Gage Kent
  • Gage Kent
    Chairman & CEO
    Kent Corporation
Kathryn Kunert
  • Kathryn Kunert
    VP, Economic Connections and Integration
    MidAmerican Energy Company
john may
  • John May
    Past Chairman
    President, Agricultural Solutions & CIO
    Deere and Company
Judd O'Connor
Charles Sukup


jason andringa
jay byers
  • Jay Byers
    Chief Executive Officer
    Greater Des Moines Partnership
Dan Culhane
debi durham
  • Debi Durham
    Iowa Economic Development Authority
andy flynn
  • Nate Green
    Director, Corporate Business Development & Senior Corporate Counsel
    Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (REG)
Craig Hill
  • Craig Hill
    Iowa Farm Bureau Federation
Gregg Hora
  • Gregg Hora
    Board member
    Iowa Pork Producers Association
Chris Nelson
chad surpenant

Delegate Council

Mark Core
  • Mark Core
    Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer
    Vermeer Corporation
mike crum
  • Michael R. Crum
    VP for Economic Development & Business Engagement
    Iowa State University
  • Rich Dwyer
    Kent Nutrition Group Feed Division
david maahs
  • David Maahs
    EVP, Economic Development
    Greater Des Moines Partnership
bob riley
Steve Zumbach


  • Billi Hunt
    Executive Director
    Cultivation Corridor
julie lelonek
  • Julie Lelonek
    Marketing and Business Engagement Specialist
    Cultivation Corridor