Vicki Wade is a dedicated community advocate and lifelong resident of Newton. With a strong educational background and extensive involvement in various organizations, Vicki brings a wealth of experience and passion to her role. She is a Regional Market Developer with Thrivent Financial and, along with her husband, owns commercial properties in downtown Newton. Vicki's commitment to community development is evident through her appointments to the City of Newton Planning and Zoning Commission and as an ombudsperson for Jasper County Veterans. She also serves as the vice president of Dollars for Scholars-Newton Chapter and co-founded the Destination Newton Alliance.
Vicki cherishes her role as a wife and mother. Together with her husband, Shawn, they have raised two accomplished sons, Logan (Haleigh) and Tucker. With one grandson, Maverick, and another expected to arrive in 2023, Vicki finds joy and fulfillment in family life. In her leisure time, Vicki indulges in her love for reading and horses. She actively volunteers in equine shows and organizations across the Midwest, combining her passion for horses with her dedication to giving back.