IT Director

LeAnn Ely

LeAnn Ely began her career in Association Management with Smith, Bucklin & Associates in Chicago, where she worked in the Convention & Trade Show Division. In 2001, LeAnn joined Diversified Management Services, serving as meeting planner, on administrative teams, and as account executive. She has served as IT Director since 2009. LeAnn received a BA degree from Knox College and is a Graduate of the ISAE Leadership Program.

LeAnn has lived in several cities in the US and in England, and now lives on a small farm in rural Iowa. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, learning to play guitar, entertaining friends, and spending time with her husband, grown children and their animals. LeAnn is an Apple Certified Support Professional, an Apple Certified Associate – Mac Integration, and holds Joomla! 3 certification.


Born in Phoenix, AZ, grew up in Darien, WI

Volunteer Activities

• Church secretary and webmaster

What I Enjoy About My Job

As IT Director, I often get to be a hero and resource for my co-workers! I enjoy the constant learning of new things in my field, as well as the diversity that comes with my specific job. DMS is a small, dynamic company, and I really enjoy working on a small team of dedicated, fun individuals.