Young Professionals Connection Announces 2018 Board of Directors
GREATER DES MOINES, IA (Jan. 9, 2018) — The Young Professionals Connection (YPC), an initiative of the Greater Des Moines Partnership, has announced its 2018 Board of Directors. Board Members began their term on Jan. 1.
The 2018 Board includes:
YPC President: Ryan Bruner, CO-OP Financial Services
YPC Past President: Abby Rodewald, Heart of Iowa Market Place
YPC President-Elect: Jessie Cruise, Principal
Treasurer/Secretary: Phil Kreznor, Value Wealth Management
Community Engagement Director: Kendra Simmons, Fredrikson & Byron
Volunteer Chair: Jessica Campbell, Bankers Trust
Civic and Culture Chair: Jonathan von Arb, Mercer Market Place
Diversity Chair: Thalia Sutton, Yen Press
Marketing Chair: Brenton Marcum, Two Rivers Marketing
Membership Chair: Brandon Bock, Great Southern Bank
Professional Development Chair: Patrick Binning, Softpath LLC / State of Iowa
Social Chair: Paul Maxheimer, Unity Point Health
Athletics Coordinator: Kayla Flores, Tarbell & Co PLC
Impact Downtown Coordinator: Eric Fischer, Nyemaster Goode, P.C.
Webmaster: Jared Lanning, DuPont Pioneer
“We are thrilled to lead this organization, which is now 500-members strong, into its next chapter,” said YPC President Ryan Bruner. “If you are a young professional looking to build your network or make an impact on our community, we hope that you will be involved in the organization. YPC is a great place to challenge yourself personally and professionally. We have been extremely fortunate to have the support of the business community, and we look forward to working even more closely with business leaders this year.”
For more information about YPC, please visit ypcDSM.com or contact Mary Bontrager at mbontrager@DSMpartnership.com.
About Young Professionals Connection
YPC's mission is to promote an environment that attracts and retains young professionals in Greater Des Moines (DSM). YPC’s efforts focus on connecting young professionals to each other and to the community through social, civic, charitable, and professional development endeavors. YPC is an initiative of the Greater Des Moines Partnership.
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.