TheIowaRepublican.com is adding to its roster of weekly contributors. Rob Gettemy, a former Republican congressional candidate from Cedar Rapids, will begin writing a weekly column that will be published every Wednesday. Dr. Sam Clovis, a popular radio personality and college professor from Sioux City, will begin writing a weekly column that will publish on Monday’s.
Gettemy and Clovis join Nathan Tucker, an attorney for Davenport as weekly columnists. The new additions will provide TheIowaRepublican.com with more conservative voices from other parts of the state. The move gives TheIowaRepublican.com contributors from Sioux City, Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, and Davenport.
Rob Gettemy has a 10 plus year track record as a corporate executive most of which was spent as Vice President of Direct Sales and Service for Parsons Technology. Following his corporate career, Rob became an entrepreneur where he has started three business, two of which have been sold. Rob and his family continue to own a startup Christian apparel company, www.1M4JC.com.
In addition to his entrepreneurial ventures, Rob is an instructor of entrepreneurship at the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center at University of Iowa. Every semester, Rob has the opportunity to teach as many as 200 students how to succeed as entrepreneurs.
Rob is an active member of Marion Christian Church in Marion and Cedar Rapids Daybreak Rotary. Rob was also a candidate for US congress in Iowa’s 2nd District in the 2010 Republican primary won by Dr. Mariannette Miller-Meeks.
Dr. Sam Clovis is the host of Impact with Sam Clovis, aired daily on KSCJ, 1360 AM, Sioux City, Iowa. Addressing contemporary topics, Sam provides unique analysis and commentary for the top rated program in its time slot in the Siouxland market.
His education and experience allow him unique insights into events of the day. A strong conservative in the mold of Russell Kirk and William Buckley, Sam insists on intellectual honesty. The professor holds a doctorate in public administration from the University of Alabama, an MBA from Golden Gate University and a BS in Political Science from the US Air Force Academy.
He served 25 years in the Air Force as a fighter pilot and has extensive experience in the private and not for profit sectors. He is currently the Chair of the Department of Business Administration and Economics at a small private college in Sioux City. He is also a former Fellow at the Homeland Security Institute and is a member of the faculty at the Center for Homeland Defense and Security at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA.
His website is ImpactWithClovis.com. He also publishes a free monthly newsletter. For information, visit his website. Clovis will begin his weekly column on Monday.
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