2020 ISCPA Leadership Conference and Annual Meeting - FREE VIRTUAL EVENT

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20AM  |  Annual Meeting  |  All Levels  |  Scheduled


We have moved this event to a 100% virtual format. The health and safety of members, staff and our communities remain a priority during the COVID-19 crisis. Please see the updated agenda below. We will be using Zoom; login instructions will be sent 3-5 business days prior to the event.



12:30-12:40 p.m. | Annual business meeting and election of leaders:

  • Marty Fredericks, BKD LLP, West Des Moines | Chair (1-year term)
  • Emily Heeren, Corteva Agriscience, Johnston | Vice chair (1-year term)
  • Kevin Den Adel, University of Iowa, Iowa City | Treasurer (1-year term)
  • Alison VanOtterloo, Pharmacists Mutual Insurance Company, Algona | Secretary (1-year term)
  • Erik Bonstrom, LWBJ LLP, West Des Moines | Director (3-year term)
  • Ben Hansen, Gross & Company PLLC, Dunlap | Director (3-year term)
  • Angie Sanders, Principal, Des Moines | Director (3-year term)

12:40-1 p.m. | Iowa CPA recognition awards presentation:

  • ISCPA Rising Stars | Abby Croll, Eide Bailly LLP, Des Moines | Dave Wall, Tarbell & Co PLC, Des Moines
  • Outstanding Committee Chair | Andrew Oswalt, TaxAct, Cedar Rapids
  • Public Service | Christina Drahos, Drahos & Senft PC, Postville
  • Outstanding CPA in Business and Industry | Don Seibel, FBL Financial Group Inc., West Des Moines
  • Distinguished Service | Steve Marlow, West Des Moines
  • Iowa CPA Month of Service:
    • Community Impact Individual | David Koch, Koch & Lipkea PC, Cedar Rapids
    • Community Impact Team | LWBJ LLP, West Des Moine
    • Community Spirit Individual | Tyler Van Surksum, McGowen Hurst Clark Smith PC, West Des Moines
    • Community Spirit Team | Morningside College Accounting Club, Sioux City 
  • Iowa CPA Education Foundation Scholarship Recipients:
    • Avery Collins, Drake University
    • Alexis Hahn, University of Northern Iowa
    • Matthew Huisman, Central College
    • Kaylee Kruschwitz, Grand View University
    • Morgan Todd, Morningside College
  • Iowa CPA Exam Capstone Awards:
    • Jacob Decker, RSM US LLP, Des Moines
    • Emily Frazen, BKD LLP, Omaha
    • Jacob Schafer, PwC, Los Angeles
    • Jacob Westra, Kroese & Kroese PC, Sioux Center

1-2 p.m. | Above + Beyond for a Healthier World | Dr. Richard Deming

Dr. Richard Deming is the medical director of MercyOne Cancer in Des Moines and founder of Above + Beyond Cancer, a non-profit organization dedicated to elevating the lives of those touched by cancer. Hear Dr. Deming's incredible story as he leads cancer survivors on medical missions and inspirational mind-body-spirit pilgrimages to Mount Everest, Mount Kilimanjaro and Machu Picchu. Be inspired by the beauty, joy, difficulties and life-transformation that can occur when individuals are willing to reach above and beyond their normal limits to reach for extraordinary goals.

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Dr. Richard Deming

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Dr. Deming is known in the community for the compassionate care he provides cancer patients and their families as medical director of MercyOne Cancer Center and founder of Above + Beyond Cancer. He is involved in many national, state and community organizations and is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Lane Adams Award by the American Cancer Society for excellence and compassion in patient care, “the one hundred” Award by Massachusetts General Hospital for his work with cancer survivors, the Iowa Cancer Champion Award for his tireless efforts in the field of advocacy and the Des Moines Register Iowa Star Award for making a measurable difference within the community and improving the quality of life for Iowans everywhere. He is dedicated to the principals of human dignity, social justice and compassion.

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