Rebuilding Together Staff

K Hansen

Kimberly Hansen – Executive Director

Kimberly Hansen has been the Executive Director of Rebuilding Together since August 2009. She carries out our mission by identifying community partners and building capacity so more homeowners will receive help. Kimberly has previously worked for United Way of Central Iowa, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines Playhouse, Best Buddies and the Des Moines Neighborhood Resource Office. Kimberly’s experience provides Rebuilding Together with over 30 years of nonprofit management leadership. Kimberly holds a BA in Sociology from Simpson College, a MPA Masters in Public Administration from Drake University and is a PhD Candidate in Public Policy and Administration with Walden University.

Email: | Phone: 515-280-1807

M Kinney

Michelle Kinney – Program Manager

Michelle has been with Rebuilding Together for over 5 years and brings over 25 years’ experience in the non-profit world. She has experience helping others and building relationships with volunteers and is excited to bring those skills to Rebuilding Together Greater Des Moines. Michelle previously has worked at Catholic Health Initiatives, City of Des Moines Parks and Recreation, American Red Cross and Easter Seals Center of Iowa.  Michelle currently coaches for the East Des Moines Lightning, an age-group swim team and enjoys whatever activity her children are participating in.  Michelle holds a BA in Sociology from Drake University.

Email: | Phone: 515-284-7403

B Gronewold

Brittany Gronewold – Salesforce Coordinator

Brittany has been helping Rebuilding Together Greater Des Moines since the summer of 2015. Brittany is a graduate of East High School, Iowa State University. She graduated with a degree in Construction Engineering and is also working with Waldinger Corporation to further her engineering experience. At Iowa State, Brittany was involved with many outreach organizations such as Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) and Society of Women Engineers (SWE), both of which focus on engaging young girls in STEM and encouraging them to pursue a career in those fields. As a Des Moines native, Brittany was a runner-up in the 2015 Can I Be Your Neighbor Design Challenge set up by Polk County Housing Trust Fund, representing East High School and Central Campus.