Economic Development Corporation

2014 Board of Directors

The Hastings Economic Development Corporation is governed by a board of directors comprised of local leaders from business, industry, education, and government.



Terry Anstine
Five Points Bank

Bob Fifield
Cooperative Producers, Inc.
Vice President

Bob Wilson

Elected Directors
Dr. Tyler Adam - Obstetricians & Gynecologists, P.C.
George Anderson - Gessford Machine
Eric Barber - Mary Lanning Healthcare
Sherri Bonifas - Sherri Bonifas CPA
Craig Farley - Thermo King
Dee Haussler - Retired, HEDC
Bob Herbek - Heritage Bank
Todd Kwiecinski - W Design Associates

Institutional Directors (Permanent Seats)
Mayor Vern Powers - City of Hastings
Joe Patterson - City of Hastings
Michael Krings - Hastings City Council
Lee Saathoff - Adams County Board of Supervisors
Marv Schultes - Hastings Utilities
Jeanette Dewalt - Hastings Board of Public Works
Scott Krieger - Hastings Board of Public Works
Bill Hitesman - Central Community College
Don Jackson - Hastings College
Bob Finnigsmier - Hastings Corporation
Tom Hastings - Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce

Past Presidents
Jay Landell - Wells Fargo Bank
Justin Osborne - Industrial Irrigation Services
Duane Kristensen - Chief Ethanol Fuels
William Hermes - Dutton-Lainson Company
Jack Schreiner - Bruckman Rubber
Bob Foote Jr. - Big 'G' Ace Hardware
Pat Mertens - Centennial Plastics
Gale Beirow - Hastings Irrigation Pipe Company
John Farrell - Retired, Wells Fargo Bank
Lavern Franzen - Retired, Central Community College
Jim Guthmann - Kenyon-Ross
Don Hulme - Central Community College Small Business Institute
Bob Poppe - Ruhter Auction & Realty
Ed Schlachter - Retired, Village Pharmacy


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