Our board members are tasked with maintaining our organization, securing sustainable funding and determining the best direction forward as we evolve to meet Iowa’s changing needs.

Made up of community and business leaders, our board’s foresight and commitment to the Ellipsis vision have created life-changing opportunities for thousands of children and their families.

Board Leadership

  • Travis Sheets
    Travis Sheets President BH
  • Doug Pearson
    Doug Pearson Vice President Community Volunteer
  • Shane Zimmerman
    Shane Zimmerman Treasurer Two Rivers Bank
  • Mick Lovell
    Mick Lovell Secretary Community Volunteer

Board Members

  • Laura Allen
    Laura Allen Nationwide
  • Don Blumenthal
    Don Blumenthal Blumenthal, Inc.
  • Tim Crawford
    Tim Crawford Sammons Financial Group
  • Joanne Lasrado
    Joanne Lasrado Kemin Industries
  • Rich Schappert
    Rich Schappert F&G
  • Jill Smith
    Jill Smith Robert Half
  • Jane Sturtz
    Jane Sturtz Mom's Meals
  • Amy Williams
    Amy Williams Amy Williams, LLC
  • Kirk Besh
    Kirk Besh West Bank
  • Rachel Kelley
    Rachel Kelley Wells Fargo
  • Kyle DeSmith
    Kyle DeSmith John Deere
  • Tina Hoffman
    Tina Hoffman MidAmerican Energy
  • Ann Trebilcock
    Ann Trebilcock Community Volunteer
  • Jennifer Stimson
    Jennifer Stimson Blank Children's STAR Center and Development Center