Advisory Council

The Iowa Association of Business and Industry (ABI) Advisory Council is a select group of members who advise ABI on trends and critical business issues in the marketplace to deliver the best possible programming for its members. These trusted advisors invest in ABI both monetarily and through regular meetings to stay at the forefront of business issues and share best practices.

For more information about the Advisory Council and how to get involved, contact Kathy Anderson, 515-235-0575.

  • 21st Century Rehab

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    Health and Wellness — 21st Century Rehab, P.C. "Work well. Play well. Live Well." provides valuable services to help employers hire the right workers, keep them healthy and productive at work, and if necessary, promote a safe return back to work ASAP. 

  • BCC Advisers

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    Business Planning — BCC Advisers specializes in merger and acquisition consulting, business valuation and litigation support services, providing personalized solutions to privately-held businesses.

  • Brick Gentry

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    Legal/Law — Brick Gentry Law Firm assists clients on a wide range of business-related issues:  business formation, mergers and acquisition, employment, franchising, agriculture, intellectual property, real estate and more.

  • BrownWinick

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    Legal/Law — BrownWinick’s single focus on the needs of businesses of all sizes guided its growth into a formidable full-service legal advocate for the interests of all clients.

  • CIRAS

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    Business Operations — Iowa State University’s Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS) makes businesses better. It’s “Engage. Educate. Embed.” approach creates a specific solution that allows each business to prosper and grow.

  • CliftonLarsonAllen

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    Wealth Advisory, Outsourcing and Public Accounting — CliftonLarsonAllen (CLA) is a professional services firm delivering integrated wealth advisory, outsourcing, and public accounting capabilities to help clients succeed professionally and personally by providing impactful interactions for success.

  • EMC Insurance

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    Property/Casualty Insurance — Established in 1911, EMC is one of the largest property/casualty insurance companies in Iowa, based on net written premium, and provides insurance protection for businesses, organizations and individuals.

  • Focus OneSource

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    Employee Administrative Services — Focus OneSource provides premium benefits, health insurance, ACA compliance management, payroll, tax administration and strategic human resources services to customers.

  • Global Reach

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    Web Development — Global Reach specializes in advanced web application development, content management solutions, secure intranets, extranets, e-commerce solutions and highly secure PCI compliant web hosting.

  • LMC Insurance & Risk Management

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    Property/Casualty Insurance — Established in 1865, LMC Insurance & Risk Management is independently owned and employs over 260 insurance professional in eight office locations. When you partner with LMC Insurance & Risk Management, you gain access to expertise and value-added resources that translate to real results.

  • Manpower

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    Staffing — With 16 offices in Iowa, Manpower® is a world leader in contingent staffing, permanent placement or contract-to-permanent placement. Manpower also provides assessment, training, career transition, organizational consulting and professional services.

  • Principal Financial Group

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    Financial Services — The Midwest Region Business Center is a client-focused financial services organization working with businesses and individuals to help them establish priorities and develop strategies to achieve financial success. Principal National Life Insurance Co (except in NY), Principal Life Insurance Co are issuing insurance companies of the Principal Financial Group®.

  • Tero

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    Training and Education — Tero International provides award winning training to help organizations and their people be more successful in the following areas: leadership, presentation/communication, influence/negotiation, sales, innovation and change, and business etiquette/professional presence.

  • The Iowa Clinic

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    Wellness — The Iowa Clinic's Executive Health Program is a concierge program for Central Iowa executives that provides a highly personalized, integrated appraoch to health care that allows patients to proactively take control of their health. 

  • Transition Point Business Advisors

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    Business Continuity, Succession Planning — Transition Point Business Advisors help business owners and leaders plan for their next chapter seamlessly with enhanced performance and an improved outlook for the future.

  • Wellmark

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    Health and Wellness — Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield is a mutual insurance company owned by its policyholders, which offers flexible benefit designs, competitive prices and a large selection of providers.