Bob Brown of KJWW Engineering Consultants, Des Moines, has won an Award of Merit from the Illuminating Engineering Society for KJWW’s lighting design for the renovation of Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center at Veterans Memorial in Des Moines.

KJWW Engineering Consultants is ranked as the No. 1 mechanical/electrical/plumbing (MEP) firm in the Midwest in Engineering News-Record Midwest’s 2013 Top Design Firms.

The city of Des Moines’ Fire Training and Logistics Facility, located at 2715 Dean Ave., has been designated by the U.S. Green Building Council as having achieved a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating of Silver. 

Industry-leading media group Advertising Age has ranked The Integer Group as the largest promotions agency in the U.S. based on promotions revenue. 

The American Society of Association Executives has announced that Jessica Reinert, executive director of the American Institute of Architects’ Iowa chapter (AIA Iowa) has earned the certified association executive (CAE) credential. 

Harry Stine, president and founder of Stine Seed Co., joins a top-notch group of CEOs in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) workforce. The official list was published in STEMconnector and Fortune magazine and was also announced during the 2013 STEM Solutions Summit presented by U.S. News and World Report in Austin, Texas, on June 18.

Shazia Manus, CEO of The Members Group (TMG), has been appointed to serve a one-year term on the Credit Union National Association’s (CUNA) Payments Policy Subcommittee. 

Matt McDermott has earned the Iowa State Bar Association’s Young Lawyer Division (YLD) Award of Merit. McDermott also is on the cover of the summer edition of the University of California, Berkeley Law School alumni magazine.