Meet the 2018 President and Board Members

Joe Benesh has ascended to the president role as of January 2018. Joe is the President + CEO of the Ingenuity Company in Des Moines, Iowa. He believes that empowering each other as Young Professionals leads to the betterment of the community, each other, and enhances our opportunities to be successful in collaborative and dynamic ways.

The top three objectives for YP Iowa in the coming year include:
Building a Larger Base of Statewide Members
Enhancing the Organizations Financial Sustainability
Growing and Strengthening the Value We Offer Our Members
Joe looks forward to working with and leveraging the exceptional talents of the board of directors and organization members from around the state to continue to expand the positive impact of YP Iowa around our state.
2018 Board Members

President - Joe Benesh (Des Moines)
Vice President - Emilee Richardson (Des Moines)
Past President - Kyle Oppenhuizen (Des Moines)
Treasurer and Secretary - Kayla Bruns (Grimes)
Membership Co-Chairs - Paul Daniels (Spencer), Alex Watters (Sioux City)
Marketing / Communication Chair - Lisa Johnson (Sioux City)
Outreach / Support Chair - Abby Jares (Council Bluffs)
Southeast Iowa Regional Director - Jenny Arnold (Chariton)
Southwest Iowa Regional Director - Danielle Mowery (Council Bluffs)
At-Large - Kim Hanken (Ankeny)

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