What is Wingman?

Wingman is a program designed to help Iowa City-Cedar Rapids (ICR) newcomers navigate their new home. Through the program, newcomers are connected to a Wingman, a community champion with a robust network and knowledge of Iowa City – Cedar Rapids (ICR). Our Pre-Flight Checklist is used to match newcomers with the ideal Wingman, a first friend who can answer questions, make connections, and help our newest neighbors take flight in ICR IOWA!

Be a Wingman

Are you a super connector? Passionate about Iowa City-Cedar Rapids (ICR)? Eager to share your community knowledge, your network, and your friendship with ICR newcomers? Apply to be a Wingman!

Get a Wingman

Moving to a new city is hard, but we want to make it a little easier. Sign up for a Wingman to get a friendly community co-pilot, eager to help you navigate your new home. Once you take our interest inventory, we will match you up with a Wingman who shares your interests and is an ideal first friend identified just for you! Your Wingman will send you a note so you can find the perfect time to connect.

Employers

Hosting a candidate for an interview? Welcoming a new employee from outside our region? Consider using the Wingman program. A Wingman can host a community or region-wide tour, answer questions a candidate might have about relocating to our region, and become a newcomer’s first friend.

Meet Our Wingmen

Have any questions or want to learn more about the program and how it works? Contact Tim!

Tim Carty

Director of Talent Attraction

[email protected]   |   563-542-2463

Wingman Receives National Recognition

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