Janet Godwin

Janet Godwin describes herself as a person who has always been about “getting stuff done.” Her rise from entry-level content developer to chief operating officer at ACT demonstrates those words are more than a toss off.

Brooke Fitzgerald

Brooke Fitzgerald’s chipper personality exemplifies the expression, “The early bird gets the worm.”

Mary Ferentz

Mary Ferentz is not a person prone to tooting her own horn, describing herself simply as a homemaker, volunteer and philanthropist. But those who have worked with her on a lengthy list of boards, charities and causes – particularly the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital, where she’s chaired the council for 12 years and personally raised more than $1.5 – are more than happy to do it for her.

Kim Downs

After a late career start, Hiawatha City Administrator Kim Downs has proven to be just the kind of staff leader the fast-growing, business-oriented city of 7,200 needed.

Meet 2017’s Forty Under 40

The Corridor Business Journal is proud to introduce another outstanding class of Forty Under 40 honorees, all of whom have been selected for both their profes­sional achievements and dedicated service to our communities.

Ali Ahmad

2017 Forty Under 40

Brad Axdahl

2017 Forty Under 40

Gerald Beranek

2017 Forty Under 40

John Boller

2017 Forty Under 40

Robin Boudreau

2017 Forty Under 40


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