Youth Homes has a highly active Board of Directors and Trustees made up of professionals from throughout the Des Moines metro. The board members give willingly of their time, expertise and resources and bring thoughtful stewardship, intelligent debate and insightful direction to advance Youth Homes’ mission throughout the community.

Board Directors

    • Doug Pearson

      Vice President

      Retired

      Senior Vice President, Chief Underwriting Officer

    • Rich Schappert

      Secretary

    • Mark Lyons

      Assured Partners

    • Mark Merfeld

      Past President

      Housby

      Chief Financial Officer

    • Mick Lovell

      Retired

      Executive Vice President – Operations

    • Jill Smith

      Robert Half Finance & Accounting

      Division Director

    • Larry Taylor

      Merchants Bonding Company

      President

    • Dereck Trebilcock

      Wesley Life, The Village

      Director of Food and Beverage

    • Tim Crawford

      Sammons Financial Group

Board Trustees

    • Brad Winterbottom

      Secretary

      West Bank

      Secretary

    • Paul Kruse

      Past President

      PMA Financial

      Senior VP

    • Doug Pearson

      GuideOne Insurance

      Senior Vice President, Chief Underwriting Officer

    • Travis Sheets

      President

      BH Companies

      President

    • Shane Zimmerman

      Treasurer

      Two Rivers Bank

      Treasurer

    • Laura Allen

      Nationwide

    • Don Blumethal

      Retired

    • Travis Etchison

      Bankers Trust

    • Rich Schappert

      F&G

    • Paul Schlieter

      Flynn Wright

    • Amy Williams

      Amy Williams, LLC