Economic Development Corporation

2020 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.



David Brandt
Dutton-Lainson Company


Shawn Hartmann
Hastings HVAC

Vice President

                                                      Travis Turek
Bruckman Rubber


Elected Directors
Eric Barber - Mary Lanning Healthcare
Craig Kautz - Hastings Public Schools
Travis Turek - Bruckman Rubber
Shawn Hartmann - Utility Board
Scott Kvols - Pinnacle Bank
Jessi Hoeft - First Street Brewing Company
David Brandt - Dutton-Lainson Company
Sean Ablott  - Flatland Sales
Dan Pauley - Lamson Dugan & Murray
Tim Redline - Redline Pharmacy
Beth Coil - Heartland Bank

Institutional Directors (Permanent Seats)
Mayor Corey Stutte - City of Hastings
Dave Ptak - City of Hastings
Matt Fong - Hastings City Council
Scott Thomsen - Adams County Board
Kevin Johnson - Hastings Utilities
Jerry Wallace- Central Community College
TBD - Hastings College
Dee Haussler - Hastings Corporation
Mikki Shafer - Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce
Jeff Schneider - Hastings Public Schools
Shawn Scott - Adams Central Schools

Past Presidents 
Scott Sterling - Hastings Ford Lincoln
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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