DES MOINES (February 10, 2017): Concluding a search that attracted an impressive group of candidates from various parts of the country, the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) announced today that Matt Everson has been chosen to fill the vacancy of Iowa State Director. He will begin this Monday, February 13.
“We were fortunate that the selection process for the Iowa State Director included many qualified candidates however, Matt brought a unique set of skills and life experiences to the table that made him a great fit for the position,” according to NFIB North Region Public Policy Director, Tim Goodrich. “Without a doubt, our efforts to advocate for the small business community in Iowa will be enhanced by his joining our team.”
Everson will join the NFIB family after having acquired experience in Iowa as well as in Washington D.C. For the past fifteen years, he has held various positions in the nation’s capital that included service to the United States Senator Gordon H. Smith and the Department of Treasury under President George W. Bush. Everson also served as the Chief of Staff to Iowa Senate Minority Leader Ron Wieck, where he honed his knowledge of the Hawkeye State. Matt’s experience also includes positions with the National Association of Broadcasters, Lone Rock Strategies, and Next Generation Public Affairs.
“I am very fortunate to begin a new chapter in my career with such a prestigious organization, and am grateful for the opportunity to serve as NFIB’s Iowa State Director.” Said Matt Everson. “From farmers to Mom-and-Pop shops, our state’s small business community is made up of hard-working men and women, and I look forward to tirelessly advocating on their behalf.”