Robert A. Mitchell

Robert A. MitchellRobert A. Mitchell SPHR (62BA) is Owner and President of Bob Mitchell & Associates, a Human Resources consulting firm. He is active in Kiwanis and is the Immediate Past Governor of the Nebraska-Iowa District of Kiwanis International. He is the founding President of the Kiwanis Miracle League, a special surface baseball league for children with special needs, located at Principal Park in Des Moines. Bob's prior experience includes 12 years as the Director of Staff Development for Des Moines Area Community College. While in that role, he served as president of the National Council for Staff, Program and Organizational Development, an affiliate council of the American Association of Community Colleges. He was the 2003 recipient of the annual Eugene J. Paul Award in "Recognition of Excellence" presented by the Central Iowa chapter of the Society of Human Resource Management. Bob holds a BA in Economics from the University of Iowa and a MS in Adult Education from Iowa State. He and his wife, Jan Burch, are avid supporters of the University of Iowa. Bob is an Old Capitol Club Silver level member of the Alumni Association and a UI Foundation Presidents Club Silver member.