Board of Directors

Alex Duong

Marketing and Communications Specialist

Alex Duong

As a first-generation Asian-American, I've always looked to my parents' hard work and dedication as factors that drove my successes in the workplace and the community. My parents have sacrificed a lot to get me where I am today.


  • Drake University

Community Involvement

  • Animal Rescue League of Iowa (ARL), Board of Directors (2021 to Present)
  • Des Moines Public Library Foundation, Board of Directors (2015 to Present); Executive Committee; and Chair of Special Events (2021 to Present)
  • Iowa Asian Alliance – Marketing and Social Media Director (2015 to Present)
  • Chair, Raise Your Paw auction fundraiser for the Animal Rescue League of Iowa (hosts a sell out crowd of over 850 attendees and nearly 500 items)
  • IAA's CelebrAsian Festival Leadership Team – PR & Marketing Chair


  • 2016 Passport to Prosperity Honoree – “Iowa International Center”
  • Forty Under 40 - Class of 2016 – “The Des Moines Business Record”
  • 2015 Central Iowa Young Professional of the Year, YPC Ashley Okland Community Service Award
  • 2013 Young Professionals Connection Committee Member of the Year for Marketing