President and Chief Executive Officer

Kate Banasiak

Kate Banasiak, President & CEO, has been with Diversified Management Services since 2005. Prior to joining DMS, she worked as a meeting and convention planner in the hotel industry. Kate graduated from Iowa State University with a B.S. in Business Management. Kate volunteers for several civic organizations; is a graduate of the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute; a graduate of Goldman Sachs 10KSB Small Business; and has also been recognized in the Business Record’s 40 Under Forty. One of Kate’s favorite quotes is, “Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it” (Winston Churchill).


• Stadium Managers Association (SMA)


Born and raised in Des Moines!

Volunteer Activities

• Lead Like a Lady - Past President
• AMC Institute - Market Advisory Expansion Council
• Des Moines Embassy Club - Board Member & AMP Committee Member
• Guardian Project - Secretary

What I Enjoy About My Job

I love jumping in to help an organization bust through a roadblock or helping to figure out how implementing an idea can be obtainable. Every day here is different, every client’s goals are unique. Being able to learn and work with them side by side and see their success is amazing!