New Executive Vice President of Palmer Group Announced

January 26, 2021 | West Des Moines, IA -- Palmer Group announces the promotion of Chris Lorenz to Executive Vice President, effective January 4, 2021. This newly created position is part of the overall succession planning strategy of the company.  

President David Leto states: “Chris has excelled in every role he has held in his seven-year career at Palmer Group, and I am extremely excited to move forward with this important position for our company. Chris has a great passion for the employment industry and brings big ideas and perspectives to help our company move well into the future with a focus on taking care of our employee owners, contractors, and valued clients.” 

Lorenz is a native Iowan. He attended the University of Northern Iowa where he earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing in 2007. He came to Palmer Group in 2013 to recruit for the Engineering and Manufacturing Division, bringing six years of experience in business sales and technical college recruiting experience. Additionally, Chris held previous roles as a Recruiter, Account Executive, Division Manager, and Director. 

Lorenz states, “Over the past 22 years, Palmer Group has established an outstanding reputation in the community, and I am very grateful to be entrusted with carrying that legacy into the future. With the support of David Leto, our leadership team, and our entire staff, I am excited to take on this responsibility. Together we are focused on our company purpose, to make lives better. Additionally, I would like to thank everyone who has helped me get to this point in my career, both personally and professionally. I could not have done it without your support.”     

Palmer Group is still committed to the same values on which it was founded over 20 years ago. Outstanding quality and service remain the daily focus, one they hope will help shape the business community in Iowa for many years to come. 


Palmer Group is a premier employment agency that provides a range of services including Employer Services, Job Seeker Services, and Managed Services.

Areas of Expertise: Accounting & Finance, Administrative & Customer Service, Construction, Engineering & Manufacturing, Human Resources, Information Technology, Insurance, Mortgage & Banking, Sales & Marketing.