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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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.


Bill Bremner Combined his knowledge of operations and global marketing.


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


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


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


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


John Murry Corporate branding experience adds depth to classroom teaching.


Tara From Business associate with United Airlines


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


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


Miles Kirkpatrick He went from Tippie to Microsoft.


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


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


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

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

Iana Stahov Gained essential finance experience through the Henry Fund.

Mark J. Smith Established a scholarship at Tippie.

Chavdar Rissin Advice of Iowa alumni proves invaluable.

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

Nick Johnson Relished the rare opportunity to meet Warren Buffett.

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

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

Sridip Mukhopadhyaya Describes his Tippie MBA experience as transformative.

Samantha Lane Internship gave her experience and self-confidence.

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

Todd Houge Professor Houge explains the Krause and Henry Funds

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

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

Carl Schumacher Carl Schumacher received two degrees from Iowa.

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

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

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

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

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

Larry Hershberger Alum returns to lead insurance program at Iowa.

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ann Campbell Professor's research enhances disaster relief efforts.

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

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

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

Navin Gopal International experiences expanded his learning.

Jon Finley Finley converted internship into career