Iowa State University Alumni Association
Membership and Business Partnership Manager
July 2020 - Present
South Suburban YMCA
Executive Director, August 2013 - May 2019


The YMCA of Greater Des Moines eliminated my Executive Director position on May 6, 2019.


Visionary leader for South Suburban YMCA.

Achievements include: 

  • Increased fundraising from $79K to $110K, FY13 to FY18 by expanding funding steams, adding online peer-to-peer giving and improving year-round messaging to support philanthropic growth

  • Increased membership revenue from $739K to $798K, FY13 to FY18 by expanding grassroots marketing, improving staff accountability using EOS system and significantly improving facility through creative problem solving - within YMCA Association that closed 2 branches and 1 program center in 4-year span

  • Added programs and partnerships to serve the community including mobile food pantry, community garden, community orchard, Medals4Mettle-Des Moines, free dinner program for kids, organ donation awareness, chronic disease prevention and physical therapy

  • YMCA relationship champion and public spokesperson within the community

YMCA Professional Network in Iowa

  • 2019 2nd Vice-Chair

Iowa Alliance of YMCAs' State Conference

  • 2016-2017 Committee Member

  • 2018 Event Emcee

Capital Crossroads, Urban Core Initiative
Youth Programming Consultant, February - June 2013

The Urban Core Initiative focuses on the development of 10 urban neighborhoods in Des Moines, Iowa. The effort works to improve housing, security, education, and health.


Everybody Wins! Iowa
Executive Director, 2009 - 2011

Organizational architect for Everybody Wins! Iowa.  

Achievements include: 

  • Led an organization that served nearly 400 kids weekly with 13 part-time staff, while decreasing organization expenses by 30% over 2-year span

  • Built a board that represents our diverse community and inspired collaboration through improved Board of Directors structure and engagement

  • Successful liaison and communicator between donors, staff, Board of Directors, school staff, community partnerships and media

  • Led all fundraising, budgeting, marketing, human resources, board management, program development, facilities and IT = I was "the guys"!

Everybody Wins! USA Advisory Council

  • 2010 Co-Chair

American Cancer Society
Field Government Relations, 2009

Recruited and mobilized volunteers for legislative/ congressional districts in Iowa

Health Promotions, 2008 – 2009

Coordinated training and volunteer recruitment for patient service programs within one-third of Iowa counties and within four American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer hospitals

Community Relations, 2005 - 2008
​Exceeded $225,000 fundraising portfolio goal in 2005, 2006 and 2007 through support of community-based fundraising events.

Cycling for a Cure
​Creator, 2005

Developed, coordinated and personally completed a 51-day, 4000-mile, solo bike ride across America raising $17,000+ for American Cancer Society

Iowa Department of Public Health
Internship, Bureau of Family Health, 2005

Assisted with development and implementation of programs that protect and improve the health of Iowans




Board Development

Brand Development

Community Development

Community/Public Health
Community Outreach


Facility Management

Fiscal Management
Leadership/Staff Development


Microsoft Office


Process Improvement
Program Development
Public Relations

Public Speaking

Social Media

Strategic Planning

Team Development
Youth Development

2010 - present

2010 - present

Iowa State University
B.S.  Community Health Education, 2001 - 2005
GPA 3.85




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