Lexi Shafer Lexi Shafer serves as the Director of Workforce on the Talent Development team at the Greater Des Moines Partnership. In her role, Lexi leads the talent pipeline and retention efforts here in the Greater Des Moines region. Prior to coming to The Partnership, Lexi was a business educator and work-based learning coordinator for 12 years, as well as sat on the Iowa Work-Based Learning Coordinators Board for three years. Lexi has also held positions in finance and communications. Lexi received her Master’s in Business Administration, Bachelor’s in Finance and Bachelor’s in Business Education from Northwest Missouri State University.