Young Alumni Board—Membership Roster 2013-14
The members of the Tippie Young Alumni Board welcome your comments and suggestions on how they can help current students as well as young alumni.
Organizational Health Consultant, Healthy for Life University
CER10 Certificate in Risk Management
"I give to the Vaughan Institute of Risk Management and Insurance, because the insurance industry is the backbone of the state of Iowa's economy."
Associate Consultant, ZS Associates
"I currently donate to the Hawkinson Institute and the Tippie College of Business Excellence Fund. I believe that both the Hawkinson Institute and the Excellence Fund strive to provide students with the tools, skills, and opportunities to succeed in their professional life post-Tippie."
Policy Advisor, Office of the Governor for the State of Iowa
Technical Accounting Analyst, Deere & Company
CER09 Certificate in International Business
"I donate to the accounting department because I like to support my professors and program."
Player Development Coordinator, PGA of America
South Florida PGA
CER09 Certificate in
Investment Banking Associate,
Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Completing Ph.D. at Tippie
"I give the Department of Accounting because they gave me superior training that enabled my success as a CPA and as a graduate student."
Business Analyst, Intel
Project Manager, Acquia
Media Supervisor, Starcom MediaVest Group
CER10 Certificate in Entrepreneurship
| Chuck Mersch
Enterprise Business Services, Transamerica
"I choose to give to the Management Sciences Gift Fund and the Tippie College MBA Opportunity Fund as these are the two programs that had the most impact on me as a student. I started giving back after realizing that the tuition I was charged did not fully fund the experience that I had. That the generosity of those that came before me helped fund the facilities, faculty, and organizations that made my experience at Tippie extraordinary."
Development Director at Horizons, A Family Service Alliance in Cedar Rapids, IA
Msc. NGOs and Development, London School of Economics and Political Science
CER10 Certificate in International Business
"I give to the Institute for International Business because of increasing importance of understanding different cultures and country contexts in the business world."
BA11 Political Science
| Rob Pick
MBA student, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
BA09 Political Science
Business Development Lead, Professional Solutions Insurance Services
CERT10 Risk Management
| Aaron Schaechterle
MBA Student, Harvard Business School
Investment Management, Jackson National Asset Management
MBA student, DePaul University
Director, Italy Programs, Tippie College of Business, School of Management
BBA06 Marketing and Management
|Elise Runde Voss
"To effectively prepare students for the working world, I believe it is extremely important to develop leadership and cooperative skills outside the classroom. Therefore, I give to the Tippie College Undergraduate Program Fund to give students the ability to grow and learn not only in the classroom, but through other beneficial mediums."
Emilie Williams has chosen to support the Hawkinson Institute of Finance and the Undergraduate general fund.
"Hawkinson was very important in shaping my professional career. The general fund to provide support to the college's highest priority undergraduate initiatives."
Leadership Development Program Associate, Principal
BA11 Chinese Language and Literature