Cover of the 2024 issue of Exchange magazine

The beautiful game: Q&A with Kyle Krause

Soccer fans are nothing short of passionate, but Kyle Krause (BBA85) took it to a whole new level when he bought a club! Read how this Tippie alum broke into the world of European soccer.

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Party like it's 1999

Twenty-five years ago, the Tippie College of Business was having a moment. Henry B. Tippie had just pledged millions of dollars in support and impactful new programs were sprouting up left and right. Let's check on their impact.
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SEC rule holds back startup funding

A 2011 rule change intended to protect angel investors has instead sharply reduced startup funding for new ventures, according to a new study from Assistant Professor Jiajie Xu.
Jim Lewis

Not your father's risk manager

Alumnus and entrepreneur Jim Lewis becomes Vaughan Institute executive director.
Seth Rosenthal in downtown Chicago.

Values-based investing

Seth Rosenthal (BBA96) is quick to point out the people he works with are heroes. At Academy Asset Management, Wall Street veterans like Rosenthal are paired with military veterans to teach them the ropes.
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Plastic-free and planet positive

ALDI VP Heather Moore (BBA94)'s recipe for greener groceries includes eliminating plastic grocery bags, using renewable energy sources, and donating extra food to local pantries.
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3 people / 3 questions: Natalie Costello, Sepehr Roudini, & Lawrence Cook

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?
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Juggling finance and sports

As the largest major on campus, it should come as no surprise that finance students participate in almost every extracurricular out there. Here’s a crib sheet of who to cheer for in Hawkeye sports.

Alumni updates

Who won an award, got married, or retired? Find answers to these questions and more in our alumni updates section. 

Mark Swerdlow (BBA85) is president of the real estate investment firm Grand Peaks and the founder of EMES Real Estate Advisors in Denver.

Mark Swerdlow

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