Position: Director of Finance
Elaine Castelline joined Prairie Meadows in 1998 and has been the Director of Finance since October 2005. Earlier in her career, Elaine provided personal and corporate accounting, auditing, and taxation services to clients in a variety of industries as a staff accountant at a certified public accounting firm in South Carolina. She has been an Enrolled Agent (federal tax specialist) licensed by the U.S. Department of the Treasury since 1993.
Elaine is president-elect of the Altoona Area Chamber Commerce Board of Directors and she co-chairs the Chamber’s membership committee. She is also this year’s president-elect of the Kiwanis Club of Southeast Polk, having served previously as president and board member along with currently serving as the Kiwanis co-chair of fundraising and publicity. The club is part of Kiwanis International, working to provide for the needs of children throughout eastern Polk County and the world. Elaine also teaches 5th grade students about economics and business as a volunteer for Junior Achievement in the Des Moines area.