2019 Connectors

Lisa Hanrahan
Chair Iowa Sign Company, Project Coordinator
Lisa is the Projector Coordinator at Iowa Sign Company. She graduated from Grand View University in 2009 with a B.A. in Graphic Design/Journalism. ...
Jay Mathes
Co-Chair Edencrest at The Legacy, Community Relations Coordinator
I am the Marketing Director at Edencrest at The Legacy in Norwalk. Our award-winning facilities offer assisted living and memory care in five locat...
Andrew Cooper
Social Chair MidWest Security Patrol Inc., Director of Training and Public Relations
I work for MidWest Security Patrol and Investigations and wear many hats for my organization. I have been doing safety and security in the Des Moin...
Nicole Berger
Iowa Living Magazines, Account Executive
Nicole works with local businesses in growing their brand and visibility through the Iowa Living Magazines which are free publications that are mai...
Alan Bernard
Beyond - Alan Bernard, Division Sales Director
Beyond is an electronic payments processing company (Credit Cards, Employee Management/Payroll, Small Business Lending and Point-of-Sale Systems) t...
John Cannon
Wintrust Mortgage, Mortgage Consultant
An 18-year veteran of the mortgage industry but a relative newcomer to Des Moines, I'm eager to establish mysef as the person you want your friends...
Mark Courter
State Farm Insurance - Mark Courter, Owner/Agent
Mark has owned and operated his State Farm Agency in Urbandale since 1985 and moved into his current office location at 6773 Hickman Rd in November...
Titus Morrow
Midwest Heritage Bank, Bank Manager
I grew up in Dayton Ohio, went to college in Wisconsin, and moved to Des Moines in 2011. I have a 3 year old son named Jaxson and 5 year old daug...
James Patten
AVI Systems, Account Manager
James is an Account Manager with AVI Systems where he works with clients to connect audio/video technology with digital communication strategies.  ...
Jennifer Paulsen
REMAX Concepts - Jennifer Paulsen, Residential Realtor
I moved to Urbandale in 2011 and have been a proud member & Connector of the Chamber ever since. I received my real estate license in 2006 and have...
Randy Pelham
Pelham, Randy, Director of Finance
I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Operations from Iowa State University. I have many years' experience working on senior managemen...
Megan Ries
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 issu...
David Russell
Abendroth Russell Barnett Law Firm, Of Counsel
Dave is "Of Counsel" with his Law Firm Abendroth and Russell and is still available for referrals and assistance. He splits his time between the La...
Reonna Snyder
Hotel Renovo, Sales Executive
Some say, I do deals in heels!  Hi, I’m Reonna – a business professional that has been in the hospitality, event planning industry my entire life. ...
Roger Stalheim
TAB IOWA, President
I have an advanced certification as a business coach and consultant.and a member of the top 12 Business coaches in the USA and Canada for T.A.B. in...
Norm Trentmann
Trentmann, Norm, Retired Engineer
Norm Trentmann, a Registered Professional Engineer, retired from MidAmerican Energy in 2015 after 43 years of service.  He graduated from the Unive...
Samantha Winebrenner
Re/Max Partners Realty, Realtor
I am an Iowa native who was born and raised in Des Moines and a proud graduate of East High School! Real estate has always been a dream of mine s...
Casee Woodley
RE/MAX Precision - Woodley Real Estate, Realtor
I was born and raised in central Iowa, but moved away long enough to appreciate the midwestern values. I am a Grand View University graduate, an...
Kirsten Radke
Core Physical Therapy, Doctor of Physical Therapy
I am formerly from Ottumwa, IA and a graduate of Eddyville-Blakesburg High School. I traveled to Storm Lake, IA to attend Buena Vista University wh...
Robert Sayer, CFP®, MBA
Waddell & Reed, Financial Advisor
Robert Sayer, CFP®, MBA is a financial advisor at Waddell & Reed located in West Des Moines, IA.  Mr. Sayer has been at his current position since ...
Linda Franker
Optimal Health & Wellbeing, Owner
Hi, I am a Independent Certified Health Coach.  My professional career spans wide with 30 years in Corporate America, providing a wide range of e...
Christine Barrows
Century 21 Signature Real Estate, Realtor of residential properties
Christine grew up in a small town in the Finger Lakes Region of New York State, where she also met and married her husband. They remained in the re...
Andy Richardson
Electronic Engineering, Communication & Security Consultant
Andy Richardson has been a member of the Urbandale Chamber since 2012.  During the time Andy has been with the Urbandale Chamber he has been a Co...
Mike Johnson
AO Wealth Advisory, Financial Planner
Mike is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ with AO Wealth Advisory. His passion is to help others identify and attain their financial objectives by wal...
Jason Parkin
Compass Financial Services, Business Development
Jason grew up in LeMars, IA and attended the University of Iowa, receiving a degree in Communications, and Iowa State University, where he receiv...
Sandra Rohrer
Controlled Access of the Midwest, LLC, Marketing Director
Sandra does Business Development and Marketing for Controlled Access of the Midwest. Controlled Access is a family owned, small business that's nic...
Jason Trenkamp
Banleaco, Account Executive
Banleaco offers partners and their customers the flexibility and exceptional service they won't find anywhere else. Small business owners, medica...
Dave Makin
Nexus 6 Marketing, Co-Founder / Huge Head
The Nexus 6 name comes from Blade Runner and has its roots in the concept of a perfect blend of tech and the human experience.  You’ll find that...
Sandee Cook
Career Search Associates, Executive Recruiter
I’ve been a Head Hunter since 2015 and love it! Previous to that, I have 25+ years of Human Resources management experience, with Senior Profession...
Jennifer Oredson
Dinner Dispatch, Owner
Do you hate the question, "what's for dinner"? Do you never seem to have enough time to get to the grocery store and get a healthy meal on the ta...
Amy Engstrom
2Men&ADame Cleaning, Owner
I am owner of 2MEN&ADAME Cleaning. I have 30+ yrs of experience in this industry, My business is involved in several chambers, I am Ambassador of 4...
Mellissa Wynkoop
Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation, Sales Manager
My name is Mellissa Wynkoop, I have 28 years experience in the mortgage industry. I have been a Loan Officer, Processor, Underwriter, Closer, Audit...
Brian Houk
Key Mortgage Group, Mortgage Advisor
I am locally born and raised Des Moines resident who has 10+ years of experience in the Insurance and Mortgage Industries.  I am here to help anyon...
Brenna Young
Quality Marble & Tile, Business Development Representative
My business background comes from my family business of 25 years. I wanted to change my career but still be in a business with family values well...
Zak Schneider
Copy Systems Inc., Sales Representative
I was born in Iowa, yet raised in Iowa, Hungary, Japan, and Florida. I recently moved to the Beaverdale area with my wife, and started in my sale...