Integrity. Innovation. Impact.

The Tippie Wall

Get to know Tippie alumni, students, and faculty. Discover The Power of I through their eyes and see for yourself how Integrity, Innovation, and Impact make a difference in life on campus and across the globe.

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Nicolle Thompson Her MBA degree opened doors to new opportunities and a career change.


Cindy Goody Works with one of the biggest fast food chains in the world to promote healthy, balanced diets.


Bill Bremner Combined his knowledge of operations and global marketing.


Adriane Downs She partially credits her success to Tippie's extracurricular offerings.


Larry Menke MBA degree gave him the business skills to succeed.


Doug Yoder He's leading consumer insights in global marketing.


Rogelio Rebolledo International alum combined quantitative course work with marketing under the Iowa MBA program.


Zach Bromert Former Hawkeye is making great strides as a Nike training shoe marketing executive.


Katie Lyon She knows a great learning environment when she sees one.


Miles Kirkpatrick He went from Tippie to Microsoft.


Gonca Paul A sense of adventure brought her to Tippie. Dedication and determination delivered her career.


Clint Landis Considers earning his Tippie MBA the smartest thing he's ever done.


James Draper Jim chose Tippie when he realized in order to advance his career he would need to gain a broader view of the business world.


Meggie Scott She originally wanted to be in brand management at a CPG company, and that's exactly where she is now.


Tara From Business associate with United Airlines


John Murry Corporate branding experience adds depth to classroom teaching.


Lance Golinghorst MBA group projects prepared him for daily challenges at Target.


Gabriella Siefert "Tippie allows you to find a community to learn and grow in."


Laura Desmond Oversees one of the largest brand communications groups in the world.


Ashish Singru This Microsoft marketing exec merges marketing and science every day.


Justin Taiber Built skills and relationships that prepared him for a career in financial analysis.

Nate Roelfs As a full-time MBA student, Nate Roelfs also ran a small, sustainable lawn care business.

Yannis (John) Volanis MBA alum chose Tippie College because of case-study approach to teaching in the United States.

Mark J. Smith Established a scholarship at Tippie.

Nick Johnson Relished the rare opportunity to meet Warren Buffett.

Jason Carlson His highly sought-after internship in Citigroup's consumer bank evolved into a full-time offer.

Larry Hershberger Alum returns to lead insurance program at Iowa.

Samantha Lane Internship gave her experience and self-confidence.

Tanner Scott He was able to develop a strong network while at Tippie.

Iana Stahov Gained essential finance experience through the Henry Fund.

Lorraine Hart A 30-year finance career started with a Tippie MBA.

Erik Lie His academic research influenced how the world does business.

Jennifer Meents Relies on everything she learned from her MBA degree when making tough business decisions.

Carl Schumacher Carl Schumacher received two degrees from Iowa.

Chavdar Rissin Advice of Iowa alumni proves invaluable.

Spencer Anderson The Tippie Alumni Network helped him get his dream job with the Indiana Pacers.

Tom Kloet His career includes more than 20 years of international business opportunities.

John Spitzer Real-world experience brought to life in the classroom.

Jared Marks Ready for a summer finance internship at Ford Motor Company.

Todd Nelson Considers the Tippie Full-time MBA Program the gem of the Midwest.

Cara Wick Her graduate assistantship at Tippie guided her toward a career she's passionate about.

Todd Houge Professor Houge explains the Krause and Henry Funds


Matt Lane Credits his Tippie MBA with creating opportunities he wouldn't have had without it.

Navin Gopal International experiences expanded his learning.

Loren Trimble Good things come to those who wait. But it's possible better things come to those who innovate.

Tiffani Orange Applied what she learned in class on Tuesday to land a job on Wednesday.

Cody Myers Cody took advantage of multiple experiential learning experiences to help him land his ideal position.

Rob Johnston He got all that he wanted from his Tippie MBA.

Chris Buckner Leveraged his engineering background and business training to succeed in his new career.

Jeff Ohlmann Explores the realm where professional sports meet the science of mathematics.

Valery Salyamov Alum returns to homeland and becomes a leader in his field.

A.J. Honoré A.J. Honoré traded a Midtown Manhattan job for a college radio station while studying for his MBA degree.

Jennifer Johnston Torrez Sought an MBA program to prepare her for an innovative career.

Barrett Thomas Partners with Iowa industry leaders to bring Lean concepts to the MBA program.

Ann Campbell Professor's research enhances disaster relief efforts.

Jon Finley Finley converted internship into career