Sponsors - Leadership Iowa University



Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company

For more than 100 years, Grinnell Mutual has been a trusted source of quality insurance. We offer autohomefarm, and business insurance to cover whatever you need to protect.  Grinnell Mutual is the largest primary reinsurer of farm mutual companies in North America as well as one of the  top 120 property and casualty insurance companies in the nation.   Since 1976, Grinnell Mutual has been rated A (Excellent) or higher by A.M. Best Company. We’re also one of 10 Iowa companies to earn a Top Workplace award every year since the honor was created in 2010. It’s a reflection of Grinnell Mutual’s commitment to our most valuable asset — our employees.   Our success depends upon talented people who believe in honoring relationships inside and outside of corporate walls. Choosing a career with Grinnell Mutual means choosing a work-life balance that’s unsurpassed in our industry. 

 President's Circle


Whether you're interested in starting a four-year education through DMACC's University-College Transfer Program (UCT@DMACC), pursuing a rewarding career in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) or you want one of our many in-demand career and technical degrees, DMACC offers you 153 programs and short-term certificates that will help you qualify for the many job opportunities in Central Iowa. With campuses located in Ankeny, Boone, Carroll, Newton, Des Moines and West Des Moines, DMACC offers students a wide array of opportunities and a great higher education at an affordable price. 

Iowa Soybean Association

The Iowa Soybean Association (ISA) was organized in 1964 by a group of Iowa farmers who came together with a common goal - to increase the profitability of soybean production in the state. Today, the ISA develops policies and programs that help farmers expand profit opportunities while promoting environmentally sensitive production using the soybean checkoff and other resources. The association is governed by an elected board of 21 volunteer farmers and serves more than 11,000 members throughout the state. 

Tom and Clarisa McMahon

 Dean's List Partner

Agri-Industrial Plastics Company

Located in Fairfield, Iowa, Agri-Industrial Plastics Company is a custom, large-part plastics blow molder.  Founded in 1978 by Dick Smith, Agri-Industrial Plastics serves a diversified customer base from the large OEM’s like John Deere, Yamaha, and Brunswick to the entrepreneurial company just starting out with a unique product idea.  With 30 plus years in the industry, Agri-Industrial Plastics offers expertise in part design, mold design, material selection, part production, and assembly. Through each phase of the process, Agri-Industrial Plastics provides the highest quality service and products to their customers.

Agri-Industrial Plastics is known as a leader in the production of non-automotive fuel tanks for marine, lawn & garden, and utility vehicles due to it’s unique capability to make 6 layer fuel tanks.  As an Iowa grown business, Agri-Industrial Plastics has been a long time supporter of ABI and the ABI Foundation.

Dordt College

Iowa Farm Bureau Federation

The Iowa Farm Bureau is proud to support Iowa's progress and our members. And it's this mixture of people, progress and pride that drives the Iowa Farm Bureau in its goal to make our state the best that it can be for all of us.

Musco Lighting

Since 1976, Musco has focused on the design and manufacture of sports-lighting systems, from hometown Little League® fields to professional sports stadiums around the globe. Offering solutions for both permanent and temporary lighting needs, Musco has attained first-hand knowledge of lighting issues that affect participants, spectators, and television.

We help meet the unique requirements of lighting sports facilities, providing you with solutions to questions such as:

  • How much light is enough?
  • How can installation, operation, and maintenance costs be minimized?
  • How can a lighted sports facility be a good neighbor?


 Scholar Member Partner

University of Northern Iowa

The internationally accredited College of Business Administration at the University of Northern Iowa delivers an engaging education in a vibrant, supportive environment to students from Iowa and around the world. Our students graduate with a unique blend of cutting-edge business skills, exceptional professional skills and strong work values to meet the highest of employer expectations. Learn more at business.uni.edu.

Henry B. Tippie College of Business at the University of Iowa

As one of the oldest business programs in the nation, the Henry B. Tippie College of Business at the University of Iowa provides students like you with distinctive opportunities on campus and around the world. Tippie's undergraduate and graduate programs are consistently ranked among the top programs nationally.

Simpson College

Your success story begins here! Everything that Simpson College offers – the innovative curriculum, guaranteed internships, small classes taught by caring professors, Study Abroad programs, vibrant athletic and intramural programs and more – has been designed with your future success in mind.  You can choose among 82 undergraduate majors and minors at Simpson College. We also offer a successful bridge to a professional degree in several areas, including law, engineering and medicine. Simpson has what you are looking for!


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