The Hawkinson Institute of Business Finance


Employment Reports

December 2013 / May 2014 Graduates

Hawkinson Scholar Initial Placement Location
Jordan Brauns Iowa Farm Business Association Nichols, IA
Tom Carroll Deloitte Chicago
Emily Casey Goldman Sachs (IB) Chicago
Skaaren Cosse Goldman Sachs (IB) New York
Ryan Crabtree GE Capital Chicago
Dalton Friedhoff PwC New York
Jerry Gao Houlihan Lokey (IB) Chicago
Ryan Gean Barclays (IB) New York
Zach Halstead Aegon Cedar Rapids
Lee Henely BofA Merrill Lynch (IB) Palo Alto
Heju (Helen) Jiang TBD TBD
Yifan Lai Goldman Sachs (IB) New York
Ding Li PwC Houston
Monica Li TBD TBD
Dong Mao Sina Weibo New York
Keane Nguyen-Ba Milliman Chicago
Scott Russell Lazard (IB) Minneapolis
Qianhao Wu PwC Houston
Ling Xie Goldman Sachs Salt Lake City
Jackson Yancey William Blair (IB) San Francisco
Lisa Zaiceva Ernst & Young Chicago

December 2012 / May 2013 Graduates

Hawkinson Scholar Initial Placement Location
Jake Berns Group One Trading Chicago
Jay Bunte PricewaterhouseCoopers Chicago
Wei Du JP Morgan Chase (S&T) New York
Billy Dunn Lazard (IB) Minneapolis
Garret Dunn Barclays (IB) Chicago
Yilong Huang University of Nebraska (PhD) Lincoln
Erica Lester Lincoln International (IB) Chicago
Dave Naccache Credit Suisse (IB) Chicago
Sarah Pedigo GE Healthcare Milwaukee
Luke Schneider RW Baird & Co. (IB) Chicago
Caitlin Streit Teach for America Memphis
Brett Vining Goldman Sachs (IB) New York
Steve Waeghe Goldman Sachs (ECM) New York

December 2011 / May 2012 Graduates

Hawkinson Scholar Initial Placement Location
Fawwaz Ahmed General Mills Minneapolis
Anthony Bria Dash Financial Chicago
Alex Christ Morgan Stanley (IB) San Francisco
Patrick Cornally Barclays (IB) New York
David Fulcher Barclays (IB) New York
Marcus Heyland KPMG Minneapolis
Sarah Langlas RW Baird & Co. (IB) Milwaukee
Tian Lin Houlihan Lokey (IB) Chicago
Sukriti Nayar KPMG (Transaction) Chicago
Alex Osborne TBD  
Tim Rosener PricewaterhouseCoopers Minneapolis
Jostten Sackitey Google Mountain View
Mark Schwenker Mercedes-Benz Montvale
Alex Sturwold BA Merrill Lynch (IB) Chicago
Yunshan Tao Knight's Investment Group (PE) New York
Alper Tuken Deloitte Chicago
Orin Xie TBD  

December 2010 / May 2011 Graduates

Hawkinson Scholar Initial Placement Location
Eric Boucher Aegon Cedar Rapids
Han Chen Allianz Life Minneapolis
Alan Fritzler Accenture Chicago
Lisa Gillette UI College of Law Iowa City
Chase Greiner UBS (S&T) New York
Devon Jarvis Goldman Sachs (S&T) New York
Adam Kimura Barclays (IB) Chicago
Heeju Lee Pricewaterhouse Coopers New York
Andrew Moen Lincoln International (IB) Chicago
Jessica Orseno General Mills Minneapolis
Apurwa Pokhrel BMO Capital Markets (IB) Chicago
Baylee Rosonke GE Capital Connecticut
Rebecca Stacker Houlihan Lokey (IB) Chicago
Amy Stout RW Baird and Co. Milwaukee
Nayla Takes Aegon Cedar Rapids
Neha Tandon Pricewaterhouse Coopers Chicago

December 2009 / May 2010 Graduates

Hawkinson Scholar Initial Placement Location
Christina Bunte Deloitte & Touche (tax) Chicago
Patrick Cebrzynski Credit Suisse (cap mkts) New York
Ryan Domyancic Houlihan Lokey (IB) Chicago
David Drustrup DRW Trading (S&T) Chicago
Zach Evett BMO Capital Markets (LPG) Chicago
Reinoud Haal Houlihan Lokey (IB) London
Haraldur Hallgrimsson Oxford University, Said MBA London
Matt Halverson Lincoln International (IB) Chicago
Stefan Jensen Lazard Middle Market (IB) Minneapolis
Mark Kloet CME Group Chicago
Keane McCarthy William Blair (equity research) Chicago
Kiran Moorthy Goldman Sachs (IB) New York
Laura Nass London School of Economics, MSc. London
Sam Page Goldman Sachs (IB) New York
Sarah Raaii Principal Financial Des Moines
Yoav Stramer UBS (S&T) New York
Anne Talbot Ernst & Young (IT auditing) Seattle
Patrick Teyro BA Merrill Lynch (IB) Chicago
Tim Ulaszek Price Waterhouse Coopers (FAS) Chicago

December 2008 / May 2009 Graduates

Hawkinson Scholar Initial Placement Location
Spencer Anderson University of Iowa JD/MBA program Iowa City, IA
Wei Zou Ang Towers Perrin (pension consulting) Chicago
Danielle Bagge General Mills (corporate finance) Minneapolis
Matt Diehl Thomson Reuters Minneapolis
Eric Doty Greenhill & Co. (IBD) Chicago
Calla Frett Goldman Sachs (IBD) New York
Emily Hiza St. Charles Capital (IBD) Denver
Tim Holmes Barclays Capital (IBD) Palo Alto, CA
Lan Huang Teach for America/Credit Suisse (IBD) Los Angeles
Yiwei Jiang Principal (portfolio mgmt) Des Moines, IA
Katie Lumpa Kraft (corporate finance) Northfield, IL
Andy O'Hara William Blair & Co. Chicago
Rob Pick Bain & Co. (consulting) Chicago
Elise Runde Voss Barclays Capital (S&T) New York
Eric Thiessen Barclays Capital (cap mkts) New York
Sherry Zhou Aviva Investors (porfolio mgmt) Des Moines, IA

December 2007 / May 2008 Graduates

Hawkinson Scholar Initial Placement Location
Wes Anderson Lincoln International (IBD) Chicago
Ephraim Ben-Abraham PhD, Mayo Clinic (biomed. engineering) Rochester, MN
Chris Clark BMO Capital Markets (LPG) Chicago
Neal Coleman University of Texas Law School Austin, TX
Tom Geen JPMorgan (S&T) Chicago
Donald Gehrls Credit Suisse (IBD) New York
Claire Goldenberg Cardinal Health (corporate finance) Chicago
Dwight Hingtgen Merrill Lynch (IBD) Chicago
Pasha Kopelyan Lazard Middle Market (IBD) Minneapolis
Will Kress Merrill Lynch (IBD) Chicago
Matt Movall Lazard Middle Market (IBD) Chicago
Sean Nehf IBM (corporate finance) Rochester, MN
Craig Pfeiler KPMG (accounting) Des Moines
Nate Rogers Deloitte & Touche (accounting) Minneapolis
Mat Sawin Credit Suisse (IBD) New York
Josh Simpson New York University Law School New York
Matt Stejskal ConAgra (corp. fin./M&A) Omaha
Jessica Thorsheim Goldman Sachs (S&T) New York
Quinten Tompkins BMO Capital Markets (LPG) Chicago
Michelle Worley PricewaterhouseCoopers (accounting) Chicago

December 2006 / May 2007 Graduates

Hawkinson Scholar Initial Placement Location
David Briedis Piper Jaffray Chicago
Tran Chau BMO Capital Markets Chicago
Michelle Christens BMO Capital Markets Chicago
Ipar Demir Goldsmith Agio Helms Minneapolis
Patrick Fernandez Northern Trust Chicago
Kevin Hansen Bain & Company Los Angeles
Mary Horan Piper Jaffray Chicago
Brett Koch Accenture Chicago
Jordan Laney Chubb Group of Insurance Companies Minneapolis
Karl Langhart BMO Capital Markets Chicago
Christina Lexa Accenture Washington, DC
Amanda Mahoski Lehman Brothers New York
Ryan McBride UBS Stamford, CT
David McDermott Merrill Lynch Chicago
Hayes Olofson Houlihan Lokey Chicago
Zach Olson BMO Capital Markets Chicago
Emilie Ridgway Accenture Chicago
Danielle Rub General Mills Minneapolis
Tyler Scheppmann Lincoln International (fka Lincoln Partners) Chicago
Kyle Wagner Piper Jaffray Minneapolis
Andrew Webber Goldman Sachs New York
Laura Westercamp Goldman Sachs New York

December 2005 / May 2006 Graduates

Hawkinson Scholar Initial Placement Location
Amy Ambroson University of Iowa Law School Iowa City
Thomas Ausborn BMO Capital Markets Chicago
Chris Balocca BMO Capital Markets Chicago
Katherine Buck Kraft Foods Chicago
Michael Denklau Lehman Brothers New York
Adora Dupons American Equity Insurance Des Moines
Joseph Friedman Sciele Pharma Iowa City
Markus Goodrich Credit Suisse New York
Rachel Harris General Mills Minneapolis
Daniel Haut American Equity Insurance Des Moines
Brook Hinchman Goldman Sachs New York
Scott Hirleman RW Baird and Co. Milwaukee
Eileen McAuslan LaSalle Bank Chicago
Aaron Schaechterle Lincoln International (fka Lincoln Partners) Chicago
Nicole Schmidt Monitor Group Boston
Lauren Stambaugh Merrill Lynch Chicago
Christine Suckow Union Pacific Railroad Omaha
Rob Teahen Credit Suisse London
Jason VanZant Lincoln International (fka Lincoln Partners) Chicago
Nathan Welling Houlihan, Lokey, Howard, & Zukin Chicago
Mingxi Wu Accenture Chicago

December 2004 / May 2005 Graduates

Hawkinson Scholar Initial Placement Location
Stephanie Andersen John Deere Intelligent Vehicle Systems Des Moines
Emily Becker Goldman Sachs Miami
Paresh Bhanderi BMO Capital Markets Chicago
Alexander Boyce Houlihan, Lokey, Howard, & Zukin Chicago
Douglas Buchler LaSalle Bank Chicago
Cheryl Davenport Monitor Group Chicago
Matthew Dean Houlihan, Lokey, Howard, & Zukin Chicago
Paul Dexter Credit Suisse First Boston New York
Bradley Downes Lehman Brothers New York
Bridget Fair Lockton Companies Kansas City
Meredith Kremer LaSalle Bank Chicago
Ryan Kunkel First Analysis Chicago
Dean Lales Lincoln Partners Chicago
Chad Long University of Iowa Law School Iowa City
Marni Lundbomn Accenture Chicago
Matthew Mueller Lehman Brothers New York
Gregory Pabich Running Own Internet Business Pella, IA
Justin Petersen Piper Jaffray Chicago
Joseph Pettit JPMorgan Chase Chicago
Daniel Phillips Northern Trust Chicago
Jon Sargent Northern Trust Chicago
Harsh Shah Marketing - Jewelry Company New York
Eden Simmer LaSalle Bank Chicago
Chris Speight Merrill Lynch Chicago
Kara Westercamp University of Iowa MBA/Law School Iowa City
Aaron Wirtz BMO Capital Markets Chicago
Michelle Wright Cardinal Health Dublin, OH

December 2003 / May 2004 Graduates

Hawkinson Scholar Initial Placement Location
Leah Borgeson Goldman Sachs New York
Nate Carruthers Michelle Applebaum Research Chicago
Malinda Christensen LaSalle Bank Chicago
Nicole Cook BMO Capital Markets Chicago
Geoffrey Dunmore Northern Trust Chicago
Matt Ford Boston Consulting Group Chicago
Allison Heckert Principal Financial Group Des Moines
Abby Kass ABN-AMRO Chicago
Tim Larsen Houlihan, Lokey, Howard, & Zukin Chicago
Mason Lee Ernst & Young Chicago
Bian Li Lincoln Partners Chicago
Hannah Montzka Lincoln Partners Chicago
Sandra Pfeiler Goldman Sachs New York
Kira Selser Price Waterhouse Coopers Chicago
Marie Todd Accenture Chicago
Jacob Von Feldt KPMG Chicago
Jeffrey Uittenbogaard Principal Financial Group Des Moines
Kurt Young RBC (Dain Rauscher) Minneapolis