City of Altoona Hires HR Director

The City of Altoona is pleased to announce the hiring of Human Resources Director, Lyndsay Nielsen, SHRM-CP.

Lyndsay has a Bachelor’s degree from Upper Iowa University in Human Resources Management.  She has a diverse background with almost two decades of experience in human resources.  While her primary focus has always been on employee experience, she is passionate about assisting people and always looking to help make a difference.  

City Administrator, Randy Pierce states, “We are pleased to welcome Lyndsay Nielsen to the City of Altoona. Her experience and leadership in the Human Resources field will be a wonderful addition to our employees and a fantastic asset to our community.”  

Lyndsay has grown up in the Iowa metro community and continues to raise her family there. She is an avid Disney enthusiast and loves to travel with her family. In her spare time, she teaches at a local dance studio and loves to see a live music concert. One of her favorite quotes is, “The true joy of life is in the trip.” She is very excited to have the opportunity to work for the City of Altoona as our Human Resources Director.

L. Nielsen Headshot