Dan Houston
Principal Financial Group
Chairman, President & CEO

Mike McCoy
NCMIC Group, Inc.
CEO & President

Loretta Sieman
LJS Consulting

Rick Tollakson
Hubbell Realty
President & CEO

Connie Wimer
Business Publications Corporation


Rob Dixon, President
Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines
Vice President & Deputy General Counsel

Jeff Matney, Vice President
Holmes Murphy
Senior Vice President, Shareholder

Scott Gillespie, Treasurer 
Iowa Select
Director of Finance - Production Operations

Ida H. Wood, Secretary
Paychex HR
District Sales Manager

Anne M. Cooper
Sammons Financial Group
Senior Vice President,
Chief Human Resources Officer

Angela Davis
Nationwide Insurance
Associate Vice President

Rosalind Peebles Fox
John Deere Des Moines Works
Factory Manager

Adam Haugerud
Berkley Oil and Gas
Actuarial Project Manager

Andy Hodges
Signature Commercial Real Estate
Vice President

D'Angelo Johnson
Bankers Trust
Vice President, Private Banking Regional Manager

Erin Kuhl
Krause Group
Chief Financial Officer

Jenny Livingston
R & R Realty Group
Senior Vice President 

Skylar Mayberry-Mayes
Principal Foundation, Senior Strategist
Principal, Community Relations

Scott Pulver
All-State Industries
Chief Executive Officer

Bianca Rowland
Financial Services
Client Relationship Manager, Marketing Consultant

David Siebert
NCMIC Insurance Company

Kiley Skadburg
The Iowa Clinic
Chief Marketing Officer

Myron Stine
Stine Seed Company

Ashlee Vieregger
Foster Group
Senior Lead Advisor

Travis Gorsch, Big Impact Board Chair
YMCA of Greater Des Moines
Senior Program Director


Travis Gorsch, Big Impact Board Chair
YMCA of Greater Des Moines
Senior Program Director

Carly Correll
UnityPoint Health
Innovation Coordinator

Tyler Groninga
UnityPoint Health 
Provider Compensation Analyst

Derek Hertges
Principal Financial Group
Financial Representative

Monica West
Iowa Donor Network
Director of Donor Family Care & Philanthropy

Mission: To create an engaged and dedicated group of young professionals who support, fundraise and advocate for the mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa.

About: The Big Impact Board was formed to get young professionals in the Des Moines metro area involved in expanding awareness for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa, as well as increase participation in mentorship and sponsored events.

Interested in learning more? Please email the Big Impact Board by clicking here.

Membership will be capped at 20 members. Membership requires a letter of interest, resume, and approval of current Board members and commitment to the following expectations:

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  • Members must have past experience as a mentor in the program or must be in process of becoming a mentor
  • Attend at least 10 monthly meetings plus annual strategic planning retreat. Must inform the Chair of any absences.
  • Support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa in at least one recruitment or fundraising activity per year (Big Shots Golf, Bowl For Kids’ Sake, Match Makers Breakfast, BBBSCI Big Impact Board events). Support may be in many forms including financial, volunteer hours, media contacts, event attendance, etc.
  • Learn about and understand the mission of BBBSCI and support our work. If you are approached by someone inquiring about BBBSCI, we ask that you would be able to articulate the purpose and value of our program.