BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

CHAIR
Christine Lauridsen Sand
*
Lauridsen Group, Inc.

VICE-CHAIR
Stacy Wanderscheid *
Perspective Consulting Partners, LLC

TREASURER
John Craig*
RET. Sammons Financial Group

SECRETARY
Sonia Parras Konrad *
Law Office of Sonia Parras

PAST CHAIR
Karen J. Lynn *
Athene Holding Ltd.

LEGAL COUNSEL TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Mike Kulik
Davis Brown Law Firm 

*indicates Executive Committee member

DIRECTORS

Tom Ahart
Des Moines Public Schools

Espnola Cartmill
Belin McCormick

LaNae Ceryanec
Community Leader

Frank Cownie, Mayor
City of Des Moines

Lisa Gobber *
Nationwide Insurance

Paul Hlivko *
Wellmark Blue Cross & Blue Shield

Ardis Kelley *
FHLB Des Moines

Hannah Krause
Krause Group Real Estate

Matt McCoy
Polk County Board of Supervisors

Dennis Menken *
Principal Financial Group

Katie Patterson *
Happy Medium

Bob Ritz
MercyOne

Linda Westergaard
City of Des Moines

Aaron Wetzel
John Deere Financial

Rich Willis
Willis Automotive

*indicates Executive Committee member

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