Joel Brinkmeyer has been named CEO of the Agribusiness Association of Iowa, effective May 15. He most recenlty served as senior vice president for agribusiness with Great Western Bank in West Des Moines. Brinkmeyer has served in various administrative positions with Production Credit Association, Farm Credit Services of the Midlands and Farm Credit Services of America. His career also includes 20 years as executive vice president of the Iowa Cattlemen's Association, executive director of the Iowa Beef Industry Council and executive vice president of the Iowa Cattlemen's Foundation.