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Central RED Welcomes Alumnus and Iowa’s Lieutenant Governor

Featured: Central RED Welcomes Alumnus and Iowa’s Lieutenant Governor

May 15, 2024

The Central RED Society members will meet Iowa’s Lieutenant Governor Adam Gregg on Thursday, May 23.

Dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. and the program begins at 6 p.m. in the Boat, Moore, Weller Rooms, Maytag Student Center. The cost is $15, and a cash bar is available.

How did Gregg become Lieutenant Governor for the state of Iowa? From Central College and Drake Law School to BrownWinick Law in Des Moines to the State Capital, it has been quite a journey. Gregg will share past experiences and how they have helped to prepare him for working in state government. He’ll share what have been the triumphs and disappointments along the way and what a typical day looks like for him.

Gregg graduated from Central in 2006, majoring in political science and history. He earned a J.D. at Drake Law School in 2009. Currently serving as Lt. Governor of Iowa, Prior to his recent appointment, Gregg previously served as State Public Defender, responsible for administering Iowa’s indigent defense system. He was an advisor to Iowa Governor Branstad and Lt. Governor Reynolds and an attorney at BrownWinick law firm in Des Moines.

Central RED (Ready to Engage and Discover) is a volunteer-driven, lifelong learning and social organization with an abiding partnership with Central alumni and friends who wish to share knowledge, talents and experiences.

No affiliation with Central is required to join. For more information and to make a reservation, contact Mary Benedict by email at benedictm@central.edu or by phone at 641-628-7641.