Great Western Bank putting down roots in CR

Great Western Bank is making its presence felt with a rapidly growing loan portfolio and its first Cedar Rapids branch set to open this summer.

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In a surprise move, the wealth management team at the University of Iowa Community Credit Union left the financial institution en masse on April 26, announcing plans to launch their own firm and taking their clients’ business with them.

Former pro athlete and Corridor entrepreneur Nate Kaeding sits down with Tony Bedard, CEO of Frontier Co-op, in the latest edition of the CBJ’s Q&A feature, Real Success with Nate Kaeding, presented by MidWestOne Bank.

In today’s war for talent, tech startups and corporate giants are redefining the recruitment game with a host of unique benefits, perks and amenities – but that doesn’t mean smaller companies can’t compete. Introducing Part 3 of the CBJ’s special workforce series, (Un)Hired Help.

Compelling stories are key to moving the Trump administration to end a trade war that impacts one in five Iowa jobs, U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst recently told a business-focused town hall audience in Williamsburg.

UFG Insurance will move into the American Building, a project on one of the city’s most high-profile corners that answers the question of how to update and expand a prominent historic structure without diminishing its strong classical design. 


Putting EdTech center-stage

May 23, 2019

CBJ Editorial
Several years ago there was a visioning process striving to identify important common regional industry sectors and themes that could be a galvanizing point for the Corridor. Education technology or EdTech wasn’t on the initial list, to our dismay.

It’s time to get real (with your branding)

May 22, 2019

By Lynn Manternach | Branding Column
There’s a lot of buzz these days about brand authenticity. But what makes a brand authentic?

How to resolve a contractual dispute

May 22, 2019

By Jonathan Schmidt | Law Column
Contracts often are made and broken. Certain matters that were believed to be clear become foggy. Terms are disputed. What constitutes complete performance is debated. In those instances, the parties may have difficulty in resolving their disputes.

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