Advisory Board Welcomes New Members
December 3, 2015

The Advisory Board recently welcomed two new members: Dr. Jill Budde and Russell Herschleb. Jill, a graduate from the 2015 Class of Ottumwa Leadership Academy, is the Dean of Career and Workforce Education at Indian Hills Community College. Russ, a graduate from the 2014 Class of Ottumwa Leadership Academy, is Business Unit Manager at John […]

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Alumni Spotlight

Wes Krenz, graduate of the 2015 Ottumwa Leadership Academy was recently promoted from Branch Manager to Regional Manager for Community 1st Credit Union.  He now oversees all three Ottumwa branches and the Bloomfield branch. “My experience at O.L.A. definitely helped me prepare for my new role at C1st by discovering new leadership skills and expanding […]

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NOEL Insurance Unveils the Russ Sporer Leadership Academy Scholarship
September 14, 2015

Ottumwa Leadership Academy, now in its fourth year, welcomed applications for the 2016 cohort. With a successful year of recruitment, 24 applications were submitted — however, of those who applied three were vying for one scholarship. That was until Eldon Hunsicker, Partner of NOEL Insurance found out and was compelled to do something. “We want […]

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