Chris Ingstad joined ITR in 2012 and has served as Policy Director and Vice President prior to becoming President in December 2016. Before joining the Iowans for Tax Relief team, Ingstad served as Vice President of Pearl Management Company, an investment management firm founded by ITR’s late founder and longtime Chairman, David Stanley. Prior to Pearl Management Company, he held various corporate finance roles for Allsteel Inc, an operating company of Muscatine-based HNI Corporation.
An eighth-generation Iowan, Chris and his wife Sarah have two children. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance, as well as a Master of Business Administration degree, from Saint Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa, and he graduated from Leadership Iowa as part of the 2014-2015 class. He is active in the community as a member of the Bull Moose Club of Des Moines, serving as Vice President of the Muscatine Community YMCA, and a past member of the Boards of the ARC of the Quad Cities Area, Muscatine Community School District Foundation, and Muscatine Youth Basketball. He is also an active Rotarian.