ALUMNI CAREERS AND RECOGNITIONS

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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.

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

 

 

 

 
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.

 

 
Rose LoBianco ('84) was named Vice President of MidWestOne Bank          

 

 
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

 

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.  
2000's

 

Amanda Sacco ('09) was hired as an Audit Manager with RSM US LLP

 

 

Nicole Hepeler ('11) was hired as a techinical accounting consulting manager at RSM US LLP

 

 

Julie Squiers ('13) was hired by Honkamp Krueger & Co. as a tax supervisor

 

 

Stephanie Mettille ('06) was named a partner at Honkamp Krueger & Co.

 

 

Anna Miller ('01) started her own dental practice, Kramer Family Dental

 

Brittany Loeffelholz ('16) was hired as a Wealth Advisor for DB&T Investment Services

 

 Diann Guns ('04) was announced as the Regional Human Resources Business VP of DB&T

 

 Nicholas Specht ('01) was elected to the audit committee for DuTrac Community Credit Union.

 

 

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.