Journalist, Advocate, and Small Business Owner
Michael P. Libbie is a small business owner, broadcaster, public speaker, spiritual leader, and lifelong Democrat. He has helped hundreds of non-profit and for-profit corporations better market their products and services through his business Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications. Libbie is the founder and host of the award-winning news program Insight on Business the News Hour which can be heard daily in podcast form as well as on News/Talk 1540 KXEL. He also served as the President and then Executive Director of the Windsor Heights Chamber of Commerce.
Prior to opening his business Libbie was the President of the Iowa Junior Chamber of Commerce, Chaplain of the United States Junior Chamber, President/CEO of Friendship Haven, Inc. (the state’s largest continuing care retirement community related by faith to the United Methodist Church) and Vice President of Heartland Communications, Inc. He has also been the spiritual leader of Adas Israel the Jewish Congregation of Northern Iowa, based in Mason City, for the past 32 years.
Michael is married to Georgie who recently was named the 2019 Citizen of the Year for Windsor Heights. They have three children and six grandchildren.
Libbie is a candidate for the Iowa State Senate in District 22 (Clive, West Des Moines, Windsor Heights and Waukee).