Economic Development Corporation

2019 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.



Scott Sterling
Hastings Ford-Lincoln

David Brandt
Dutton-Lainson Company
Vice President

Shawn Hartmann
Hastings HVAC

Elected Directors
Bruce Cutright - Mary Lanning Healthcare
Terry Anstine - Five Points Bank of Hastings
Justin Osborne - Industrial Irrigation
Craig Kautz - Hastings Public Schools
Shawn Hartmann - Utility Board
Duane Kristensen - Chief Ethanol Fuels
Jessi Hoeft - First Street Brewing Company
Meghan Reinhard - Hastings Young Professionals
Sean Ablott  - Flatland Sales
Dan Pauley - Dunmire, Fisher, Hastings & Pauley
Tim Redline - Redline Pharmacy
Scott Kvols - Pinnacle Bank
Kaleena Fong - Oakeson Steiner Wealth & Retirement

Institutional Directors (Permanent Seats)
Mayor Corey Stutte - City of Hastings
Joe Patterson - City of Hastings
Scott Snell - Hastings City Council
Scott Thomsen - Adams County Board
Kevin Johnson - Hastings Utilities
Bill Hitesman - Central Community College
Travis Feezell - Hastings College
Dee Haussler - Hastings Corporation
Mikki Shafer - Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce

Past Presidents 
Pat Mertens - Centennial Plastics
George Anderson - Gessford Machine
Dr. Tyler Adam - Obstetricians & Gynecologists PC 
Bob Wilson - Retired - Flowserve
Jay Landell - Ag Resource Management
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
Gale Beirow - Hastings Irrigation Pipe Company
Terry Anstine - Five Points Bank
Lavern Franzen - Retired, Central Community College
Jim Guthmann - Kenyon-Ross
Don Hulme - Central Community College Small Business Institute
Ed Schlachter - Retired


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