Advisory Board

The original Ottumwa Leadership Academy Advisory Board was comprised of community leaders whose desire was to build effective leaders for the community. The Advisory Board is now comprised of all O.L.A. Alumni, current and immediate past Dean, and staff of O.L.A. and the Legacy Foundation.

Dr Jill Budde

Dr. Jill Budde

Vice President

Learning and Engagement

Indian Hills Community College

Taren Ferguson

Taren Ferguson

Center Director

Ottumwa Job Corps

Kelly Genners

Kelly Genners

President, CEO

Legacy Foundation

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George King

Pastor of Free Methodist Church

Southern Iowa

Wes Krenz

Wes Krenz

Community 1st Credit Union

Regional Manager

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Alex Morley

Financial Advisor

Edward Jones Investments

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Suzie Morrison

Vice President

Marketing Officer/Retail Banking Manager

Cassie Plowman

Cassie Plowman

John Deere

Achieving Excellence Coordinator

Dr. Marlene Sprouse

Dr. Marlene Sprouse

Dean 2021

Joel Pedersen

Joel Pedersen

2021-2022 Dean

Hollie Tometich

Hollie Tometich

Executive Director