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Wickham receives CLTC designation

Mike Wickham of Northwestern Mutual, the Zach Group has been recognized as a financial professional with an expertise in long-term care insurance by achieving the Certified in Long-Term Care designation.

With the CLTC designation, Wickham has received one of the most extensive educations available for financial professionals in the field of long-term care insurance. Graduates of the CLTC designation program from the Corporation for Long-Term Care Certification, Inc. have completed a multidisciplinary curriculum with a detailed concentration on essential information involved in the sale of long-term care insurance. The program, acknowledged by state regulators as an appropriate continuing education means, is a valuable resource for financial professionals desiring to remain up-to-date on industry trends.

As a financial representative with the Northwestern Mutual, Wickham is part of a network of specialists offering a wide array of insurance, investment products and services. Wickham is associated with Zach Group of Cedar Rapids. Wickham holds an Associate’s Degree from Iowa Central Community college.

Orpheum names Hunter new technical director

The IVCCD Orpheum Theater Center named Grinnell native Michael Hunter as the new Technical Director at the Orpheum, following the departure of Chris Winneman.

Hunter grew up in Grinnell where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Grinnell College, and his Master of Arts in Teaching from Drake University. He has worked professionally at Glimmerglass Opera, Grinnell College, Blackhawk Lighting, the McCallum Fine Arts Academy and Zurich Young People’s Theatre. Over the last seven years he has been the technical director and designer and high school math teacher for Grinnell High School.

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