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Partnership Launches Podcast on Leading in Times of Challenge

April 8, 2020

GREATER DES MOINES, IA (April 7, 2020) – The Greater Des Moines Partnership has launched a new podcast called “Leading in Times of Challenge.” This podcast series includes interviews with community leaders from across Greater Des Moines (DSM) who share their greatest accomplishments and their biggest challenges.

The first four podcasts of the series have been published:

  • Ambassador Terry Branstad, U.S. Ambassador to China and former Governor of Iowa
  • Jay Byers, CEO of the Greater Des Moines Partnership
  • Dr. Angela Franklin, President of Des Moines University
  • Larry Zimpleman, retired Chairman, President and CEO of Principal

“During these trying times, leadership remains crucial to the strength and resilience of our region,” said Partnership CEO Jay Byers. “Our region has countless leaders that have overcome challenges to lead their organizations and our community to greater heights, and this is a perfect time to hear from them.”

Listen to all Leading in Times of Challenge podcasts and stay tuned for future podcasts to be released every Tuesday and Thursday.

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 24 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, more than 6,500 Regional Business Members and more than 365 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.