Meet Tippie's Young Alumni Board

The Young Alumni Board (YAB) is a diverse group of young professionals whose mission is to support the Tippie College of Business and its undergraduate business program. The YAB creates strong connections between the college and its alumni, and supports current students during their college years as they transition into alumni.

Primary activities of the board include bi-annual meetings (hosted in fall on campus and spring off campus); panel discussions about different career paths; feedback on curriculum changes; involvement in the annual “One Day for Iowa” online fundraising campaign; and managing mentor programs for current students.

Applicants have to be within five years of graduation and must hold a BBA from the Tippie College of Business. Please review the bylaws in full prior to applying to ensure you’re able to fulfill the attendance and financial commitment requirements of the board.

LinkedIn Guide

The Young Alumni Board has created a LinkedIn resource guide for students looking to learn more about LinkedIn, maximize its potential, and ultimately use it to achieve career success. The guide walks business students through how to create an effective profile, build and engage a professional network, and find and secure internships and jobs.

Download the guide

Current YAB members

Sydney Alexander

Sydney Alexander (BBA18)

Senior Analyst, Consumer Insights & Analytics

Choice Hotels International
Washington, D.C.
Mentorship Co-Chair

Eric Bundy

Eric Bundy (BBA16)

Director of Product

EF Education
London, UK

Jiyun Chong

Jiyun Chong (BBA19/MAc20)

Tax Associate

Chicago, IL

Eddy Gamboa

Eddy Gamboa (BBA19)

Private Equity Associate

One Equity Partners
New York, NY

Rita Guzman

Rita Guzmán (BBA18)

Enrollment Advisor

All Campus
Chicago, IL

Steven Hensley

Steven Hensley (BBA15)

Associate Manager, Workday Business Group

Chicago, IL

Cameisha Hurst

Cameisha Hurst (BBA18)

Senior Auditor

Wells Fargo Audit Services
Enterprise Functions - Conduct and Sales Practices (CSP)
Charlotte, NC

Noopur Inani

Noopur Inani (BBA18)

Business Integration and Architecture Consultant

Chicago, IL

Michael Korobov

Michael Korobov (BBA15)

Finance & Capital Markets

Better Place Forests
San Francisco, CA
Mentorship Co-Chair

Anna Kroeger

Anna Kroeger (BBA20)

Global Mobility Consultant

Chicago, IL

Katie LaCroix

Katie LaCroix (BBA18)

Manager, Innovation

Chicago, IL
Board Secretary

Jon Langel

Jon Langel (BBA17)


Langel Consulting Group
New York, NY

Rachel Langholz

Rachel Langholz (BBA17)


Washington D.C.

Santino Morena

Santino Morena (BBA17)

Corporate Development & Transactions Services Specialist

Chicago, IL
Election Co-Chair, Strategic Plan/Pulse Chair

Jackson Nichols

Jackson Nichols (BBA17)

Investment Associate

Northern Trust
Chicago, IL
Fundraising Co-Chair

Isaac Oberlin

Isaac Oberlin (BBA17)

MBA Candidate

Northwestern University
Evanston, IL

Sean Riordan

Sean Riordan (BBA14)


Sterling Partners
Chicago, IL
Fundraising Co-Chair

Kristi Roehr

Kristi Roehr (BBA14/MBA16)

Vertical Marketing Manager

Chicago, IL

Faviola Santana

Faviola Santana (BBA19)

Senior Associate, Talent Acquisition

Coralville, IA

Amy Schembari

Amy Schembari (BBA18)

Global Solutions Lead – Compete & Case Studies

New York, NY

Katherine Smith

Katherine Smith (BBA17)

Channels Strategy Manager

BMO Financial Group
Dallas, TX

Jordyn Steinkritz

Jordyn Steinkritz (BBA18)

Private Equity Associate

Osceola Capital Management
Tampa, FL

Thomas Sun

Thomas Sun (BBA14)

Financial Analyst

Cupertino, CA

Brandon Svac

Brandon Svac (BBA16)

Mortgage Credit Trader

Pretium Partners
New York, NY
Board Executive Chair, Election Co-Chair

Brett Vining

Brett Vining (BBA13)

Investment Analyst

Select Equity Group, L.P.
New York, NY

Elisa Zaiceva

Elisa Zaiceva (BBA14)

Manager of Accounting Policy

GATX Corporation
Dallas, TX

Neil Zhang

Neil Zhang (BBA16)

Associate Director - Multi-Managers Real Estate

UBS Asset Management
Chicago, IL
Alumni/Student Engagement Co-Chair