Board of Directors

CHAIR
Mary Kramer *
Ambassador, Ret.

VICE-CHAIR
Karen J. Lynn *
Athene Holding Ltd.

TREASURER
Rosemary Parson *

EquiTrust Life Insurance Company

SECRETARY
Thomas E. Press *

RET. Midland's Choice

PAST CHAIR
Thomas Brown *

Brown NationaLease 

Christine Lauridsen Sand*
Assets Chair
Lauridsen Group, Inc.

Eric T. Crowell*
Audit Chair
UnityPoint Health Des Moines

Terry Johnson*
Finance Chair
Wells Fargo Wealth Management

Dr. Andy McGuire*
Nom/Gov Chair
Community Leader

LEGAL COUNSEL TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Mike Kulik
Davis Brown Law Firm 

* indicates Executive Committee member 

DIRECTORS

Tom Ahart
Des Moines Public Schools

Robert Brownell
Polk County Board of Supervisors

LaNae Ceryanec
Community Leader

Frank Cownie
City of Des Moines

John Craig
RET. Sammons Financial Group

Michael Eberle, DVM
Eberle Animal Hospital

Jon Garnaas
Healthy Living Centers of America

Sheryl Grimm
Community Leader

Laure Guisinger
Holmes Murphy & Associates

Mike Matera
John Deere Financial

Bob O’Hollearn
Allied Insurance

Katie Patterson
Happy Medium

Beth Raymond
Principal Financial Group

Stacy Wanderscheid
Perspective Consulting Partners, LLC


Des Moines Performing Arts
aspires to be a national leader in presenting the performing arts by engaging the Midwest in world-class entertainment, education, and cultural activities.
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Des Moines Performing Arts is a private 501 (C) (3) not-for-profit corporation presenting the performing arts to Iowa and the surrounding states. It is the presenter of major Broadway and educational touring companies, performers and groups, and is the performing home of many local and regional groups, including the Des Moines Symphony. Events, dates, times, performers and prices subject to change without notice.
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