07 Jun, 2012

At the Annual Meeting, held May 18, 2012, the Woodward Communications, Inc. Shareholders elected Jim Etheredge to the Woodward Communications, Inc. Board of Directors. Jim joins the board as outside, independent director.


Jim is currently the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Crescent Electric Supply Company. Jim began his career with Crescent Electric Supply Company in February of 1985 and has served in various corporate capacities.


Jim graduated from the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, Iowa with a B.A. in accounting. He received a Certificate of Merit from the Small Business Institute in recognition of management counseling services provided to the business community while at UNI. Upon graduation Jim took the C.P.A. examination and obtained a Certified Public Accountant’s Certificate. His professional career began with McGladrey and Pullen.


He currently serves on the Board of Directors and loan committee for Dubuque Bank & Trust and on the Board of Directors and finance committee for Crescent Community Health Center.

19 Apr, 2012

WCI has been selected by the ESOP Association as the winner of the 2012 “Total Communications” Annual Award for Communications Excellence (AACE). The AACE Awards are sponsored each year by the association to recognize the outstanding communication and educational programs to its members. The awards are presented each May at the Association’s Annual Conference in Washington, DC to companies who have excelled in communicating the ESOP and its meaning to company employees.


Congratulations EOCC and WCI!!!! This is a huge National honor and we should be proud of what we accomplished last year.