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 […]

Des Moines Area Community College announced it is closing the college today as an investigation continues into a cybersecurity incident first identified Wednesday. The investigation prompted DMACC’s information technology department to voluntarily shut down all online instruction and the telephone system beginning Thursday afternoon. There is currently no indication that student or employee information has […]

PeachPay co-founders John Jago, David Mainayar and Aaryaman Anerao. Photo provided by PeachPay The Ames-based startup PeachPay is building a one-click payment solution for small merchants trying to operate on one of the largest e-commerce providers on the web. Co-founders and 2020 college graduates Aaryaman Anerao and David Mainayar connected through an internship at Kiwi Campus, […]