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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Garret Dunn

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

Nick Johnson

Nick Johnson Relished the rare opportunity to meet Warren Buffett.

Parker Valdez

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

Cody Reeves

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

Hannah Credille

Hannah Credille Hannah hopes to find herself in Chicago as a public accountant one year from now.

Brett Lacey

Brett Lacey Job shadow shines light on career opportunity

Michael Rechenthin

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

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.

Olivia Beatty

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

Hailin (Helen) Zhao

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

Lin Tong

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

Adam Schweickert

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

Jennifer Hunter

Jennifer Hunter She considers herself unconventional.

Herb Lukes

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

Kaitlin Thompson

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

Jeralyn Westercamp

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

 
Amy Colbert

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

Bill Hedgcock

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

Joyce Berg

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

Jeff Ohlmann

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

Larry Hershberger

Larry Hershberger Alum returns to lead insurance program at Iowa.

Barrett Thomas

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

Cristi Gleason

Cristi Gleason Professor reaches out to all students.

Lon Moeller

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

Renea Jay

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

Pamela Bourjaily

Pamela Bourjaily Bourjaily coaches students on communication success.

Greg Stewart

Greg Stewart Studied the importance of handshakes during job interviews.

Nancy Hauserman

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

Ann Campbell

Ann Campbell Professor's research enhances disaster relief efforts.

Erik Lie

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

John Spitzer

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

Jim Chaffee

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

Tom Carroll

Tom Carroll Marching band volunteer supports the Hawks

John Murry

John Murry Corporate branding experience adds depth to classroom teaching.

John Solow

John Solow Helped develop three tracks for undergraduate econ majors

Todd Houge

Todd Houge Professor Houge explains the Krause and Henry Funds

 
Habie Timbo

Habie Timbo Discovered leadership in student organizations.

Jaclyn Johnson

Jaclyn Johnson Jaclyn is a construction professional liability underwriter at Zurich.

Jon Raftis

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

Michael Waugh

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

Blake Carpenter

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

Todd Nelson

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

John Miclot

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

David Rigler

David Rigler David was an investment associate at Prospect Partners prior to pursuing his full-time MBA.

Rod Lehnertz

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

Iana Stahov

Iana Stahov Gained essential finance experience through the Henry Fund.

Jenna Westerlund

Jenna Westerlund Management graduate feels Tippie prepared her well.

Miles Kirkpatrick

Miles Kirkpatrick He went from Tippie to Microsoft.

Mosah Fernandez-Goodman

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

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.

Sarah Raaii

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

Brent Hickman

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

Kevin Gruneich

Kevin Gruneich Investing in the future

Gabriella Siefert

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

Chris Klein

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

Jason McKeever

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

Wolfe Tone

Wolfe Tone His childhood career aspirations realized after all.

George Nissen

George Nissen Inventor of the trampoline is a Tippie graduate.

Gonca Paul

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

Justin Taiber

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

Norm Johnson

Norm Johnson Former CEO offers advice to students

Kathleen Dore

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

Jordan Brauns

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

Zach Bromert

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

Rob Johnston

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

Joe and Margaret Palmer

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

T.C. Heath

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

Mark Behncke

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

Bill Travis

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

Chris Buckner

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

Brandon Miller

Brandon Miller Returns to campus to recruit Tippie graduates.

Joe Schuhow

Joe Schuhow Ready for work on day one.

Consuelo Madere

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

Johnathan Prunty

Johnathan Prunty This marketing major thrives in a competitive environment.

Amanda Mahoski

Amanda Mahoski This Iowa native adapts to East Coast living

Lorraine Hart

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

Dan Bontrager

Dan Bontrager Integrity from the office to the playing field.

Mark J. Smith

Mark J. Smith Established a scholarship at Tippie.

Perry Glassgow

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

Peter Berg

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

Lauren Hegg

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

Tara From

Tara From Business associate with United Airlines

Mike Carberry

Mike Carberry A passion for renewable energy

Tiffani Orange

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

Steve Huisenga

Steve Huisenga Alumnus makes this business pop!

Lilja Mósesdóttir

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

Jennifer Meents

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

Melissa Koeppel

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

Catie Sebolt

Catie Sebolt RMI Certificate helped her land her first job.

Kevin Holt

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

Michael Maves

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

Richard Freeman

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

Jon Finley

Jon Finley Finley converted internship into career

Cody Myers

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

Loren Trimble

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

Clint Landis

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

Carl Schumacher

Carl Schumacher Carl Schumacher received two degrees from Iowa.

Sukriti Nayar

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

Jennifer Johnston Torrez

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

Erik Hermansen

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

Matt Lane

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

Tanner Scott

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

Zac Voss

Zac Voss This entrepreneur's ideas flourished at Tippie.

Adriane Downs

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

Justin Bedi

Justin Bedi Enjoys world travel through his work in auditing.

Madeline Noble Windauer

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

Samantha Lane

Samantha Lane Internship gave her experience and self-confidence.

Kevin Hansen

Kevin Hansen Helping Washington, D.C. run smoothly

Nate Roelfs

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

Nicolle Thompson

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

Michael Anderson

Michael Anderson Heads a division of the FBI Dallas Field Office

Lance Golinghorst

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

Azeem Ahmed

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

Bill Bremner

Bill Bremner Combined his knowledge of operations and global marketing.

Dana Ramundt

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

Cheryl Davenport

Cheryl Davenport Her Tippie education shaped her future.

Larry Menke

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

Brian Appleton

Brian Appleton "Think differently about the insurance industry."

Sheri Salata

Sheri Salata Business alum runs Oprah's network

Elizabeth and Manny Villafana

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

Laura Desmond

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

Randy Olson

Randy Olson Randy Olson is the executive director of the Iowa Egg Council and the Iowa Poultry Association.

Dave Nylen

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

Megan McKay

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

Ashish Singru

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

Joe Halleran

Joe Halleran Joe enjoyed connecting with other like-minded Vaughan students.

Alan Cremers

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

Jared Marks

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

Ira White

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

Doug Yoder

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

Spencer Anderson

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

Gregory Ellison

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

Laura Newinski

Laura Newinski Named 2013 Outstanding Accounting Alumnus of the Year

Chris Rogers

Chris Rogers Selected for unique two-year role at SEC

Kaci Maire

Kaci Maire Online completion program was perfect for this student

Paul Buchanan

Paul Buchanan Accounting meets process improvement.

Tim Kortemeyer

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

Ken Evans

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

Mary Lawyer

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

Curt Lane

Curt Lane Curt Lane made the most of second chances.

Joel Schmidt

Joel Schmidt Local industry leader got his start at Tippie.

Dundeana Doyle

Dundeana Doyle Tippie degrees laid the groundwork for career success.

Erin Wonsmos

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

Katie Lyon

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

Jonathan Jaeger

Jonathan Jaeger Jonathan is a commercial accounts underwriter at Travelers Insurance in West Des Moines.

Jason Carlson

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

Cara Wick

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

Chris Hoffman

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

Meggie Scott

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

Laura Nass

Laura Nass College helped her learn time management.

David Mapes

David Mapes Accounting student puts knowledge to work for others.

Paige Finnegan

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

Cindy Goody

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

Matt Adam

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

Lauren Jilek

Lauren Jilek Only months after graduation, Jilek loves her job.

Nick Waggoner

Nick Waggoner Nick is a regional director at Presence Health.

Jeremy Wunsch

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

 
Valery Salyamov

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

Claudia T. Marban

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

Lakshmi Kantamneni

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

Roberto Paniagua

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

Wenran Xie

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

Chavdar Rissin

Chavdar Rissin Advice of Iowa alumni proves invaluable.

Kaleb Taylor

Kaleb Taylor Visited several European countries while studying in the Netherlands

Arabella Franze-Soeln

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

Yi Zhang

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

Yannis (John) Volanis

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

Tanvi Inani

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

Qing Zhang

Qing Zhang He arrived at Tippie already the owner of three patents.

RuiHao Min

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

Wei Du

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

Bethany Patten

Bethany Patten Travel abroad helped her discover her future.

Amy Heinicke

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

Jiazi Zhou

Jiazi Zhou The Tippie College meets her challenge.

Abhishek Dsouza

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

Danny Frangi

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

Tom Kloet

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

Shelley Lowe

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Navin Gopal

Navin Gopal International experiences expanded his learning.

Danni & Shanni Zheng

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

Jay Sa-Aadu

Jay Sa-Aadu Helping his homeland and the heartland.

Kristin Franklin

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

Rogelio Rebolledo

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

Jeffrey Ding

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

Tierney Rogers

Tierney Rogers From central Iowa to central Spain