Current Class & Schedule

Leadership Iowa is looking forward to another exciting year of learning and leadership while exploring a variety of great Iowa communities. Please see below for the 2017-18 class schedule, locations and discussion topics.

Class Schedule

Leadership Iowa is pleased to introduce the 40 members of the 2017-18 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

  • Joe Benesh

    • CompanyThe Ingenuity Company
    • Work CityDes Moines
    • Home CityDes Moines
  • D. Allan Boettger

    • CompanyThe University of Iowa, Pomerantz Career Center
    • Work CityIowa City
    • Home CityCedar Rapids
  • Ryan Boyington

    • CompanyStorey Kenworthy
    • Work CityDes Moines
    • Home CityAnkeny
  • Sandy Byers

    • CompanyCHI Health Mercy Council Bluffs
    • Work CityCouncil Bluffs
    • Home CityCouncil Bluffs
  • Josh Byrnes

    • CompanyOsage Municipal Utilities
    • Work CityOsage
    • Home CityOsage
  • Michelle Cassabaum

    • Company21st Century Rehab, PC
    • Work CityNevada
    • Home CityNevada
  • Kavi Chawla

    • CompanyBaton Global
    • Work CityDes Moines
    • Home CityDes Moines
  • Becky Coady

    • CompanyEmployer Support of the Guard and Reserves, ESGR
    • Work CityJohnston
    • Home CityUrbandale
  • Matt Cole

    • CompanyAlliant Energy
    • Work CityLansing
    • Home CityWaukon
  • Rich Dwyer

    • CompanyKent Corporation
    • Work CityMuscatine
    • Home CityMuscatine
  • Sam Early

    • CompanyPrincipal Financial Group
    • Work CityDes Moines
    • Home CityDes Moines
  • Matt Evans

    • CompanyTrueNorth
    • Work CityCedar Rapids
    • Home CityCedar Rapids
  • Matt Fett

    • CompanyBCC Advisers
    • Work CityDes Moines
    • Home CityNorwalk
  • Alyson Fleming

    • CompanyIowa Finance Authority
    • Work CityDes Moines
    • Home CityJohnston
  • Lisa Houser

    • CompanyHabitat for Humanity of Iowa
    • Work CityPleasant Hill
    • Home CityMonroe
  • Tom Johnson

    • CompanyBrownWinick Law Firm
    • Work CityWest Des Moines
    • Home CityWest Des Moines
  • Janelle Kracht

    • CompanyIowa Corn Growers Assoc./Iowa Corn Promotion Board
    • Work CityJohnston
    • Home CityCoon Rapids
  • Melea Licht

    • CompanyIowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
    • Work CityAmes
    • Home CityRoland
  • Mo Lockwood

    • CompanyThombert, Inc.
    • Work CityNewton
    • Home CityNewton
  • John Lohman

    • CompanyCorridor Media Group, Inc.
    • Work CityNorth Liberty
    • Home CityNorth Liberty
  • Jeff Magner

    • CompanyTerracon Consultants, Inc.
    • Work CityDes Moines
    • Home CityAnkeny
  • Darcy Maulsby

    • CompanyDarcy Mauslby & Co.
    • Work CityLake City
    • Home CityLake City
  • Amy Meyer

    • CompanyUnited Way of Mahaska County
    • Work CityOskaloosa
    • Home CityPella
  • Julie Mulford

    • CompanyIowa Select Farms
    • Work CityIowa Falls
    • Home CityIowa Falls
  • John Myers

    • CompanyIndian Creek Nature Center
    • Work CityCedar Rapids
    • Home CityMarion
  • Jen Nelson

    • CompanyDelta Dental of Iowa
    • Work CityJohnston
    • Home CityWest Des Moines
  • Amy Price

    • CompanyIowa Army National Guard
    • Work CityJohnston
    • Home CityAnkeny
  • Amanda Rinehart

    • CompanyDuPont Pioneer
    • Work CityJohnston
    • Home CityJohnston
  • Scott Seeliger

    • CompanyCognizant Technology Solutions
    • Work CityDes Moines
    • Home CityAltoona
  • Travis Simpson

    • CompanyNorthwest Bank
    • Work CityWest Des Moines
    • Home CityUrbandale
  • Nick Smith

    • CompanyMusco Lighting LLC
    • Work CityOskaloosa
    • Home CityOskaloosa
  • William Sondermann

    • CompanyCentral Iowa Power Cooperative
    • Work CityCedar Rapids
    • Home CityMarion
  • Ian Stockberger

    • CompanyGood Shepherd, Inc.
    • Work CityMason City
    • Home CityMason City
  • Tiffany Tauscheck

    • CompanyGreater Des Moines Partnership
    • Work CityDes Moines
    • Home CityClive
  • Aaron Todd

    • CompanyIowa Primary Care Association
    • Work CityDes Moines
    • Home CityDes Moines
  • David Tominsky

    • CompanyNewBoCo
    • Work CityCedar Rapids
    • Home CityCedar Rapids
  • Molly Varangkounh

    • CompanyHy-Capacity
    • Work CityHumboldt
    • Home CityHumboldt
  • Norma Wolfe

    • CompanyCentral Decatur Community School District
    • Work CityLeon
    • Home CityKellerton
  • Sally Worley

    • CompanyPractical Farmers of Iowa
    • Work CityAmes
    • Home CityGrimes
  • Tyler Wyngarden

    • CompanyTechnology Association of Iowa
    • Work CityDes Moines
    • Home CityDes Moines