NLC 2021 Results
Adam Hasan, Waukee High School, Personal Finance
Ryan Dunn, Bellevue High School, Journalism
Susan Seuferer, Chariton High School, Outstanding Advisor
Bellevue High School, Outstanding Chapter
Haylie Spencer, Bettendorf High School, BAA America Level
Kirstyn Payne, Edgewood-Colesburg High School, BAA Americal Level
Jacob Kurt, North Linn High School, BAA Americal Level
Lourdes Satumo, Creston High School, CSA Achievement Level
Kirstyn Payne, Edgewood-Colesburg High School, CSA Achievement Level
Bellevue High School, Creston High School, Edgewood-Colesburg High School, Chapter Challenge
Alexandria Schmitz, Edgewood-Colesburg High School, Who's Who in FBLA
Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn High School, Sioux Center High School, Southwest Valley High School, Waukee High School, West Central Valley High School, On the Road to Nationals campaign
West Central Valley High School, Lead4Change Challenge
Chariton High School, Edgewood-Colesburg High School, Linn-Mar High School, Waukon High School, Gold Seal Chapter Award of Merit
New Executive Director
The Iowa state chapter of Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc. (FBLA-PBL), the premier student business organization, named Kent Seuferer the first executive director of the organization, effective July 1, 2021.
Seuferer was a member and state officer of Iowa FBLA at Chariton High School and a member and state officer of Iowa PBL when attending the University of Northern Iowa. He received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from AIB College of Business and his MBA from University of Phoenix.
“On behalf of the Iowa FBLA-PBL Board of Directors, we are honored and excited to welcome Mr. Kent Seuferer to our team. Kent’s involvement at nearly every level in FBLA-PBL in addition to his vast Career & Technical Student Organization experience will help move Iowa FBLA-PBL forward,” said Erin Snitkey, President of the Iowa FBLA- PBL Board of Directors. “His passion and strategic vision for this organization will help bring new experiences and opportunities to all of our members and advisers across this great state.”
Seuferer began his career in the financial services industry in Des Moines, Iowa. He worked for Bank of America, where he managed the preferred client relationships and oversaw retail branch operations. From 2016 through 2020, he served as the Business CTSO consultant and Education Program Consultant for CTSOs for the Iowa Department of Education. During his IDOE tenure, Seuferer also served as State Advisor for Business Professionals of America, Chartered Association Advisor for DECA, FBLA-PBL State Chairperson, FCCLA State Adviser, HOSA State Advisor, FFA State Advisor, and corporate member for SkillsUSA and TSA. In 2021, Seuferer was named FBLA State Director for the Maryland State Department of Education. He currently serves as the Business, Management and Finance Career Cluster Specialist and Maryland FBLA-PBL State Chairperson.
Seuferer replaces Lou Voss, who is retiring in June 2021 after leading the organization as State Adviser for 8 years and involvement in Iowa FBLA-PBL for over 43 years. “I am thrilled the Board has chosen Kent Seuferer to lead Iowa FBLA. He has been involved with our organization as a volunteer for many years and is now able to lead this organization. His technology expertise and conference planning skills have been invaluable to us and I can’t wait to see what new ideas he will bring to the state.”