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Linda (Lin) Chape’
Chape’ Consults, LLC

Born in Glendale, California and raised in Ohio and Michigan. Family owned and operated a riding stable and summer camp for inner-city kids – Rancho de Mucho. Most of my time in High School focused on competitive Horse Shows in Ohio, Kentucky, and the family business.

Received B.A./MEd from Antioch University, Yellow Springs, Ohio. I attended Antioch’s satellite campuses at Harvard and MIT in Boston, MA.

Joined Vermeer Corporation, Pella, Iowa in 2007:
• Initial position – Director of Vermeer University and Organizational Development
• Senior Director Organizational Development and Organizational Development 2009
• Vice-President Human Resources and Organizational Development 2012 until retirement in January, 2015

Prior Companies and positions:
• Whirlpool/Maytag – Change Management Project working with the City of Newton to transition community during Maytag’s closing. 2006/2007
• Maytag Corporation – Director of Training and Staffing – 2004-2006
• Dell Computer Corporation – Senior Human Resources Manager 2000-2003
• Kerr-McGee Corporation – Manager of Staffing and Training 1989-2000
• General Mills, Inc – Manager of Employee Development 1976 – 1989

Community/Professional Involvement:
• Church membership activities
• Jasper County Animal Rescue League
• City and Community Beautification
• Mentoring and Coaching

Board Membership:

• NAM Institute
• Governors’ STEM Advisory
• Iowa Workforce Development
• Iowa Innovation Gateway

• Avid Photographer and Writer 

Lin Chape'

320 E 3rd St S
Newton, IA 50208

Ph: (641) 840-0815