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The Partnership's Kyle Oppenhuizen Named 2016 YPIowa President

February 5, 2016

Greater Des Moines Partnership Communications Manager Kyle Oppenhuizen has been elected as the 2016 Board President of Young Professionals of Iowa (YPIowa), an organization that guides Iowa young professional organizations to advance their communities.

“We are very pleased by Kyle’s involvement in YPIowa and we are proud of him for this honor. Talent attraction and retention — including engagement of our young professionals – is a high priority for The Partnership, and Kyle is an emerging leader in our community. We know that he will accomplish many great things for YPIowa, as he has done for The Partnership,” said Partnership Chief Communications Officer Tiffany Tauscheck. 

“I am very pleased to serve as President of the YPIowa Board. We have an impressive group of leaders on our board, and we will focus on attracting and retaining young professionals in the state of Iowa, as well as find opportunities for community engagement and professional development,” said Oppenhuizen. “We will work together, along with government and community leaders, to provide useful resources to young professionals and young professional organizations in our state.”

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.

About YPIowa

Young Professionals of Iowa (YPIowa) exists to help young professional organizations and individuals take responsibility for the growth of their communities to ensure the long-term advancement of the state of Iowa. YPIowa was founded by the Iowa Association of Business and Industry Foundation.