Iowa Falls Woman Confesses To Embezzlement

An Iowa Falls woman has confessed to the embezzlement of money from a bank where she had worked. She is accused of defrauding more than $144,000. Federal prosecutors say Teresa Kobriger embezzled the money when she was working for Iowa Falls State Bank from December 2008 to December 2012. According to prosecutors, Kobriger was charged […]

Iowa Insurance Division Signs MoU with International Association of Insurance Supervisors

A memorandum of understanding was signed recently between the Iowa Insurance Division and the International Association of Insurance Supervisors. Iowa Insurance Commissioner Nick Gerhart made the announcement of the new partnership on March 27. Nick Gerhart said, “Joining this international memorandum of understanding is an important step forward for the industry the Iowa Insurance Division […]

Hari Shankar Memorial Lecture on Data Mining and Business Analytics to Be Held at UNI

Johannes Ledolter, professor at the Department of Management Sciences of the University of Iowa, will present the annual Hari Shankar Memorial Lecture on “Data Mining and Business Analytics with Big and Small Data” on 7 April at in Lantz Auditorium, McCollum Science Hall, Room 137 at the University of Northern Iowa. The lecture will start […]

UNI’s Business School Named to Military Times Best for Vets: Business Schools Rankings

The University Of Northern Iowa College Of Business Administration has been nominated for the Military Times Best for Vets: Business Schools 2015 rankings. This award is given to business schools for offering MBA program to America’s veterans. UNI Business Administration has achieved 61th position among top 75 business schools for America’s veterans. Student affairs vice […]

Principal Funds Launches Emerging Markets Equity Fund

Principal Funds has launched the Principal Origin Emerging Markets Fund, offering shares for Class A (POEYX), Class I (POEIX) and Class R6 (POEFX). According to Principal Financial, “the new fund seeks to achieve capital growth by investing primarily in global emerging market equities that are well-managed and undervalued, and that have improving profit expectations and […]

CDS Global Now Managing Print, Digital Magazine Processing for The Atlantic

CDS Global announced earlier this month a business process outsourcing partnership with The Atlantic, working with the publication on order and customer management solutions to support the magazine’s print and digital content offerings. CDS Global is providing The Atlantic with full-service magazine fulfillment, including digital marketing services, multichannel customer service, mailing services and circulation analytics. The […]

Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud Fighters Program on 9 April

The Iowa Insurance Division is going to organize a statewide public education program “Iowa Fraud Fighters – Shield Your Savings” on 9 April. The program will be held at the Carrollton Inn ballroom, situated at 1730 U.S. Hwy. 71 North in Carroll. Iowa Insurance Commissioner Nick Gerhart made the announcement of the public education program […]

Iowa Company Launches Handwritten Thank You Card Service

Nick Berry, a Des Moines area business owner, has formed Thankably, a startup that focuses on handwritten thank you card services for small business and sales professionals. Berry said that he first learned the importance of a well written thank you card when he took his first job after leaving the military.  “My very first […]