Leadership

ISCPA is governed by a board of directors consisting of 13 elected officers and directors.

The board of directors provides strategic guidance and monitors changes within the profession.

K. Dwayne Vande Krol

President

K. Dwayne Vande Krol

Shareholder
Nyemaster Goode PC, Des Moines

BBA, Iowa State University. JD, Drake University Law School. Member, American Institute of CPAs. Member, American Bar Association, Iowa State Bar Association. Past chair, ISCPA State Taxation Committee. Past chair, ISU Alumni Association Board of Directors. Member, ISU Alumni Association Capital Campaign Cabinet. Past member, ISU Alumni Association Strategic Planning Task force. Past member, Iowa Taxpayers Association Board of Directors. Past co-chair, State Industrial Processing Exemption Study Committee. Past member, City of Clive Planning & Zoning Commission; City of Clive Board of Adjustment; City of Clive Citizens Budget Committee. Graduate, Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute. Chair, Nyemaster Goode Tax Department.

Rod Foster

Vice President

Rodney D. Foster

Partner
RSM US LLP, Des Moines

BA, University of Northern Iowa (UNI). Office managing partner for Des Moines and Mason City and member of McGladrey’s seven state Central Region management team. Member, American Institute of CPAs. Member, Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). Member, ISCPA Career Awareness Committee. Iowa chapter board member and national accounting and reporting committee member, Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA). Current member and past chairman of the UNI Accounting Advisory Council. Member of the Drake University School of Accounting Advisory Council. Member, Junior Achievement of Central Iowa Board of Directors. 

Marty J. Fredericks

Treasurer

Marty J. Fredericks

Partner
BKD LLP, West Des Moines

BA, Wartburg College. Member, American Institute of CPAs. Past chair, ISCPA Public & Professional Relations Committee. Current member and volunteer at Lutheran Church of Hope in West Des Moines.

Kurt Konek

Secretary

Kurt J. Konek

Partner
Tarbell & Co PLC, Prairie City

BA, Iowa State University. Member, American Institute of CPAs. Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). Member, ISCPA Legislation Committee. Member, ISCPA Taxation Committee. Past chair, ISCPA Taxation Committee. Past member, ISCPA Family and Workplace Issues. Past member, Financial Literacy Task Force. Past member, ISCPA Public and Professional Relations Committee. Past member, ISCPA Information Technology Committee. Member, DMACC Accounting Advisory Board. Past Area Director, Toastmasters International. Past treasurer, iSpeak Toastmasters. Past treasurer, Greater Newton Chamber of Commerce. Past Treasurer, Friends of the Monroe Library.

Patti Bell

Past President

Patricia J. Bell

AVP - Advanced Solutions
Principal Financial Group, Des Moines

BA, Loras College, Member, American Institute of CPAs. Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU). Past director, ISCPA Board of Directors. Past member, ISCPA Taxation Committee and Family & Workplace Issues Task Force. Past mentor-facilitator, ISCPA Constructive Solutions, Past board member, St Pius X Board of Education. Board representative, St. Pius X Finance Committee

Kevin Den Adel

Director

Erik K. Bonstrom

Partner
LWBJ LLP, West Des Moines

 
Kevin Den Adel

Director

Kevin J. Den Adel

Director of Undergraduate Accounting Program
University of Iowa, Iowa City

BA, Central College. Ph.D., University of Iowa. Member, American Accounting Association. Member, ISCPA Governmental Auditing & Accounting Committee. Member, Cental College Department of Economics, Accounting, and Management Advisory Council.

Ben Hansen

Director

Benjamin D. Hansen

Partner
Gross & Company PLLC, Dunlap

BA, Buena Vista University. Member, ISCPA Financial Institutions Committee. ISCPA Key Person. Past member, ISCPA Financial Literacy Committee. Member, Dunlap Golf Course Board of Directors. Treasurer, Dunlap 150 Finance Committee. Volunteer various area fundraisers and youth athletics.

 

Emily Heeren

Director

Emily E. Heeren

Manager
DuPont Pioneer, Johnston

 BA, Drake University, Member, Business and Industry Committee. Past chair and member, ISCPA Member and Member Benefits Committee, Business and Industry Task Force. Past Member, ISCPA Family and Workplace Issues Committee and Career Awareness Committee.
Brian K. Newton

Director

Brian K. Newton

Partner
McGowen Hurst Clark & Smith PC, West Des Moines

BA, University of Northern Iowa. Member, Iowa CPAs Month of Service Committee. Past chair and member, ISCPA Family and Workplace Issues Committee. Past member, ISCPA Financial Literacy Committee. Graduate, West Des Moines Leadership Academy. Member, Young Women’s Resource Center Finance Committee; Pleasant Hill Chamber of Commerce; Pleasant Hill Soccer Club Board of Directors.

Denise M. Pierson

Director

Denise M. Pierson

Vice President, Sarbanes-Oxley and Model Audit Rule Compliance
Global Atlantic Financial Group, Des Moines

BBA, Iowa State University. Member, ISCPA Diversity and Inclusion Task Force and Iowa CPA Education Foundation Advisory Committee. Past Chair and member, ISCPA Insurance Industry and ISCPA Family and Workplace Issues Committee. Past Member, ISCPA Career Awareness Committee and 100th Anniversary Celebration Task Force. Past mentor-facilitator, ISCPA Constructive Solutions, Graduate, West Des Moines Leadership Academy,  Treasurer, Terrace Hill Partnership Board of Directors.

Sue Stutzel

Director

Susan M. Stutzel

Owner
S Stutzel CPA LLC, Tipton

BA, Coe College; Member, AICPA; Member, ISCPA Career Awareness Committee and Nonprofit Organizations Committee; Treasurer, Tipton School Foundation; Past Treasurer, Iowa Women’s Foundation; Past Member, Iowa Women’s Foundation Finance Committee; Past Adjunct Professor, Coe College; Volunteer, Tipton Community Schools and Workplace Learning Connection Financial Literacy Fair.

Alison VanOtterloo

Director

Alison A. VanOtterloo

Vice President, Internal Audit
Pharmacists Mutual Insurance Company, Algona

BA & MAcc University of Northern Iowa. Certified Internal Auditor (CIA). Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU). Past member, ISCPA Insurance Committee and ISCPA Financial Literacy Committee. Member, LEAP Committee. Member and Leadership Program Graduate, American Institute of CPAs. Member, Institute of Internal Auditors. Past board member, Algona Rotary Club. Board member, Algona Community School Foundation. Board member, Kossuth County Economic Development. Member, St. Cecilia’s Church Finance Committee. Past Co-Chair, Kossuth County Economic Development Intern Program Advisory Council. 
Chris Yuska

Director

Christopher N. Yuska

Partner
EY, Des Moines

 

BA, University of Northern Iowa. President, Faith Formation Council, St. Mary's Church. Past chair and member, ISCPA Insurance Industry Committee. Past member of the United States Tennis Association – Iowa District Tennis League Committee. EY Des Moines people and recruiting leader and past member of the inclusiveness steering and United Way committees.