The first entry in our continuing series introducing a handful of members of this fall’s incoming Tippie MBA class. This is where we’ll share information about the diverse backgrounds of our incoming students. We’ll tell you where they are, where they came from, their background, and why Tippie is the right fit for them – plus a few fun facts, too!
Hometown City/State: Cedar Rapids, IA
Undergrad institution and Major: Marquette University, History and Political Science
Current City: Washington, DC
Current employment: Director, Fiscal Accountability at the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC). MCC is a government agency that provides large scale development grants to recipient countries that meet certain criteria established in advance. In my current role I manage financial reporting and oversight on transaction teams working with counterparts in Georgia, Armenia, Lesotho and Moldova.
Why He Chose Tippie for His MBA: Strong finance program with an interesting vision for the curriculum. Chance to return to Iowa and get a world class education.
Something unique about you, or something we can’t learn about you from your resume: I’m currently indulging in some pre-MBA travel time alone to Kyoto, Northern Thailand, Laos, Turkey, and Spain.