DES MOINES, IOWA (Jan. 28, 2016) -- The Board of Directors of the YMCA of Greater Des Moines announced today it has hired Jim Noyce as interim CEO of the association as it searches for an individual to permanently fill the role of president/CEO. Wade Riedinger, current senior vice president/COO, will continue to serve as interim president.
“Jim is a well-known and respected leader in our community. He brings to the YMCA a wealth of knowledge and experience that are an ideal fit for us at this time,” said Clarence Hudson, YMCA of Greater Des Moines board chair. “Jim has a proven track record of building effective partnerships and will be a great asset to the team during this transition,” Hudson stated.
With nearly three decades of experience in the financial services industry, Noyce has had numerous and extensive achievements. The majority of his career was spent at the FBL Financial Group, Inc., where he served at various times as chief administrative officer, chief financial officer, CEO and member of the board of directors. In 2007, Noyce was named the Outstanding CPA in Business and Industry by the Iowa Society of CPAs and was also named to the American Institute of CPAs Hall of Fame.
Noyce is dedicated to helping non-profit organizations in the community. He has served as a member of the board of directors and in various leadership roles for United Way of Central Iowa including chairing the 2008 United Way Campaign, Special Olympics Iowa, Principal Charity Golf Classic, Greater Des Moines Partnership, Junior Achievement of Central Iowa and Grand View University, among others. In 2008, Noyce was awarded the national Distinguished Eagle Scout Award, which is given to Eagle Scouts who have been successful in their chosen profession for more than 25 years and have demonstrated a commitment to substantial community service.
The YMCA of Greater Des Moines is working with the YMCA of the USA and Hamilton Group to lead a national search for a president/CEO. Applications are now being accepted. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply at dmymca.org.
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