Businesses and New Ventures
The Emerge Foundation launch, funding plan execution, and ongoing executive leadership.
ExpresSeed LLC business model, funding plan, launch, and ongoing administrative leadership.
DNP123nano R&D partnerships with Fortune 100 companies and SBIR grant applications.
Visium LLC prototype development and business modeling.
Clear Carbon LLC launch and state incentive funding.
NanoBytes LLC launch of its Android app.
LaunchPad65 repositioning and entrepreneurial services launch.
Fusion Fitness LLC business plan, launch, and past co-manager.
EMERGE@Simpson College program formation and ongoing coordination.
The Indianola Communications Agency funding and launch.
Simpson College Business and Economics Adjunct Professor (Entrepreneurship in Action)
Technology Association of Iowa, Public Policy Committee member
CFO and Family Office Services
Economic advisor for high net worth clients, founders, and investors.
Simpson College Business and Economics Adjunct Professor (ESAF Equity & Portfolio Analysis).
Kielkopf, Inc. farm operation Shareholder/Treasurer.
Kielkopf Money Purchase Plan Administrator and equity portfolio manager.
Administer the WestPark Development Association in Johnston, IA.
Administrator of RAL, LC and associated farmland trusts.
Indianola Community Foundation Board Member; Past Chair and Treasurer
Utilities and Communities
Co-founder of the Community Broadband Action Network.
Carlisle, IA Interim City Administrator and Electric Utility Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska (MEAN) representative.
Vinton Communications Utility Financing Analysis.
Pella, IA Broadband Situational Assessment.
Vinton Municipal Electric Utility Telecom Feasibility Study Review.
City of Charles City, IA Telecom Pre-Feasibility Study and RFI.
Adair, IA Community Engagement and Business Planning.
Reinbeck Telecommunications Utility Strategic Plan.
Belmond Telecom Pre-Feasibility Study.
Decorah, IA Feasibility Study Review.
Ft. Morgan, CO Public/Private Partnership RFI process.
New Hampton, IA Telecom Pre-Feasibility Study.
Maquoketa, IA Telecom Pre-Feasibility Study.
Iowa Fiber Alliance planning team.
Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities (IAMU) Broadband Committee Member
IAMU, Mountain Connect, and Broadband Communities Presenter
NMPP Energy (Lincoln, NE); 2015 NMPP Board President
MEAN Management Committee member and Risk Oversight Committee Chair
Other Career Highlights