President: Sandi Lafferty

Director of Corporate Marketing & Communications
The Views Senior Living Communities
Phone: 319.551.9697

Sandi grew up in Cedar Rapids, and came back after college and has lived in Cedar Rapids since 1994. Sandi manages all aspects of marketing and communications of The Views Senior Living Community. Sandi is active in the community and has three grown children and one grandchild. She enjoys staying active and likes to ride her bike, and exercise. She is in several book clubs and enjoys spending time with friends and family. Her children all live away, so Sandi travels to visit as often as possible. Sandi likes to network with friends and business professionals helping others in the community.

Treasurer: Chris Overturf

Certified Public Accountant

LattaHarris, LLP,
Phone: 319.366.2163

Chris Overturf is a CPA with Latta, Harris, Hanon & Penningroth, LLP. He graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a degree in accounting in 1997, and began in public accounting practice with a small local firm in the Twin Cities that same year. Chris joined the Cedar Rapids office of Latta Harris in October of 2008. His specialty is in federal and state income taxation, and has extensive experience in many tax areas, including individual, corporate, partnership, and estate/fiduciary. Latta Harris is a regional accounting firm with offices in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Washington, Tipton, and Grundy Center, and offers experience in tax, accounting/auditing, payroll, bookkeeping and business valuation services. Chris is also active in the community as a member of the Cedar Rapids Area Convention & Visitors Bureau board, is on the executive committee of Cedar Rapids Daybreak Rotary, and is on the board for the Eastern Iowa Chapter of the Society for Financial Service Professionals. Chris and his wife Holly reside in Urbana, and have two daughters.

Programs: Rob Hanna

Owner, Hanna Plumbing & Heating Inc
Phone: 319.377.2809

Rob Hanna started his career at McGladrey in the Quad Cities and worked as a financial statement auditor for about five years. In 2013 Rob came back to Cedar Rapids to work for the family business.  Hanna Plumbing & Heating's motto is to provide quality installation & service for both commercial and residential customers. Hanna Plumbing was the 9th fastest growing company in the corridor in 2016, and is poised to be in the top ten fastest growing companies in 2017 as well. Rob is involved with preparing estimates for commercial plumbing and mechanical systems and also takes care of all financial management of the business. 

Jason Miller

Division Manager
Price Electric,
Phone: 319.393.6406 ext. 209

With more than 17 years of residential electrical experience, I am currently the Division Manager for the Residential and Service Divisions at Price Electric.  I am responsible for the growth and development of the divisions as well as following through with all areas of its operations, including customer service. With over 120 Merit Shop employees, we have the experience and knowledge to be a very diversified leader in today’s electrical industry.  While designing and providing installations in the fields of: Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Agricultural, Utility, Structured Cabling, and more, we do what it takes to make our customer’s lives easier and our employee’s lives more rewarding.

Wendy Votroubek

Real Estate Broker
Skogman Realty,
Phone: 319.389.SOLD (7653)

Each and every REALTOR® and real estate agent at The Votroubek Real Estate Group is fully committed to our clients and works hard to achieve results! As prominent REALTORS® and real estate professionals in the Cedar Rapids IA area community, we are dedicated to providing the finest real estate services available while breaking new ground. That is our goal as a preeminent real estate broker, whether you are looking for residential property, condos, single family homes, townhomes, commercial, new construction, or other properties in Cedar Rapids and the surrounding area. Because the Iowa real estate industry is becoming more sophisticated and challenging every day, you need a Cedar Rapids IA area REALTOR® that understands the industry and is positioned to stay ahead of the market. You can work with us and our agents in confidence, knowing that we are dedicated to meeting and exceeding your Iowa property needs.

Pat Callanan

Hawkeye Communication,
Phone: 319.362.4300 

Customized commercial and residential security systems with first class support from our central station 24/7. Owning a security system significantly reduces your risk of burglary and shrinkage (NBFAA). When you partner with Hawkeye Communication/Fandel Alarms in Hiawatha, IA , you don’t just get a customized security system. You will have peace of mind knowing that there is an entire network working for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to protect your business or home.

Stacey Harmsen

Promotional Products Distributor
Harmsen Marketing,
Phone: 319.361.8200

I am a promotional products distributor offering thousands of unique promotional solutions that creatively and consistently communicate your company message. These products will help you achieve your marketing and business goals. Products available include clothing, pens, magnets, calendars, awards and much more. They can be utilized for trade shows, service awards, employee recognition, business gifts, and generating new customers and new accounts.

Jim Angstman

Commercial Realtor

Coldwell Banker Hedges Realty,
Phone: 319.540.1800

Jim Angstman has been involved in real estate, land development and commercial / residential construction since 1999. Jim’ helps his customers with all aspects of  commercial real estate and strives for complete customer satisfaction in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, and surrounding cities.  Jim is proficient in retail, office, multi-family, 1031 exchange and all facets of commercial and residential land development.

Brian Doyle

Advisor,  Acumen Benefit Advisors,
Phone: 319.731.0503

Acumen is an independent employee benefits firm specializing in finding the best possible solutions for our clients by applying our proprietary data analysis process to their unique needs. Our in-depth process allows us to guide our clients to make strategic and more knowledgeable decisions about their employee benefits plan for their needs today and in the future. Our name reflects our mission to provide clients with greater insight about their employee benefits plans in order to help them make informed, long term, cost effective decisions that ultimately give them more control.

Janet Beal

Financial Advisor
Winner Lynk Advisory Group,
Phone: 319.730.7526

Some of the products and services Jan provides include tax strategies surrounding investments, retirement strategies, life insurance and annuities. Through consistent hard work and a reputation for outstanding service, Jan has built a solid client base and her business has expanded through referrals from satisfied clients. Winner Lynk Advisory Group is a member of Securian Advisors MidAmerica.

Lisa Strait

 Vice President, Commercial Banking 
 Bankers Trust 
 Phone: 319.866.7230

Lisa Strit, Vice President, Commercial Lending Officer at Bankers Trust has over twenty years banking experience. She provides financial solutions to her clients by offering a wide variety of business products and services, including checking, savings, loans, lines of credit, credit cards, merchant services and more. Lisa works with large and small businesses, as well as start up companies. Give her a call for any of your business banking needs. Lisa is a Cedar Rapids native and graduated from University of Northern Iowa with a degree in Finance.

Joe Schmitt

Rapids Wholesale,


Phone: 319.533.6941

Rapids is a nationwide provider of commercial foodservice equipment and supplies & service. We utilize a direct sales force, web sales, catalog sales and retail showroom sales & offer full service design, procurement installation, training and project management services for any project. We also offer full service equipment and facility management services for multi unit restaurant operators across the country. Joe is also a member of Metro North Rotary and the Foodservice Equipment Distributors Association. 


Joe and his wife, Geri, have been married for 35 years & have 4 children and 5 grandchildren. They en enjoy time at their lake house sharing with family and friends. He also enjoys golf, travel on fun local day trips, and supporting local charities and organizations dedicated to young people in need.

Paul Phelan

Executive Vice-President, COO 
Phelan’s Interiors,
Phone: 319.363.9634

Phelan’s Interiors is Iowa's largest full-service provider of professional design services and products for home and business environments. For over 73 years the Schwinn and Phelan families have traveled extensively to provide quality products for discriminating clients. Our staff of five residential and five commercial designers are anxious to show you why we say "There's Comfort Inside".

Dave Brost, Jr

Brost Architects LTD,  
Phone: 319.366.8531

Registered Architect in charge of various commercial projects, and manging a business. I have been married to Shirley for 23-yrs. She works with me in the business, as the office manager. We have a daughter Kari who is a sophmore at Xavier High School, and a son Connor who is an 8th grader at Regis Middle School. Running a business and raising two(2) teenagers keeps us very busy.

Mandy Ferrante

Bouslog Insurance,
Phone: 319.377.7321

Mandy Ferrante is a licensed personal and commercial insurance agent. She has been at Bouslog since 2012 and loves helping her clients find the best insurance product for the best price by comparing their many different companies. Mandy is also active in the community through Junior League of Cedar Rapids.

Bryan Kubik

Director of Business Development
Knutson Construction,
Phone: 319.361.5680


Knutson Construction is a 105 year Construction General Contractor serving the Eastern Iowa Corridor. Brian's role is o development relationships with real estate developers, city officials, higher education officials, and economic development representatives in the community. Previous to Knutson Construction, Brian was a 20 year banker in Eastern Iowa, with the past 9 years as a Commercial Lender. Brian is a member of the Marion Chamber of Commerce board of directors.  Brian is married to Stephanie and they have 3 children. Brian loves to Golf, Fish, Travel, and attend his kids sporting events. Brian is also a die hard Hawkeye, Cubs, and Cowboys fan! 

Tim Lamb

Real Estate Loan Officer
Collins Credit Union,
Phone: 319.366.5799

Tim Lamb has been in the mortgage business for over 14 years and greatly enjoys helping his clients with this large financial decision. If you are planning to buy, build, or refinance a home give him a call today!

Joe Kirby

Happily retired & going back to college


Phone: 319.270.9631

Joe has been active in the community in Cedar Rapids Daybreak Rotary member, Kids First Law Center, is a Board Member of  Angel Flight Central, and a Pilot for Lifeline Pilots. He has been married to his wife Carolyn for 28 years, and they have four daughters and one grandson. Community service is important to him, and Joe likes to make an impact wherever possible. Since 2013, through my Rotary Club, Joe has been leading community development efforts for a small village in El Salvador; where they built an Early Childhood Development Center, and are currently working on a community well project, which will be followed up with improvements to their primary school. Joe holds a Commercial Pilot license with an instrument rating and enjoys flying for pleasure or as a voluteer pilot for angel flight and lifeline pilots. Joe enjoys bicycling, golfing, and playing
with his grandson.

William J. Neppl

Bradley & Riley PC,
Phone: 319.861.8734

My primary areas of practice are corporate and business law, real estate law, and wills, trust and estate planning. I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Government from the University of South Dakota in 1973, my Masters Degree in Public Administration from the University of Iowa in 1974, and my Juris Doctorate from the University of Iowa College of Law in 1978. In my practice I work with individuals and closely held businesses, and counsel them in connection with formation, governance, personal estate planning, all types of real estate matters, and all types of business transactions.

Mark Denny

Owner,  General Manager

White Glove Movers,
Phone: 319.432.4119

Mark oversees the daily operations of White Glove Movers residential & commercial moving company operations. He manages a staff of 11-15 employees, & serve the community with both local and long distance moves. Mark's responsibilities include HR, Operations, Marketing, Accounting, etc.. - basically he is responsible for getting the business and making sure everything is executed properly.  Mark is active in the community through Bowman Woods Pool & Racquet club, board member of the Zach Johnson Foundation, committee member at Xavier High School, Basketball Coach for AYSO, & Youth Soccer Coach. Mark & his wife have 3 young boys (11, 8, 5 yrs old). He enjoys anything sports related - especially basketball, golf and fishing. He enjoys watching or playing sports/games with his boys & traveling.

President: Amy Moore

Sales Rep, Premier Designs Jewelry
Phone: 319.202.8888 

Amy has worked in corporate engineering design, manufacture, and program management for 30 years has sold Premier Designs Jewelry since 2002 alongside her "day job". Whether you are looking for a gift for yourself or a friend or family member, Premier Designs offers high fashion jewelry for every woman - every age - every style.  Contact Amy to learn more about a private showing or how to get  your jewelry for free!  Amy is a grandmother to 4 sweet grandbabies and the wife of Pastor Kevin Moore who currently serves at Estherville United Methodist Church in Estherville IA. Amy is involved with SCORE & helps out in many capacities at her church. ​

Breakfast of Champions members get a 10% discount on all orders!

Vice President: Nick Trotter

Account Manager

Phone: 319.240.2876

Nick has been with Aerotek for 15 years as an Account Manager in the Construction Services & Engineering Division. Aerotek is a leading provider of technical, professional and industrial recruiting and staffing services. We are part of Allegis Group Inc., the largest staffing company in the U.S. and the fourth largest staffing company in the world. I specialize in technical staffing through Aerotek Construction Services and Engineering. 

I have a family and love spending time with them and also love ice fishing.

Meeting Location

Hy Vee Community Room

3235 Oakland Rd ., NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402


Sandi Lafferty

T: 319.551.9697


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