Seven Questions with Leadership Siouxland’s Peggy Smith

Peggy Smith
Peggy Smith (Photo by Jim Lee, Sioux City Journal)

Article by Ty Rushing, SIOUX CITY JOURNAL Aug. 27, 2017 — Peggy Smith has come full circle when it comes to her involvement with Leadership Siouxland.

In 1993, Smith graduated from the program that’s dedicated to helping shape the tri-state area’s leaders of tomorrow.

She also served a few terms on its board of directors. And, in June, she was named Leadership Siouxland’s new executive director.

Although the position is part-time — she works full-time at Wells Enterprises Inc. in Le Mars — Smith can personally attest to the program’s value and is excited about the opportunity to lead the organization which has had more than 900 graduates since 1987.

The Journal recently caught up with Smith to learn more about Leadership Siouxland and to discuss her new role with the organization. Continue reading “Seven Questions with Leadership Siouxland’s Peggy Smith”

Executive Director

Leadership Siouxland Executive Director Peggy Smith
Peggy Smith

Peggy Smith has been selected as the new Executive Director of Leadership Siouxland, effective June 1, 2017. Peggy is a graduate of the program and a former board member, and is also employed in human resources as a senior manager at Wells Enterprises, Inc.

She has extensive experience in administration, training and management. Prior to her current position, Peggy served as HR Director for Siouxland Community Health Center following a career in banking that included roles in human resources, marketing, regional sales and senior management.

Throughout her career, she has been active in the community, serving on various boards including Siouxland Mental Health, Center for Siouxland, Siouxland Foundation and committees of the United Way. Peggy is excited to share her passion for Leadership Siouxland with the community!