Simpson College Board of Trustees

Jay R. Byers ’93
Chief Executive Officer
Greater Des Moines Partnership
Des Moines, Iowa

Mary Sconiers Chapman
Vice President Emeritus
Des Moines Area Community College
Des Moines, Iowa

Nicole L. Crain ’05
Senior Vice President, Public Policy
Iowa Association of Business and Industry
Des Moines, Iowa

Michael J. DeVito
Executive Vice President, Mortgage Production
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
Des Moines, Iowa

D. Robert Downing ’63
Chairman of the Board
Downing Construction, Inc.
Indianola, Iowa

Steven C. Fiterman ’68
President
Ground Development, Inc.
Golden Valley, Minnesota

Ben F. Gaumer ’75
Rear Admiral, USN, retired
BG Adventures, LLC
Indianola, Iowa

Jared D. Gillespie ’02
Senior Client Service Manager
Principal Financial Group
Des Moines, Iowa

Darrell J. Goodhue ’62
District Court Judge, retired
Carlisle, Iowa

Denise M. Griffey ’79
Research Data Analyst
Johnson County Community College
Overland Park, Kansas

Joseph D. Hall ’58
Radiologist, retired
Iowa Radiology, P.C.
Des Moines, Iowa

Terry W. Handley ’09
President and Chief Executive Officer
Casey’s General Stores, Inc.
Ankeny, Iowa

Jordan B. Hansell
Treasurer of the Board
President
Rockbridge
Columbus, Ohio

Mark L. Hill ’78
Des Moines, Iowa

Heecheon Jeon
Ex-Officio
District Superintendent
The United Methodist Church
Des Moines, Iowa

Steven G. Johnson ’81
President and Chief Executive Officer
Care View Communications
Lewisville, Texas

Sean M. Kennedy ’92
President and Chief Executive Officer
The IMT Group
West Des Moines, Iowa

Gage A. Kent
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Kent Corporation
Muscatine, Iowa

Linda Koehn
Des Moines, Iowa

Terrance J. Lillis ’77
Secretary of the Board
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Principal Financial Group, Inc.
Des Moines, Iowa

Barbara A. Miller ’64
Executive Director
Center for Education in Law and Democracy
Denver, Colorado

Mark C. Miller ’79
North America Office Manager
DuPont Pioneer
Johnston, Iowa

Alejandro Munoz
Vice President – Global Commercial Business
DuPont Pioneer
Johnston, Iowa

Owen J. Newlin
Senior Vice President and Director, retired
Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.
Des Moines, Iowa

Nile D. Ramsbottom ’66
Senior Advisor
Renewable Energy Group
Innsbrook, Missouri

Lauren Rasmussen ’05
Ex-Officio
Supervisor – Solution Development Services
ITA Group
West Des Moines, Iowa

Sunnie Richer
Board Chair
Chairman
Doextra Corporation
Des Moines, Iowa

Robert G. Riley, Jr.
Chairman
Riley Resource Group
Des Moines, Iowa

Gary L. Ruble ’63
Chairperson/Chief Executive Officer, retired
Multi-Tech, Inc.
Indianola, Iowa

Michael A. Sadler ’89
Assistant Vice President – Public Policy
CenturyLink
Des Moines, Iowa

J. Ann Selzer
President
Selzer & Company
West Des Moines, Iowa

Thomas C. Shandley ’75
Vice President for Student Life/Dean of Students
Davidson College
Davidson, North Carolina

Jay K. Simmons
Ex-Officio
President
Simpson College
Indianola, Iowa

James C. Spooner ’82
Senior Vice President – Wealth Management
UBS Financial Services
West Des Moines, Iowa

Deanna Strable-Soethout
President, U.S. Insurance Solutions
Principal Financial Group, Inc.
Des Moines, Iowa

Dustin L. Thomas ’07
Investor Relations Manager
BH Management
Des Moines, Iowa

Julius C. Trimble
Ex-Officio
Resident Bishop, Iowa Area
The United Methodist Church
Des Moines, Iowa

Kirk J. Tyler
President
Atlantic Bottling Company
Waukee, Iowa

Philip J. Webb
Ex-Officio
Senior Pastor
First United Methodist Church
Indianola, Iowa

Richard M. Willis ’74
President
Willis Auto Campus
Clive, Iowa

Sumner Worth
President
Gilcrest/Jewett Lumber Company
Waukee, Iowa

HONORARY LIFE TRUSTEES

Douglas J. Barakat ’68
Senior Vice President, Director of Sales, retired
American Republic Insurance Company
Boulder, Colorado

Wayne L. Carse ’50
President
Carse Oil Company, Inc.
Orlando, Florida

Jerry L. Chicoine
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, retired
Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.
Scottsdale, Arizona

Karen A. Conner ’69
Professor Emerita
Drake University
Scottsdale, Arizona

Allison Fleming
Des Moines, Iowa

Barbara M. Gartner
Des Moines, Iowa

Michael G. Gartner
Chairman
The Iowa Cubs
Des Moines, Iowa

Robert L. Lester ’64
Senior Vice President, retired
Iowa Power
Indianola, Iowa

Mary Rose Main ’53
National Executive Director, retired
Girl Scouts of the U.S.A.
New York, New York

Marvin E. Mazie
Chairman of the Board, retired
Firstar Bank of Des Moines
San Diego, California

Lizz S. Nichols
Vice President
Noble Ford, Inc.
Indianola, Iowa

James R. Oplt ’72
Senior Vice President, Investments
UBS Financial Services, Inc.
West Des Moines, Iowa

James M. Reed ’54
Private Equity Investor
Scottsdale, Arizona

Charles E. Rohm
Executive Vice President, retired
Principal Financial Group, Inc.
Scottsdale, Arizona

Ralph F. Schlenker
Senior Vice Chairman, retired
MidAmerican Energy
Indianola, Iowa

Douglas Shull
Indianola, Iowa

H. Richard Smith ’53
Of Counsel
Ahlers and Cooney, P.C.
Fort Myers Beach, Florida

Keith R. Swanson ’54
Physician
Atlantic, Iowa

Marilyn M. Vernon
Naples, Florida

Fred W. Weitz
President
Essex Meadows, Inc.
Des Moines, Iowa

A. Roger Witke ’54
Of Counsel
Whitfield and Eddy, P.L.C.
Des Moines, Iowa

ADVISORS

Jennifer Braunschweig-Norris ’03
Des Moines, Iowa

David A. McNeill ’79
Des Moines, Iowa

Marilee Scieszinski
Albia, Iowa

Dennis E. Young
Des Moines, Iowa