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Marion County Engineer
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Marion County
* at time of recognition

Lives In
Rural Marion County

High School: Twin Cedars-Bussey, IA
University: Iowa State University-Ames, IA

Knoxville Rotary
THRIVE Knoxville
Tracy Festival Committee
Celebrate Church

Working in Marion County
This is a progressive community always looking to do more and be better for the greater good.

Living in Marion County
There are many social, recreational, volunteer, and career opportunities of all kinds for people to enjoy regardless of your likes and interests. Big city adulting in small communities of Marion County, with plenty for kids to enjoy as well.

Favorite Place to Relax
111 Public House, Peace Tree, A&P Pub, Casa Grande, Grand Theater, Wackos, Lake Red Rock, Des Moines River, Peanut Pub, Georges, Downtown Diner, Windmill Café, Corps of Eng. and Marion County Campgrounds, Knoxville Raceway.

Career Opportunities
There are many great opportunities, my education has given me the opportunity to fulfill one of few civil engineering careers in Marion County. I love the opportunity to serve the residents of Marion County in this capacity. My wife’s education (Central College) has provided us both with professional careers in Marion County.

Career Advice to Teens
Keep an open mind as this field of engineering has a very broad array of disciplines. Try and take as many business, leadership, and management courses as possible to prepare for a career and expand background knowledge. Get intern or coop experience to help provide direction after college.

Class of 2019

Jason Bingham
Production Manager II/Owner/Reserve Police Officer
Pella Corporation/Bingham Cooperative/City of Pleasantville
Tyler Christian
Marion County Engineer
Marion County
Brent Gaulke
Vice President-IT & Operations Manager
Marion County Bank
Dan Huitink
Deputy General Counsel
Vermeer Corporation
Mary Mansfield
Licensed Realtor-Property Manager
Home Realty
Josie McKay
Owner/Photographer, designer/Real Estate Agent
Self-Random Tees/Treasured Portraits/Summit Realty
Tyler Pearson
K-5 Technology Integrationist
Knoxville Community School District
Cathy Struecker
Owner/Yoga & Wellness Professional
Cairn Yoga & Wellness Studio
Kris Van Gent
Owner-Lead BIke Advocate
Iowa Bike Co.
Hannah Vander Veer
Knoxville Chamber of Commerce