JA Board Directory

Our Board Members include passionate business and individual leaders in our community.

Junior Achievement of the Heartland Board

Governing Board

Nick Kremer

Chair
Driven Leads

Ryan Weber

Immediate Past Chair
RSM US LLP

Chris Maiers

Vice Chair
Dupaco Community Credit Union

Chad Ulrich

Treasurer
First Central State Bank

Shannon Hunter

Secretary & North Region Board Chair
Honkamp Krueger & Company

Brian Duffy

Central Region
Board Chair
Per Mar Security Services

Lynn Gibson

Central Region Board
Vice Chair
Origin Design

Michael Pennington

North Region Board
Vice Chair
American Family Insurance

Bob Howard

South Region Board
Chair
CBI Bank & Trust

Central Region Board

Overseeing the following counties: Bureau (IL), Clinton (IA), Henry (IL), La Salle (IL), Lee (IL), Putnam (IL), Rock Island (IL), Scott (IA), and
Whiteside (IL).

North Region Board

Overseeing the following counties: Allamakee (IA), Clayton (IA), Dubuque (IA), Grant (WI), Jackson (IA), and Jo Daviess (IL).

South Region Board

Overseeing the following counties: Cedar (IA), Des Moines (IA), Henderson (IL), Lee (IA), Louisa (IA), Mercer (IL), Muscatine (IA), Warren (IL), and Washington (IA).

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