Honoring our best & brightest

We recognize outstanding Tippie alumni for their professional accomplishments and commitment to the college through two awards: Alum of the Year and Young Alum of the Year.

2023 Recipients

Nicole Johnston

Nicole Johnston (BBA94)

Tippie Alum of the Year
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Cheryl Davenport

Cheryl Davenport (BBA05)

Tippie Young Alum of the Year
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Past recipients

Year Alum of the Year Young alum of the year
2022 Janice Ellig, BBA 1968 Rachel Langholz, BBA 2017
2021 Sue Taylor, MBA 2001 Roberto Paniagua, BBA 2011
2020 Christopher Klein, BBA 1985 Wenran Xie, BBA 2013
2019 Mark Buthman, BBA 1982 Jon Raftis, BBA 2010/MBA 2015

Kevin Velovitch, BBA 2012
2018 Trevor Schauenberg, BBA 1991 Shalini Campbell, BBA 2004
2017 Chris Hoffman, BBA 1985 Claudia Marban, BBA 1999
2016 Stephen Belyn, BBA 1991 Todd Nelson, MBA 2007
2015 Margaret (Peg) Stessman, EMBA 2012 Chuck Mersch, BBA 2007/MBA 2008
2014 Dana Ramundt, BBA 1974 Tom Niblock, BBA 2007