Events & News

Hello IFMA Central Iowa Members,

Upcoming Events:

October 14, 2021 at 4:00pm – Ryan Companies Tour – Click here to register

November 16, 2021 –  Better is Possible – Designing for the Future of the Workplace with Richard Benoit, Consultant with Steelcase. 7:30am – 8:30am (virtual) –  Register in advance for this Zoom meeting:  https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYuf–spzwuHdcWECICG0CDdTdeQvDH_uHH

May 20, 2022 – Annual Golf Outing, save the date!

Tour of Federal Home Loan Bank – March 12, 2019

by admin_jennifer | Published April 18, 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.

 

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IFMA CENTRAL IOWA SOCIAL at SMASH PARK – JANUARY 17, 2019

by admin_jennifer | Published January 18, 2019

IFMA Central Iowa members & friends met at Smash Park in West Des Moines to chat and  welcome new guests.

AND enjoy a new experience – playing Pickle Ball!

 

2018 IFMA Central Iowa – Holiday Social

by admin_jennifer | Published November 12, 2018


 

IFMA Central Iowa members and friends got together November 4th for their Annual  Holiday Social at the Iowa Distilling Company.

2018 IFMA Central Iowa Baker Group Tour

by admin_jennifer | Published August 14, 2018

IFMA Central Iowa members and friends experienced first hand the many design features of Baker Group’s new 80,000 SF facility which brings together their sheet metal, plumbing, piping and electrical controls groups all under one roof. This well designed facility enables these groups to better address today’s construction industry’s expectations of speed and quality.

2018 IFMA Central Iowa Member Appreciation Celebration – June 28th – Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse

by admin_jennifer | Published July 6, 2018

IFMA Central Iowa members gathered to celebrate and appreciate member opportunities to network, learn, and recognize both Central Iowa’s  members and their respective facilites in tours and other events this past year. We also recognized our newly elected 2018-2019 Chapter Officers: President- Denny Statler; Vice-President – Vickie Quinones; and Secretary – Tony Schmalz.

2018 Annual IFMA Golf Outing May 22nd at Copper Creek Golf & Events Center

by admin_jennifer | Published June 5, 2018

A great afternoon to network with fellow IFMA Central Iowa Chapter Members and Friends and to support Youth Emergency Services & Shelter through our Charity Raffle!

IFMA Central Iowa Mini Expo Showcase at Wakonda Club – March 28th

by admin_jennifer | Published April 6, 2018

Members and friends gathered at the Wakonda Club to gain a better understanding of Behavioral Intelligence as defined by the Birkman Method presented by Angie Lookingbill, with WrightLookingbill, a certified consultant in the Birkman Method. Angie’s presentation detailed how the Birkman Method helps teams work smarter and helps individuals achieve their highest level of professional potential.             Member Firms participating in the Mini Expo Showcase included Joe Joseph, Corporate Care; Katherine Young, CORT; Sarah Eckles and Kirstin Baer-Harding, Finishing ToucheZ; Jon Schuler and Tom Nygren, Koch BrothersPrinting; Andy Crabb,Tandus-Centiva; Tom Triplett, Triplett Companies; Steve Shoemaker, Haworth; Tony Schmalz, T&M Services and Karla Stessman, Waste Management.

 

HOLIDAY SOCIAL at Della Viti January 30th

by admin_jennifer | Published February 6, 2018

IFMA members and guest gathered at Della Viti in East Village  to learn more about IFMA Central Iowa – our upcoming tours, educational presentations, Mini-Expo, Annual Golf Outing and more…

BREAKFAST MEETING at Farm Bureau Financial Services- November 09, 2017

by admin_jennifer | Published November 16, 2017

Ryan Carpenter, Director of Corporate Real Estate for the Principal Finanial Group, shared details related to Principal’s campus remodel as a part of their goal to Shape Principal’s Future utilizing Infrastructure, Interior Upgrades, Technology, and Modernization.

IFMA members and guests participated in a discussion of Principal’s Masterplan Process through the phases of Discovery, Environment,Navigation, Execution, and Realization.

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Tour of Federal Home Loan Bank – March 12, 2019

by admin_jennifer | Published April 18, 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.

 

.

IFMA CENTRAL IOWA SOCIAL at SMASH PARK – JANUARY 17, 2019

by admin_jennifer | Published January 18, 2019

IFMA Central Iowa members & friends met at Smash Park in West Des Moines to chat and  welcome new guests.

AND enjoy a new experience – playing Pickle Ball!

 

2018 IFMA Central Iowa – Holiday Social

by admin_jennifer | Published November 12, 2018


 

IFMA Central Iowa members and friends got together November 4th for their Annual  Holiday Social at the Iowa Distilling Company.

2018 IFMA Central Iowa Baker Group Tour

by admin_jennifer | Published August 14, 2018

IFMA Central Iowa members and friends experienced first hand the many design features of Baker Group’s new 80,000 SF facility which brings together their sheet metal, plumbing, piping and electrical controls groups all under one roof. This well designed facility enables these groups to better address today’s construction industry’s expectations of speed and quality.

2018 IFMA Central Iowa Member Appreciation Celebration – June 28th – Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse

by admin_jennifer | Published July 6, 2018

IFMA Central Iowa members gathered to celebrate and appreciate member opportunities to network, learn, and recognize both Central Iowa’s  members and their respective facilites in tours and other events this past year. We also recognized our newly elected 2018-2019 Chapter Officers: President- Denny Statler; Vice-President – Vickie Quinones; and Secretary – Tony Schmalz.

2018 Annual IFMA Golf Outing May 22nd at Copper Creek Golf & Events Center

by admin_jennifer | Published June 5, 2018

A great afternoon to network with fellow IFMA Central Iowa Chapter Members and Friends and to support Youth Emergency Services & Shelter through our Charity Raffle!

IFMA Central Iowa Mini Expo Showcase at Wakonda Club – March 28th

by admin_jennifer | Published April 6, 2018

Members and friends gathered at the Wakonda Club to gain a better understanding of Behavioral Intelligence as defined by the Birkman Method presented by Angie Lookingbill, with WrightLookingbill, a certified consultant in the Birkman Method. Angie’s presentation detailed how the Birkman Method helps teams work smarter and helps individuals achieve their highest level of professional potential.             Member Firms participating in the Mini Expo Showcase included Joe Joseph, Corporate Care; Katherine Young, CORT; Sarah Eckles and Kirstin Baer-Harding, Finishing ToucheZ; Jon Schuler and Tom Nygren, Koch BrothersPrinting; Andy Crabb,Tandus-Centiva; Tom Triplett, Triplett Companies; Steve Shoemaker, Haworth; Tony Schmalz, T&M Services and Karla Stessman, Waste Management.

 

HOLIDAY SOCIAL at Della Viti January 30th

by admin_jennifer | Published February 6, 2018

IFMA members and guest gathered at Della Viti in East Village  to learn more about IFMA Central Iowa – our upcoming tours, educational presentations, Mini-Expo, Annual Golf Outing and more…

BREAKFAST MEETING at Farm Bureau Financial Services- November 09, 2017

by admin_jennifer | Published November 16, 2017

Ryan Carpenter, Director of Corporate Real Estate for the Principal Finanial Group, shared details related to Principal’s campus remodel as a part of their goal to Shape Principal’s Future utilizing Infrastructure, Interior Upgrades, Technology, and Modernization.

IFMA members and guests participated in a discussion of Principal’s Masterplan Process through the phases of Discovery, Environment,Navigation, Execution, and Realization.

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