Lisa Kral has been hired as Marketing Partner Manager. She will work with existing GDMCVB Marketing Partners, Corporate Partners and she will work to gain new Partners. Lisa is a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa. She has assisted with Hy-Vee Triathlon sponsorships, planning and development of the Hy-Vee Tri Kids’ Clinic.
Jennifer Morris has been hired as a Sales Manager. Jennifer is a graduate of the University of Iowa and has previously worked for a property management company in Central Illinois, organizing housing for area sporting teams such as the Peoria Rivermen and Peoria Chiefs and area corporations such as Caterpillar.
Kristine Reeves has been hired as Marketing Development Manager. She will reach out to potential GDMCVB investors for sponsorships, co-ops and promotional items for the GDMCVB and secure private sector dollars to reinvest in marketing Greater Des Moines as a destination. Kristine is a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa. Her experience involves sponsorship sales, market research and slogan/campaign development.
Aaron Strom has been hired in Shipping/Receiving. Aaron is currently attending Grand View University.
Shannon Winters has been hired as Finance Manager. Her main duties include accounts payable, payroll, 401k plan, budgets and assisting with audits. Shannon graduated from Waldorf College with a B.A. in Business Finance. Previously, she worked at MetLife and Meredith Corporation.