Whether it’s taking a dive in the ocean, or out of a plane, mastering a garden or the didgeridoo, Greater Des Moines business leaders have their own unique ways to kick back after work.

 

For the fourth straight year our reporters and staff photographer Duane Tinkey, take a photographic peek at executive lifestyles.

 

A big thanks to Duane, who rocked it again. And a big thanks to our four models in this year’s issue.

 

We hope you enjoy this inside look at the talents and interests of our community.


– Chris Conetzkey, Editor of the Business Record

We took a photographic peek into the hobbies of some of Des Moines leaders. Check out the photo galleries of the leaders below.

2015

Denise Essman
President & CEO, Essman/Associates

 

 

Eric Crowell
President & CEO, UnityPoint Health - Des Moines

 

 

Rob Smith
Principal, Co-Founder, Architects Smith Metzger

 

 

Randy Roth
Owner, Corporate Contracts

 

 

2014


Michael Bird
President & CEO, Spindustry Digital




David Maxwell
President, Drake University




Steve Niebuhr
Senior VP, Hubbell Realty




Tim Zarley
President, Zarley Law Firm PLC



2013

W. Kim Austen 

Railroading is a family tradition with this insurance executive, who spends his time on his own HO scale railroad






Scott Bowman 

This mechanical engineer spends his time off the clock building items out of Lego bricks






Rob Denson 

Truck driving is just in the DMACC president’s blood






Kim Waltman

She fancied the frenetic pace of public relations, but open spaces and cattle have Kim Waltman’s attention







2012

Bonnie Campbell
Hobby: Cooking




Jay Byers
Hobby: Musician




Mary O'Keefe
Hobby: Showing Horses




Steve & Susan Skold
Hobby: Big Game Hunting




Seeking Models for 2014:
It’s never too early, the Business Record is currently looking for business leaders with interesting hobbies and/or talents to be featured in next year’s Photo Issue. If you or someone you know would make for an interesting photo shoot, please send the name, hobby and contact info to my email address: chrisconetzkey@bpcdm.com