Meet the Board
The 13-member Board of Directors acts in good faith and loyalty to the mission of supporting workforce attraction, promoting professional development, encouraging entrepreneurship, and attracting, retaining or expanding business opportunities in southeast Iowa.
Responsibilities for Opportunity Squared board members include monitoring and reporting laborshed data, hosting critical summits on the topics of housing, childcare, & small business success, and engaging legislators in conversations of greatest economic development issues.
Manager of Economic Development and Member Services
P.O. Box 191
Palmyra, MO 63461
phone: (573) 406-4451
Member Services & Economic Development Manager
2090 Highway 5 South
Albia, IA 52531
Phone: (641) 932-7126
Mobile: (641) 814-3723
Directors serve without pay and are appointed by the governing body which employs them. Current Officers include Sharon Stroh, Chair and David Humburg, Vice- Chair. Administrative functions are outsourced by contract to Area 15 Regional Planning Commission.
*2018 total sales for all industries in the Opportunity Squared region, based on NAICS description (Emsi complete Class of Worker dataset).