Wade Steenhoek




Remote Office
Des Moines, Iowa

Wade Steenhoek teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in Entrepreneurship and provides onsite direction of JPEC’s entrepreneurship outreach in the Des Moines area. He also teaches for Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) as part of a partnership agreement and serves as the liaison between the JPEC and DMACC on entrepreneurship and small business programming. Wade is the founder of four start-up companies: one franchise and three private firms. Prior to his entrepreneurial and academic careers, he served as an executive of a leading international insurance company overseeing all operational aspects of the company. Wade has a BA in Marketing from Simpson College and a MA from Drake University in Education. He is married and has two adult children.


MS in Adult Learning and Organizational Performance, Drake University, 2010
BA in Policy Studies, Simpson College, 2005