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

Chapter Leadership

2019-2020 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 Heather Saxton, heather@amaiowa.com, Director of Volunteers, if you are interested in volunteering.

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

President: Kayt Gabrielson 
Two Rivers Marketing
Program Director
515.333.3238

President-Elect: Ellen Linkenhoker
ITA Group  
Insights & Strategy Leader
515.480.2478

Immediate Past President: Cassandra Pudenz 
Lessing-Flynn
Account Manager
515.274.9271

Secretary: N/A

Vice President of Treasury: Ben Currie
Meredith
Accounting Policy & Compliance Manager
515.518.4208

Director of Treasury: Kennedy Van Rossum
Bank Iowa
Marketing Specialist
515.273.2910

Director of Treasury (Registration): N/A

Vice President of Compliance: Sean Callison
Faegre Baker Daniels
Attorney
515.447.4742

Vice President of Programs (Signature Series): Mark Nickel
Nickel Consulting & Design
319.415.4282

Vice President of Programs (Special Programs): Micholyn Fajen
Fajen Consulting
Founder
515.321.0283

Director of Programs (Monthly Programming): Kyle Plummer
Tero International, Inc.
Director of Marketing
515.221.2318

Director of Programs (Discussion Groups & QAMA): Ivy Sprague
Hy-Vee
Communications Manager
515.267.2881

Director of Programs (Planning): Kelsey Cervantes
Zirous
Marketing Manager
515.974.5516

Director of Programs (Special Programs): N/A

Director of Programs (Quad Cities): Amy Simler
McCarthy Bush Corporation
Marketing and Communications Director
515.232.9148

Vice President of Sponsorships: Bridget Mortland
Businessolver
Director, Product Marketing & Operations
641.629.6048

Director of Sponsorships (Fulfillment & Support): Kelly Sheldon
Skyline Tradetec
Account Executive

Director of Sponsorships (Special Programs Support): Betsy McKibbin
Drake University
Director of Marketing
515.271.4501

Vice President of Communications: Abby Green
Principal
Marketing Communication Strategist

Assistant Vice President of Communications (Website & Digital Strategy): Carina Woodward
Des Moines Performing Arts
Marketing Manager
712.209.3066

Director of Communications (Social): Sam Yacinich
Spindustry
Digital Marketing Specialist
515.225.6116

Director of Communications (Email): Stacy Conradt
OBI Creative
Senior Copywriter
515.333.3264

Vice President of Membership: Hailey Miller
Carrier Access, Inc.
Strategic Marketing Manager
515.987.9240

Assistant Vice President of Membership (Retention): Tiffani Brendeland
Meredith Corp.
Account Manager
515.284.3587

Director of Membership (Acquisition): Mollie Bodensteiner
Etumos
Marketing Technology Consultant
515.306.6382

Director of Collegiate Membership: Kathleen Connolly
Mercer
Marketing Specialist
515.365.1007

Director of Volunteers: Heather Saxton
INTL FC Stone Inc.
Director of Event Marketing and Promotion
515.223.3781

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 Heather Saxton, heather@amaiowa.com, Director of Volunteers, if you are interested in volunteering.

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