Hawthorne Direct; First Resources; Iowa D.O.T.
Shull promoted at Hawthorne Direct
Hawthorne Direct has promoted Tammy Shull to the position of executive director, administration and human resources.
Prior to her promotion, Shull had been the director, administration and human resources for Hawthorne Direct since 2008. In her post, she leads all areas of human resources in support of the agency’s strategic plans. Shull builds internal and external pipelines to ensure a sustainable bench of developing and ready-now talent for key positions; acts as business advisor to the company’s chief executive officer and senior management teams; and provides facilities and operational management of Hawthorne’s Fairfield offices and production studio.
Earlier, Shull had been human resources manager with MetroGroup, a direct mail production business, from 2004-2008. As such, she led the company’s human resources functions at corporate and plant levels. Her responsibilities included recruitment, compensation, benefits, employee relations and organizational development.
From 1996-2003, Shull was human resources manager with Experian Marketing Services, spearheading human resources staffing, compensation, and employee relations for that large direct marketing letter shop. Previously, she was human resources manager with General Electric from 1978-1996. During her tenure with the company, she worked for a number of GE’s divisions while based in various U.S. cities. These included: GE Switchgear - Burlington; GE Lighting - Cleveland, Ohio; GE Lighting - Goldsboro, N.C.; GE Aerospace - Pittsfield, Mass.; and GE Lighting - Mattoon, Ill.
Shull received a master’s degree in organizational development and analysis from Case Western Reserve University. Earlier, she graduated from Eastern Illinois University, having earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and political science. Additionally, she holds a Senior Professional in Human Resources Certification.
Lantz joins First Resources Corporation
Timothy D. Lantz is joining First Resources Corporation’s Psychotherapy & Counseling Services Center.
Lantz is a mental health counselor licensed with the state of Iowa since 1996. He graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a master’s degree in psychology. He worked as a licensed mental health counselor with Chautauqua Clinic in Fairfield from 1996 until its closing this month. He previously worked as a behavioral medicine therapist in the psychology department of Mayo Medical Center in Rochester, Minn.
Lantz is skilled in the application of cognitive behavioral therapy across a wide age span. Life problems treated include anxiety and mood issues, such as depression, panic attacks, chronic worry, phobias, obsessive compulsiveness, post-traumatic stress, couples relationship issues, grief and stress management.
State offers sponsorships at rest areas
AMES – The Iowa Department of Transportation has posted a request for proposal seeking sponsorship of Iowa’s 37 interstate rest areas.
Entities may opt to sponsor one or more rest areas.
Sponsorship revenue will be deposited into the primary road fund to help offset rest area and highway operational costs and contribute to system improvements
Sponsorship will include signs placed along the highway near the rest area as well as inside the rest area facility. These signs will include identification of the sponsoring entity by displaying their name or logo/trademark.
For information, go to www.iowadot.gov/maintenance/restareas.html.