2023 Connectors

2023 Connectors - The Welcoming Arm of the Urbandale Chamber of Commerce
Casee Woodley
2023 Connector Leadership Chair 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...
Jane Nady
2023 Connector Leadership Vice Chair Imperfect Pathways, Owner
Sandee Cook
2023 Connector Training Chair 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...
Reonna Snyder
2023 Social Committee Chair 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. ...
Renee Neppl
Employee & Family Resources (EFR), Sales Account Executive
Renee Neppl is making a difference by connecting Wellness and Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) to businesses of all sizes in an effort to increa...
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...
Jason Parkin
Avenue Scholars Des Moines
Jason grew up in LeMars, IA and attended the University of Iowa, receiving a degree in Communications, and Iowa State University, where he receiv...
Lisa Hanrahan
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. ...
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...
Kris Howard
KSH Design Studio LLC, Owner
KSH Design Studio creates personalized and custom gifts. I specialize in personalizing metal and glass items by mechanical etching. I love to do cu...
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...
Jay Mathes
Edencrest at Green Meadows, Community Relations Coordinator
I am the Marketing Director at Edencrest at Green Meadows in Johnston. Our award-winning Senior Living Communities offer Assisted Living and Memo...
Nicole Berger
Associated Builders and Contractors of Iowa, Membership Director
Nicole grew up in Johnston and now she and her family reside in Urbandale. Nicole is an active member of the Urbandale community and volunteers her...
Randy Pelham
Pelham, Randy
I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Operations from Iowa State University. I have many years' experience working on senior managemen...
Rhett Oselette
U.S. Bank, Business Banking Relationship Manager
Tami Biggerstaff
Catch Des Moines! Greater Des Moines Convention & Visitors Bureau, Volunteer
I am currently blessed to hold several part time jobs: Volunteer for Catch Des Moines at events, volunteer with the Urbandale Chamber, I teach priv...
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...
Brennan Roland
MMIT Business Solutions Group, Business Solutions Consultant
Hey everyone! I graduated from Grand View University in 2018 with my Bachelors Degree in Kinesiology-Health Promotion, with hands on experience in ...
Matt Shaw
Coldwell Banker Mid-America , Commercial Real Estate
Commercial real estate agent licensed in Iowa offering services to tenant and landlord rep. for office, retail space, and industrial asset classes ...
Roger Stalheim
Advanced RLS INC/experts in personality assessment & hiring, President
Greetings from Roger Stalheim, President of RLS INC.  Are you ready to make more profit? Make more progress in your business than you have ever mad...
Rhonda Mock
The Vernon Company - Digital Sales Team, Digital Sales Coordinator
I have been a long time Connector with the Urbandale Chamber and am glad to be back networking.  Please reach out and let's learn about each other'...
Heidi Kroll
Community Hand Up, Founder/Executive Director
I started Community Hand Up in an effort to bring fulfillment to my life. I raised 2 amazing kids by myself while living in poverty. I saw first ha...
Gina Wright
Urbandale Chamber of Commerce, Vice President
Gina has spent the majority of her professional career in hospitality and working with the community. For the last 8 years she has been a Franchise...
Sidney Jacobson
Urbandale Chamber of Commerce, Marketing Director
I was born and raised in Hawkeye country- Iowa City! Go Hawks! While attending the University of Iowa, I was involved in many student organizations...
Tiffany Menke
Urbandale Chamber of Commerce, President
Since 2004, Tiffany Menke, IOM, has been the President of the Urbandale Chamber of Commerce. She has served on the boards of and is a Past Presiden...
Mary Knueven
Urbandale Chamber of Commerce, Administrative Assistant
Mary has had careers in banking, was Executive Assistant to the President of USG Annuity & Life Company, a Fundraiser & Events Director at Make-A-W...
Matt Christiansen
Big Roofing, Project Manager
I'm Matt Christiansen and I've lived in Des Moines my whole life. I love and believe in my community and aim to be a positive contributor to it as ...
Jeff Holladay
U.S. Bank, VP Business Banking Relationship Manager
Kamsa Thephavong
K&G Digital 360, Owner & Founder/Digital Marketing Director
I have over 15 years of professional experience in my field of expertise! I’m constantly learning about the new market in our industry and ongoing ...
Aisha R Syed
Iowa Realty - Aisha R. Syed Real Estate, LLC, REALTOR® - Broker Associate
Aisha grew up in Iowa (Clive and Urbandale).  Graduated from Drake University with double majors in Management and Marketing.   In 2004, unfortuna...
Anna Mable
Urbandale Chamber of Commerce, Events Coordinator
I graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with an Elementary Education degree and spent many of my college years involved in my sorority and...
Rachel Reavis
Infinity Home Care, CFO / Owner
Rachel grew up in Fort Dodge, Iowa and has always enjoyed helping and leading others. Rachel attained her bachelor’s degree from Buena Vista Univ...
Brian Packard
Quality Resource Group, Inc., Account Executive
Relationship Rock Star! Customer Caretaker! Passionate People Person
Aaron Colyer
Raccoon Valley Bank, Business Banking Specialist
Aaron Colyer comes to Raccoon Valley Bank offering over 10+ years of banking experience. He specializes in Business Banking to provide the best ser...
Lisa Hollis Keene
Halo Capital, Mtg. Loan Officer
My name is Lisa! With over two decades of experience in the lending industry, I am a seasoned Mortgage Loan Officer who knows the ins and outs of t...
Fletcher Barry
Urbandale Chamber of Commerce, Membership Director
I graduated from the University of Iowa with a Bachelors in Sports and Recreation Management. The beginning part of my career has been spent workin...