Gretchen Paricka

Gretchen Paricka is a proven relationship builder spending the majority of her professional career developing product and client engagement in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. Most recently the Executive Director of the Iowa PTA, Gretchen helped build membership, engage members with the PTA mission, and advocated for the children of Iowa at the local, state, and federal levels.

Gretchen is a passionate and committed volunteer serving those within the special needs population, seniors, children, and Cedar Rapids community. She is a graduate of Mount Mercy University and holds a degree in Public Relations. Gretchen resides in Cedar Rapids with her husband, Joe and their two school aged children.