ALGONA - Rhonda Ostwald, executive administrative assistant, was presented the 2011 Employee of the Year Award at the Pharmacists Mutual Companies annual employee recognition luncheon.
The award, known as the Silver Bowl Award, is present for an individual's career of personal dedication, services and contributions to the company and its customers.
Ostwald began her career with Pharmacists Mutual Companies (then Druggists Mutual) in 1978 in the steno/claims department, became executive assistant to the chief executive officer in 1989 and was elected as board secretary in 2001. She is a graduate of Iowa Lakes Community College and has earned the certified administrative professional-organizational management designation. She is a member of Soroptimist, member and past president of IA-NE Division of the International Association of Administrative Professionals and treasurer of Pharmacists Mutual Share Committee.
Ostwald lives in Algona with husband Barry. They have two grown children.