John Paule

Chair-Elect

Bio

West Des Moines, Iowa
'78 Computer Science, Iowa State University
Corporate Board Director, Homesteaders Life Insurance

Paule currently serves as the corporate board director and investment committee chair for Homesteaders Life Insurance. He also serves on the boards of a technology services company; a hospice, home health and visiting nurse service company; and on the advisory board of the Department of Computer Science at Iowa State University.

Prior to this he held the position of executive vice president of FBL Financial Group where he served for 13 years. He also served in various marketing and sales management positions for a Fortune 50 multinational technology company for 19 years.

Paule is a past president for the West Des Moines Board of Education, the West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce, and the Rotary Club of West Des Moines. He is the past treasurer of the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute, and a past director of Junior Achievement of Central Iowa, the Iowa College Foundation, and Des Moines General Hospital Foundation.

He is a National Association of Corporate Directors Board Leadership Fellow and an Iowa State University Alumni Association Wallace E. Barron Outstanding Senior Award recipient. Paule is also a lifetime member of the Alumni Association and a member of the Order of the Knoll.