Timothy Whipple serves as General Counsel at the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA), a state agency charged with administering business, tourism, and community development programs in Iowa.He is responsible for legal and legislative affairs, administrative rules, public policy development, and contract compliance. He has served as the agency�s point person with the Governor�s office and the State Legislature during Iowa�s recent efforts to increase ESOP formation in the state, expand apprenticeship training, restructure business development tax incentives, and advance a groundbreaking proposal to incentivize the production of renewable chemicals from biomass feedstock�s in the state.Mr. Whipple was formerly the legal counsel to the Iowa legislature specializing in economic development and taxation law and policy.He is a 2007 graduate of the Drake University Law School and a 1999 graduate of St. Olaf College.
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