Vice President & General Manager (Iowa)

Vince Ellison

Vince Ellison is the new VP / General Manager of Knutson’s Iowa office and provides support while overseeing all aspects of Knutson operations from pre-construction through substantial completion of all projects within Iowa. Vince came from BerganKDV, where he served as the market leader and COO for Iowa City and Cedar Rapids. Previously, Ellison served as vice president of human resources at Marsh & McLennan Companies.

Born and raised in Iowa, Vince holds a bachelor’s degree in communications and a master’s degree in industrial relations both from Iowa State. He earned an MBA from the University of Iowa. Vince is active in the local community, serving as a board member on the executive committee for the Iowa City Area Business Partnership. He is also a board member of the Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre and was named Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Man of the Year in 2014.

Outside of Knutson, Vince enjoys going on family hikes around the lake with his wife and three kids. He is a big fan of Hawkeye sports, specifically football and basketball, and loves tailgating at the sporting events. He enjoys biking, working on the farm, boating, volunteering, and being a part of community boards.

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