#MemberMonday: CF Industries

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How long has your business been in Siouxland? We’ve been in Siouxland for 53 years.

What services do you provide? We provide Nitrogen Fertilizers/Crop Nutrients: Anhydrous Ammonia, Urea Liquor, Urea Ammonia Nitrate (UAN) Solutions and Urea Granules. We also make Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF), which is used to “scrub” emissions from vehicles with diesel engines and stationery equipment, such as power plants.

How many years have you been a member of the Siouxland Chamber of Commerce? We’ve been members of the Siouxland Chamber of Commerce for 50 years.

What do you enjoy most about being a member of the Siouxland Chamber of Commerce? We enjoy the interactions with members and chamber staff. We also appreciate guidance and support received by the Chamber staff on various business initiatives.

What is your favorite Chamber event/memory? CF’s favorite Chamber event is the Siouxland Chamber Annual Dinner and favorite memory is the Port Neal Expansion press conference in 2012.

What is a surprising fact about your organization/business? Port Neal’s new granular urea warehouse is about 1,800 ft. long, 200 ft. wide and 100 ft. tall and has the capacity to hold 135,000 tons of product. It is the largest warehouse of its kind in North America – large enough for six football fields with bleachers!

#MemberMonday: The Heritage at Northern Hills

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How long has your business been in Siouxland? We have been in business in Siouxland for 25 years.

What services do you provide? We offer independent and assisted living.

How many years have you been a member of the Siouxland Chamber of Commerce? We’ve been members of the Siouxland Chamber of Commerce for 25 years.

What do you enjoy most about being a member of the Siouxland Chamber of Commerce? We enjoy all of the networking opportunities we have by being a Chamber member. We also enjoy reading the weekly event calendar and seeing the new investors and businesses in the area.

What is your favorite Chamber event or memory? Our favorite Chamber event is the yearly Small Business EXPO and the annual dinner.

What is a surprising fact about your organization/business? We give back to the community by hosting several events throughout the year,  mostly benefiting children in Siouxland.

We won the 2018 & 2019 Weekender Siouxland’s Choice Awards for Best Assisted Living/Senior Living.

We like to have fun!

#MemberMonday: Kelley Ashby Consulting, LLC

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How many years has your business been in Siouxland? I just moved back to Sioux City in June of 2019. I grew up in Sioux City and went to Morningside College.

What services do you offer? I offer customized group training and development and individual coaching aimed at improving employees’ professional and leadership skills, creating positive workplace cultures, and increasing employee engagement. I am a certified Emotional Intelligence trainer and instructor and can administer assessments and help people enhance their emotional intelligence – a critical skill for success in the workplace. Additional training specialty areas include: Emotional Intelligence for Top Performance, Multiple Generations in the Workplace, Strategic Planning, Leadership Development, Effective Supervision, Career Pathway Development for Staff Recruitment & Retention, Transformational Leadership, Attracting and Retaining Talent, and Building High Performing Teams.

How many years has your business been a member of the Siouxland Chamber of Commerce? I’ve been a member since January 2020.

What do you enjoy most about being a Chamber member? I enjoy meeting other Chamber members and learning about their business and working with the Chamber staff to build connections, get assistance, and brainstorm solutions to challenges.

What is your favorite Chamber event/memory? I’ve only been a member for a short time, but I really enjoyed the Key Leader Welcome Dinner.

What is a fun or surprising fact about your company/business? I have worked with companies on both coasts (and many in the Midwest including Ohio, Iowa, and South Dakota) within one year of being in business (as my Dad said, “You’re now bi-coastal!”).

#MemberMonday: Boys and Girls Home and Family Services, Inc.

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How many years has your business been in Siouxland? We’ve been in Siouxland for over 125 years.

What services do you offer? We offer residential care for children ages 6 – 17, outpatient therapy for all ages, alternative education K-18 and emergency/basic needs.

How many years has your business been a member of the Siouxland Chamber of Commerce? We’ve been members of the Siouxland Chamber since 1986!

What do you enjoy most about being a Chamber member? We enjoy the connections to fellow Chamber members.

What is your favorite Chamber event/memory? Our ribbon cutting for our new thriftique, STUFF, was outstanding!

What is a fun or surprising fact about your company/business? We are currently raising funds to support a move to our “soon to be new campus” at the former Indian Hills Shopping Center at 1551 Indian Hills Drive.

Sioux City Attorney Jamey Drury Joins Goosmann Law Firm

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Jeana Goosmann, CEO & Managing Partner of the Goosmann Law Firm, is pleased to announce that Attorney Jamey Drury has joined the firm at their Sioux City, Iowa location. Drury is a business, trial, and employment attorney who effectively puts out legal fires, so his clients can focus on their business. Bringing over 20 years of legal experience to the firm, Drury helps executives, business leaders, and in-house counsel find unique, innovative, and cost-effective resolutions to extinguish their company’s legal problems.

Jeana Goosmann, CEO & Managing Partner of the Goosmann Law Firm, is pleased to announce that Attorney Jamey Drury has joined the firm at their Sioux City, Iowa location.  Drury is a business, trial, and employment attorney who effectively puts out legal fires, so his clients can focus on their business. Bringing over 20 years of legal experience to the firm, Drury helps executives, business leaders, and in-house counsel find unique, innovative, and cost-effective resolutions to extinguish their company’s legal problems.

Drury has practiced law both in-house and as an Assistant County Attorney. Drury spent 18 years of his legal career serving as Corporate Counsel for Tyson Foods resolving matters involving litigation, depositions, policies and employee training, contracts involving purchasing agreements, transportation agreements and litigation stemming from contract disputes, workers’ compensation and employment issues related to such matters, and a myriad of other general matters.

Drury is a U.S. Army Veteran and received his Juris Doctor from Drake University Law School, and bachelor’s degree in Microbiology from South Dakota State University. He is licensed to practice in Iowa.

About Goosmann Law Firm

The Goosmann Law Firm helps business leaders win disputes, protect their wealth, and spend time on what’s worth it. They are one of the fastest growing law firms in the United States with locations in Omaha, Nebraska, Sioux City, Iowa, and Sioux Falls, South Dakota. To learn more about the Goosmann Law Firm, visit their website at www.GoosmannLaw.com or call (855) 843-4531.

#MemberMonday: Little Red Embroidery Co.

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How many years has your business been in Siouxland? We’ve been in Siouxland over 5 years in business as Little Red Embroidery Co. We have over 20 years of experience in the industry.

What services do you offer? We offer embroidered, screen printed apparel and promotional products.

How many years has your business been a member of the Siouxland Chamber of Commerce? We have been members of the Siouxland Chamber for 3 years.

What do you enjoy about being a Chamber member? I love the support and community, as well as the opportunities the Chamber provides.

What is your favorite Chamber event/memory? Our ribbon cutting in November of 2019 was one of our favorite events!

What is a fun or surprising fact about your company/business? The business is named after my red-haired daughter. We are a family affair – including our two dogs who greet customers daily at our shop.

#MemberMonday: F&M Bank

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How many years has your business been in Siouxland? We have been in Siouxland for 57 years.

What services do you offer? We offer full-service banking for businesses and consumers alike. Products and services include deposit accounts, internet banking with bill pay, mobile banking and mobile deposit, loans for small to large businesses as well as consumer loans including mortgage and home-equity loans, a full-service insurance agency, and wealth management services, all with exceptional customer service.

How many years has your business been a member of the Siouxland Chamber of Commerce? We’ve been a member for over 33 years.

What do you enjoy most about being a Chamber member? We enjoy the support, education and advocacy the Chamber provides all of its members, as well as the networking opportunities and other events, such as the Golf Classic and Annual Dinner.

What is your favorite Chamber event/memory? During the Chamber ribbon cutting and open house hosted by F&M Bank for our new location in Sioux City at 3rd and Virginia, two very dedicated chamber employees helped F&M Bank employees hold down the tents during a torrential rain and wind storm that came up suddenly. Thank you Barbara and Teresa, hope you have dried out from that one!

What is a fun or surprising fact about your company/business? The bank first opened its doors as Dakota County State Bank on the very day that President John F. Kennedy was assassinated, November 22, 1963.


#MemberMonday: Able Homebuilders

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How many years has your business been in Siouxland? We’ve been in Siouxland for 25+ years.

What services do you offer? We offer full-service residential construction and remodeling.

How many years has your business been a member of the Siouxland Chamber of Commerce? We’ve been members for 23 years-since 1997!

What do you enjoy most about being a Chamber member? We enjoy the weekly publication via e-mail.

What is your favorite Chamber event/memory? Our favorite Chamber event is the Annual Dinner.

What is a fun or surprising fact about your company/business? We have hosted an annual Appreciation Dinner for our customers, vendors, and subcontractors for over 20 years.