EWI of Des Moines

Membership Roster
Aisha Syed
Aisha Syed, Realtor / Iowa Realty
Jessinda Madonia
Bankers Trust
VP, Consumer Services Manager
Barb Hobson
Community Foundationof Greater Des Moines
Sharon Porter
Delta Dental of Iowa
Executive Assistant
Marla Wylie
Delta Dental of Iowa
Executive Assistant
Anna Doud
Embassy Suites Des Moines Downtown
Event Sales Manager
Marsha Rodd
Faegre & Benson, LLP
Practice Group Staff Supervisor
Michelle Cook
FBL Financial Group, Inc.
Sr. Real Estate Investment Specialist
Gloria Criswell
Corinna King
Grand View University
Exec Assist
Mary Ann Moore
Catch Des Moines
Sales Coordinator
Kim Fankhauser
Greater Des Moines Partnership
Economic Development Coordinator
Carmella Heckard
Greater Des Moines Partnership
Senior Executive Assistant to President
Ruth Hanrahan
Hanrahan, Ruth
Laura Montgomery
Hubbell Realty Company
Office Manager, Executive Assistant to the President
Marty Kennedy
In The Bag Corporate Cuisine
Robin Taylor
Iowa State Fair Blue Ribbon Foundation
Assistant Director

Robin is the Assistant Director of the Iowa State Fair Blue Ribbon Foundation. Joining the staff in 1999, Robin oversees the Foundation’s accounts, planned giving, database, merchandise and volunteer programs and coordinates the auction for the Corn Dog Kickoff Benefit Auction. A graduate of Central College in Pella, IA, Robin has a Masters in Russian and East European Studies from the University of Kansas.  Prior to joining the Foundation, she worked for Youth For Understanding International Exchange as an Outreach Coordinator, responsible for the recruitment and support of American teenagers as exchange students.  She volunteers with Living History Farms and at her local elementary school and enjoys traveling. Other pursuits include gardening, golf and photography, though all now take a backseat to keeping up with the activities of her two boys.

Janette House
Judith Jones
Jones, Judith A.
Karen Crowell Bailey
Katherine McClure
Katherine McClure Photography
Custom Portrait Artist
Kim Crocker
Kemin Industries
Sr. Executive Assistant
Beth Kneeskern
KPMG LLP Accounting
Practice Administrator
Lena Rocha
Laveta Pfaltzgraff
Pfaltzgraff, Laveta
Courtney Hill
Premier Credit Union
Vice President
Debra Lyons
SHAZAM, Inc. (ITS, Inc.)
Sr. Executive Assistant
Deb Longseth
Syverson Strege and Company
Executive Assistant
Deborah BeLieu
The Waldinger Corporation
Service Office Manager
Christine Healy
TPI-The Printer Inc.
Variable Data Quality Assurance Specialist

I am married to Larry, we have three children, six grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. We also have a maltese named Barney. I work as a variable data quality assurance specialist at TPI-The Printer Inc. located in Des Moines, Iowa. Larry and I love to spend time at the ballpark, dog park, and of course, with family and friends. We also enjoy travelling and listening to live music, especially jazz and rhythm and blues. 

I serve as the EWI B/C/DP Director. I am a representative of the EWI of Des Moines Chapter. I really appreciate my firm's membership with EWI and look forward to the future of this organization.

Linda Buchanan
Wellmark Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Iowa
Executive Assistant
Sheryl Nichols
Wellmark Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Iowa
Executive Assistant to Executive Vice President of Operations
Chris Harvey
CO-OP Financial Services
Executive Assistant
Kelly Betts
SHAZAM, Inc. (ITS, Inc.)
Executive Assistant
Leanne Benson
Wellmark Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Iowa
Administrative Assistant
Ellie Cutler
Global Spectrum / Iowa Events Center
Sales Manager
Noel Walker
UnityPoint Health-Des Moines
Executive Secretary
Amy Hall
UnityPoint Health - Des Moines Foundation
Executive Assistant
Sarah Roeder
UnityPoint Health - Des Moines Foundation
Donor Portfolio & Research Coordinator
Karen Andersen
Cyndi Lorenzen
Paulette Schultz
Nancy Cook
Molli Davis
Greater Des Moines Partnership
Adminstrative Asst - Talent Dev, Bus. Res & Com Dv
Cheri Cipperley
Meredith Corporation
Executive Assistant