Genners Named ORLF Interim President/CEO

The Ottumwa Regional Legacy Foundation (ORLF) has named Kelly Genners as the Interim President/CEO effective June 26, 2020, following the departure of Steve Dust.

Genners has been part of the organization since its inception in 2010.  She was previously promoted to the Vice-President of Programs & Initiatives in 2015.  Her expertise includes over 20 years of experience in the not-for-profit sector – both in education and health.  Genners holds an AA degree from IHCC, a Business Administration degree from Buena Vista University and Master of Science degree from Iowa State University with a Community Development emphasis.  Genners is active with many community organizations, serving on the C3 Stakeholder Council, IHCC Regional Entrepreneurship Advisory Board, Convention & Visitors Center Board of Directors, Spark Tank Advisory Board, Main Street Design Committee and is a graduate of the Ottumwa Leadership Academy to name a few. 

Marlene Sprouse, ORLF Board Chair, expressed gratitude on behalf of the board, “Kelly Genners has served as Interim President/CEO in the past. Her experience with the Foundation allows project work to continue smoothly and without interruption. The board values her and appreciates her willingness to step up.”