Dave Wingert

Dave Wingert, President

Dave WingertDave Wingert is the president of Grinnell Mutual, taking the position on Jan. 1, 2024. Wingert had served as Grinnell Mutual's executive vice president and chief operating officer since 2017. He also served as interim president from September 2017 to June 2018.

Prior to joining Grinnell Mutual, Wingert held various positions with Aviva USA from 2001 to 2011 most recently as Senior Vice President and Controller.  From 1985 to 2011 he progressed from Staff Accountant to Senior Manager with KPMG LLP, an international accounting firm, specializing in serving insurance clients.

Wingert has served as Chairman of the Board of Make-A-Wish Foundation of Iowa, Co-Chair of Jolly Holiday Lights (Make-A-Wish’s largest fundraiser in Iowa), and board member of Hospice of Central Iowa. He is currently a board member of Mercy Hospital Foundation in Des Moines and is also Trustee and Finance Chair for St. Joseph parish in Des Moines.

Wingert was born in Oelwein, Iowa, and received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Iowa State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.  He is also a Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and a Fellow of the Life Management Institute (FLMI).


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