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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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.

Jeralyn Westercamp

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

Lin Tong

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

Nick Johnson

Nick Johnson Relished the rare opportunity to meet Warren Buffett.

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.

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.

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.

Garret Dunn

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

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.

Jennifer Hunter

Jennifer Hunter She considers herself unconventional.

Adam Schweickert

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

 
Nancy Hauserman

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

Erik Lie

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

Tom Carroll

Tom Carroll Marching band volunteer supports the Hawks

Greg Stewart

Greg Stewart Studied the importance of handshakes during job interviews.

John Murry

John Murry Corporate branding experience adds depth to classroom teaching.

Jude West

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

Jim Chaffee

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

Renea Jay

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

Lon Moeller

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

Pamela Bourjaily

Pamela Bourjaily Bourjaily coaches students on communication success.

Larry Hershberger

Larry Hershberger Alum returns to lead insurance program at Iowa.

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.

Cristi Gleason

Cristi Gleason Professor reaches out to all students.

Todd Houge

Todd Houge Professor Houge explains the Krause and Henry Funds

John Spitzer

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

Amy Colbert

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

Ann Campbell

Ann Campbell Professor's research enhances disaster relief efforts.

Barrett Thomas

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

Bill Hedgcock

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

John Solow

John Solow Helped develop three tracks for undergraduate econ majors

 
Mark Behncke

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

Sarah Raaii

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

Jon Finley

Jon Finley Finley converted internship into career

Ira White

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

Peter Berg

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

Adriane Downs

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

Iana Stahov

Iana Stahov Gained essential finance experience through the Henry Fund.

Michael Anderson

Michael Anderson Heads a division of the FBI Dallas Field Office

Sheri Salata

Sheri Salata Business alum runs Oprah's network

Curt Lane

Curt Lane Curt Lane made the most of second chances.

Azeem Ahmed

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

Cheryl Davenport

Cheryl Davenport Her Tippie education shaped her future.

Zac Voss

Zac Voss This entrepreneur's ideas flourished at Tippie.

Zach Bromert

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

Katie Lyon

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

Chris Hoffman

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

Larry Menke

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

Erik Hermansen

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

Sridip Mukhopadhyaya

Sridip Mukhopadhyaya Describes his Tippie MBA experience as transformative.

Justin Bedi

Justin Bedi Enjoys world travel through his work in auditing.

T.C. Heath

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

Mary Lawyer

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

Tanner Scott

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

Lance Golinghorst

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

Melissa Koeppel

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

Ashish Singru

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

Jennifer Johnston Torrez

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

Perry Glassgow

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

Gregory Ellison

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

Dundeana Doyle

Dundeana Doyle Tippie degrees laid the groundwork for career success.

Loren Trimble

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

Dave Nylen

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

Tim Kortemeyer

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

Matt Adam

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

Matt Lane

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

Laura Desmond

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

David Mapes

David Mapes Accounting student puts knowledge to work for others.

Justin Taiber

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

Madeline Noble Windauer

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

Sukriti Nayar

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

Kathleen Dore

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

Lilja Mósesdóttir

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

Norm Johnson

Norm Johnson Former CEO offers advice to students

Miles Kirkpatrick

Miles Kirkpatrick He went from Tippie to Microsoft.

Wolfe Tone

Wolfe Tone His childhood career aspirations realized after all.

Samantha Lane

Samantha Lane Internship gave her experience and self-confidence.

Tara From

Tara From Business associate with United Airlines

Meggie Scott

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

Joe Schuhow

Joe Schuhow Ready for work on day one.

Kaci Maire

Kaci Maire Online completion program was perfect for this student

Chris Rogers

Chris Rogers Selected for unique two-year role at SEC

Mark J. Smith

Mark J. Smith Established a scholarship at Tippie.

Bill Bremner

Bill Bremner Combined his knowledge of operations and global marketing.

Steve Huisenga

Steve Huisenga Alumnus makes this business pop!

Erin Wonsmos

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

Amanda Mahoski

Amanda Mahoski This Iowa native adapts to East Coast living

Cara Wick

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

Jon Raftis

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

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.

Carl Schumacher

Carl Schumacher Carl Schumacher received two degrees from Iowa.

Lorraine Hart

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

Laura Newinski

Laura Newinski Named 2013 Outstanding Accounting Alumnus of the Year

Joe and Margaret Palmer

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

David Rigler

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

Jason Carlson

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

Alan Cremers

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

John Miclot

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

Bill Travis

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

Johnathan Prunty

Johnathan Prunty This marketing major thrives in a competitive environment.

Dana Ramundt

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

Michael Maves

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

Paul Buchanan

Paul Buchanan Accounting meets process improvement.

Nicolle Thompson

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

Megan McKay

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

Jared Marks

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

Paige Finnegan

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

Nate Roelfs

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

Jennifer Meents

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

Blake Carpenter

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

Brandon Miller

Brandon Miller Returns to campus to recruit Tippie graduates.

Kevin Gruneich

Kevin Gruneich Investing in the future

Kevin Holt

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

Karyn Droessler

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

Jason McKeever

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

Tiffani Orange

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

Richard Freeman

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

George Nissen

George Nissen Inventor of the trampoline is a Tippie graduate.

Michael Waugh

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

Jeremy Wunsch

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

Rob Johnston

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

Clint Landis

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

Spencer Anderson

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

Mike Carberry

Mike Carberry A passion for renewable energy

Lauren Hegg

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

Kevin Hansen

Kevin Hansen Helping Washington, D.C. run smoothly

Catie Sebolt

Catie Sebolt RMI Certificate helped her land her first job.

Elizabeth and Manny Villafana

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

Doug Yoder

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

Todd Nelson

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

Cody Myers

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

Joel Schmidt

Joel Schmidt Local industry leader got his start at Tippie.

Mosah Fernandez-Goodman

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

Habie Timbo

Habie Timbo Discovered leadership in student organizations.

Chris Buckner

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

Gabriella Siefert

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

Jordan Brauns

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

Gonca Paul

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

Consuelo Madere

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

Cindy Goody

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

Jenna Westerlund

Jenna Westerlund Management graduate feels Tippie prepared her well.

Laura Nass

Laura Nass College helped her learn time management.

Dan Bontrager

Dan Bontrager Integrity from the office to the playing field.

Brent Hickman

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

Ken Evans

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

Rod Lehnertz

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

 
Jiazi Zhou

Jiazi Zhou The Tippie College meets her challenge.

Arabella Franze-Soeln

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

Yannis (John) Volanis

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

Wei Du

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

Shelley Lowe

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Danny Frangi

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

Tanvi Inani

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

Valery Salyamov

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

Tierney Rogers

Tierney Rogers From central Iowa to central Spain

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.

Roberto Paniagua

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

Claudia T. Marban

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

Kaleb Taylor

Kaleb Taylor Visited several European countries while studying in the Netherlands

RuiHao Min

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

Yi Zhang

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

Navin Gopal

Navin Gopal International experiences expanded his learning.

Jeffrey Ding

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

Lakshmi Kantamneni

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

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.

Jay Sa-Aadu

Jay Sa-Aadu Helping his homeland and the heartland.

Tom Kloet

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

Bethany Patten

Bethany Patten Travel abroad helped her discover her future.

Abhishek Souza

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

Amy Heinicke

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

Danni & Shanni Zheng

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