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.

Marty J. Fredericks

Chair

Marty J. Fredericks

Partner
BKD LLP, West Des Moines

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

Emily Heeren

Vice Chair

Emily E. Heeren

Manager
Corteva Agriscience, Johnston

BA, Drake University. Member, Business and Industry Committee. Past chair and member, ISCPA Member and Member Benefits Committee, Business and Industry Task Force. Member, Waukee YMCA Board of Directors. Past Member, ISCPA Family and Workplace Issues Committee and Career Awareness Committee.

Kevin Den Adel

Treasurer

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, Central College Department of Economics, Accounting, and Management Advisory Council. Member, Accounting, and Management Advisory Council. Past member, ISCPA Governmental Auditing & Accounting Committee. 

Alison VanOtterloo

Secretary

Allison A. VanOtterloo

Vice President, Corporate Services
Pharmacists Mutual Insurance Company, Algona

BA & MAcc University of Northern Iowa. Certified Internal Auditor (CIA). Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU). Associate in Reinsurance (ARe). 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. 

Rod Foster

Past Chair

Rodney D. Foster

Partner
RSM US LLP, Des Moines

BA, University of Northern Iowa (UNI). Office leader for Des Moines and Mason City, west central market leader and member of RSM’s seven-state Central Region management team. Member, ISCPA Education Foundation Advisory Committee. Member, American Institute of CPAs. Member, Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). 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. 

Sarah BeckmanDirector

Sarah H. Beckman

Shareholder
CPA Associates PC, Burlington

BA, University of Northern Iowa. Member, AICPA, and Iowa Society of CPAs. Member, Peer Review Committee. Treasurer, Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois Board of directors; past board member, Grow Greater Burlington.
Erik Bonstrom

Director

Erik K. Bonstrom

Partner
LWBJ LLP, West Des Moines

BSBA, Thomas Edison State College. Member, American Institute of CPAs. Member, ISCPA Financial Literacy Committee. Past member, ISCPA Legislative Committee. Board member, Easter Seals of Iowa. Graduate, West Des Moines Leadership Academy. Member and volunteer, Soteria Des Moines.

Kayla FlandersDirector

Kayla M. Flanders

Senior Finance Manager - Corporate Accounting
Pella Corporation, Pella

BS Iowa State University. Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA); Institute of Internal Auditors. Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). Certified in Information Systems Assurance (CISA). Member, American Institute of CPAs. Member, Business and Industry Committee. Past chair and member, ISCPA Career Awareness Committee. Past member Financial Literacy Committee.    

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. Volunteer various area fundraisers and youth athletics.

 

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.

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 Membership 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.

Angela R. Sanders

Director

Angela R. Sanders

Senior Vice President and Controller
Principal, Des Moines

 

BBA-Accounting and MA-Accounting from the University of Iowa.  Member, American Institute of CPAs and Financial Executives International.  Member, Des Moines Symphony Association Board of Trustees. Member, University of Iowa Professional Accounting Council.  Volunteer, United Way Book Buddies.   

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; Treasurer, Iowa City Hospice. 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.

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.