THE

BY DEGREES TEAM

Staff

Emily Westergaard

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CEO

Amanda Shetler

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Heather Isaacson

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DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS

Billy Kirby

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FINDLEY ELEMENTARY PROGRAM MANAGER

Cari Long

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HARDING MIDDLE 

PROGRAM MANAGER

Carol Sames

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PROJECT COORDINATOR and OFFICE MANAGER

Board Members

Alison Cate - Chair

ARAG

Ken McCullum - Vice Chair

Principal Financial Group​​

Greg Nichols - Secretary

Iowa Student Loan

Terry Gallagher - Treasurer

Community Volunteer

Jeff Carpenter

Wells Fargo Advisors

Pernell Cezar, Jr.

BLK & Bold

Megan Mortier

Corteva Granular

Joan Middleton

Community Volunteer

Peri Montufar

Iowa Healthiest State Initiative​

Natalie Nguyen

Holmes Murphy

Bryan O'Neill

Dickinson Law Firm

Jill Sanchez

John Deere

Mondale Smith

EMC Insurance Companies

Nikki Syverson

Isaacson-Syverson Consulting​

Mee Yang-Lee

Medtronic

WHAT WE DO
CONTACT

We recognize the transformational impact incremental changes can make on a student’s life. Partnering with entire schools, we work to increase high school graduation and postsecondary readiness rates while engaging community partnerships to uplift students, families, and whole neighborhoods.

 515.650.8230

mailing: PO Box 41070

Des Moines, IA 50311

 

info@bydegreesfoundation.org

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