The Sioux City Growth Organization (SCGO) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Ripple Awards. The Individual award winner is Jeana Goosmann. SCGO presented the awards on Friday, September 28th during their celebration of Sioux City Young Professionals Day, hosted at the Diving Elk.
Each year, the SCGO Ripple Awards are given out to an individual and business who have made a significant ‘ripple’ or positive impact in the community by excelling in their efforts to attract, retain, grow and develop the Siouxland community.
Jeana Goosmann is CEO and Managing Partner of Goosmann Law Firm in Sioux City. After becoming an entrepreneur and starting her firm in 2009, she has grown her practice to a team of 40+, creating jobs in the community, purchasing and renovating two historic buildings in the Downtown, and she strongly promotes community involvement. Jeana herself is passionate about giving back and supports local charities and non-profits. Over the years Jeana has been a board member for Girls Inc., past chair and executive committee member of Women United, P.E.O. member and international scholar, past board member and president of the Sioux City Art Center Association, and former board member of Western Iowa Tech Community College Foundation. Jeana has been an avid supporter, sponsor, and volunteer for the Siouxland Food Bank, River-Cade Royalty, Race for Hope 5k, UnityPoint Health -St. Luke’s Children’s Miracle Network, Crittenton Center, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Siouxland, Camp High Hopes, SCGO, and the LaunchPad Children’s Museum.
SCGO is comprised of over 130 young professionals who work to create a positive impact in the Siouxland community. The mission of the organization attract, develop, and retain young professionals in Siouxland by providing insight and opportunities to help shape the future of our community. Members enjoy committee and volunteer opportunities, networking, after-hours educational and social events, community-based beautification and involvement in the creation of imaginative community events. For more information about SCGO, visit www.siouxcitygo.com.