Clay County Fair names new leader
Jerome Hertel tabbed as new CEO/manager
March 1, 2023
Fair industry veteran Jerome Hertel has been named the next CEO/Manager of the Clay County Fair Association.
Hertel will succeed Jeremy Parsons, who is leaving the Clay County Fair & Events Center after nearly 12 years of service to become CEO/manager of the Iowa State Fair.
"[Jerome] brings with him years of fair experience, a solid management reputation and a strong financial background," Clay County Fair Board of Directors Chairman Steve Waller said in a news release. "Originally from the Midwest, Jerome understands the reputation of 'The World's Greatest County Fair' and will contin...