Connie Wimer / Founder and Chairman
Connie started what is now BPC in 1981, after establishing a successful entrepreneurial career as the owner of a title company in Des Moines. BPC has expanded to include a large and respected family of publications and events. A business and civic leader, Connie sits on a number of business and charitable boards. She has started or chaired countless organizations, was the first woman to chair the Chamber of Commerce (now Greater Des Moines Partnership), was the first woman elected to the Greater Des Moines Committee’s Business Hall of Fame, has been named Master Editor/Publisher by the Iowa Newspaper Association, and was chosen for the Iowa Woman’s Hall of Fame.