Board of Directors

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Leah Allen Director of Sale – Isle Casino Hotel and the Quad-Cities Waterfront Convention Center

Leah Allen is the Director of Sales with the Isle Casino Hotel and the Quad-Cities Waterfront Convention Center with over 15 years of expertise bringing tourism to the area and orchestrating corporate and social events.

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Paul Backe Co-Owner/Principal – Wireless Central, LLC.

Paul Backe has been in the Wireless Telecommunication Industry for over 30 years.  

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Garrett Beirne Financial Advisor – Edward Jones

Garrett Beirne is a Financial Advisor for Edward Jones. He was born and raised in the Quad Cities and has an office in downtown Bettendorf.

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Tyler Bindrum Major Account Manager – Central Scott Telephone and CS Technologies. Inc.

Graduated with Distinction with a degree in Political Science from the University of Kansas.

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Bill Gabelmann CPA, Principal – Honkamp, P.C.

Bill has 42 years experience in both public and private accounting, including six years with a Top 5 global accounting firm, six years with a robotics systems manufacturer and 14 years leading his own firm before merging with Honkamp.

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Jeffrey Hill Realtor – Realty One Group

Jeff is a lifelong Bettendorf resident and an active member of the community. 

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Heidi Huiskamp Collins Founder & CEO – Huiskamp Collins Investments, LLC

Heidi Huiskamp Collins is the founder and CEO of Huiskamp Collins Investments, LLC and Huiskamp Collins Educational Planning, LLC. 

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Jeff Kaczinski Project Manager – General Constructors, Inc.

-Project Manager for General Constructors, Inc. for 10+ years

-Retired from the US Navy Seabees (3 years active duty, 21 years active reserve)

-2 daughters, Rachel 29, occupational therapist and director of rehabilitation for the Quartet senior living in Bettendorf.

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Casey Keller Co-Owner – K&K Hardware & Lumber

Casey Keller is the Store Manager and a Co-Owner of K&K Hardware & Lumber in downtown Bettendorf. 

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Miriam Lemke Director of Sales – Hilton Garden Inn, Bettendorf

Miriam Lemke is the Director of Sales at the Hilton Garden Inn in Bettendorf.

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Larry Makoben Founding Member of BBN

Meet Larry, a seasoned professional in the financial institutions business with over 57 years of experience.

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Kelsey Manecke Marketing Coordinator – BankORION

Graduate of Central College in Pella, IA where she was born and raised.

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Jeffery McDaniel Brooks Law Firm, P.C.

Jeff has lived in Bettendorf for more than 40 years. His wife is a teacher in and all his children all graduated from the Bettendorf Community Schools District.

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Brad Morrison Owner – Riverbend Signworks

Brad is a very proud member of the Bettendorf Business Network and has been in leadership roles in the area for years.

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Linda Mosher CEO – LogoPro

Linda is the founder and owner of LogoPro Promotional Products, a leading supplier of branded merchandise to clubs, organizations, and businesses all over the country.

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Erica Schroeder-Cerda Senior Resource Specialist – LivWell Seniors, LLC

I am honored to be on the current Executive Board, serving as President of the Bettendorf Business Network.

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Chris Zubroski Owner/President – Donohoo Steel Treating

Chris has over 35 years of experience at Donohoo Steel Treating with knowledge in all areas of the company.