The Board of Directors of Link Associates is made up of community leaders from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines, all sharing a passion for the individuals we serve. Each member volunteers their time and talents by serving on a committee of interest or specialty including Personnel, Finance, Executive, Programs, Nomination and Audit.

It is the policy of Link Associates that the Board of Directors, in unison with the Executive Director and staff hold the agency accountable to the organizational vision, purpose, values, mission and code of ethics. It is the intent of the Board of Directors that Link Associates operates within the highest moral, ethical and business standards for conduct and service in the community we serve.


Board of Directors

Nick Pellegrin President of the Board

Nick Pellegrin

President of the Board

Nick Pellegrin, President, Alhers & Cooney

Steve Schmidt, 1st Vice President, Bearence

Tim Gehm, 2nd Vice President, Bankers Trust

Allison Pendroy, Secretary, Life Care Services, LLC

Chad Volkert, Treasurer, John Deere Financial

Mark Heston, Past President, Life Care Services, LLC


Matt Banzhaf, MetLife;  Amy Bethel (Ad-Hoc), Unity Point; Jeff Claeys, Weitz; Sara Coen, Coen Counseling; Tony Dahm, Coca-Cola; Dale Engelken, Life Care Services, LLC; Russell Jensen (Ad-Hoc), Jensen Consulting; Pat Martin, Retired Alhers & Cooney; Ron Hanson, Ruan Corporation; Tammy Kerrigan, (Ad-Hoc) Risk Reductions Soultions, Jim Miller, Morgan Stanley;  Dr. Laura Meyers, McFarland Clinic; Natasha Rogers, Wells Fargo; Tony Steverson, Retired Des Moines Police Department; Allison Pendroy, Life Care Services, LLC; Chad Volkert, John Deere; Lori Wiederin, Holmes Murphy & Associates; Stacy Snyder, Midwest Independent Bank




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