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




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.

  Michael Ready ('73) was elected to the board of directors for DuTrac Community Credit Union.  






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.


Rose LoBianco ('84) was named Vice President of MidWestOne Bank   David Wieters ('83) was recognized as the principal of the School of St. Mary, a National Blue Ribbon School.    John Vernon Peterson ('83) helped cofound the Mac Music Academy.   

 Kevin Howley ('80) was recognized as one of Reinhart Attorney's "Super Lawyers"



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


Amber Earles ('99) was promoted to director of project management by Tri-Technical Systems


Lisa Appel ('96) was hired as a sales consultant at McGrath Used Car Superstore


Amy Hermiston ('95) was hired as a controller for Honkamp Krueger & Co.    Sherry Leeser ('96) was hired by DuPaco Community Credit Union as the VP of Marketing Intelligence and Strategy   Theresa Leisen ('98) was announced as an Advertising Executive for the Telegraph Herald   Kevin Mueller ('90) was elected to the board of directors for DuTrac Community Credit Union.  

Thomas Ksobiech ('97) was hired as the Dean of Graduate and Adult Programs at Mount Mercy University.              

Jolynn Kilburg ('03) was promoted to senior program manager for McGraw Hill. 


Danni Manternach ('17) was promoted to strategic account executive by MedOne.


Zach Little ('12) was hired as an account manager for MedOne.


Michael Runde ('20) was hired by Honkamp Krueger for their marketing department. 



Nicole Salazar ('14) received the award for Woman to Watch from the "Salute to Woman" Awards for her work with the Dubuque Police Department.


 Lauren Czeshinski ('19) was named one of Dubuque's young philanthropists by Julien's Journal.


 Amanda Rauen ('05) was named an outstanding volunteer fundraiser by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP).


 Whitney Sanger ('13) received the award for outstanding philanthropic organization by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) for her work with Project Rooted.



Matt Gruszkowski ('20) was hired to Thrivent Financial Services. 


 Heather Jackson ('12) was hired as an associate attorney at Reynolds and Kenline law firm in Dubuque, IA.


 Travis Sullivan ('05) was introduced as the 2020-21 president of the Wisconsin Association of Nurse Anesthetists (WIANA.) 


 Roseann Sabers ('09) was hired as a documentation specialist for East Central Intergovernmental Association. 



Matt Specht ('03) was hired as the director of community and economic development for East Central Intergovernmental Association. 


Miranda Ernst ('13) was appointed as a board member for the Dubuque Women's Leadership Network Board. 


Stephanie Meyers ('13) was appointed as the treasurer for the Dubuque Women's Leadership Network Board. 


Jill Gogel ('05) was announced as the secretary for the Dubuque Women's Leadership Network Board. 



DJ Wearmouth ('12) was promoted to enterprise account manager for McGraw Hill. 


Barbara Miller ('02) was hired as a wellness coordinator for Cottingham & Butler. 


Lyndsay Sullivan ('09) was named the 2020 Morley Williams Communicate Advocate of the Year awarded by Access Living Chicago Illinois.