ALUMNI CAREERS AND RECOGNITIONS

We are proud of our Duhawks achievements and success! 
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1960's

 

Patrick Terry ('61) Hired as director of Enterpise Data Management 

 

             
1970's

 

Jeffrey Mozena ('75) has recently joined the Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens Board of Directors 

 

 

Dr. Steve Sloan ('78) was re-elected to the Board of Directors of the Heart of America Eye Care Congress and will represent the state of Iowa on this Regional Eye Care board. 

 

 

Phil Brennan ('71) was announced as a member of the Dubuque Homebuilders and Associates Board of Directors

 

 

Louis Bassler ('71) Qualified for the 2020 Million Dollar Round Table

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kevin Casey ('75) being honored for 40 years of dedication to funeral service by the Iowa Funeral Directors Association.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
1980's

 

Julie (Berchtold) Carballo  ('84) received the 2019 Region IV- East Outstanding Mid-level Professional Award for Illinois

 

 

Ann Gansemer- Topf ('89) received the 2019 Region IV- East Rober H. Shaffer Award for Acedmic Excellenece as a Graduate Faculty Member 

 

 

Larry Flogel ('89) was announced as a board member on the Dubuque Area Labor-Management Council Executive Committee

 

 

John Gonner ('88) was named successor as president and CEO at First Community Trust
 

 

Tori Richter ('83) was named first vice president and regional credit officcer at MidwestOne Bank
 
  Lori Thielen  ('87) Was announced an officer on the Dubuque County Historical Society Board   Kevin Kuhn ('86) has been appointed to lead the Global Sales Team for Bunge, North America.  

Thomas O'Brien ('82) joined the Friedman group company as an executive vice president of the Employee Benefits Department.

 
1990's

 

Dawn Danielson ('97)  was hired at ECIA as Lending Development Specialist

 

 

Michelle McDonald ('94) was hired as human resources manager at A.Y. McDonald

 

 

Tracy Bauer('96) was awarded the Hospital Network President's award for her dedicated service and outstanding leadership

 

 

Jennifer Daughetee ('94) was named an officer at Honkamp Krueger as treasurer 

 

Gina Burkart  ('94) has been selected to be a consultant and collaborator for Improve with Metacognition at Clarke University

 

Jim Romagna  ('92) Earned Ed.D in Educational Leadership from National Louis University April 2020

 

 

 

 

 
2000's

 

Megan Breithaup ('17) was promoted to treasury management operations analyst at Heartland Financial USA.

 

 

Tyler Willman ('11) was hired at Medical Associates for the Otolaryngology department.

 

 

Marie Pannozo ('13) was recognized as a board of directors for the Dubuque based nonprofit.

 

 

Luke Kerns ('07) was chosen as a new board member for the Edgewood Chamber of Commerce Officers.

 

Colton Broshous ('18) was hired as a consumer loan doc specialist for Heartland Financial USA.

 

 

James (Jimmy) Naprstek ('13)  was hired as digital/creative manager for Theisen's Home Farm Auto.

 

Drew Scherbring ('08) was promoted to production/maintenance manager at Bodine Electric CO.

 

 Elimene (Oehlerich) Merizier ('09) Earned her M.S. in Forensic Psychology from Walden University.

 

 

Christopher A. Johnson ('08) was ordained to the priesthood at St. Vincent Ferrer Parish in Oak Park, IL.

 

Melissa King ('02) was appointed Vice President, business development remote at Dupaco Community Credit Union.

 

 Kathryn Kolck  ('10) was hired by Dupaco Community Credit Union as a data quality engineer. 

 

 Jamin Foust ('06) was hired by Dupaco Community Credit Union as a lead virtual lending consultant remote.