Hancock County Economic Development Corp. has a governing board of 14 voting members and four advisor non-voting members. Some people ask what it is like to have 18 bosses. Personally I look at it like having 18 partners.

Currently on our board, we have a diversified group with a wealth of knowledge and expertise:

Board Members:

Jim Hasty - Currently Vice President /General Manager of Iowa Mold Tooling Co, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation.

Randy Yeakel - President/CEO of Communications 1 Network, Inc. - 34 years of experience in the communications industry. He also serves on the Kanawha Fire Department for the past 28 years and is the Treasurer.

Randy Lansing - Randy Lansing is the city administrator of the City of Garner, since December 2012.

Dave Boehnke - A graduate of Iowa State with a BS in Agronomy. Dave has nearly twenty years’ experience as a rep with Pioneer Hi-bred International.

Ken Blank - Ken is currently the serving his 18th year as Mayor of Klemme. He has been a General contractor in this area for over 40 years.

Todd Foss - Key Account/Economic Development Director for Prairie Energy. Todd currently serves on several boards and very active in Iowa Area Development Corporation.

Dennis Busta - Dennis is the current President-CEO of Manufactures Bank and Trust and has been working in several aspects of banking since the late 1980’s.

Jeffry Stampohar - Jeff is currently the Administrator/CEO of Hancock County Health Systems (HCHS).

Sharon Hankins - Sharon is currently on the Corwith City Council, has had 26 years of working in school districts, 13 years owning and working in a trucking business with her husband.

Jay Hiscocks - Jay is owner and agent of the State Farm Agency in Britt. Jay is also assistant Basketball coach as West Hancock.