Human Resource Services

We offer a full range of Human Resources Consulting Services including:

  • Employee Manuals
  • Policy Manuals
  • Workers' Compensation Review
  • Employee Personnel File Audit
  • COBRA Administration
  • Benefit Plan Review
  • Employee Focus Groups
  • EEO Compliance

Employee Training Sessions

  • Sexual Harassment Training
  • Diversity Training
  • Leadership Training
  • Effective Communication
  • Emotional Intelligence Training
  • Team Building

Organizational Improvement Process

In addition, we offer one of the most powerful organizational improvement tools on the market today. Whether you are trying to build strong cohesive teams, resolve interdepartmental feuding, or just improve communication between management and employees. The Genesis Process© is the process that will unlock the power of your people. It will let you revitalize and re-energize your organization

David L. Updegraff – SPHR, SHRM-SCP is the Chief Human Resource Officer for Ohnward Bancshares, Inc. and creator of The Genesis process©. He attended Northwest Missouri State University and obtained a BS degree in Psychology. During and after college Mr. Updegraff was involved in law enforcement for 10 years. Later he spent several years working with insurance companies and employee benefits programs.

For the last 30 years he has been involved in the human resources field, specializing in organizational improvement, team building, and conflict prevention. He earned his "Senior Professional Human Resource" certification in 2004.

Visit the Genesis web site for more information on this powerful business tool.


Dave Updegraff ~ SPHR, SHRM-SCP
SVP & Chief HR Officer
Ohnward Bancshares, Inc.
107 E Quarry Street
Maquoketa, Iowa 52060
563-652-7823

dupdegraff@ohnward.com