Greater Des Moines Board of Directors

We gratefully acknowledge these dedicated volunteers who serve on the Greater Des Moines American Heart Association Board of Directors.
These dedicated volunteers are healthcare professionals and business and community leaders who guide our many activities throughout the Greater Des Moines area. 

The Des Moines Board has received the 2017 American Heart Association Gold Standard Board Award.
The gold-level recognition means that the board must meet at least 14 performance criteria in areas including health, revenue, volunteer recruitment and operations. 


Board President
 Dr. Enrico Martin, M.D.
Iowa Heart Center
Board President - Elect
Dr. David Hockmuth, M.D.
Cardiac Surgeon
Iowa Heart Center
Board Chair - Elect
Jamie Carlson
Chief Human Resources Officer
The Iowa Clinic
Board Chair
Bob Ritz
Mercy Health Network
Leadership Development Chair
Sharon Vickery
Sogeti USA

Josh Cook
Chief Operating Officer
Community Choice Credit Union
Casey Port
Vice President, Construction
Hubbell Realty Company
Scott Stice
Chief Marketing Officer
Farm Bureau Financial Services

Laura Giles
Foster Group

Dr. Lena Rydberg, D.O.
Physician - Internal Medicine
The Iowa Clinic

Kristin Williams
Chief Health Officer
Hy-Vee, Inc.
 Nicole Johnson
Waukee Elementary School

Brian Sather
President & General Manager

Mark Witte
Executive Director, Tax Services
Ernst & Young LLP

 Matt Meendering
Dowling Catholic High School

Brad Schoenfelder
Ryan Companies

Trent Murphy
CJM Financial, Inc.  

David Stark
Executive Vice President & COO
UnityPoint Health