West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce Announces New Team Members

February 1, 2023

WEST DES MONES, IA (WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2023) – The West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce (WDM Chamber) is proud to announce three new team members joining the organization: Tiffany Piper, Richard Salas, and Everett Mullican.

Tiffany Piper joined as the WDM Chamber’s events & experiences coordinator. She has an extensive background in event planning including experience as sales & events services manager at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Des Moines, vice president of recruitment programming for the Panhellenic Council Office of Admissions at Iowa State University (ISU), and was head of logistics and operations for The Conference Balance Fundraiser.  

Richard Salas joined as editorial intern. Salas is a senior at ISU, where he is majoring in journalism with minors in history and religion. Salas is a journalist at the Iowa State Daily News, and he works freelance in his spare time including impactful projects with his father, Dr. Richard Salas, recording and editing videos to promote Des Moines University’s new West Des Moines campus. Salas is also involved in the B.O.L.D. learning community which offers opportunities in leadership and diversity for students of color at ISU.

Everett Mullican joined the WDM Chamber as a research intern in the workforce division. Mullican is a senior at Drake University where he is a public relations and advertising major with a concentration in human behavior. He is involved in many organizations within and outside the University including the Live Like Lou Foundation where he helps to raise money for research to benefit and find a cure for ALS.

“This is a pivotal time in our organization,” said Katherine Harrington, president & CEO of the WDM Chamber. “We are bursting at the seams and are doing all we can to help achieve our goal of making West Des Moines the best city in America to live, work, and play. These new team members will help us to accomplish that goal as we continue to innovate with groundbreaking new programming and tell the compelling story of our city.”


About the WDM Chamber of Commerce
The mission of the West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce is to champion all things West Des Moines by strengthening our area companies, providing personalized resources, and attracting a top workforce to position WDM as the best suburban city in America. A 2022 ACCE Chamber of the Year Finalist, the WDM Chamber produces programs and events for everyone. Learn more about the WDM Chamber and how to get involved at wdmchamber.org.

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