Vision Committee

Jill Ackerman, Marion Chamber of Commerce
Patrick Allen, Rockwell Collins
Kim Becicka, Kirkwood Community College
Tony Bedard, Frontier Co-op
Nancy Bird, Iowa City Downtown District
Lydia Brown, Ryan Companies
Brad Buck, Cedar Rapids Community School District
Lois Buntz, United Way of East Central Iowa
David Conrad, University of Iowa
Lee Eilers, Marion Process Solutions
Doug Elliott, East Central Iowa Council of Governments
Eric Engelmann, Iowa Startup Accelerator
Les Garner, Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation
Nick Glew, Marion Economic Development Company
Matt Greiner, Greiner Buildings
Anne Gruenewald, Four Oaks
Kris Gulick, City of Cedar Rapids
Laurie Hamen, Mount Mercy University
Tim Hankewich, Orchestra Iowa
Bruce Harreld, University of Iowa, Tri-Chair
Nancy Kasparek, U.S. Bank, Tri-Chair
Bobby Kaufmann, Iowa State House Representative
Katie Knight, United Way of Johnson & Washington Counties
Doug Kopp, Alliant Energy
Zack Kucharski, The Gazette
Kathryn Kunert, MidAmerican Energy
Kim Lehrman, Ready Wireless
Bruce Lehrman, Involta
Marty Lenss, Eastern Iowa Airport
John Lohman, Corridor Media Group
Hass Machlab, Innovative Software Engineering
Lura McBride, Van Meter Inc.
Aaron McCregiht, GO Cedar Rapids
Susan Mims, City of Iowa City
Gene Mohling, ISU Extension
Michelle Niermann, Unity Point – St. Luke’s Hospital
Mark Nolte, Iowa City Area Development Group
Kelly Ortberg, Rockwell Collins, Tri-Chair
Anne Parmley, Pearson
Ravi Patel, Hawkeye Hotels & Built by Iowa
Andre Perry, The Englert Theatre
John Peterson, Amana Society Inc.
Lon Pluckhahn, City of Marion
Nancy Quellhorst, Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce
Ed Raber, Washington Economic Development Group
Chad Simmons , Diversity Focus
John Smith, CRST
Heidi Vittetoe, Vittetoe Pork Ltd.
Phil Wasta, MedQuarter Regional Medical District
Lasheila Yates, Civil Rights Commission of Iowa
Scott Zach, Northwestern Mutual
Aaron McCreight, Cedar Rapids Vistiors Bureau and Convention

 

The partners supporting this project include the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance, Corridor Alliance, East Central Council of Governments, Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation, Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce, Iowa City Area Development Group, Kirkwood Community College, Marion Chamber of Commerce, MEDCO, MedQuarter Regional Medical District, University of Iowa, and United Way of East Central Iowa.