Jenny Vipperman, chief lending officer for Florida-based VyStar Credit Union, has joined LenderClose’s board of directors, the fintech lending platform announced Tuesday. “Our growth goals are aggressive, and that calls for an experienced set of directors who are highly attuned to market conditions affecting borrowers, financial institutions, and the end-users of our technology,” said LenderClose CEO […]

Ames-based Workiva Inc. announced it has entered into a strategic partnership with Persefoni Inc., a climate management and account platform, to provide transparent, investor-grade carbon disclosures to joint customers. The companies said their partnership establishes “the only reporting solution in the market that unifies transparent and connected financial and environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting with deeper […]

Pam Wellman, who serves as vice president of human resources at Mediacom Communications, was recognized as one of the cable industry’s “Most Powerful Women of 2021” by Cablefax, a news source on the cable television and broadband industry. Wellman leads all human resources functions for Mediacom’s National Field Operations Group, which has employees in 22 […]

Chuck Magro joined Corteva Agriscience Nov. 1 as its CEO and a member of the board of directors. Based in Delaware, Corteva formed after the 2019 merger of Dow and DuPont and operates labs and seed operations in Johnston and throughout Iowa. The appointment was announced last week in a release saying Magro will replace the retiring Jim Collins. Magro’s most […]

After a virtual Prometheus awards last year, Technology Association of Iowa’s annual event is back in person tonight. As well as recognizing individual companies, startups and people for their achievements, one community will receive the award of Tech Community of the Year for its work bringing businesses, residents and local government to the table for […]

Governance, risk and compliance technology firm ViClarity has named Kurt Sinnett as the new vice president of strategy and business development, ViClarity announced this week. Previously, Sinnett worked as vice president of client relations at Sg2, a health care analytics platform and consulting services provider, and leadership positions at Merck, a global biopharmaceutical company.

Des Moines Area Community College Boone campus student Axl Escarcega, a first-year pre-engineering student originally from Imperial, Calif., has been accepted to join the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) program, DMACC announced this week. Escarcega joins three recent DMACC students and graduates with ties to NASA’s student initiatives. Noah Gleason of Granger was admitted […]