Tour of Hotel Fort Des Moines – July 13, 2021
IFMA Central Iowa members and guests got an “Inside Peek” at the renovation work being completed at Hotel Fort Des Moines Curio Collection by Hilton. The Hotel is being renovated to return to the 1919 architectural design work of Proudfit & Bird Architects, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The theme focuses on numerous historical moments in Des Moines as they relate to events that have taken place at Hotel Fort Des Moines.
2021 MEMBER APPRECIATION CELEBRATION – June 8, 2021
Chapter members and friends met June 8th at Wellman’s Pub and Rooftop in West Des Moines to enjoy conversation and talk about Central Iowa Chapter member benefits and upcoming events. 2021 Chapter officers were also installed: President – Kevin Nicolet, Vice President – Kirstin Baer-Harding, Secretary/Treasurer – Tony Schmalz, and Past President – Lisa Schettler.
Liz Nead Presents ‘Active Leadership: The Climb of My Life!’ – September 10 at The Baker Group
IFMA Central Iowa members and guests were captivated by Liz Nead’s presentation ‘Active Leadership: The Climb of My Life’! A skilled story-teller, Liz’s combination of photos and inspirational description of her journey transported us to her climb of Mt Kilimanjaro. Liz shared how Sherpas demonstrated awesome leadership skills in making this adventure both achievable and life changing. Liz’s focus points for this presentation are valuable for everyday challenges and personal growth
1. Set a stretch Goal
2. Everyone wins
3. Buy the ticket
4. Transformation starts now
5. Stretch goals = stretch planning
6. Find the pace of excellence
7. Passionate partnership is inspiring
8. All you have is now
Learn more about Liz at: liznead.com
Tour of Federal Home Loan Bank – March 12, 2019
IFMA Central Iowa members and friends gathered to tour Federal Home Loan Bank’s new location on March 12, 2019.
This renovated structure was the creation of a team of professionals including Substance Architecture, Jones Lang LaSalle & Pigott. FHB staff focused on a design that promotes teamwork and collaboration to create a cultural tansformation that supports character, intention, and inspiration.