Chapter Leadership - AMA Iowa | Iowa Chapter of the American Marketing Association

Chapter Leadership

2021-2022 AMA Iowa Board of Directors

Additional Leadership Opportunities
In addition to the Board of Director positions, volunteers serve on the various committees to work on important projects and events. Members are encouraged to volunteer. Contact Maddy VanderLinden, if you are interested in volunteering.

If you would like to contact one of our board members, please email and we will get you in touch with the correct contact.

Co-President: Kathleen Temple
ARAG Legal Insurance, Marketing Consultant

Co-President: Tiffani Brendeland
Meredith Corporation, Account Manager

Co-President-Elect: Ivy Sprague
Hy-Vee Inc., Communications Manager

Co-President-Elect: Stacy Rose
Berkley Agribusiness, Marketing Specialist

Immediate Past President: Ellen Linkenhoker
ITA Group, Insights and Strategy Leader

Secretary: Denise Rumohr
AKC Marketing, Account Manager, Media Buyer


Vice President of Treasury: Ben Currie
TruBank, CFO

Director of Treasury: Melissa Sporrer
Blue Compass, Business Development Strategist

Director of Treasury: Tom Lowry
Faegre Baker Daniels, Attorney


Vice President of Compliance: Sean Callison
Faegre Baker Daniels, Attorney

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)

Vice President of DEI: Brandon Weber
Gershman Mortgage, Marketing Manager & Mortgage Loan Officer


Vice President of Signature Series Programs: Richelle Smith
Merkle Retirement Planning, Creative Director

Director of Programs: Emma Disterhoft
Junior Achievement of Eastern Iowa, Logistics Manager

Director of Programs: OPEN

Director of Programs: Kelly Isaacson
Nippon Life Benefits, Assistant Vice President of Marketing

Vice President of Advanced Programs: Chris Jones
National Pork Board, Director Marketing Promotions & Partnerships

Director of Programs: Alie Muller-Heit
Musco Lighting, Communications and Promotions Manager


Vice President of Sponsorships: Melissa Merrifield
Golden Rule, Marketing Manager

Assistant Vice President of Sponsorships: Melanie Suljic
Bing Bang, Client Development Manager

Director of Sponsorships: Hannah Cox-Schroeder
NCMIC Group Inc, Marketing Manager - Student Programs


Vice President of Communications: Karlee Payne
Iowa Department of Revenue, Information Specialist/Webmaster

Director of Communications: Kristi Kenyon
Copywriter+, Owner

Director of Communications: Kristin Tracy
Red 5, Project Manager/Web Developer

Director of Communications: Gabby Gaulke
Homemakers Furniture, Graphic Designer

Director of Communications: Kyle Coia
Wells Fargo Financial Leasing, Commercial Credit Officer


Vice President of Membership: Kennedy Van Rossum
Bank Iowa, Marketing Specialist

Assistant Vice President of Membership: Jeff Stein
FuseBox One, Director of Sales

Director of Membership (Member Experience): Amanda Laverman
Lumenad, Revenue Operations Manager

Director of Membership (Volunteers): Maddy VanderLinden
City of Johnston, Communications Specialist

Director of Membership (Collegiate Relations): Diogo Craveiro
Vermeer Corporation, Senior International Marketing & Training Specialist

Director of Membership (Communities): OPEN


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