Our Staff.

Our Leadership Team.

Dan Culhane

Dan Culhane

President & CEO
Brenda Dryer

Brenda Dryer

Senior Vice President
Amy Howard

Amy Howard

Vice President, Finance & Administration
Jan Williams

Jan Williams

Vice President, Investor Relations
Eric Smidt

Eric Smidt

Vice President, Marketing & Communications

Our Staff.

Sarah Dvorsky

Sarah Dvorsky

Director, Research & Economic Development Events
Nikki Fischer

Nikki Fischer

Director, Workforce Development & Diversity
Dylan Kline

Dylan Kline

Director, Business Development
Steven Lawrence

Steven Lawrence

Director, Marketing
Ottie Maxey

Ottie Maxey

Director, Economic Development

Ronnie Olson

Coordinator, Client Services
Greg Piklapp

Greg Piklapp

Director, Economic Development Outreach & Government Relations
Lojean Petersen

Lojean Petersen

Manager, Ames Main Street Farmers' Market

Elizabeth Ross

Coordinator, Economic Development
Shannon Thiele

Shannon Thiele

Director, Member Retention & Affiliate Programs
​Mike Upah

​Mike Upah

Director, Ames Seed Capital
Emory Widlowski

Emory Widlowski

Director, Events