Miranda Simpson

Miranda grew up in Cedar Falls, IA and graduated from Iowa State University with a bachelor’s degree in public relations with a minor in communication studies. After graduation, she bought a house in Des Moines where she lives today with her fur family – a dog named Jasper and a cat named Toby. When not at … Read more

Carrie Holecek

Carrie studied business, marketing, and speech communication at Minnesota State University in Mankato, MN. After graduation, she launched her career in advertising at a major firm based in Minneapolis. After four years in advertising, she moved to LA, Carrie produced high end visual effects, music videos, and eventually post producing Digital Intermediate film finishes for … Read more

Justin Giambalvo

Justin is originally from Colorado Springs, CO and moved to Glenwood, IA to attend middle school and high school. He graduated from Iowa State University and enjoys spending time with his dog, going to the gym or on runs, and spending time hanging out with his friends. Justin is a fan of the NBA and … Read more

Beau Gibbons

Beau Gibbons grew up in Washburn, IA and graduated from Upper Iowa University with a BS in Business Administration. He loves traveling, camping, photography, golf, disc golf, going to concerts, football games, baseball games, riding bikes, bitcoin, playing music, and hanging out with his dog, Abby. Beau has spent most of his professional career in … Read more

Dave Crecelius

Dave grew up in Ankeny, IA and now lives in Huxley, IA. He and his wife Chrissy have three kids and a 70-lb lap dog who waits for Dave to get home every night so he can curl up on his lap and go to sleep. Dave and family enjoy trips to KC for Royals … Read more

Sydni Burns-Hutchings

Sydni grew up in Omaha, NE and is the youngest of five children. She and her husband Chad have a yellow lab, Judge, who is named after Yankees player, Aaron Judge. In her free time, Sydni loves watching Husker football and Creighton basketball. She also enjoys boating on the river with friends and family.

Ena Ajdimovski

Originally from Bosnia, Ena moved to the United States when she was 5 years old and grew up in Buffalo, New York (go Bills!). She has a rat terrier/heeler mix named Buddy and they love to travel together. If she is not planning travels, Ena is typically busy modding her Jeep, creating intricate pen drawings, … Read more

Nicole Wallace

Nicole and her husband, Joe, are both from Omaha, although they met at University of Lincoln-Nebraska. Yes, they are Cornhuskers that live among the Cyclones and Hawkeyes…it’s been a rough couple of “rebuilding” years. They have been in Des Moines for several years and love the city. They have a son, Arlo, and a golden retriever, … Read more

Christina Miller

Christina grew up in Evansdale, Iowa, and went to the University of Northern Iowa for Interior Design. After graduating, she and her husband Will spent 8 years in Overland Park, Kansas. They moved back to Iowa in 2020 to be closer to family. They have three children and a cat. Christina likes to read, make … Read more

Brandis Baldwin

Brandis is originally from Southern Iowa and now lives in Ankeny with her two boys, Kobe and Roman, and their dog Rizzo. During the summer she can be found at the baseball field cheering on her boys or poolside with family and friends. Brandis enjoys thrifting and repurposing someone’s junk into her treasure. Her favorite food … Read more