In his free time, Matt enjoys running (he has completed multiple full and half marathons), begrudgingly attending yoga classes with his fiancée, watching people much more talented than him perform musicals and music, and sharing notes on craft beer.He met his fiancée while working in Cedar Rapids a few years ago, and she is now an administrative fellow at the Iowa Clinic in West Des Moines.Together, they have a wonderful, but obnoxious, nine-month old wiener-dog mix named Walter.
Sara also has a small private flute studio, is in her second term as the Xi B Province Officer for Sigma Alpha Iota International Music Fraternity, and holds the piccolo positions with the Cedar Rapids Municipal Band and Central Iowa Wind Ensemble. She resides in Ankeny with her husband, Jason, and their three sons, Carter, Maxwell, and Isaac.
He is the author of 4 books on cycling and owns Cyclesport Coaching, a cycling coaching business.David is married to Angie Ertl, a Physical Therapist and owner of her own business in Des Moines (Third Power PT). They have two twin sons–Alex majoring in trombone performance at DePaul, andChristian majoring in Jazz Studies at Temple. His volunteer work has almost entirely been with the cycling community.
Joel and his wife China own a real estate investment company (AJC Capital), a luxury salon company (Salon Spa W), and are actively forming a private investment management company. They actively and passionately work with a number of non-profit organizations to provide tailored support to our community, including programs in partnership with Central Iowa Shelter & Services, Big Brothers & Big Sisters, Blank Park Zoo, Iowa Center for Economic Success, Ballet Des Moines, Women Helping Women, 65 Roses Gala, Global Green Grants, Audubon Mississippi Water Ways.
For over 20 years, Lu has worked in various leadership roles for top carriers in the Insurance Industry. Currently she has the honor of helping prepare, support and assist people in making organizational change as the Director of Change Management at EMC Insurance.