Brent Hinerichsen of The Iowa Financial Group, an office of MetLife Inc., was recently awarded one of the financial services industry’s premier professional credentials, the chartered financial consultant (ChFC) designation, from the American College.

Derek Bleil, senior marketing representative for EMC Insurance Cos. recognizes
CSB Insurance Group and its president, Al Brazelton, for the agency’s sixth consecutive
year as a Premier Partner.

Dr. Stephen Taylor, of Des Moines Orthopaedic Surgeons, was recently honored by the Iowa Athletic Training Society (IATS). He received the IATS Award of Merit.  This award recognizes a medical professional who has made significant contributions to the profession of athletic training, has distinguished himself or herself in the profession of athletic training, and has ties to the state of Iowa through education or employment.