid of the Future” can be viewed at thegazette.com/special-events/business-breakfast. Panelists were Mayuri Farlinger of Alliant Energy; Michaela Freiburger, Dubuque County Energy District; Kerri Johannsen, Iowa Environmental Council; Dusky Terry, ITC Midwest; and Chad Wiltz, Van Meter. BerganKDV, the business, financial and technology solutions company, is the series sponsor. Supporting partners are NewBoCo and Corridor Careers.