Board of Directors

Turning vision into reality

The Women Lead Change Board of Directors provides organizational oversight and strategic direction, helping to define our long-term vision and aspirations. Women Lead Change board members and officers include:

 

JENN BLEIL

Chair
Learning & Development Manager
Van Meter, Inc.
Cedar Rapids

Michelle Vande Loo

Vice-Chair
Senior Actuary
Principal
Des Moines

Kylie Whitecotton

Treasurer
Senior Manager
RSM US LLP
Des Moines

Linda Krei

Secretary 
Business Coach
ActionCOACH
Sioux City

Chris Harkey

Tax Manager
Bergan KDV
Davenport

Dale Hoppe

WC Technical Director
Nationwide
Des Moines

Peg Hudson

Executive Vice President
MidWestOne Banks
Dubuque

 

Kristin Knox Esche

Associate Chief Counsel
John Deere Financial
Des Moines

Renee D. Montz

Executive Vice President and General Counsel
American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company
Des Moines

 

Jen Neumann

Partner
de Novo Marketing
Cedar Rapids

Tiffany O'Donnell

CEO
Women Lead Change
Cedar Rapids

Stacie Osako

People and Business Strategy
Informatics, Inc.
Cedar Rapids

 

Mark Polking

Head of People Solutions
Transamerica
Cedar Rapids

SHANNON SCHROEDER

Director of Partnerships & Resellers
GoDaddy

Cedar Rapids

Scott Swenson

Regional Director
America's SBDC
Hiawatha

Kristen Trovas

Senior Vice President
Resident Director
Merrill Lynch
Cedar Rapids