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.

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.

Hailin (Helen) Zhao

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

Nick Johnson

Nick Johnson Relished the rare opportunity to meet Warren Buffett.

Brett Lacey

Brett Lacey Job shadow shines light on career opportunity

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.

Kaitlin Thompson

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

Cody Reeves

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

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.

Jeralyn Westercamp

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

Olivia Beatty

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

Parker Valdez

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

Michael Rechenthin

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

Hannah Credille

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

 
John Spitzer

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

Tom Carroll

Tom Carroll Marching band volunteer supports the Hawks

Joyce Berg

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

Erik Lie

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

Jeff Ohlmann

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

Pamela Bourjaily

Pamela Bourjaily Bourjaily coaches students on communication success.

Todd Houge

Todd Houge Professor Houge explains the Krause and Henry Funds

Jim Chaffee

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

Larry Hershberger

Larry Hershberger Alum returns to lead insurance program at Iowa.

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.

Renea Jay

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

Cristi Gleason

Cristi Gleason Professor reaches out to all students.

Amy Colbert

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

John Murry

John Murry Corporate branding experience adds depth to classroom teaching.

Bill Hedgcock

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

Nancy Hauserman

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

Greg Stewart

Greg Stewart Studied the importance of handshakes during job interviews.

John Solow

John Solow Helped develop three tracks for undergraduate econ majors

Lon Moeller

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

 
Justin Bedi

Justin Bedi Enjoys world travel through his work in auditing.

Katie Lyon

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

Richard Freeman

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

Steve Huisenga

Steve Huisenga Alumnus makes this business pop!

Brian Appleton

Brian Appleton "Think differently about the insurance industry."

Doug Yoder

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

Loren Trimble

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

Dan Bontrager

Dan Bontrager Integrity from the office to the playing field.

Norm Johnson

Norm Johnson Former CEO offers advice to students

Matt Lane

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

Wolfe Tone

Wolfe Tone His childhood career aspirations realized after all.

Jason Carlson

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

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.

Cheryl Davenport

Cheryl Davenport Her Tippie education shaped her future.

Cara Wick

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

Mike Carberry

Mike Carberry A passion for renewable energy

Jon Finley

Jon Finley Finley converted internship into career

Kevin Holt

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

Rod Lehnertz

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

Adriane Downs

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

Azeem Ahmed

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

Iana Stahov

Iana Stahov Gained essential finance experience through the Henry Fund.

Tiffani Orange

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

Gabriella Siefert

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

Habie Timbo

Habie Timbo Discovered leadership in student organizations.

Cody Myers

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

Kevin Hansen

Kevin Hansen Helping Washington, D.C. run smoothly

Bill Bremner

Bill Bremner Combined his knowledge of operations and global marketing.

Brent Hickman

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

Joe Halleran

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

Dana Ramundt

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

Lorraine Hart

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

Chris Klein

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

Tara From

Tara From Business associate with United Airlines

Erin Wonsmos

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

Nate Roelfs

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

Alan Cremers

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

Elizabeth and Manny Villafana

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

Lauren Hegg

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

Megan McKay

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

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.

Matt Adam

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

Michael Anderson

Michael Anderson Heads a division of the FBI Dallas Field Office

Rob Johnston

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

Brandon Miller

Brandon Miller Returns to campus to recruit Tippie graduates.

Sarah Raaii

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

Kevin Gruneich

Kevin Gruneich Investing in the future

Nick Waggoner

Nick Waggoner Nick is a regional director at Presence Health.

Miles Kirkpatrick

Miles Kirkpatrick He went from Tippie to Microsoft.

Samantha Lane

Samantha Lane Internship gave her experience and self-confidence.

Madeline Noble Windauer

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

Kaci Maire

Kaci Maire Online completion program was perfect for this student

Kathleen Dore

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

Zach Bromert

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

David Rigler

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

David Mapes

David Mapes Accounting student puts knowledge to work for others.

Tanner Scott

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

Dundeana Doyle

Dundeana Doyle Tippie degrees laid the groundwork for career success.

Ken Evans

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

Mark J. Smith

Mark J. Smith Established a scholarship at Tippie.

T.C. Heath

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

George Nissen

George Nissen Inventor of the trampoline is a Tippie graduate.

Lilja Mósesdóttir

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

Zac Voss

Zac Voss This entrepreneur's ideas flourished at Tippie.

Mary Lawyer

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

Jenna Westerlund

Jenna Westerlund Management graduate feels Tippie prepared her well.

Cindy Goody

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

Jon Raftis

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

Todd Nelson

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

Curt Lane

Curt Lane Curt Lane made the most of second chances.

Jennifer Meents

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

Randy Olson

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

Perry Glassgow

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

Tim Kortemeyer

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

Chris Rogers

Chris Rogers Selected for unique two-year role at SEC

Clint Landis

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

Jaclyn Johnson

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

Catie Sebolt

Catie Sebolt RMI Certificate helped her land her first job.

Jared Marks

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

Nicolle Thompson

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

Paul Buchanan

Paul Buchanan Accounting meets process improvement.

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.

John Miclot

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

Paige Finnegan

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

Joe and Margaret Palmer

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

Spencer Anderson

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

Lance Golinghorst

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

Ira White

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

Michael Maves

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

Chris Buckner

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

Dave Nylen

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

Chris Hoffman

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

Erik Hermansen

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

Mosah Fernandez-Goodman

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

Jeremy Wunsch

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

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.

Jonathan Jaeger

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

Johnathan Prunty

Johnathan Prunty This marketing major thrives in a competitive environment.

Larry Menke

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

Gregory Ellison

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

Lauren Jilek

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

Jason McKeever

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

Joel Schmidt

Joel Schmidt Local industry leader got his start at Tippie.

Peter Berg

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

Sheri Salata

Sheri Salata Business alum runs Oprah's network

Bill Travis

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

Laura Newinski

Laura Newinski Named 2013 Outstanding Accounting Alumnus of the Year

Sukriti Nayar

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

Laura Desmond

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

Blake Carpenter

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

Justin Taiber

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

Michael Waugh

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

Consuelo Madere

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

Amanda Mahoski

Amanda Mahoski This Iowa native adapts to East Coast living

Mark Behncke

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

Melissa Koeppel

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

Joe Schuhow

Joe Schuhow Ready for work on day one.

Carl Schumacher

Carl Schumacher Carl Schumacher received two degrees from Iowa.

 
Tierney Rogers

Tierney Rogers From central Iowa to central Spain

Bethany Patten

Bethany Patten Travel abroad helped her discover her future.

Jiazi Zhou

Jiazi Zhou The Tippie College meets her challenge.

Jay Sa-Aadu

Jay Sa-Aadu Helping his homeland and the heartland.

Arabella Franze-Soeln

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

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.

Lakshmi Kantamneni

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

Amy Heinicke

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

Kaleb Taylor

Kaleb Taylor Visited several European countries while studying in the Netherlands

Wenran Xie

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

Danni & Shanni Zheng

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

RuiHao Min

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

Qing Zhang

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

Tanvi Inani

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

Navin Gopal

Navin Gopal International experiences expanded his learning.

Kristin Franklin

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

Claudia T. Marban

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

Roberto Paniagua

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

Yi Zhang

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

Jeffrey Ding

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

Rogelio Rebolledo

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

Shelley Lowe

Shelley Lowe Read a few excerpts from

Yannis (John) Volanis

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

Tom Kloet

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

Wei Du

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

Valery Salyamov

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

Chavdar Rissin

Chavdar Rissin Advice of Iowa alumni proves invaluable.