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Whitney Warne to Speak at First Friday Series

First Friday Series DSM USA

February 23, 2018

GREATER DES MOINES, IA – (Feb. 23, 2018) – The Iowa Women’s Business Center and the Greater Des Moines Partnership will host Whitney Warne, Owner of Ivory House Photography, for the next First Friday Series event on March 2. The event will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Greater Des Moines Partnership, 700 Locust St., Ste. 100. Warne’s presentation will begin at Noon.

The First Friday Series is an opportunity for savvy, successful business owners and entrepreneurs in Greater Des Moines (DSM) to share their stories. The First Friday Series gives a chance for attendees to catch some words of wisdom from women who have experienced entrepreneurship first-hand. Past speakers include Nicole Lorenson of PRESERVATION, Jennifer Bramble of Club B-FIT Fitness Studio, LLC, Katie Byers of HomeDitty, Rachel Eubank of Sticks, Tricia Rivas of Trixie’s Salon and Dream Catcher Foundation, Leng Vong Reiff of Akili Design and Marketing Services and Liz Lidgett of Adore Your Walls. 

Warne specializes in creating a comfortable environment where her clients feel confident and empowered in front of the camera. In addition to a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in photography, she also has 10 years of both shooting and studio management experience. Warne returned to DSM in 2016 to open Ivory House Photography. Whether looking through a lens or cleaning up the parks, Warne is focused on the task at hand. With her sidekick, her dog Winston, and a studio filled with natural light, she greets clients, friends and family with warmth and an open heart.

Click here to register for the event or register via email by emailing ahutchins@theiowacenter.org.

About Iowa Center for Economic Success

For more than 25 years, Iowa Center for Economic Success has been committed to empowering Iowans to pursue opportunities for financial success. Whether someone starts their relationship with us through our Education + Resources, Credit + Lending, or Advocacy + Networking programs, our commitment remains the same: empowering them to turn good ideas into strong plans that result in financial success. To learn more, visit: theiowacenter.org

About the Iowa’s Women’s Business Center (WBC)

Iowa’s WBC, a program of Iowa Center for Economic Success, is dedicated to helping Iowa women business owners as they launch and grow their businesses. The Iowa WBC provides classes, business seminars, networking opportunities, one-on-one coaching, and business counseling for women across the state of Iowa. In 2016, the WBC served over 1,000 clients. Iowa Center for Economic Success’ Women's Business Center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. 

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 320 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.