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The Partnership's Molly Bochanyin Named Co-President of AIGA Iowa

February 11, 2016

Greater Des Moines Partnership Websites and Analytics Manager Molly Bochanyin has been elected as the Co-President for the Iowa chapter of AIGA, the professional association for design. Bochanyin is serving a two-year term that runs through June 2017. With 70 chapters and more than 25,000 members, AIGA’s mission is to advance design as a professional craft, strategic advantage and vital cultural force. The Iowa chapter has nearly 250 members.

“We are very pleased with Molly’s involvement in AIGA Iowa and we are proud of her ability and willingness to step up as a leader within her profession,” said Partnership Chief Communications Officer Tiffany Tauscheck. “AIGA is a great organization, and I am confident Molly’s leadership will serve the organization’s members well and position the Iowa chapter as a best in class chapter within AIGA.”

“This is a true honor to lead a group of creators, innovators and leaders within the design profession,” said Bochanyin. “Designers understand that our passion and hard work can improve the world around us for everyone, and I am excited to help create an environment that allows for this amazing group to use their talent to make Iowa a better place.”

Bochanyin serves alongside fellow Co-President Paige Kleckner, Designer at 818 – a tiny design empire, in Des Moines. 

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 6,400 Regional Business Members and more than 340 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 AIGA

AIGA, the professional association for design, advances design as a professional craft, strategic advantage, and vital cultural force. As the largest community of design advocates, AIGA brings together practitioners, enthusiasts, and patrons to amplify the voice of design and creates the vision for a collective future. AIGA defines global standards and ethical practices, guides design education, inspires designers and the public, enhances professional development, and makes powerful tools and resources accessible to all. Learn more at aiga.org/about.

About AIGA Iowa

The Iowa Chapter of AIGA was established in 1994. The chapter is comprised of design professionals working as sole proprietors, principals, educators, or as designers in firms or associations. AIGA Iowa provides its members with local forums for meeting, performing public service, providing educational opportunities, and presenting speakers and traveling programs of national importance to designers and the public. Learn more at aigaiowa.org