President & CEO, Iowa Motor Truck Association
Brenda Neville is the President & CEO of the Iowa Motor Truck Association, a statewide trade association that has been representing the interested of Iowa’s trucking industry since 1942. Headquartered at the foot of the Iowa State Capitol, IMTA advocated for a pro-trucking, pro-business environment for its 700+ members at both the state and national level.
Brenda has been with the trucking association for over 30 years serving as senior vice president for 14 years before being moved into the top slot in 2008. In addition to her predominant role in Iowa’s trucking industry, Brenda is active in many organizations and served on numerous professional boards on both the state and national level specific to trucking and freight management priorities.
One of Brenda’s greatest passions is to give back to the association community and she has coordinated and led the state’s certification process for state association executives for over 20 years. She is also a big proponent of leadership programs and strategic planning and has worked with many trade associations as well as several businesses in these specific areas as well.
Brenda graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with degrees in Business and Psychology and continues to do graduate work. Brenda enjoys anything that allows her to be physically and mentally challenged and also allowing her to be outside. Her and husband Joe reside in rural Polk county and have two grown sons.