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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Sydney Alexander

Sydney Alexander Sydney is a peer mentor for direct admits here at Tippie

Jack Gordon

Jack Gordon Member of the Business Student Ambassador Organization

Sam Kushner

Sam Kushner Member of the Business Student Ambassador Organization

Adam Dellos

Adam Dellos Adam is a peer mentor for direct admits here at Tippie

Nick Barry

Nick Barry Nick is a peer mentor for direct admits here at Tippie

Lauren Bannon

Lauren Bannon Member of the Business Student Ambassador Organization

Alejandro Murguia-Ortiz

Alejandro Murguia-Ortiz Alejandro is a peer mentor for direct admits here at Tippie

Rita Guzman

Rita Guzman Rita is a peer mentor for direct admits here at Tippie

Katherine Boyle

Katherine Boyle Member of the Business Student Ambassador Organization

Garrett Moreland

Garrett Moreland Member of the Business Student Ambassador Organization

Anthony Yang

Anthony Yang Anthony is a peer mentor for direct admits here at Tippie

Iain O'Connor

Iain O'Connor Member of the Business Student Ambassador Organization

Raelyn Webster

Raelyn Webster Member of the Business Student Ambassador Organization

Parker Valdez

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

John Bachtle

John Bachtle John is a peer mentor for direct admits here at Tippie

Eric Bundy

Eric Bundy is a peer mentor for direct admits here at Tippie and a student ambassador of BSAO

Jasmine Smith

Jasmine Smith Jasmine is a peer mentor for direct admits here at Tippie

Jennifer Hahn

Jennifer Hahn Member of the Business Student Ambassador Organization

Hannah Credille

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

 
Jeff Ohlmann

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

John Spitzer

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

Joyce Berg

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

Cristi Gleason

Cristi Gleason Professor reaches out to all students.

Todd Houge

Todd Houge Professor Houge explains the Krause and Henry Funds

Barrett Thomas

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

John Solow

John Solow Helped develop three tracks for undergraduate econ majors

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.

Erik Lie

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

John Murry

John Murry Corporate branding experience adds depth to classroom teaching.

Greg Stewart

Greg Stewart Studied the importance of handshakes during job interviews.

Tom Carroll

Tom Carroll Marching band volunteer supports the Hawks

Jim Chaffee

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

Amy Colbert

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

Lon Moeller

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

Ann Campbell

Ann Campbell Professor's research enhances disaster relief efforts.

Larry Hershberger

Larry Hershberger Alum returns to lead insurance program at Iowa.

Nancy Hauserman

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

Bill Hedgcock

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

 
David Mapes

David Mapes Accounting student puts knowledge to work for others.

Nate Roelfs

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

Bill Bremner

Bill Bremner Combined his knowledge of operations and global marketing.

Spencer Anderson

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

Lorraine Hart

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

Brandon Miller

Brandon Miller Returns to campus to recruit Tippie graduates.

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.

Gonca Paul

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

Randy Olson

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

Laura Newinski

Laura Newinski Named 2013 Outstanding Accounting Alumnus of the Year

Jason McKeever

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

Dave Nylen

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

Erik Hermansen

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

Megan McKay

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

Dan Bontrager

Dan Bontrager Integrity from the office to the playing field.

Paul Buchanan

Paul Buchanan Accounting meets process improvement.

Blake Carpenter

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

Michael Maves

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

Norm Johnson

Norm Johnson Former CEO offers advice to students

Justin Taiber

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

Joe Halleran

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

Justin Bedi

Justin Bedi Enjoys world travel through his work in auditing.

Tim Kortemeyer

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

Chris Klein

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

Carl Schumacher

Carl Schumacher Carl Schumacher received two degrees from Iowa.

Nicolle Thompson

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

Matt Adam

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

Johnathan Prunty

Johnathan Prunty This marketing major thrives in a competitive environment.

Joel Schmidt

Joel Schmidt Local industry leader got his start at Tippie.

Sarah Raaii

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

Laura Nass

Laura Nass College helped her learn time management.

Clint Landis

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

Mark J. Smith

Mark J. Smith Established a scholarship at Tippie.

Cheryl Davenport

Cheryl Davenport Her Tippie education shaped her future.

Chris Buckner

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

Peter Berg

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

Doug Yoder

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

Matt Lane

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

John Miclot

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

Lauren Jilek

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

Perry Glassgow

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

Michael Waugh

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

Erin Wonsmos

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

Tiffani Orange

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

Mary Lawyer

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

Iana Stahov

Iana Stahov Gained essential finance experience through the Henry Fund.

Gregory Ellison

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

Dana Ramundt

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

Amanda Mahoski

Amanda Mahoski This Iowa native adapts to East Coast living

Tanner Scott

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

Kevin Holt

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

Madeline Noble Windauer

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

Katie Lyon

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

Todd Nelson

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

Michael Anderson

Michael Anderson Heads a division of the FBI Dallas Field Office

Meggie Scott

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

Larry Menke

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

Jaclyn Johnson

Jaclyn Johnson Jaclyn Johnson encourages students to step outside their comfort zone and never be afraid to ask questions.

Jeremy Wunsch

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

T.C. Heath

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

Joe Schuhow

Joe Schuhow Ready for work on day one.

Chris Hoffman

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

Brian Appleton

Brian Appleton "Think differently about the insurance industry."

Sukriti Nayar

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

Lauren Hegg

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

Ken Evans

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

Kevin Hansen

Kevin Hansen Helping Washington, D.C. run smoothly

Catie Sebolt

Catie Sebolt RMI Certificate helped her land her first job.

Zac Voss

Zac Voss This entrepreneur's ideas flourished at Tippie.

Jared Marks

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

Chris Rogers

Chris Rogers Selected for unique two-year role at SEC

Mike Carberry

Mike Carberry A passion for renewable energy

Richard Freeman

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

Jason Carlson

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

Kaci Maire

Kaci Maire Online completion program was perfect for this student

Wolfe Tone

Wolfe Tone His childhood career aspirations realized after all.

Brent Hickman

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

Jon Raftis

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

Paige Finnegan

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

Jordan Brauns

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

Ira White

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

Nick Waggoner

Nick Waggoner Nick is a regional director at Presence Health.

Ashish Singru

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

Steve Huisenga

Steve Huisenga Alumnus makes this business pop!

Sheri Salata

Sheri Salata Business alum runs Oprah's network

Rob Johnston

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

Bill Travis

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

Mark Behncke

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

Cindy Goody

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

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.

Samantha Lane

Samantha Lane Internship gave her experience and self-confidence.

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.

Consuelo Madere

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

Tara From

Tara From Business associate with United Airlines

Gabriella Siefert

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

Melissa Koeppel

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

Miles Kirkpatrick

Miles Kirkpatrick He went from Tippie to Microsoft.

Zach Bromert

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

Alan Cremers

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

Mosah Fernandez-Goodman

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

Elizabeth and Manny Villafana

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

Jon Finley

Jon Finley Finley converted internship into career

Jenna Westerlund

Jenna Westerlund Management graduate feels Tippie prepared her well.

Lilja Mósesdóttir

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

Cara Wick

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

Rod Lehnertz

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

Kevin Gruneich

Kevin Gruneich Investing in the future

George Nissen

George Nissen Inventor of the trampoline is a Tippie graduate.

Joe and Margaret Palmer

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

Jennifer Meents

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

Jonathan Jaeger

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

Adriane Downs

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

Lance Golinghorst

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

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.

David Rigler

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

Laura Desmond

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

Jennifer Johnston Torrez

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

Kathleen Dore

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

 
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Tierney Rogers

Tierney Rogers From central Iowa to central Spain

Arabella Franze-Soeln

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

Tanvi Inani

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

Yannis (John) Volanis

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

RuiHao Min

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

Chavdar Rissin

Chavdar Rissin Advice of Iowa alumni proves invaluable.

Jay Sa-Aadu

Jay Sa-Aadu Helping his homeland and the heartland.

Roberto Paniagua

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

Qing Zhang

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

Valery Salyamov

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

Lakshmi Kantamneni

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

Yi Zhang

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

Wei Du

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

Jiazi Zhou

Jiazi Zhou The Tippie College meets her challenge.

Danni & Shanni Zheng

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

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.

Abhishek Dsouza

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

Kaleb Taylor

Kaleb Taylor Visited several European countries while studying in the Netherlands

Tom Kloet

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

Claudia T. Marban

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

Wenran Xie

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

Danny Frangi

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

Rogelio Rebolledo

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

Navin Gopal

Navin Gopal International experiences expanded his learning.

Amy Heinicke

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

Jeffrey Ding

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