Cover of the 2022 issue of Exchange magazine

To invest or not invest?

A conversation about blockchain and cryptocurrency with Tippie professor Erik Lie and expert alum Joel Telpner (BBA78/JD83).

Cover story

Dubai skyline with desert

Thriving in Dubai

Rachel Decker (BBA12) is managing partner and co-founder of a financial advisory firm in Dubai, has run more than $4 billion worth of deals, and was named on a “30 under 30” Forbes list. Just how did this young, female leader in finance get there?
Michael Cross

Forks in the road

From deciding to study Japanese while at Iowa to risking it in the startup world, Michael Cross (BBA91) has faced his share of forks in the road. Here are seven defining moments in the life of Toyota Connected North America’s CFO.

Shining a light into a dark market

Foreign exchange is the largest financial market in the world, trading close to $7 trillion every day. That’s more than every other market combined, including stocks, bonds, commodities, metals, and oil. Yet few know much about how it works. Tippie’s Petra Sinagl aims to change that.
Life preserver

Saving a million lives

As is a founding team member and principal of the Laerdal Million Lives Fund, a $100M mission-driven venture capital fund investing in global healthcare technologies, Jacob Johnson (BBA06) is using finance for good.

3 People / 3 Questions: Kathy Bader Courtney, Isaac Oberlin, Art Durnev

Each year, we ask three people connected to the Department of Finance: What are you reading, who is inspiring you, and what is the best part of your day?

Alumni updates

Who got a promotion, who had a baby, who retired, and who won the 2022 Tippie Young Alum of the Year award? Find answers to these questions and more in our alumni updates section (pages 18-20).

Dave Heiden

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