Last week, the 35th induction ceremony of the Iowa Business Hall of Fame took place at the Prairie Meadows Events Center in Altoona. One of the individuals inducted was Chief Executive of Vermeer Corporation, Mary Vermeer Andringa. Andringa became part of the Board of Directors of Vermeer Manufacturing in 1976 and was named CEO in 2009. During her time with Vermeer Corporation she helped create Vermeer University which is devoted to employee and equipment dealer development. Earlier this year, Andringa was named to the President’s Export Council by President Barrack Obama.