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Leading in Times of Challenge with Gene Meyer

Gene Meyer Headshot

Greater Des Moines Partnership President Gene Meyer is also former mayor of West Des Moines. His professional career began with the Iowa Department of Public Safety as a special agent before retiring as Director of the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation in 2006. He returned later for four years as Comissioner of the Iowa Department of Public Safety. He Spent 10 years serving as the West Des Moines mayor, as well as nine years on the West Des Moines Board of Education. 

Gene Meyer's Leadership Tips

In his roles, Gene has encountered challenges in public service. He highlights educational debates, natural disasters, major criminal investigations the building of Jordan Creek Town Center and more. Gene led his teams through preparation, training and ensuring those people have the tools they need to be able to address challenges. 

Listen to the entire podcast: Gene Meyer 

The Leading in Times of Change podcast is brought to you by the Greater Des Moines Partnership and hosted by Mike Jefferson. The podcast features community leaders from across Greater Des Moines (DSM). To listen to more Partnership podcast, click here.  

Leading in Times of Challenge

Leading in Times of Challenge is a podcast featuring Greater Des Moines (DSM) business and community leaders.