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Kyle Oppenhuizen Named 2016 Juice YP of the Year

February 10, 2017

GREATER DES MOINES, IA — Greater Des Moines Partnership Communications Manager Kyle Oppenhuizen was named the 2016 Juice YP of the Year at an event held Thursday, Feb. 9 at Sticks in Downtown Des Moines (DSM). The Award is part of the 2016 YP of the Year Awards, hosted by Juice and the Young Professionals Connection. The annual recognition acknowledges young professionals who have dedicated their past year to increasing the livelihood of the region in various ways.

Oppenhuizen was recognized for his civic and community leadership, specifically through his efforts to attract and retain young talent to Des Moines and to the state through this presidency on the Young Professional (YP) Iowa board, his service on the Iowa State Daily Board in helping create an environment where young journalists can learn and grow, his work with the Emerging Leaders Collaborative to create a network of shared resources and his work as Communications Manager at the Greater Des Moines Partnership.

“We are very pleased that Kyle has been recognized for his many contributions to our organization and community,” said Tiffany Tauscheck, Greater Des Moines Partnership Chief Communications Officer. “Kyle’s work to amplify our region with one voice in a collaborative, forward-thinking manner to national and international audiences has benefited the region in tangible ways.”

To view the full list of 2016 YP of the Year Award winners, click here.

About the Greater Des Moines Partnership

The Greater Des Moines Partnership is the economic and community development organization that serves Greater Des Moines (DSM), Iowa. Together with 23 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, more than 6,100 Regional Business Members and more than 330 Investors, The Partnership drives economic growth with one voice, one mission and as one region. Through innovation, strategic planning and global collaboration, The Partnership grows opportunity, helps create jobs and promotes DSM as the best place to build a business, a career and a future. Learn more at DSMpartnership.com.