Our Team

Sarah Gomez, Executive Director

Sarah Gomez joined Midwest Partnership EDC in September 2009 as the organization’s Office Manager, was promoted to Economic Development Coordinator in August 2011, and more recently became Executive Director in November 2014. Originally from Rippey, Sarah is a graduate from AIB Institute of Business with Associates and Bachelor’s degrees in Accounting. Prior to joining Midwest Partnership, she was the city clerk for Rippey. She continues to provide service as an independent consultant for Scentsy and is an independent contractor for the Family Resource Center. Sarah has also held management and accounting positions in Jefferson and Des Moines, Iowa. She currently serves as a board member for the Institute for Decision Making and Western Iowa Tourism Region.



Stacie Euken, Economic Development Coordinator

Stacie Euken joined Midwest Partnership EDC in May 2016 as the Economic Development Coordinator. Prior to working with Midwest Partnership, Stacie Euken served as a Personnel Specialist for agriCAREERS, Inc. in Massena, IA for four and a half years.  She has also previously worked for Farms.com/PigCHAMP in Ames.  She earned her Bachelor’s degree from Iowa State University in Agricultural Education, is active in several agricultural organizations, and farms with her husband in the Anita area.  





Lynsi Pasutti, Administrative & Marketing Coordinator

Lynsi Pasutti joined Midwest Partnership EDC in October 2014, with a temporary position during the transition of Executive Directors and returned in February 2015 as the full-time Administrative & Marketing Coordinator. She plays a critical role in supporting the organization’s multi-channel marketing program, presenting the organization as the premier economic development resource for the region, and promoting the region as a leading destination for business and quality of life. Prior to her role at Midwest Partnership, Lynsi worked for two small businesses in Stuart, aiding in their marketing campaigns. She owns a small pottery studio and artisan gallery in Stuart and is currently the president of the Stuart Chamber of Commerce and the Guthrie County Arts Council. Lynsi earned her Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies from the College of Saint Benedict in Saint Joseph, MN.




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