Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Chair of the Board
Chris Littlefield
President & CEO
Fidelity & Guaranty Life

Chair – Elect:
Tom Mahoney
President & CEO
ITA Group

Corporate Secretary
Mary Sellers
United Way of Central Iowa

Vice-Chair - Finance/Audit
Sean Vicente
Office Managing Partner

Vice-Chair - Education
Dr. Tom Narak
Consultant, Government Relations Director
School Administrators of Iowa

Vice-Chair - Income
Jim Brannen
FBL Financial Group, Inc.

Vice-Chair - Health
Dr. Angela Franklin
Des Moines University

Vice-Chair - Give
Suku Radia
CEO & President
Bankers Trust Company

Vice-Chair - Advocate
Georgia Van Gundy
Director, Government and Community Relations
Principal Financial Group

Vice-Chair - Volunteer Engagement
Marta Codina
Area President
Wells Fargo

Vice-Chair - Strategic Communications
Maria Volante
Senior Vice President
Dardis Communications, Inc.

At Large - Labor
Jan Laue
Secretary-Treasurer (Retired)
Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO

Board of Directors

Thomas Ahart, Ed.D.
Superintendent of Schools
Des Moines Public Schools

Jennifer Barp
Vice President, Worldwide Finance
Kemin Industries, Inc.

Brian Brown, Ph.D.
Associate Athletic Director/Franklin P. Johnson Director of Drake Relays
Drake University

Franklin Codel
EVP, Head of Mortgage Production
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage

Laurie Conslato
Vice President, Finance
DuPont Pioneer

Mark Cooper
South Central Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO

Brenda Cushing
EVP & Chief Financial Officer

Rob Denson
Des Moines Area Community College

Nora Everett
President, Retirement and Investor Services
Principal Financial Group

ELI Representative
Kim Felker
Audit Partner & Des Moines Office Managing Partner

Monica Friedman
Vice President, Human Resources

Alex Hanna
Principal, Merrill Middle School
Des Moines Public Schools

Debbie Hubbell
Community Volunteer

Jim Israel
Community Volunteer

Debra Janssen
President and CEO
CDS Global 

Dan Keough
Chairman and CEO
Holmes Murphy & Associates, Inc.

Kathryn Kunert
Vice President, Business & Community Development
MidAmerican Energy

Mike Miller
Accordia Life

Bill Peard
Executive Vice President
Iowa Cable and Telecommunications Association

WLC Representative
Joyce Pingel
Vice President of Information Technology
Kum & Go, LLC

Bob Ritz
Mercy Medical Center

Bret Thomas
Executive Vice President, Global Operations
John Deere Financial

John Zieser
Chief Development Officer/General Counsel
Meredith Corporation  

Ex Officio
Nancy Galeazzi
Executive Director
Catholic Charities

Ex Officio
Claudia Henning
West Des Moines Youth Justice Initiative