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Tom Cilek’s New Best Friend: Adam Keune

In the premiere of this new CBJ podcast, West Bank’s Tom Cilek shares stories with Adam Keune, co-founder and chief people officer with Higher Learning Technologies, about the edtech company’s origins and how a few impromptu meetings made it all happen.

Recent News

Former pro athlete and Iowa entrepreneur Nate Kaeding sits down with Mary Sundblad, owner of Stuff Etc., to discuss her unique upbringing, her introduction to business and the art of the (consignment) deal in the latest edition of Real Success, presented by MidWestOne Bank.

With the launch of its Foundations Learning System and a new CEO, the company is offering a powerful tool that educators can use to close the reading deficiency gap that is holding back students.

University of Iowa Health Care, grappling with growing statewide demand and budgetary constraints, has named Timothy Y. Kan as its first chief growth officer.

Hosts Sarika Bhakta and Anthony Arrington talk with Cedar Rapids Mayor Brad Hart about the city’s efforts to improve equity, diversity, inclusion and engagement, new initiatives to attract minority candidates to city posts and the rising “ban the box” movement in the latest CBJ podcast.

The Corridor Business Journal is proud to introduce another remarkable class of Forty Under 40 honorees, selected for the meaningful contributions they’ve made to their businesses and communities in their still-young careers. Meet all of this year’s honorees here.

Consulting

Let’s fix our immigration policy

November 18, 2019

CBJ Editorial
Hass Machlab, Naftaly Stramer, Pankaj Monga, and Tony Golobic – they are just a few of the region’s most
distinguished and successful entrepreneurs.

Health care consumerism increases value in patient care

November 4, 2019

By Michelle Niermann | Health Care Column
According to a recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study, the number of individuals with high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) has increased about 15 percent in the last decade. These plans allow individuals to pay lower insurance premiums but pay more out-of-pocket until their deductible is met.

I just kinda sorta think you should relax about assertive language

October 29, 2019

By Jen Neumann | Guest Column
According to multiple articles and business books, I undermined my own authority with this headline. These articles love to tell us (especially women) how we should speak/behave/carry ourselves to appear more assertive and be taken more seriously by others. But I disagree.

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