Resume | Donna Sorensen



Education/Professional Licenses

Juris Doctor (1981) – University of Iowa College of Law
B.A. History and Pre-Law (1978) – Marycrest College, Davenport, IA
State of Iowa Bar Exam – Law License (1981)
National Association of Securities Dealers – Series 7 & 63 (1989)


Professional Experience

2000 – Present: Sorensen Consulting, President

• Nonprofit Strategic Planning.
• Executive Coaching.
• Organizational Review.
• Change Management.

2002 – Present: Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust

• Chair, Board of Directors.
• Chair, Wealth Management Committee.

2009 – Present: QCR Holdings, Inc.

• Director.

1994 – 2000: Firstar Bank Iowa, N.A.
Executive Vice President – Trust & Investments

• Managed Iowa Institutional Trust - $4 billion managed assets.
• Consolidation of eleven bank charters into one state holding company.
• Acquisition/merger integration – Firstar/Mercantile/Star Bank trust and investment divisions.
• Corporate restructuring Team Leader – Tandon Capital Assoc.

1989 – 1994: SCI Financial Group Cedar Rapids, IA
President – SCI Pension Services, Inc.

• President/COO Pension Consulting & Administration subsidiary.
• Adjunct Faculty, Kirkwood Community College.

1981 – 1983: Linn County Attorney's Office
Assistant Linn County Attorney – Criminal Prosecution

• Prosecuted misdemeanors and felonies in Linn County.
• Cedar Rapids Community Dispute Resolution Center Board.


Community Service & Professional Affiliations

Iowa Health Physicians Board of Directors
University of Iowa Finance Advisory Council
St. Luke's Hospital Foundation Board of Directors
Iowa Organization of Women Attorneys (President, 1988-89)
Linn County Bar Association
Brucemore National Historic Site Trustee (President, 2005-09)
University of Iowa Women's Athletics Development Board
Downtown Rotary Club of Cedar Rapids (President 1997-98)
St. Luke's Hospital (Iowa Health Systems) Board of Directors
University of Iowa Alumni Association Board of Directors
Sixth Judicial District Magistrate Nomination Commission
Cedar Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce Board
Iowa State Bar Association
University of Iowa Board in Control of Athletics