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2018 genYP Leadership Team

Katie Wheeler
2018 Chair
Two Rivers Bank & Trust- Merle Hay Rd
Mortgage Loan Officer
Brittney Ledford
2018 Vice Chair
Mosaic in Central Iowa
Resource Development Officer
Brittney has worked for Mosaic in Central, a nonprofit that serves adults with intellectual disabilities, for three years. She focuses primarily on fundraising and community relations. Brittney graduated from The University of Iowa with a B.A. in Journalism & Mass Communication and a minor in International Studies. She is also the owner of One Sweet Kitchen and bakes cookies and pies.
Nick Darrah
2018 Past Chair
Jiffy Lube
Vice President
As the vice president of Ord Enterprises ltd. I perform many functions within our organization. I am in charge of the commercial sales for our business. This is an exciting part of my job, it provides many challenges and opportunities to get out in our community and network with business owners and professionals in our community. I am our HR department. In this capacity I perform many duties which include; payroll processing, recruiting and hiring, developing employee retention programs, training and employee development. HR has been my passion since college and I have the privilege to do this in my career for our family business.
Jessica Carlson
2019
Northwestern Mutual
Financial Advisor
Shelby Mensen
2019
Sarah Nielsen
2020
Showplace Cabinetry Design Center
Designer/Sales
Sarah Nielsen has worked with Showplace Kitchens since 2014, first as a Sales Assistant and moving into a Kitchen and Bath Designer position. She graduated from Iowa State with a BFA in 2013. Her knowledge brings attention to detail and function to every design she creates. Every client is unique and she loves the challenges in creating the best spaces for each one.
Megan Ries
2020
Keystone Chiropractic
Owner/NeuroStructural Chiropractor

Megan is a co-owner of Keystone Chiropractic in West Des Moines. Her clinic's unique focus, NeuroStructural Correction aims to identify core issues that may be affecting a person's body in ways they notice or feel, but more importantly, in ways they have no idea about. Dr. Megan also assists people in making changes to their lifestyle both in the office and in the Des Moines community through her Onsite Health Education. This improves the likelihood that people can make lasting improvements to their health.

Megan joined the chamber in 2016 and is currently involved with the chamber Connectors and serves on the Leadership Committee for genYP. When she's not in the office or out in the community, she enjoys running, trying new workout classes or recipes, volunteering at church, and reading.

Luke Van Roekel
2020
Phillips Stafford Insurance Group
independent insurance Agent
Eric Williams
2018
AO Wealth Advisory
Associate Financial Planner
My responsibilities include executing financial plans and assisting clients. I also help clients create personal and business budgets focused on achieving their financial goals.
Jeana Schultz
Chamber Vice President - Staff
Urbandale Chamber of Commerce
Vice President
Jeana Schultz, IOM, began working at the Urbandale Chamber in 2008. In her role, she plans and implements events for the membership and oversees the Connector program as well as the Young Professional organization, genYP. She graduated from Iowa State with Distinction, majoring in Journalism/Mass Communication. In her free time, Jeana enjoys family time with her husband, Eric and daughters, Leighton and Lucy. They love cheering on the Cyclones and spending as much time as they can in Okoboji.
Ryan Moon
Chamber Membership Director-Staff
Urbandale Chamber of Commerce
Membership Director
Ryan Moon began working for the Urbandale Chamber in 2017. Previously, he worked in Washington, D.C. for 270 Strategies and various projects for the United States Global Leadership Coalition and Union of Concerned Scientists. He also worked as a Legislative Assistant in the Iowa House of Representatives. He is responsible for membership recruitment, development, and retention for the organization. He graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a BA in Political Science. He enjoys spending time with friends, family, and his dog Hilton.
Willy Kappie
Concentra
Center and Operations Director