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Tippie is lucky to have such engaged alumni. Here are some highlights of the many who have contributed to our programs this fall. Thank you for your support!
Carl Schumacher ('10) spoke with the Finance Academy and conducted full-time and internship interviews for Johnson & Johnson’s LDP program. Scott Pfeiler ('07) and Adam Palmer ('07), both of Rockwell Collins, and Kathy Dore ('84), former CEO of Bravo Entertainment, also shared their expertise with the Finance Academy.
Matt Cardoni ('06) is partnering with more than 20 student volunteers from the Marketing Academy to implement methods available through Google Grants and Ad Words training. The students will gain actionable skills while supporting select non-profit organizations in generating website traffic and expanding outreach.
The Strategic Innovation Academy looks forward to a visit from Vijay Ramnathan ('00), who will discuss innovation in the B2B sector later this semester.
Serving as judges for the IMPACT Case Competition were:
Tara From ('11), Eliot Weiner ('09), Jason Carlson ('11), Miles Kirkpatrick ('10), and David McAllister ('12) assisted Admissions staff at MBA Recruiting Fairs.
Quintin Harris ('05) organized the info session for Lancaster Pollard and made the trip back to campus and Al Adams ('10) held an info call for Amazon.
Alumni greatly supported us in holding mock interviews in person, over the phone and via Skype:
Mike Albert ('98) and Chris Rupp ('97) returned to campus for Homecoming and met with students for a patio reception in late September. Mike, who is VP of Institutional Sales at Oppenheimer Funds, expressed willingness to offer advice and help to those who reach out to him, whether they are current students or other alumni.
Alumni helped with the Fall 2012 MBA-PM New Student Orientation in Cedar Rapids, Des Moines, and the Quad Cities.
The CR alum included:
Next week, Garrett Black ('09) and Greg Spragle ('10) will participate in a roundtable for the CR Management in Organizations class, sharing their real-world experiences and challenges with delegation, employee engagement and motivation. Greg Williams ('97) will be speaking to the Evaluating Innovation Opportunities class about Intellectual Property (IP) in general and specifically the IP issues in The Social Network movie about the startup Facebook.
The Executive MBA Program would like to thank the following alumni for their participation in serving on the Alumni Panel during Residency Week:
We would also like to thank: