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


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


Miles Kirkpatrick He went from Tippie to Microsoft.


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


Bill Bremner Combined his knowledge of operations and global marketing.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Tara From Business associate with United Airlines


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.


John Murry Corporate branding experience adds depth to classroom teaching.


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


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


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


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

Nick Johnson Relished the rare opportunity to meet Warren Buffett.

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

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

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

Mark J. Smith Established a scholarship at Tippie.

Sridip Mukhopadhyaya Describes his Tippie MBA experience as transformative.

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

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

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

Chavdar Rissin Advice of Iowa alumni proves invaluable.

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

Iana Stahov Gained essential finance experience through the Henry Fund.

Samantha Lane Internship gave her experience and self-confidence.

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

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

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

Larry Hershberger Alum returns to lead insurance program at Iowa.

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

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

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

Todd Houge Professor Houge explains the Krause and Henry Funds

Carl Schumacher Carl Schumacher received two degrees from Iowa.


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

Navin Gopal International experiences expanded his learning.

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

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.

Ann Campbell Professor's research enhances disaster relief efforts.

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.

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

Jon Finley Finley converted internship into career

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

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

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

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