IOWA Alumni Magazine | December 2013
Class Notes December 2013

* Denotes membership in the UI Alumni Association.


K. Denise Veatch Cofas*, 13BAS, is owner of American Combustion in Waxahachie, Texas.

Krista M. DeSilvia Coleman*, 11BSN, is a registered nurse at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Ill.

Darin M. Haack, 10MA, is assistant principal at Ankeny Centennial High School in Ankeny, Iowa.

Christopher W. Krohe*, 10BSE, is an advanced manufacturing engineer for the 3M Company in St. Paul, Minn.


Jennifer Bissell Achenbach*, 07BA, is sports editor for Decorah Newspapers in Decorah, Iowa.

Devon L. Albert*, 07BA, is minimum continuing legal education coordinator with the Kirkland & Ellis law firm in Chicago.

Colbin E. Erdahl*, 05BSE, 07MS, is a design engineer in PET imaging at the UI Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

William H. Garrett Jr.*, 00BA, is a financial representative for TransAmerica Advisors in Bettendorf,Iowa.


Elizabeth Elliott Asay*, 92BBA, is senior vice president at JCPenney in Plano, Texas.

Imad Benjelloun, 98MS, 03PhD, an associate mathematics professor at Delaware Valley College in Doylestown, Pa., has served as an examiner for the 2013 Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award, given to U.S. organizations for performance excellence.

Richard A. Bernatz, 91PhD, a mathematics professor at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, recently had an article about his research on the Upper Iowa River published in the Journal of the Iowa Academy of Sciences.

Julie E. Beattie Lindower*, 91vMD, 05MPH, a neonatal physician at the UI Children's Hospital in Iowa City, recently completed the 2012-13 American Hospital Association/National Patient Safety Foundation's Comprehensive Safety Leadership Fellowship.


M. Cortney Daniels*, 80MFA, is office manager at Raging Sage Coffee Roasters in Tucson, Ariz.

Doug Eltoft, 85MS, chief technology officer for the UI College of Engineering in Iowa City, recently received the 2013 ITLeadership Award from UI Information Technologies.

Rex Jones*, 86BBA, is human resources director for Deluxe Corporation, a financial administration company in Shoreview, Minn.

Bruce R. Montgomery*, 82BA, is president and chief executive officer of BaldGuy Productions in Kansas City, Mo.


Viola Osborne Baskerville, 79JD, chief executive officer for the Girl Scouts of the Commonwealth of Virginia in Mechanicsville, Va., recently received the 2013 Most Influential Woman of the Year award from Virginia Lawyers Weekly.

Richard C. Coffin*, 73BA, a partner with the Barg Coffin Lewis & Trapp law firm in San Francisco, is included in the Northern California Super Lawyers 2013 Edition.

Donna L. McCarty Davis*, 76MA, is a broker associate with Lepic-Kroeger Realtors in Iowa City.

Janice A. Nahra Friedel*, 72BA, 76MA, 80PhD, is an associate professor of educational policy and leadership studies at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.


Paul E. Davis*, 68MA, is a realtor with Lepic-Kroeger Realtors in Iowa City.

Linda L. Luce-Solis*, 69BA, is a claims manager for the Moody Insurance Agency in Denver, Colo.

Anthony F. Renzo*, 68BA, is a law professor at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, N.M.

Paul H. Stevens*, 68BA, a former Associated Press writer, bureau chief, and regional vice president, was recently inducted into the Kansas Newspaper Hall of Fame.


Mary E. Barnett Kramer*, 57BA, 72MA, a retired United States Ambassador, is 2013-14 vice chair of the board of directors for Des Moines Performing Arts.

Shirley Barker Nash*, 58BA, is a self-employed speech and language pathologist in Moraga, Calif.

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