Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Jess Kuehl
General Manager

Originally from Clear Lake, Iowa – Jess is the current General Manager of Prairie Winds Center. Jess brings her diverse background of the arts, live events, customer service and more to create the best experience possible for you and your guests.

Jess earned her Associates in Applied Arts in Graphic Communications from Hawkeye Community College in 2009.

When Jess is not working at the event center, she will be found spending time with her family of three, playing with their two dogs and cat while relaxing and watching The Office.

Danielle Zuidema
Assistant Manager

Danielle graduated from Dordt College in 2015 and now resides near downtown Orange City. Having worked in several customer service-based industries prior to Prairie Winds, Danielle brings an in-depth background of catering, décor, customer service and people management. She believes in providing the best service possible to help your event run smoothly.

When not at the event center, Danielle loves to cook, thrift and mingle with fellow dog owners at the Orange City dog park. She believes life is short, so find something to be happy about each and every day.