Aimee is Vice President and Director of Development for Knapp Properties, Inc. After earning her undergraduate degree from Iowa State University, Aimee joined Ryan Companies US, Inc. as a Construction Project Manager. She also worked for Principal Real Estate Investors as Senior Asset Manager for the development and management of more than 5 million square feet of properties in the eastern United States. In 2006, she joined Knapp Properties, Inc. She has since earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Iowa and achieved her LEED ® AP BD+C certification. She has overseen development of more than $60 million in development infrastructure, new construction, and tenant improvement construction for Knapp Properties, Inc.
Aimee is actively involved in the real estate industry and the community. She has served as a member of the Ankeny Plan & Zoning Commission. She has been an active member of the Developers’ Council of the Home Builder’s Association of Greater Des Moines, including serving as their President and Vice President. She is a former board member for CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) Iowa. She is also a founding board member for the Iowa Chapter of ULI (Urban Land Institute) and currently serves as Communications chair. Additionally, she serves as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for children in need of assistance, as a board member and youth mentor for the ACE (Architecture, Construction, and Engineering) Mentor Program and as a volunteer at the YMCA of Greater Des Moines.