ImpactCR Welcomes New Leaders to Advisory Board

Dec 17, 2019

The ImpactCR Advisory Board is composed of 15 members representing a diverse range of industries and professions in the Cedar Rapids area. The board recently held interviews and selected five new faces for the open positions beginning in 2020. Responsible for planning, events, and promotion of ImpactCR in the community, these new board members will be advocates for the young professional voice in the Cedar Rapids metro area. New members are pictured below, starting from the top left: Anthony Betters Jr, Owner, Visiting Angels; Justin Meyers, Corporate Recruiter, Shive-Hattery; Kelsey Merrill, HR Business Partner, Collins Community Credit Union; Taylor Gehrls, Digital Strategist, de Novo Marketing; and Lindsay Handy, Financial Services Professional, New York Life.

ImpactCR is a program of the Economic Alliance with the mission of creating experiences to connect young professionals to people and places in our community. Events like Siren Wednesday, BigWig Lunch Talks, and Leader Roundtables get young professionals involved in the community and provide opportunity to network with their peers. Board applications open every September, and those selected are eligible to serve two, two-year terms. To learn more about ImpactCR, click here.

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