The Iowa Business Council will hold a Vision to Vitality forum with Pella area business leaders on Friday from 8a.m.– 9a.m. at the New Horizon Academy. The forum will be co hosted by the Pella Area Community & Economic Alliance and President & CEO of Pella Corporation Tim Yaggi.

The Vision to Vitality forum will discuss cultivating the workforce pipeline and proactive steps leaders can take to grow thriving communities that attract and retain talent. Yaggi will give an update on Pella Corporation and an overview of the New Horizon Academy. Iowa Business Council Director Joe Murphy will follow with a presentation of the IBC’s annual Competitive Dashboard, which benchmarks Iowa against the rest of the country on a number of important economic indicators. After his presentation, a panel will be convened with state and local leaders, including:

Tim Yaggi – President & CEO of Pella Corporation
Debi Durham – Executive Director of Iowa Economic Development Authority
Mark Putnam – President, Central College
Kate Guess – Vice President of Human Resources, Vermeer Corporation

The Vision to Vitality forum will conclude with an audience Q&A. The virtual event is free to attend and open to the public. Registration can be done at the PACE Alliance website.