Board of Directors

Orchard Place Operating Board of Directors

Joe DeJong, Board President

Creative Planning Business Services

Business Advisor-ESOP


John Danos, Board Vice President

Dorsey & Whitney Law Firm

Attorney - Partner




Todd Strother Board Secretary/Treasurer

EMC Insurance Companies

Executive Vice President & Chief Legal Officer


 Carrie Clogg

Foundation Director



Christy Carroll Cownie

Community Volunteer

Manuel Cornell

Dorsey & Whitney, LLP

Associate Attorney

Danielle Foster-Smith


Vice President and General Counsel


Reginald Jackson

Wells Fargo Mortgage



 Ross Jones

Berkshire Hathaway Energy

Senior Director, Global Cybersecurity Operations

Mic Jurgens

Hy-Vee, Inc

Executive Vice President, Secretary, Chief Counsel

Jan Koder

Community Volunteer


 Staci Krier

Principal Financial Group

AVP-Enterprise Strategy & Innovation 



Marcus Miller, Past Board President

Diabetic Equipment and Supplies

President & COO

Nancy Norman-Uhl

Community Volunteer

Toby O'Berry

Iowa Homeless Youth Centers

Executive Director


Jerry Owen

Nationwide Insurance

AVP of Application Development

John Parmeter

Community Volunteer

Shane Percival

Financial Advisor

Nikki Syverson

Isaacson-Syverson Consulting



Orchard Place Foundation Board of Directors 


Andrew Hall, Board President

Grefe & Sidney, P.L.C.

Managing Partner



Megan Stelter, Board Vice President


Account Manager


Dawn Brandt, Board Secretary/Treasurer

Prairie Meadows

Vice President of Compliance

Rick Ball

Ball Team, LLC Construction

Managing Partner


Nicole Boyington

Workspace/Storey Kenworthy Foundation

Partner & Executive Director

Lori Hartman

GuideOne Insurance

Sales Training Manager



Jackie Johansen, Past Board President

Shattered Glass Development


Jason Juhl

Carson Wealth

Wealth Advisor

Brian McCormac

BrownWinick Law


Nick Nelson

Sammons Financial Group

Vice President of Centralized Services


Randall Wanke

Industry Relations Lead

Corteva Agriscience 

Andrea Woodard

Greater Des Moines Partnership

Director - Regional Community Integration

Orchard Place Honorary Board of Directors

  • Hobie Bannister
  • Wesley Boldt
  • Nancy Bone
  • Neil Broderick
  • Barbara Gartner
  • Phyllis Hansell
  • Ken Haynie
  • Catherine McGarvey
  • Brenda Mouw
  • Bryan Shiffler