J. D. Parks – President
JD is the CFO for Stat Imaging Solutions LLC, a national Healthcare Imaging Company and is able to use these experiences to help transition Ida Grove Businesses to be successful in the current economic environment. He has been a Board Member for 5 years and enjoys working with the local businesses to make Ida Grove a better place for people to shop, live and work.
Meet the Board
Dan Is a Real Estate Broker and Appraiser for Remer Realty and Appraisal. As a Real Estate Broker, Dan has been able to see first hand the decisions and actions of buyers moving to the community. This perspective has helped him to understand that often time’s people are making a choice of where to live and locate based on the perceived value of the community as a whole.
Grant Patera- Vice President
Grant is an agent at the Hoffman Insurance Agency in Ida Grove. Grant has been on the Ida Grove Chamber’s board since 2008 and enjoys being part of community organizations and supporting local businesses. Born and raised in Ida Grove he sees the value of living here and wants to continue making Ida Grove a great place to live, work, and raise a family.
Jerrica Brenner started her career in 2004, which lead her to the opening of Trendue Salon & Spa in 2008. Leading a team built on inspired coaching and top continuing education, Jerrica continuously strives for the perfect guest experience. She joined the chamber board in 2013 seeking motivation and building community unity.
Paige is the Ida County Conservation Board Director. She manages Moorehead Park in Ida Grove and Crawford Creek Recreation Area and has the opportunity to play a role in environmental education throughout the county. Paige moved to Ida Grove in 2014 and began serving on the Chamber to contribute to the community and meet new people.
Ryan is currently the Strategic Recruiter for Amec Foster Wheeler, a global Engineering Consulting firm based out of London with 42,000 employees world wide. A Battle Creek native and Iowa State graduate, Ryan moved back to Ida Grove for family reasons in 2008 after 10 years in the Atlanta area. He has been in the recruiting business for 20 years and loves what he does for a living. Ryan is a Ida Grove City Council Member, Chairperson for Ida County Relay for Life, President of Ida Grove Kiwanis and has been on the Chamber Board since moving back to Ida Grove in 2008. He is a firm believer that Ida Grove is a great community that through the hard work of dedicated people can only get better.
Dana is the Accounting/Audit Assistant at United Bank of Iowa. Dana grew up in Ida Grove and enjoys being able to give back to her community. Being involved in the Chamber has given Dana the opportunity be more involved in Ida Grove businesses and meet new people.
Dana has served on the Chamber board since September 2014.
Danika is the owner of Knop Photography in Ida Grove. Danika has been born and raised in Ida Grove. She has enjoyed taking over her father’s business and raising a family in Ida Grove. Being involved in the community and giving back has been a huge part of why she joined the Chamber. She loves to see all business owners’ working together as a team to pull new businesses in along with keeping the current businesses in Ida Grove. Ida Grove is a great place to live, work and play.
Danika has served on the Chamber board since 2015.