Businesses and New Ventures
The Emerge Foundation launch, funding plan execution, and ongoing executive leadership.
NanoBio Designs LLC ExpresSeed business model, funding plan, launch, and administrative leadership.
DNP123nano R&D partnerships with Fortune 500 companies and SBIR grant applications.
Co-founder of the Community Broadband Action Network.
Visium LLC prototype development and business modeling.
Clear Carbon LLC launch and state incentive funding application.
NanoBytes LLC launch of its Android app.
LaunchPad65 re-positioning and entrepreneurial services launch.
Fusion Fitness LLC business plan, launch, and co-founder.
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
Current and recent engagements-
Carlisle, IA Interim City Administrator.
Carlisle Electric Utility Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska (MEAN) representative.
Pella, IA Broadband Situational Assessment.
Vinton Communications Utility Financing Analysis and Feasibility Study Review.
City of Charles City, IA Telecom Pre-Feasibility Study and RFI.
Adair, IA Community Engagement and PPP Business Planning.
Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities (IAMU) Broadband Committee Member
MEAN Management Committee member and Risk Oversight Committee Chair
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.
IAMU, Mountain Connect, and Broadband Communities Presenter
NMPP Energy (Lincoln, NE); 2015 NMPP Board President
Other Career Highlights