ABOUT US

STEEPLE SQUARE BOARD AND COMMITTEE MEMBERS

 

Board of Directors

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
President: John Schmidt, Chief Financial Officer, A.Y, McDonald Mfg. Co.
Vice President: Dick Gregory, President, Home + FloorShow
Secretary: Bret Tuley, Sr. Vice President of Operations and Finance, Dubuque Bank & Trust Co.
Treasurer: Judy Wolf, Retired, John Deere Dubuque Works
Immediate Past President: Jack McCullough, President, McCullough Creative
Dave Cushman, Retired, Executive Vice-President, Morrison Brothers Co.
John Dunkel, Principal, Imagine It
Nicole Gantz, Community Leader, Former Partner/Chief Marketing Officer, Honkamp Krueger & Co. P.C.
Nancy Kann, Real Estate Development Director/Project Management, Gronen Properties
Brendan Quann, Retired, Senior Officer, O’Connor & Thomas Law Firm

Anthony Allen, Chair, President, NAACP Dubuque Chapter
Doug Binsfeld, Associate Vice President of Learning and Student Success, Northeast Iowa Community College
Michelle Brown, Retired, Executive Director, Opening Doors
Theresa Caldwell, Manager, Dubuque Food Pantry
Sharon Covey, Community Volunteer
Terry Friedman, President, The Friedman Group
Carol Gebhart, Executive Director, Opening Doors
John Gronen, President, Gronen Properties/Restoration
Duane Hagerty, CEO, Heritage Works
Joe Hearn, President & CEO, Dupaco Credit Union
Jim Herrig, Retired, Partner/Executive VP and Chief Compliance Officer, HK Financial Services
Tim Hodge, President, Hodge Companies
Chris Kolle, Team Member Relations Manager, Diamond Jo Casino
Rick Runde, Finance Officer, Archdiocese of Dubuque
Anderson Sainci, Resource Management Coordinator, City of Dubuque

BOARD MEMBERS – IN MEMORIAM
Sr. Helen Huewe, OSF (1935 – 2020)
Arnie Honkamp (1939 – 2014)

 

Partnership Committee

Chair: Nancy Kann, Managing Broker, Dubuque Property Group and Gronen Properties
Anthony Allen, Chair, City of Dubuque Human Rights Commission & President, NAACP Dubuque Chapter
Doug Binsfeld, Associate Vice President of Learning and Student Success, Northeast Iowa Community College
Michelle Brown, Retired, Executive Director, Opening Doors
Theresa Caldwell, Dubuque Food Pantry
Eboh Collins, Community Volunteer
Sharon Covey, Community Volunteer
Carol Gebhart, Executive Director, Opening Doors
Duane Hagerty, CEO, Heritage Works
Peggy Johannsen, Community Volunteer
Don Lobianco, Community Volunteer
Ellen Goodmann Miller, Development & Strategic Partnerships, Gronen Development
Jerelyn O’Connor, Community Volunteer
Ed Raber, Community Volunteer
Anderson Sainci, Resource Management Coordinator and Supervisor, City of Dubuque
Case Smith, Community Volunteer
Krista Walsh-Weitz, Community Volunteer

 

Finance Committee

Chair: Judy Wolf, Retired – John Deere Dubuque Works
Dave Cushman, Executive Vice-President, Morrison Brothers Co.
Terry Friedman, President, The Friedman Group, Inc.
Dick Gregory, President,  Home+Floor Show
John Gronen, President, Gronen Development
Jim Herrig, Retired, Partner/Executive VP and Chief Compliance Officer, HK Financial Services
Rick Runde, CFO, Archdiocese of Dubuque
John Schmidt, Chief Financial Officer, A.Y, McDonald Mfg. Co.
Randy Schmitt, Community Volunteer
Barb Sergio, CFO, Gronen Development
Bret Tuley, Sr. Vice President of Operations and Finance, Dubuque Bank & Trust Co.
Casey Winkleback, Community Volunteer

 

Marketing Committee

Chair: Nicole Gantz, Partner/Chief Marketing Officer, Honkamp Krueger & Co. P.C.
Melanie Bressler, Campus Manager, Steeple Square
Abby Ferguson, Marketing Manager, Q Casino
Sue Hafkemeyer, Executive Director, Mercy Health Foundation at Mercy Medical Center
Allison Hartig, Community Volunteer
Ann Lorenz, Development & Marketing Director, Opening Doors
Jill Paisley, Owner/Creative Director, Luckythirteen Design
Megan Viertel, Communications & Marketing Coordinator, Heritage Works

 

Building and Grounds Committee

Chair: Dave Cushman, Executive Vice-President, Morrison Brothers Co.
Rick Beecher, Community Volunteer
Melanie Bressler, Campus Manager, Steeple Square
Terri Droessler,  Project Manager, Gronen Properties | Restoration

John Dunkel, Principal, Imagine It
John Gronen, President, Gronen Development & Restoration
Shawn Hillborn, Construction Manager, Gronen Properties|Restoration
Terrance Maiers, Partner Emeritus, Honkamp Krueger
Mike Stickley, Architect, Jeffrey Morton Associates

 

Events & Programming Committee

Chair: John Dunkel, Principal, Imagine It
Chair: Michelle Brown, Retired, Executive Director, Opening Doors

Anthony Allen, Chair, President, NAACP Dubuque Chapter
Rick Beecher, Community Volunteer
Melanie Bressler, Campus Manager, Steeple Square
Theresa Caldwell, Dubuque Food Pantry
Mary Ann Conzett, Community Volunteer
Allie Hartig, Community Volunteer
Laura Markham, Community Volunteer
Michael McTague, Dubuque Police Department
Jereyln O’Connor, Community Volunteer
Craig Reber, Community Volunteer
Adam Schwendinger
Danielle Stowell, Owner, Wicked River Event Production
Bret Tuley, Sr. Vice President of Operations and Finance, Dubuque Bank & Trust Co.
Dawn Wolf, Community Volunteer

 

Grant / Grants Compliance Committee

Chair: Duane Hagerty, CEO, Heritage Works
Ellen Goodman Miller, Development & Strategic Partnerships, Gronen Development
Nancy Kann, Managing Broker, Dubuque Property Group and Gronen Properties
Judy Wolf, Retired, John Deere Dubuque Works

 

Campaign Leadership Campaign

Chair:  Judy Wolf
Sharon Covey, Community Volunteer
Dick Gregory, President,  Home+Floor Show
Joe Hearn, President and CEO, Dupaco Community Credit Union
Bob Hoefer, Community Volunteer
John Schmidt, Chief Financial Officer, A.Y, McDonald Mfg. Co.

 

Community Campaign Committee

Business Chair: Tim Hodge, Hodge Companies
Residential Chair : Michelle Schmidt, Community Volunteer
Michelle Becwar, Community Volunteer
Sharon Covey, Community Volunteer
Nicole Gantz, Community Leader, Former Partner/Chief Marketing Officer, Honkamp Krueger & Co. P.C.
Sue Hafkemeyer, Executive Director, Mercy Health Foundation at Mercy Medical Center
Nancy Kann, Managing Broker, Dubuque Property Group and Gronen Properties
Jack McCullough, President, McCullough Creative
Judy Wolf, Retired, John Deere Dubuque Works

 

Scope Sub Committee

Chairs: Judy Wolf, John Schmidt
Dave Cushman
John Dunkel
Dick Gregory
Duane Hagerty
Nancy Kann
Jack McCullough
Bret Tuley
* Construction staff as needed

Strategic Planning Committee

Chair: Dick Gregory
John Dunkel
Nicole Gantz
Nancy Kann
Jack McCullough
Brendan Quann
John Schmidt
Bret Tuley
Judy Wolf

Nominating Committee

Chair: Sharon Covey
Dick Gregory
Joe Hearn

 

Policies and Procedures Committee

Chair: Rick Runde
Mary Jo Kenneally
Chris Kolle
Judy Wolf