IOWA Alumni Magazine | June 2012
Class Notes June 2012


  • Joel R. Carter*, 10BA, is a teacher and director of photography for the Mashiki Board of Education in Mashiki, Japan.
  • Michael Connor*, 10BA, is a football operations assistant with Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill.
  • Jeffrey D. Ellis*, 10MBA, is vice president of commercial banking for Citizens First National Bank in Princeton, Ill.
  • Christopher Frett*, 10PHR, is pharmacy manager for CVS Pharmacy in Overland Park, Kan.
  • Hannah H. Herzog*, 10BBA, is an information technology business analyst for Principal Financial Group in Des Moines.
  • Lisa C. Hintze*, 10BA, is a health coach for Health Solutions in Hiawatha, Iowa.
  • Kyle W. Jungers, 11MBA, is manager of global production planning for the John Deere machinery company in Moline, Ill.
  • Kyle P. Keough*, 10MA, is a UI graduate teaching assistant and Ph.D. candidate in cinema and comparative literature in Iowa City.
  • Lindsey M. Knapp*, 11PHR, is a pharmacist with Walgreens in Colorado Springs, Colo.
  • Nicole R. Moritz*, 10BS, 10BBA, is a workflow analyst for the Modern Woodmen of America in Rock Island, Ill.
  • Erik A. Palmberg*, 10DDS, is a self-employed dentist in Mahtomedi, Minn.
  • Ashley M. Masters Rounds*, 10BSN, is a registered nurse at the UI Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.
  • Jillian L. Smith*, 10BS, is a triage specialist at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
  • Whitney C. West*, 11JD, is an attorney with the Baird Holm law firm in Omaha, Neb.


  • Devon L. Albert*, 07BA, is an event coordinator with the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois in Chicago.
  • Amanda R. Colvin*, 06BA, is a planning and development specialist for the U.S. Government Printing Office in Washington, D.C.
  • Kelsi J. Countryman*, 08BA, is a first-grade teacher for the Kaneland School District in Maple Park, Ill.
  • Brian W. Crotty*, 02BBA, is manager of valuation and forensic services for the Clifton Gunderson accounting firm in West Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Roger J. Daniel*, 06BA, is organizing director for the Service Employees International Union in Coralville.
  • Amanda C. Fritz*, 09BBA, is a pricing analyst for Solo Cup, a convenience tableware company in Lake Forest, Ill.
  • Matthew R. Gotschall*, 01BBA, is a commercial underwriting manager for Allied Insurance in Des Moines.
  • Brian R. Guthrie*, 02BS, is lead programmer for BigFish Games in Seattle.
  • Matthew J. Horst*, 00BS, is associate director of campus recreation and intramurals at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Ga.
  • Derek D. Jacobsen*, 08BA, is office manager for the Kaye Moser Hierbaum law firm in San Francisco.
  • Leanne J. Johnson-Meeter*, 02MPA, is a physician assistant at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in La Crosse, Wisc.
  • Douglas M. Kollasch*, 02BA, 11MBA, is a corporate trainer for Epic Systems, a healthcare software company in Verona, Wisc.
  • Luke E. Larsen*, 06BFA, is art director for the Gannett media company in Des Moines.
  • Mike C. Loughran*, 05MBA, recently retired as operations manager of the accounting department at the Internal Revenue Service in Kansas City, Mo.
  • Lauralyn A. Martinez Marshall*, 08JD, is an operations officer for the U.S. Army in Fort Bragg, N.C.
  • Melanie R. Meister*, 08BS, is a student at the UI Carver College of Medicine in Iowa City.
  • Jennifer A. Murray*, 07BA, is a speech language pathologist for Central Rehabilitation in West Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Jenny L. Noel*, 06BA, 07BSN, is a registered nurse at Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago.
  • Erin Zieser Norby*, 03BA, is a chiropractor at Premier Chiropractic Clinic in Bennett, Iowa.
  • Bjorn A. Norgaard*, 03BA, is a sales executive for the Kohler Company, a kitchen and bath products manufacturer in Pasadena, Calif.
  • Margaretta E. Vorwald O’Neil*, 04BSN, is nursing faculty chair for Northeast Iowa Community College in Calmar, Iowa.
  • Neal A. Parenza*, 08BA, is a retail sales representative for Nestle in Kansas City, Mo.
  • Jennifer S. Pacha Phillips*, 07MSN, is a clinical education specialist and advanced practice nurse for Iowa Health Des Moines in Des Moines.
  • Joseph J. Potenzone*, 09MSN, is a staff nurse at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York.
  • Alexander B. Rubinow*, 01BA, is editor for the Deadliest Catch television series in Los Angeles.
  • John T. Schaefer*, 08BBA, is media planning supervisor for Starcom, a marketing communications company in Chicago.
  • Ted A. Schnieders*, 09BBA, is a database administrator and application developer for Newton Manufacturing in Newton, Iowa.
  • Michelle R. Scott*, 08BA, is an assistant media planner and buyer for the Vladimir Jones advertising and marketing agency in Colorado Springs, Colo.
  • Scott A. Special*, 07BSE, is a civil engineer with Rausch Construction in Broadview, Ill.
  • Jose R. Tormos*, 04MS, 08PhD, is a research scientist at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.
  • Shanyn N. Reinert Tuftee*, 04DPT, is a physical therapist with the Children’s Therapy Center in Springfield, Va.
  • Jason A. Ugolini*, 03BBA, is a marketing manager at Meadowbrook Environmental Funding in Deerfield, Ill.
  • Joshua J. Voss*, 02BA, is an attorney with the Conrad O’Brien law firm in Philadelphia.
  • Michael A. Weeks*, 07BA, is a loan counselor for Iowa Student Loan Liquidity in West Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Brian R. Wolf*, 02R, 06MS, is an associate orthopaedics professor at the UI Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.


  • Deidra Franzen Baker*, 90BA, 95MA, a math teacher at Keota High School in Keota, Iowa, recently received the Iowa Department of Education’s Iowa Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, and Richard Baker*, 91BS, is an information technology specialist for the Iowa Department of Transportation in Fairfield, Iowa.
  • Heidi L. Dixon Brown*, 92BBA, is vice president of the Citizens State Bank in Sheldon, Iowa.
  • Jesse D. Burns*, 93BBA, is financial manager for the Burns and Burns real estate development and construction company in Iowa City.
  • Mary Ann Thompson Carter*, 95BLS, is vice president and owner of Carter Ford in Oxford, Iowa.
  • Dawne M. Deppe*, 93BA, is a senior program officer for Winrock International, a nonprofit organization that addresses rural development and sustainable resource management in Arlington, Va.
  • Sally D. Donaubauer*, 99BS, is a physical therapist for the Harkness Center for Dance Therapies at the New York University Hospital for Joint Disease in New York.
  • Terrance J. Goodell*, 91BA, 92MA, is a readjustment counseling therapist for the Department of Veterans Affairs at the Vet Center in Cedar Rapids.
  • Kelly Winegarden Haynes*, 94BS, 96MBA, is general manager of reflective films for the Avery Dennison office supplies company in Painesville, Ohio.
  • Tanya Pennock Lieber*, 97BA, is vice president of development for the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, Calif.
  • Claudia T. Gonzales Marban*, 99BA, 99BBA, is president of Claudia Marban & Associates, a financial advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial in Frankfort, Ill.
  • Clay B. McEvoy*, 97BBA, is a senior operations manager at Avaya, a global business communications company.
  • Andrew A. Ostlund*, 96BA, is a project manager for ScriptPro Pharmacy Automation in Mission, Kan.
  • Tracy R. Peterson*, 99BA, 08MSW, is associate director of multi-ethnic student programs for the University of Minnesota at Morris.
  • Scott E. Potter*, 99BBA, is vice president of risk management at US Bank in Kansas City, Mo.
  • Veera P. Rajendran*, 98PhD, is chief of research and technology for the Rolls-Royce Corporation in Indianapolis.
  • Todd Schwartz*, 90BGS, is vice president of supply chain management for Misco Enterprises, a lawn and garden products manufacturer and supplier in Bentonville, Ark.
  • Jonathan L. Tolstedt*, 99MS, is president of Brainstorm Consulting in Fargo, N.D.


  • Robert D. Biddlecombe*, 86BS, is senior vice president of sales for ConAgra Foods in Omaha, Neb.
  • Robin Forrester Brown*, 85BBA, is a quality assurance engineer with Discount Tire in Scottsdale, Ariz.
  • Thomas M. Cashman*, 88BGS, is a distributor sales manager for Ingersoll Rand, a diversified industrial manufacturing company in Palos Park, Ill.
  • Du-Shieng Chien*, 86PhD, is chairman of the Efficient Pharma Management Corporation, a drug development company in Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Eric P. Craver*, 87BA, 91MA, is director of external relations for the Division of Outreach and Adult Access at the University of Wisconsin at Green Bay.
  • Daniel J. Denefe*, 87BBA, is chief executive officer of Carson Energy in Austin, Texas.
  • William M. Drilling*, 85BSPh, is a pharmacist at Drilling Pharmacy in Sioux City, Iowa.
  • Peggy C. Hingtgen Dunshee*, 82BSPh, is a registered pharmacist for Mercy Medical Center Des Moines.
  • Rebecca L. Fillman Engen*, 87BM, 97MA, 03PhD, is an associate professor and director of music therapy at Queens University of Charlotte in Charlotte, N.C.
  • James B. Gargas*, 86BBA, is a food safety manager for the Kellogg Company in Chicago.
  • Dana A. Dennis Gumber*, 88BA, is a real estate agent with Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate in Vail, Colo.
  • Holly Higgins*, 82BA, is a minister-counselor for the U.S. Department of Agriculture at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow.
  • Jeffrey R. Jarrett*, 89BBA, is a compensation and benefits manager for Muscatine Foods Corporation in Muscatine, Iowa.
  • Caryn S. Moeller Jensen*, 87BS, 95MBA, is broker and owner of Legacy Realty Group in Orchard Lake, Mich.
  • Gene A. Johnson*, 85BBA, is a principal commodity manager at Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
  • Scott T. Kidder*, 82BGS, is a water operator and lab technician for Marshalltown Water Works in Marshalltown, Iowa.
  • Thomas A. Locascio*, 83SE, is an art teacher and cross-country and lacrosse varsity head coach at Haldane High School in Cold Spring, N.Y.
  • Annora E. Koster McDougall*, 88MA, is a bookseller for Half-Price Books in Marion, Iowa.
  • Michael J. Schott*, 86BS, 90MD, is a pediatrician and child psychiatrist at Trinity Medical Center in Moline, Ill.
  • Brian C. Stuertz*, 87BGS, is vice president of client services for Adecco USA, a human resources company in Melville, N.Y.
  • Roxanna L. Hughes Tovrea*, 84MA, is library director for the city of Bartow, Fla.
  • Audrey J. Young Wong*, 88MA, is office manager for Hope IVF and Fertility Center in Irvine, Calif.
  • Mitchell R. Yeager*, 85BBA, is a sales manager for Schneider Specialized Carriers, a freight trucking company in Des Moines.


  • Susan K. Bigley Appel*, 72MA, is an architectural and art history professor at Illinois State University in Normal, Ill.
  • Rebecca J. Baxter*, 72BBA, is a computer consultant with Hewlett-Packard in Grapevine, Texas.
  • Martha J. Haag Behlow*, 77BA, is a French teacher for the Geneva Community School District in Geneva, Ill.
  • Joan Heilskov*, 79BSN, 92MA, is a neonatal and pediatric nurse practitioner for Pediatrix/Mediatrix Medical Group in Dallas, Texas.
  • Virginia L. Hicks*, 72BS, 81MA, is dean of education and professional studies at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, W.Va.
  • Patricia S. Sayre Howard*, 76BA, is a teacher at HACAP, a community action agency in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
  • Cynthia Chun Kam*, 75MA, is a self-employed piano teacher in Palmetto Beach, Fla.
  • Barbara A. Langlois*, 73BGS, is a paralegal with the Latimer LeVay Fyock law firm in Chicago.
  • Susan T. Smith Meyer*, 79BS, is an elementary school teacher for the Davenport Community Schools in Walcott, Iowa.
  • Linda S. Rehmke Nielsen*, 71BA, is a teacher, director, and speech coach in the theater department at Neosho High School in Neosho, Mo.
  • Steven C. Strother*, 70BBA, a retired commercial airline pilot, is vice president of the Montessori Educational Foundation of Douglas County in Castle Pines, Colo.


  • David N. Atkinson*, 62BA, 65JD, 66MA, 69PhD, recently retired after 44 years as a political science and law professor at the University of Missouri in Kansas City, Mo.
  • Oscar D. Corpuz Sr.*, 66MS, is president of Ducorp Investar, a financial services company in Las Vegas.
  • John C. Hendricks*, 68BS, 72MD, is a surgery professor for the Texas A&M University College of Medicine in Temple, Texas.
  • Cheryl Imel Roy*, 69BSN, recently retired as an associate nursing professor from Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, Colo.


  • Elizabeth K. Neuman Lyle*, 56DH, is a self-employed professional violinist in Dublin, Ohio.
  • Walter L. McNamara*, 57BSC, 61LLB, is a self-employed attorney in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
  • John H. Thomson*, 50BA, is chairman of Cresco Union Savings Bank in Cresco, Iowa.
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