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Emmylou Ball
Systems Analyst

Emmy is responsible for providing information and producing reports that enhance the processes and overall performance of the Community Foundation. She administers iPhiCore, the integrated information system used by the Community Foundation, designs and implements reports and does data analysis. She is also responsible for data and process management. Emmy graduated from the University of Iowa with a business degree in Economics.

In 2006, she moved to Cedar Rapids with her husband Courtney and their two daughters, Anyssa and Aidyn. Emmy began at the Community Foundation in 2007 in a position with the Linn County Nonprofit Resource Center, currently known as the Nonprofit Network. One year later she moved to the Finance Team as Accounting Assistant, was later promoted to Accountant and then Controller. In 2012, she led the foundation through an organization-wide database migration. Managing data systems gradually led to the creation of her position as Systems Analyst in 2019. Emmy enjoys both this role as a problem solver and the team she gets to work with.

Outside work, Emmy likes to spend time with family and friends, usually centered around sharing good food. She loves to explore the world and different cultures through travel, again often food-focused. She is an avid reader and also enjoys hiking, movies, gardening, and music.

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