The Business Record has brought back one of our most popular and informative events ever – 90 Ideas in 90 Minutes.

Nine leaders from nine of Central Iowa’s most successful businesses shared 10 of their company’s internal programs and initiatives – both big and small – that can be applied to any business.
Below you will find videos of each speaker spending five minutes talking about their ideas at our 2017 event.


Andrew Allen
Mary Coffin
Miriam De Dios 
Tej Dhawan
Angela Franklin
Kristi Knous
Kathryn Kunert
Scott Raecker
Dana Wingert


Andrew Allen, president and CEO, YSS


Mary Coffin, executive vice president - head of customer excellence, Wells Fargo Home Lending

Miriam De Dios, CEO, Coopera

Tej Dhawan, partner, Entrepreneurial Technologies

Angela Franklin, president, Des Moines University

Kristi Knous, president, Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines

Kathryn Kunert, vice president - economic connections and integration, MidAmerican Energy

Scott Raecker, executive director, The Robert D. and Billie Ray Centers

Dana Wingert, police chief, city of Des Moines