General Counsel for Stanley Consultants has 25 years of experience exporting professional services MUSCATINE, Iowa - Stanley Consultants Vice President and General Counsel Henry Marquard has been appointed to the Iowa District Export Council (DEC). He was appointed as a council member by United States Secretary of Commerce Pritzker based on his experience with the international export of...
Joining the Quad Cities Chamber is one of the most economical ways your business can gather leads, meet prospects and promote your products and services. The Chamber represents 2,000 member businesses and all members are invited to join in any and all of our networking events.
Ashish Gadnis spent his childhood in a slum in Mumbai before moving to the United States where he successfully started and sold several companies. Now his goal is to eradicate world poverty. During last week's Executives Club, he shared with Quad Cities' business leaders his strategy to make a difference and how it can be implemented in the Quad Cities.
The Quad Cities region earned two of the top 10 spots in Site Selection Magazine's Big Muddy Cup award recognizing new business investment along the Mississippi River.
Milan, IL- (March 11, 2016) – Dennis Eckhardt, President and CEO of Port Byron State Bank and Blackhawk Bank & Trust Executive Chairman, W. Gerard Huiskamp along with James H. Huiskamp, President of Blackhawk Bank & Trust, jointly announce the sale of Port Bryon State Bank to Blackhawk Bank & Trust.
Moline, IL – QCR Holdings, Inc., and its wholly owned subsidiaries, Quad City Bank & Trust, Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust, Rockford Bank & Trust, Community Bank & Trust, and m2 Lease Funds, today announced its inaugural company-wide Pay It Forward Day. This initiative was designed to inspire employees to perform unexpected acts of kindness and positively impact the communities where over a combined...
The ATHENA honorees are women within the eastern Iowa and western Illinois region who excel in their profession, make a significant difference in the community and empower women to be leaders. The Male Champions of Change Award honors men who exhibit an exceptional commitment to the acceleration of women in leadership and who utilize their influence, talents and abilities to enhance gender...
The Quad Cities Chamber today hosted Iowa Governor Terry Branstad who shared his Condition of the State address. Governor Branstad shared his thoughts on the Quad Cities Chamber's top priorities and the steps needed to keep Iowa competitive in a global economy, particularly those related to education, workforce, and economic development.
During the Quad Cities Chamber's annual Economic Forecast held last week, Deere & Company's Chief Economist, Dr. J.B. Penn was joined by a panel of local industry leaders to discuss factors on the horizon that are impacting the economy.
During the Quad Cities Chamber's annual advocacy trip to Des Moines, IA February 10-11, forty area leaders met with legislative leadership, Governor Branstad, and key agency leaders to discuss a number of issues important to our region's economy and growth.
For the third straight year Illinois leads the U.S. Green Building Council’s annual Top 10 States for LEED, with several of the state’s 2015 certified projects featuring energy-efficient design by Quad-Cities-based KJWW Engineering Consultants.
Acquisition of Hartwig & Associates facilitates Stanley Consultants' move into Colorado transportation market
Picture this: A company is considering opening a new plant in the Quad Cities region, but the land they need is in an agricultural preservation zone. What happens?
The Quad Cities Chamber hosted Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner today where he addressed a crowd of 150 local leaders. Gov. Rauner shared his plan to make the state of Illinois more efficient and effective by reforming the political and government processes, the school system, and economic climate. Within the government process, Gov. Rauner is focused on modernizing its IT infrastructure to become more...
In 2014, the Chamber's Regional Opportunities Council initiated a Regional Vision planning process that convened business, government, non-profit, and civic organizations to design a collaborative road map to prosperity for our region. What followed was months of research, public input, analysis, and evaluation followed by meetings of debate and consensus building.