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Contact

The Greater Des Moines Partnership strives to make the community the best place it can be. Contact Partnership team members with questions or fill out the feedback form.

Name Position Phone
Jay Byers, CCE, IOM Chief Executive Officer (515) 286-4933
Eugene T. Meyer President (515) 286-4917
Kirk Irwin, CPA, MBA Chief Administrative Officer (515) 286-4955
Tiffany Tauscheck, CDME Chief Communications Officer (515) 286-4954
David Maahs, CEcD Executive Vice President of Economic Development (515) 286-4958
Mike Swesey Senior Vice President of Economic Development (515) 286-4997
Tim Leach, CEcD Senior Vice President of Downtown Development (515) 286-4944
Mary Bontrager Executive Vice President of Talent Development (515) 286-4957
Meg Schneider, IOM Senior Vice President of Business Resources and Community Development (515) 286-4934
Joe Murphy Senior Vice President of Government Relations and Public Policy (515) 286-4912
     
Marlena M. Bandurski Research Manager for Economic Development (515) 286-4953
Jenna Brownlee Senior Graphic Designer (515) 286-4909 
James Bruton Operations Manager of the Des Moines Arts Festival® (515) 286-4956
Pam Bull  Director of Human Resources and Information Technology (515) 286-4975 
Ryan Carroll  Project Manager of Economic Development and International Trade Manager (515) 286-4998 
Mike Colwell  Executive Director of Entrepreneurial Initiatives  (515) 259-0380 
Stacy Cox  Accountant (515) 286-4930
Molli Davis  Administrative Assistant of Business Resources and Community Development | Talent Development  (515) 286-4901
David Derong  Digital Media Specialist (515) 286-4969 
Kim Fankhauser  Economic Development Coordinator (515) 286-4929 
Kelly Foss  Director of Downtown Farmers' Market (515) 286-4928 
Carmella Heckard  Executive Assistant to the President (515) 286-4943 
Sam Hoyle  Media Relations Manager (515) 286-4919 
Mike Jefferson  Project Manager of Business Resources and Community Development | Talent Development  (515) 286-4913 
Amy Jennings  Executive Director of the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute  (515) 286-4980 
Stephen M. King, CFEE  Executive Director of the Des Moines Arts Festival® (515) 286-4927 
Amy Lego  Executive Director of Operation Downtown (515) 286-4962 
Stacie LoVan  Project Director of Economic Development (515) 286-4971 
Emily Lyon Program Coordinator of Downtown Events
(515) 286-4946
Robbin McClelland  Manager of Brenton Skating Plaza (515) 286-4914 
Christina Moffatt  Director of Small Business Development (515) 286-4904  
Colleen Murphy  Sponsorship Manager (515) 286-4915 
Kyle Oppenhuizen  Communications Manager (515) 286-4972 
Maggie Pforts  Team Leader and Production Manager of Downtown Events
(515) 286-4949 
Sanjita Pradhan  Program Director of Talent Development (515) 286-4988 
Nathan D. Ritz  Program Director of Talent Development and Youth Leadership Initiative (515) 286-4937 
Kelly Royal  Executive Assistant of the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute (515) 286-4990 
Abbie Sawyer  Project Manager (515) 286-4907 
Dana Shean  Receptionist (515) 286-4950 
Mercedies Steinkamp Project Coordinator Operation Downtown (515) 286-4978
Susan Strome  Executive Assistant to the CEO (515) 286-4933 
Nikki Syverson  Director of Capital Crossroads (515) 286-4964 
Kristine Thompson  Director of Marketing (515) 286-4932 
Andrea Woodard  Director of Public Policy  (515) 286-4924  
Joany Yi  Web and Digital Content Specialist (515) 286-4966 
Lydia Zerby  Program Manager of the Downtown Farmers' Market (515) 286-4911 

Location

Greater Des Moines Partnership
700 Locust St., Ste. 100
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
USA

Phone

(515) 286-4950

Parking

Parking is available in The Partnership building at the corner of 8th and Locust Streets or the City Parking Garage at 9th and Locust Streets. This parking ramp only accepts debit or credit card payment. More Downtown parking options

Hours

The Partnership's office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.