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Chris Diebel Chosen to Lead TRHS Foundation


We are excited to announce the TRHS Foundation's new Executive Director, Chris Diebel. Chris is a Roosevelt alum and has most recently served as the Director of Public Affairs at the Iowa Business Council.


Additionally, Chris is the Founding Partner of Bubba, a southern comfort food restaurant and lounge in downtown Des Moines. Chris spearheaded the brand’s conception and implementation; including the formation of a private investment group, construction/design oversight and assembly of the 46-person team of hospitality professionals tasked with running the high-volume eatery.


Prior to opening Bubba, Chris served as Managing Director of Public Affairs at LPCA Public Strategies. In that role, he worked with client organizations in the private and public sectors to develop and execute long-term marketing plans that include branding, advertising, public relations, reputation management, business development, government relations, community outreach and event management.

Chris holds a BA in Journalism and Mass Communications and a Master in Public Administration from Drake University. He has been named one of Central Iowa’s “Forty Under 40” and “Best Up-And-Coming Business Leader” by Business Record. Chrisresides in Des Moines, IA with his partner Jonathan.


We want to welcome Chris back to the Roosevelt Community!

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