Integrity. Innovation. Impact.

The Tippie Wall

Get to know alumni, students, and faculty of the Tippie College. 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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Brett Lacey

Brett Lacey Job shadow shines light on career opportunity

Jeralyn Westercamp

Jeralyn Westercamp Jeralyn Westercamp enrolled in Tippie's Direct Admission Program directly out of high school.

A.J. Honoré

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

Lin Tong

Lin Tong Lin Tong looks forward to becoming a professor of finance.

Hailin (Helen) Zhao

Hailin (Helen) Zhao Tippie's smaller Ph.D. program is important to Helen Zhao.

Kaitlin Thompson

Kaitlin Thompson Tippie College's Direct Admission Program encourages student involvement.

Nick Johnson

Nick Johnson Relished the rare opportunity to meet Warren Buffett.

Garret Dunn

Garret Dunn Hawkeye tennis team member is a Tippie finance and accounting major.

Jennifer Hunter

Jennifer Hunter She considers herself unconventional.

Parker Valdez

Parker Valdez Parker Valdez masters his schedule in order to graduate with a double major in four years.

Adam Schweickert

Adam Schweickert Over 300,000 names were entered. His name was selected for the grand prize.

Herb Lukes

Herb Lukes Ph.D. student looks forward to being a catalyst for moving the financial markets forward.

Cody Reeves

Cody Reeves Cody Reeves, Ph.D. student in M&O, talks about what makes the Tippie program special.

Olivia Beatty

Olivia Beatty Meeting with a Tippie advisor sealed her choice to enroll at Tippie.

Michael Rechenthin

Michael Rechenthin Tippie's Ph.D. program in management sciences is a great match with Michael Rechenthin's research interests.

 
Ann Campbell

Ann Campbell Professor's research enhances disaster relief efforts.

Joyce Berg

Joyce Berg Joyce Berg's impact on students, in turn, impacts others.

Nancy Hauserman

Nancy Hauserman Tippie professor loves the spark that happens when teaching.

Pamela Bourjaily

Pamela Bourjaily Bourjaily coaches students on communication success.

John Solow

John Solow Helped develop three tracks for undergraduate econ majors

Jeff Ohlmann

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

Lon Moeller

Lon Moeller Shares leadership and teaching excellence with Tippie's students.

Barrett Thomas

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

Greg Stewart

Greg Stewart Studied the importance of handshakes during job interviews.

Tom Carroll

Tom Carroll Marching band volunteer supports the Hawks

John Murry

John Murry Corporate branding experience adds depth to classroom teaching.

Larry Hershberger

Larry Hershberger Alum returns to lead insurance program at Iowa.

Todd Houge

Todd Houge Professor Houge explains the Krause and Henry Funds

Bill Hedgcock

Bill Hedgcock Marketing professor conducts research on why people make bad decisions and how we can help them make better ones.

Amy Colbert

Amy Colbert Once a Tippie student. Today a Tippie faculty member.

Renea Jay

Renea Jay Impacts the lives of approximately 100 Ph.D. students at Tippie.

Jim Chaffee

Jim Chaffee He oversees the technology and facility needs at the College of Business.

Cristi Gleason

Cristi Gleason Professor reaches out to all students.

Jude West

Jude West Emeritus professor continues to serve the University of Iowa.

John Spitzer

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

Erik Lie

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

 
Kathleen Dore

Kathleen Dore Chose to help educate MBA students about leadership in today's business world.

Loren Trimble

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

Kevin Gruneich

Kevin Gruneich Investing in the future

Kaci Maire

Kaci Maire Online completion program was perfect for this student

Ken Evans

Ken Evans After graduation, Ken Evans' relationship with his alma mater didn't end.

Dundeana Doyle

Dundeana Doyle Tippie degrees laid the groundwork for career success.

Laura Newinski

Laura Newinski Named 2013 Outstanding Accounting Alumnus of the Year

Norm Johnson

Norm Johnson Former CEO offers advice to students

Paul Buchanan

Paul Buchanan Accounting meets process improvement.

David Rigler

David Rigler Risk Management and Insurance Certificate helped him differentiate himself from other finance majors.

Rob Johnston

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

Erik Hermansen

Erik Hermansen The first discovery Erik made in college is that time management is critical.

Catie Sebolt

Catie Sebolt RMI Certificate helped her land her first job.

Laura Nass

Laura Nass College helped her learn time management.

Amanda Mahoski

Amanda Mahoski This Iowa native adapts to East Coast living

Jenna Westerlund

Jenna Westerlund Management graduate feels Tippie prepared her well.

John Miclot

John Miclot Miclot gives current students advice based on his experiences.

Todd Nelson

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

Nate Roelfs

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

Zach Bromert

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

Lauren Hegg

Lauren Hegg Delayed her career start date by a year in order to take on a rare opportunity at the FASB.

Cindy Goody

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

Carl Schumacher

Carl Schumacher Carl Schumacher received two degrees from Iowa.

Samantha Lane

Samantha Lane Internship gave her experience and self-confidence.

Michael Anderson

Michael Anderson Heads a division of the FBI Dallas Field Office

Chris Hoffman

Chris Hoffman This alumnus was directly involved in teaching students important lessons in business ethics.

Lilja Mósesdóttir

Lilja Mósesdóttir Tippie alum helps piece Iceland's economy back together

Gregory Ellison

Gregory Ellison Named the 2009 Oustanding Alumnus by Tippie's Accounting Department

Jordan Brauns

Jordan Brauns Volunteering opened Jordan's eyes to how he controlled his future

Joe and Margaret Palmer

Joe and Margaret Palmer The Palmers have a passion for business.

Jennifer Johnston Torrez

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

Tim Kortemeyer

Tim Kortemeyer MBA-PM course worked showed Tim Kortemeyer he could be more than an engineer.

David Mapes

David Mapes Accounting student puts knowledge to work for others.

Dave Nylen

Dave Nylen Dave Nylen's business is for the birds.

Brandon Miller

Brandon Miller Returns to campus to recruit Tippie graduates.

Larry Menke

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

Iana Stahov

Iana Stahov Gained essential finance experience through the Henry Fund.

Rod Lehnertz

Rod Lehnertz Course work and team projects helped prepare Rod for workplace challenges.

Clint Landis

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

Gonca Paul

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

Steve Huisenga

Steve Huisenga Alumnus makes this business pop!

Richard Freeman

Richard Freeman Accounting enabled him to score a great career in baseball.

Brent Hickman

Brent Hickman Being prepared helped Brent land a job at the University of Chicago.

Joe Schuhow

Joe Schuhow Ready for work on day one.

Paige Finnegan

Paige Finnegan Paige broadened her original career goal of finance into the green economy.

Nicolle Thompson

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

Tanner Scott

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

Cody Myers

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

Wolfe Tone

Wolfe Tone His childhood career aspirations realized after all.

Justin Taiber

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

James Draper

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.

Sridip Mukhopadhyaya

Sridip Mukhopadhyaya Describes his Tippie MBA experience as transformative.

Chris Klein

Chris Klein Chris Klein felt an imperative to give back to the college.

Matt Lane

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

Perry Glassgow

Perry Glassgow Perry Glassgow, vice president and controller for Harley-Davison Inc., is first and foremost a Hawkeye.

Cara Wick

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

Curt Lane

Curt Lane Curt Lane made the most of second chances.

Meggie Scott

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

Johnathan Prunty

Johnathan Prunty This marketing major thrives in a competitive environment.

Miles Kirkpatrick

Miles Kirkpatrick He went from Tippie to Microsoft.

Kevin Hansen

Kevin Hansen Helping Washington, D.C. run smoothly

Tiffani Orange

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

Mike Carberry

Mike Carberry A passion for renewable energy

Lorraine Hart

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

Lance Golinghorst

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

Justin Bedi

Justin Bedi Enjoys world travel through his work in auditing.

Azeem Ahmed

Azeem Ahmed Chose Tippie MBA over other programs developed specifically for physicians.

Gabriella Siefert

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

Sheri Salata

Sheri Salata Business alum runs Oprah's network

Jennifer Meents

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

Joel Schmidt

Joel Schmidt Local industry leader got his start at Tippie.

Mark J. Smith

Mark J. Smith Established a scholarship at Tippie.

Mary Lawyer

Mary Lawyer Tippie's EMBA program introduced her to new ideas and better practices.

Zac Voss

Zac Voss This entrepreneur's ideas flourished at Tippie.

Sarah Raaii

Sarah Raaii Discovered a valuable faculty network at the College of Business.

Alan Cremers

Alan Cremers Accountant-turned-venture capitalist speaks on the joys and difficulties of startups.

Erin Wonsmos

Erin Wonsmos Erin combined a finance degree with the Risk Management and Insurance Certificate.

George Nissen

George Nissen Inventor of the trampoline is a Tippie graduate.

Doug Yoder

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

Bill Travis

Bill Travis Working to maintain the future of the accounting profession.

Megan McKay

Megan McKay Megan attributes her business success to her BBA and MBA degrees from Iowa.

Sukriti Nayar

Sukriti Nayar Student's early iniative boosted her college career.

Jon Raftis

Jon Raftis Jon Raftis talks about how the Vaughan Institute prepared him for his first job.

Mosah Fernandez-Goodman

Mosah Fernandez-Goodman His Business Solutions Center project turned into a job offer.

Dan Bontrager

Dan Bontrager Integrity from the office to the playing field.

Laura Desmond

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

Jeremy Wunsch

Jeremy Wunsch Lessons learned as a cheerleader shaped Jeremy Wunsch's leadership style.

Chris Rogers

Chris Rogers Selected for unique two-year role at SEC

Cheryl Davenport

Cheryl Davenport Her Tippie education shaped her future.

Ira White

Ira White Ira White's Golden Pledge to endow a scholarship is making an impact.

Bill Bremner

Bill Bremner Combined his knowledge of operations and global marketing.

Adriane Downs

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

Chris Buckner

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

Mark Behncke

Mark Behncke The value of community service and its importance to student life.

Dana Ramundt

Dana Ramundt Dana Ramundt supports the college and the Vaughan Institute in many ways.

Jared Marks

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

Consuelo Madere

Consuelo Madere This alum is still using knowledge gained through the MBA-PM Program.

T.C. Heath

T.C. Heath T.C. Heath enjoys his career in RMI

Jason Carlson

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

Elizabeth and Manny Villafana

Elizabeth and Manny Villafana Understanding the power of a good example.

Matt Adam

Matt Adam Matthew Adam continues to give back to the community.

Karyn Droessler

Karyn Droessler RMI Certificate and Vaughan Institute were instrumental to her career.

Habie Timbo

Habie Timbo Discovered leadership in student organizations.

Tara From

Tara From Business associate with United Airlines

Michael Maves

Michael Maves Medical doctor expands his career options with business training.

Spencer Anderson

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

Peter Berg

Peter Berg Remains connected to the Vaughan Institute of Risk Management and Insurance.

Jason McKeever

Jason McKeever Jason McKeever has found success in the RMI industry as a result of his Tippie College education.

Blake Carpenter

Blake Carpenter Contributing to the social good combined with a fulfilling career.

Jon Finley

Jon Finley Finley converted internship into career

Melissa Koeppel

Melissa Koeppel Fills an important role by connecting industry to the classroom.

Michael Waugh

Michael Waugh Received the UI Graduate College Dean's Distinguished Dissertation Award.

Kevin Holt

Kevin Holt His college internship opened up career possibilities in a competitive career market.

Ashish Singru

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

Katie Lyon

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

Madeline Noble Windauer

Madeline Noble Windauer Started out with a fine arts degree, but landed an accomplished career in tax.

 
Tierney Rogers

Tierney Rogers From central Iowa to central Spain

Navin Gopal

Navin Gopal International experiences expanded his learning.

Tom Kloet

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

Kaleb Taylor

Kaleb Taylor Visited several European countries while studying in the Netherlands

Jeffrey Ding

Jeffrey Ding Building connections wtih people from diverse bacgrounds is an integral part of business education.

Wenran Xie

Wenran Xie I advise international students to participate more in class. If you know something, say something.

Bethany Patten

Bethany Patten Travel abroad helped her discover her future.

Kristin Franklin

Kristin Franklin Taking her Tippie experience and education to a third-world country.

Danni & Shanni Zheng

Danni & Shanni Zheng Two sisters chose The University of Iowa for their study abroad experience.

Claudia T. Marban

Claudia T. Marban Received scholarship support as a student and wants to return the favor.

Yi Zhang

Yi Zhang Gaining a global experience in Iowa City, Iowa.

RuiHao Min

RuiHao Min An entrepreneur who believes students don't have to wait to achieve career goals.

Roberto Paniagua

Roberto Paniagua Learned the importance of having international experience in the business field.

Lakshmi Kantamneni

Lakshmi Kantamneni "I absolutely loved my study abroad experience!"

Jay Sa-Aadu

Jay Sa-Aadu Helping his homeland and the heartland.

Jiazi Zhou

Jiazi Zhou The Tippie College meets her challenge.

Danny Frangi

Danny Frangi Tippie alumnus works as a fixed income operations officer in Dubai.

Abhishek Dsouza

Abhishek Dsouza He's glad he heeded this advice: Get involved your first year and start building your personal network.

Valery Salyamov

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

Yannis (John) Volanis

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

Rogelio Rebolledo

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

Arabella Franze-Soeln

Arabella Franze-Soeln The increased number of international students from China makes Arabella Franze-Soeln feel like she's home.

Chavdar Rissin

Chavdar Rissin Advice of Iowa alumni proves invaluable.

Tanvi Inani

Tanvi Inani Shared her love of Bollywood dance with the Iowa City community by starting a student organization.

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Wei Du

Wei Du She faces the challenges of attending college in a foreign country with enthusiasm and courage.

Amy Heinicke

Amy Heinicke Today Amy Heinicke's responsibilities include managing the entire operation at Langmeil Winery.