Northeast Iowa Community College Business and Community Solutions Vice President, Wendy Mihm-Herold, Ph.D., has stepped down from her position at NICC to become the Iowa Jobs for America’s Graduates (iJAG) new President and CEO. Mihm-Herold begins her new role on Jan. 23, 2023.
Mihm-Herold has served as vice president for Business and Community Solutions for NICC since July 2010. She is an executive officer with more than 32 years of experience in public and private nonprofit sectors with extensive experience in fundraising, grant writing and grant administration, legislative advocacy for policy and funding at the local, state and federal levels, building innovative partnerships and public relations.
Mihm-Herold serves in many civic and professional capacities throughout Northeast Iowa and the State of Iowa. Locally, she collaborates on community and workforce initiatives with secondary schools, Dubuque Works, Project HOPE, Greater Dubuque Development Corporation, Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, multiple city and county economic development boards, and other state and non-profit entities. Her service includes leadership roles in the Industry 4.0 Community College Consortium, Regional Planning Partnership with AEA, Steeple Square Board, South Winneshiek Community School Board and numerous other committees and boards.
Headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, iJAG is an independent, statewide 501(c)(3) private nonprofit corporation established in 1999 and a leader within the national JAG network. Initially created for high school seniors as a school-to-work program, iJAG has evolved into an organization serving 2,800 students per year in 74 programs reaching 29 communities across the state of Iowa and Illinois.