Current Class & Schedule

Leadership Iowa is looking forward to another exciting year of learning and leadership while exploring some of the great communities that make up our state. Please see below for the 2018-19 class schedule, locations and discussion topics.

Class Schedule

Leadership Iowa is pleased to introduce the 40 members of the 2018-19 class. Each member was carefully selected by the members of the Leadership Iowa Selection Committee. This year’s class represents all regions of the state and a wide variety of professional backgrounds. Congratulations again to these Iowa leaders.

Class Listing

  • Emily Abbas

    • CompanyBankers Trust
    • Work CityDes Moines
    • Home CityDes Moines
  • Ajith Anand

    • CompanyCorteva Agriscience
    • Work CityJohnson
    • Home CityWest Des Moines
  • Brian Aust

    • CompanyLBS, Inc.
    • Work CityDes Moines
    • Home CityDes Moines
  • Tina Bakehouse

    • CompanyConsultant & Executive Coach
    • Work CityHastings
    • Home CityHastings
  • Stephanie Bredman

    • CompanyKirkwood Community College
    • Work CityCedar Rapids
    • Home CitySwisher
  • Brett Burkhart

    • CompanyShift Interactive
    • Work CityWest Des Moines
    • Home CityAnkeny
  • Mark Chidley

    • CompanyIowa Air Guard
    • Work CityDes Moines
    • Home CityDes Moines
  • Jeff Dentlinger

    • CompanyFarm Bureau
    • Work CityCarroll
    • Home CityCarroll
  • Chad Ellsworth

    • CompanyIowa Bankers Insurance & Services
    • Work CityJohnston
    • Home CityJohnston
  • David Farnsworth

    • CompanyMcGowen, Hurst, Clark & Smith, P.C.
    • Work CityWest Des Moines
    • Home CityPolk City
  • Chad Feenstra

    • CompanyTrans Ova Genetics
    • Work CitySioux Center
    • Home CitySioux Center
  • Sara Frerichs

    • CompanyNorthwest Bank
    • Work CitySpencer
    • Home CitySpirit Lake
  • Jami Haberl

    • CompanyIowa Healthiest State Initiative
    • Work CityDes Moines
    • Home CityDes Moines
  • Sarah Heggen

    • CompanyCentral Iowa Power Cooperative
    • Work CityDes Moines
    • Home CityDes Moines
  • Kim Hinkhouse

    • CompanyModel Farm
    • Work CityAmes
    • Home CityUrbandale
  • Afton Holt

    • CompanyCorner Post Marketing
    • Work CityFort Dodge
    • Home CityWebster City
  • Dan Huitink

    • CompanyVermeer Corporation
    • Work CityPella
    • Home CityPella
  • Jenae Jenison

    • CompanyCentral College
    • Work CityPella
    • Home CityPella
  • Adriana Johnson

    • CompanyRockwell Collins
    • Work CityCedar Rapids
    • Home CityUrbandale
  • Dennis Jordan

    • CompanyMortenson
    • Work CityCoralville
    • Home CityMarion
  • Jacqueline Kiple

    • CompanyJohn Deere ISG
    • Work CityUrbandale
    • Home CityJohnston
  • Glenda Kohout

    • CompanyShive Hattery
    • Work CityWest Des Moines
    • Home CityUrbandale
  • Katie Mason

    • CompanyCity of Coon Rapids
    • Work CityCoon Rapids
    • Home CityCoon Rapids
  • Jacqueline Matsen

    • CompanyIowa Economic Development Authority
    • Work CityDes Moines
    • Home CityWest Des Moines
  • Ryan Peterson

    • CompanyRDG Planning & Design
    • Work CityDubuque
    • Home CityDubuque
  • Mark Phillips

    • CompanyBank Iowa
    • Work CityWest Des Moines
    • Home CityUrbandale
  • Adam Plagge

    • CompanyCity of Johnston
    • Work CityJohnston
    • Home CityDes Moines
  • Brandon Pratt

    • CompanyLWBJ
    • Work CityWest Des Moines
    • Home CityClive
  • Matt Rebro

    • CompanyRussell Construction
    • Work CityDavenport
    • Home CityBettendorf
  • Anthony Reynolds

    • CompanyCoreTegic Capital, LLC
    • Work CityCedar Rapids
    • Home CityCedar Rapids
  • Justin Schultz

    • CompanyPottawattamie County
    • Work CityCouncil Bluffs
    • Home CityCouncil Bluffs
  • Jodi Schweiger

    • CompanyThe Iowa Clinic
    • Work CityWest Des Moines
    • Home CityAdel
  • Kama Small

    • CompanyGrinnell Mutual
    • Work CityGrinnell
    • Home CityGrinnell
  • Pat Townsend

    • CompanyIowa Department of Public Safety Division of Criminal Investigation
    • Work CityDavenport
    • Home CityBettendorf
  • Charity Tyler

    • CompanyCedar Rapids Public Library Foundation
    • Work CityCedar Rapids
    • Home CityCedar Rapids
  • Todd Van Thomme

    • CompanyNyemaster Goode, PC
    • Work CityDes Moines
    • Home CityAnkeny
  • Aaron Warner

    • CompanyProCircular
    • Work CityCoralville
    • Home CityCoralville
  • Angela Weekley

    • CompanyVeridian Credit Union
    • Work CityCedar Falls
    • Home CityWaterloo
  • Emily Westergaard

    • CompanyI Have a Dream Foundation
    • Work CityDes Moines
    • Home CityDes Moines
  • Andrea Woodard

    • CompanyGreater Des Moines Partnership
    • Work CityDes Moines
    • Home CityDes Moines