IOWA

Michelle Niermann might be new to the position of president and chief executive officer at UnityPoint Health-Cedar Rapids. But she has worked for the organization for the past 25 years, most recently as senior vice president and chief operating officer. Cedar Rapids Gazette

Nolting Manufacturing, Inc. in Hiawatha has turned over the leadership reins to Melissa McAfee, a financial professional with more than two decades experience in the manufacturing industry.
Corridor Business Journal

The Iowa Bankers Association has elected officers and directors to serve on its 2019-20 board of directors. Corridor Business Journal

Different patrons point to different items as being their favorite at Kava House Cafe in Swisher. Karen Vondracek, who owns the restaurant with her husband, Craig, said different people have come to appreciate the restaurant for different reasons. Cedar Rapids Gazette

NATIONAL

Forbes' list of wealthiest Americans was out yesterday. One take-away? The women on the ranking are the wealthiest they’ve ever been; representing a combined net worth of $429.7 billion, up from $330 billion in 2018. Forbes

In a new package published last week, New York Magazine's The Cut revisits the stories of the women of #MeToo whose names you may have forgotten. The Cut