Youth Homes has a highly active Board of Directors and Trustees made up of professionals from throughout the Des Moines metro. The board members give willingly of their time, expertise and resources and bring thoughtful stewardship, intelligent debate and insightful direction to advance Youth Homes’ mission throughout the community.

Board Directors

    • Tom Foldes

      Past President

      Bluestone Engineering

      President

    • Anne Happel

      President

      Community Volunteer

    • Rich Schappert

      Secretary

      Casey's

      V.P Information Technology

    • Mark Merfeld

      Vice-President

      Hockenberg Newburgh

      CFO

    • Larry Taylor

      Merchants Bonding Company

      President

    • Brett Adams

      Trilix

      Chief Marketing Officer

    • Derrick Beechum

      Wells Fargo Bank

      District Manager

    • Dick Clinard

      Nationwide Insurance

      AVP Claims

    • Susan DeMarco

      Flynn Wright

      VP Account Services

    • Greg Elming

      Principal Financial Group

      Senior VP

    • Mark Elming

      Global Atlantic Financial Group

      SVP Technology

    • Mark Iles

      Iles Funeral Homes

      President

    • Amanda Jansen

      Brown Winick Law

      Attorney

    • Bob Lashier

      Laser Resources, Inc.

      President & CEO

    • Mark Lyons

      LaMair-Mulock-Condon

      VP

    • Bill McGinn

      CoreLogic

      VP Strategic Accounts

    • Doug Pearson

      Continental Western Group

      Chief Underwriting Officer

    • Becky Piechowski

      Treasurer

      Farmers Mutual Hail

      SVP - Crop Operations

    • Michael Sadler

      CenturyLink

      Assist. VP Public Policy

    • Dave Sours

      GuideOne Insurance

      VP Claims

    • Elizabeth Swanson

      The Principal Financial Group

      Attorney

    • Kirk Van Kirk

      Progressive Foundry

      VP Operations/Sales

    • Erica Boliver

      Sammons Financial Group

      HR Consultant-Training & Organizational Development

    • Andrew Steiger

      John Deere ISG

      Global System Integration & Test Manager

    • Doug Richard

      Midwest Alarm Services

      President

Board Trustees

    • Paul Kruse

      President

      PMA Financial Network, Inc

      Senior VP

    • Brad Winterbottom

      Vice-President

      West Bank

      President & Director

    • Gene Weber

      Treasurer

      Brooks Lodden

      CPA, Retired

    • Dick Vohs

      Past President

      Iowa Network Services

      Retired, CEO

    • Duke Reichardt

      Bening Financial

      Partner

    • Rick Ball

      Ball Team, LLC

      President

    • Wally Geiger

      Data Business Equipment

      CEO

    • Anne Happel

      Community Volunteer

    • Kelly Housby

      Housby-Mack-Isuzu, VOCON

      President

    • Jeff Lamberti

      Block, Lamberti & Gocke, PC

      Pres.

    • Heather Welch Puri

      River Glen Private Capital

      Managing Dir.

    • Chris Cook

      Gilbert & Cook, Inc.

      Partner

    • Miriam Erickson Brown

      Secretary

      Anderson Erickson Dairy

      CEO & President

    • Tom Foldes

      Bluestone Engineering

      President

    • Bill Trebilcock

      Mid Continent Bottlers

      Retired, CEO

Living Honorary Board Members

    • Randy Duncan, Jr.

      Duncan Law Firm

      Attorney

    • Bill Friedman, Jr.

      CB Commercial Real Estate

      Retired

    • Don Lamberti

      Chairman of the Board

      Casey’s General Stores

      Retired

    • Chuck Betts, Jr.

      Betts Auto Campus

      Retired

    • Elizabeth Ruan

      Community Volunteer

      Retired

Advisory Committee

    • David Fisher

      Onthank Company

      Chairman

    • Will Hoekman

      Concrete Forms

      CEO, Retired

    • Dennis Lydon

      Shive Hattery

      Marketing Manager

    • Darrell Ball

      Ball Team, LLC

      Of Council

    • Bob Maddox, III

      Allied Construction Services

      CEO

Founder

    • Hobart Ross

      Ross Distributing Company