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

    • Doug Pearson

      President

      GuideOne Insurance

      Senior Vice President, Chief Underwriting Officer

    • Erica Boliver

      Vice President

      F&G

      Director, Human Resource Business Partner

    • Rich Schappert

      Secretary

    • Mark Lyons

      Treasurer

      LaMair-Mulock-Condon

      VP

    • Mark Merfeld

      Past President

      Housby

      Chief Financial Officer

    • Brett Adams

      Trilix

      Chief Marketing Officer

    • Tom Foldes

      Bluestone Engineering

      President

    • Charles Hartlieb

      Hinson, Hartlieb, & Chleborad

      Senior Vice President

    • Scott Hoekman

      Next Level Ventures

      Principal

    • Mark Iles

      Iles Funeral Homes

      President

    • Mick Lovell

      EMC Insurance Companies

      Executive Vice President – Operations

    • Garrett Miller

      Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.

      Financial Advisor

    • Winston Morris

      Nationwide

      Sr. Director, State Government Relations

    • John Parrish

      Caldwell Parrish Funeral Home & Crematory

    • Evan Powers

      Allied Construction Services, Inc.

      Project Manager/Estimator

    • Doug Richard

      Midwest Alarm Services

      President

    • Aaron Rutledge

      Farmers Mutual Hail

      VP Claims Manager

    • Jill Smith

      Robert Half Finance & Accounting

      Division Director

    • Elizabeth Swanson

      The Principal Financial Group

      Attorney

    • Larry Taylor

      Merchants Bonding Company

      President

    • Dereck Trebilcock

      Wesley Life, The Village

      Director of Food and Beverage

    • Mindy Williamson

      Iowa State Fair

      Marketing Director

    • Tim Crawford

      Sammons Financial Group

Board Trustees

    • Brad Winterbottom

      President

      West Bank

      President & Director

    • Rick Ball

      Vice-President

      Ball Team, LLC

      President

    • Chris Cook

      Secretary

      Gilbert & Cook, Inc.

      Partner

    • Gene Weber

      Treasurer

      Retired

    • Paul Kruse

      Past President

      Financial Services Marketing

      Senior VP

    • Erica Boliver

      F&G

      Director, Human Resource Business Partner

    • Paula Dierenfeld

      Nyemaster Law Firm

      Attorney-Governmental Affairs

    • Wally Geiger

      Retired

    • Kelly Housby

      Housby-Mack-Isuzu, VOCON

      President

    • Jeff Lamberti

      Lamberti, Gocke & Luetje, P.C.

      Pres.

    • Doug Pearson

      GuideOne Insurance

      Senior Vice President, Chief Underwriting Officer

    • Heather Welch Puri

      People’s Company

      Vice President of Strategy and Finance

    • Duke Reichardt

      Bening Financial

      Partner

    • Dick Vohs

      Retired

Living Honorary Board Members

    • 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

Advisory Committee

    • Darrell Ball

      Ball Team, LLC

      Of Council

    • David Fisher

      Onthank Company

      Chairman

    • Will Hoekman

      Concrete Forms

      CEO, Retired

    • Dennis Lydon

      Shive Hattery

      Marketing Manager

    • Bob Maddox, III

      Allied Construction Services

      CEO

Founder

    • Hobart Ross

      Ross Distributing Company