Iowa Career Connection
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About Us

Passion. Experience. Diligence.

You set a precedent with every placement you make.
— Al Fering, Firm Founder


L. M. (Al) Fering
Al Fering, SHRM-SCP, FLMI has 20 years in corporate human resources management prior to founding Iowa Career Connection in January, 2000. He specializes in sourcing mid to senior level HR talent in financial services, manufacturing, technology and other industries. He has achieved the designations of Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and Fellow Life Management Institute (FLMI). Al is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of St. Olaf College and a veteran of the US Army. 


Miles Morrow
Miles Morrow, CPC, has over 30 years in the staffing industry. He has specialized in sourcing mid to executive level talent in accounting, auditing, financial reporting and tax his entire tenure in the profession. Miles’ client base is located throughout Iowa and the contiguous states. Industries he consults for include green energy, healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, and public accounting. Miles is a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park, and is a Certified Personnel Consultant (CPC). Miles is enjoying semi-retirement with his family and is available for limited consultation and referrals.

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Tom Cox
Tom Cox is the Managing Partner at Iowa Career Connection. Tom brings 17 years experience as an executive at a publicly traded company in Des Moines. He earned a master's degree from Drake University and is a graduate of Boston University. Tom focuses on senior management positions in finance, HR and technology. Tom is a board member of Variety, the Children's Charity, the Mid Iowa Council - Boy Scouts of America, the Iowa Scottish Rite Masonic Foundation and the West Des Moines Community Enrichment Foundation.