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Ali Yildirim
Director, Collegiate Marketing Team
Contact
319-335-1876
Office
W224 Pappajohn Business Building (PBB)
Academic history 
BS in Business Management, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Course work in Strategies for Growth Companies, Continuing Education, Harvard University
MBA in Marketing and Business Strategy, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 2006
Awards 
Smarties Award Finalist in Innovation, Mobile Marketing Association, 2012
Design of the Decade Award, Industrial Designers Society of America, 2010
Distinguished Service Award (Team), Procter & Gamble, 2010
Supplier Award (Team), Walmart, 2009
Silver Medal, Industrial Designer Society of America, 2008
Vice President's Award, Target, 2008
Vice President's Award, Target, 2007
Current and prior positions 
Director, Collegiate Marketing Team, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, September 2014 - Present
Manager, MBA Marketing, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, July 2013 - August 2014
Associate Marketing Director, KAZ/Helen of Troy, Southborough, MA, 2008 - 2013
Brand Manager, US Healthcare Marketing, KAZ/Helen of Troy, Southborough, MA, 2008 - 2011
Buyer, Target Corporation, Minneapolis, MN, 2006 - 2008
Brand Consultant, Carlson Brand Enterprise, Minneapolis, MN, 2005 - 2006
Multi-Channel Marketing Intern, Best Buy, Richfield, MN, 2005 - 2005
Project Manager, Yente Contracting, Inc., Istanbul, Turkey, 2000 - 2005
Committees and professional service 
American Mensa, Boston, MA, 2009 - 2013
FABSIT (Friends of American Board Schools in Turkey), Boston, MA, 2009 - 2013