Chief Executive Officer
Lynette Rasmussen became CEO of the Rasmussen Group in July, 2023. Lynette joined the Rasmussen Group in July of 1993 as General Counsel. Lynette is a member of the Iowa State Bar Association, the Polk County Bar Association, the Associated General Contractors of Iowa, and the Rotary Club of Des Moines.
Lynette’s community involvement includes volunteer involvement with Prairie Meadows Board of Directors, the City of Johnston Board of Adjustment, Greater Des Moines Partnership, The Museum of Danish America, Danish American Heritage Society, Augustana College Board of Trustees. Lynette’s community honors include the Rotarian of the Year, Business Record’s Women of Influence, Iowa Health Foundation’s Rally Against Cancer Volunteer of the Year, the Associated General Contractors of Iowa Member of the Year, and the United Way Outstanding Volunteer.
On March 1, 2010, Lynette was appointed the Honorary Danish Consul for Des Moines by Queen Margarethe II of Denmark and operates the Consulate out of her office in north Des Moines. In 2017, Lynette was appointed as a Knight of the Order of Dannebrog for her faithful service to the Danish government. Lynette and her husband, Kurt, reside in Johnston, Iowa. They have three adult children.