Guided by industry

The Tippie College of Business utilizes a number of advisory boards to help refine and continuously improve our programs. Members are typically business professionals and many are alumni of the University of Iowa. Advisory boards in the college include:


Tippie Advisory Board (TAB) Members: 

Al Bunte (BBA 1975/MBA 1977)
Executive Vice President and COO
CommVault, Inc. 

Mark Buthman (BBA 1982)
Board Member, West Pharmaceutical and Board Member, IDEX Corporation
Board Vice Chair, Pavillon International 

Jack Evans (MBA 1972)
The Hall-Perrine Foundation

Perry Glassgow (BBA 1986)
Vice President and Controller
Harley-Davidson, Inc.

Christopher J. Hoffman (BBA 1985)
Senior Partner

Kevin Holt (BBA 1989)
Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager
Invesco Funds Ltd.

James Israel (BBA 1978/MBA 1984)
President, Worldwide Financial Services (retired)
Deere & Company

Chris Klein (BBA 1985)
CEO and Board Member
Fortune Brands Home & Security

Thomas A. Kloet (BBA 1980)
Board Chairman, NASDAQ
Board Member, Northern Trust Mutual Funds

Kyle Krause (BBA 1985)
President, CEO and Owner
Kum & Go LC

Curtis K. Lane (BBA 1973)
Portfolio Manager
Concordant Partners

Terrance (Terry) Lillis (MS 1982)
Executive Vice President and CFO
Principal Financial Group

Jeffrey D. Lorenger (BBA 1987/MBA 2001)
Executive Vice President
HNI Corporation

Leonard McLaughlin (BBA 1989)
President (former)  
Aaon Cornerstone Innovative Solutions  

John Miclot (BBA 1981)
President and CEO

Laura Newinski (BBA 1987)
Vice Chair, Operations

John Pappajohn (BSC 1952)
Equity Dynamics Inc.

Sheri Salata (BBA 1980)

Maureen Sammon (BBA 1985) 
President and CEO 
HomeServices Mortgage

Andy Sassine (BBA 1987)
President and CEO
Avea Capital LLC

Kent Statler (MBA 1998)
Executive Vice President and COO, Commercial Systems
Rockwell Collins

Margaret “Peg” Stessman (BSN 1984/MBA 2012)
CEO and Chairman

Anne-Marie Thomas (BBA 1983) 
Board Member, The Commonwell Mutual Insurance Group
Board Member, DUCA Financial Services Credit Union 

Elizabeth Villafana (BBA 1980)
Business Development 
Baird Private Asset Management 

Michael Wokosin (BBA 1988)
Vice President, Digital Marketing

Eden Woon (BA 1967)
Vice President for Institutional Advancement 
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

School of Management Advisory Council (SOMAC) Members:

Bill Bremner (MBA 1990)
Director of Merchandising
Gander Mountain

Marshall Bridges (MBA 2001)
Vice President and CFO
HNI Corporation

Paul Buchanan (BBA 1975)
President and Founder
BUCS Analytics

Tim Chen
Vice President, International Business Development 
HNI International 

Dianne Dillon-Ridgley
Board Director 

Jill Enabnit (BS 1997/MBA 2000)
Product Strategy & Pricing Science
US Bank 

Michael Ferguson (MBA 1995)
Global Sales & Marketing Operations Manager
Rockwell Automation 

Matthew L. Finnegan (BSE 1996/MBA 2009)
Vice President of Resource Management
Berkshire Hathaway Energy Pipeline Group

Cindy Goody (MBA 2008)
Senior Director - Nutrition
McDonald's USA, LLC

Bart Hendryx (MBA 2002)
Founder and CEO
Brandsoul LLC

Matthew Hoogerland (MBA 1995)
Chief Financial Officer 


Robert E. Johnston (MBA 2009)
Corporate Vice President, Enterprise Data Management 
New York Life Insurance Company 

Sarah Kramer
Executive Vice President and Managing Director
Starcom MediaVest

Matthew G. Lane (BS/BSE 1991/MS 1994/MBA 1995)
Chairman and CEO
SafeSplash Holdings, LLC

Larry Menke (BS 1991/MBA 1994)
Director, Global Research and Development 
The Nielsen Company 

Chuck Mersch (BBA 2007/MBA 2008)
Senior Finance Manager 

Matthew Mouw (MBA 2004)
Director, Global Strategy
Pioneer Hi-Bred/DuPont 

Calvin Norris (BBA 1992/MBA 2001)
Director, Mortgage Backed Securities 

Mark W. Roach (BSE 1992/MBA 1999)
Global Deployment Manager, Materials Resource Division 

Jeff Roseman (BGS 1989/MBA 1994)
Director, Global IT Solutions 
PSG, A Dover company 

Chad Stone (BBA 1992)
Chief Financial Officer 
Renewable Energy Group, Inc. 

Doug Yoder (MBA 1988)
Head of Marketing Research
Bayer Animal Health