Executive Board Members Fall 2021

President: Cami Hunter

Major: Business Management and Ethics & Public Policy
Minor: Philosophy
Hometown: Bettendorf, IA
Year: Senior
Email: camryn-hunter@uiowa.edu
Bio: I have been a part of WIB for six semesters and have served as the Sustainability Chair and Vice President in previous semesters, so I am super excited to continue leading such an empowering organization as President this upcoming year! My favorite think about WIB are the relationships that can be created with empowering women through this amazing organization. I am most excited to see WIB continue to find ways to expand its DEI efforts and to plan an inspiring general meeting speaker series for WIB members. Some fun facts about me are that I am planning to attend law school after graduating and I am the biggest Hawkeye sports fan!

Vice President: Madeline Birk

Major: Marketing Major
Hometown: 
Palatine, IL
Year: 
Junior
Email: 
madeline-birk@uiowa.edu
Bio: 
This will be my third semester in WIB and I am so excited to connect with all of you amazing women! As Vice President, I am most excited to dive deeper into IWF! I want to educate our members on how they impact our community on a daily basis. A goal for this semester is to team up with our VP of Marketing to post more about Iowa Women’s Foundation, so that members/alumna/non members can stay updated. I also want to be a friend to lean on for help or guidance for every and any member- I want to clearly communicate why IWF is so important and be able to answer any questions you might have. Some fun facts about me is that I have a twin sister that also goes to Iowa, I am in Zeta Tau Alpha, I love to work out, and traveling is a passion of mine.

VP of Technology: Christina Kaufman

Major: Business Analytics and Information Systems
Certificate: Leadership Studies
Hometown: 
Oak Brook, IL
Year: 
Junior
Email:
christina-kaufman@uiowa.edu
Bio:
This is my 5th semester in WIB and I am super excited to serve as VP of Technology! My goal this semester is to streamline all processes, so all information regarding to WIB is organized and available for everyone. Outside of WIB, I am a student analyst for the University’s ITS HelpDesk and I was a former student-athlete on the University’s swim team and a former member of the Iowa Student Athlete Advising Committee. I cannot wait to welcome new members into the organization and help guide everyone! Some fun facts about me are that I love to read, I am a certified yoga instructor, and I enjoy traveling.

VP of Internal Relations: Rachel Strang

Major: Finance, Public health
Certificate: Risk Management and Insurance
Hometown: Iowa City, IA
Year: Senior
Email: rachel-strang@uiowa.edu
Bio: This is my 8th semester in WIB and I am excited to welcome more members and help foster relationships! I’ve served as a Lean-In Circle Leader and VP of Internal relations before. I love our internal programs which include Lean-In circles and Gal Pals. Outside of WIB, I’m involved in Phi Eta Sigma and Tippie Business Honors Society. A goal for this semester is to promote a more inclusive environment throughout the organization and give girls opportunities to connect with each other in fun ways. Some fun facts about me is that I am a long-distance runner and I have a huge sweet tooth!

VP of External Relations: Abbey Bejarno

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Email: abbey-bejarno@uiowa.edu
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VP of Mentoring: Kaitlyn Ryan

Major: Accounting
Minor/Certificate: French Minor and International Business Certificate
Hometown: Bettendorf, IA
Year: Junior
Email: kaitlyn-ryan@uiowa.edu
Bio: This will be my fifth semester in Women in Business and I loved seeing how much effort previous executive boards put into making WIB a great club, so I’m excited to now play a role in planning and creating a great experience for all members. My favorite part of WiB are the General Meetings because the speakers have such interesting experiences and advice to share with us! My goal for the program this year is to make thoughtful matches and plan events that foster relationships. As our members include a variety of majors and ages, I hope each girl gains something useful out of the program. Some fun facts about me is that I love to travel, I’m studying abroad in the spring, and I like cooking new foods. 

VP of Diversity Equity and Inclusion: Arianna Contreras

Major: Management and Pre-Law
Hometown: Rockton, IL
Year: Senior
Email: arianna-contreras@uiowa.edu
Bio: I have been a part of Women in Business for seven semesters now and I love being a member on the Executive Board for WIB because I am able to enact change and work with an amazing group of empowered women! My favorite thing about WIB has to be the other members, by far. The amount of people we have that are driven, empathetic, and motivated never ceases to amaze me. I have found all of my best friends in WIB! Some goals of mine include removing barriers to entry in running for the executive board, removal of dues for members which will be covered by an Alumni Donation Fund, and a WIB clothing swap for professional clothing to create affordable clothing options. Some fun facts about me are that I plan on going to law school after graduation next spring, and working in corporate law, I really love plants, reading, and going to new places, and I work in the Division of DEI on campus as an Office Assistant. 

VP of Finance: Riley Hull

Major: Finance and Economics
Minor: Mathematics
Hometown: Cedar Rapids, IA
Year: Junior
Email: riley-hull@uiowa.edu
Bio: I have been a member in WIB for four semesters, and I am so excited to be an executive member because I can help the other women in the business program to create connections, meet other women in the business program, and become the best they can be within their majors. My favorite part about WIB is when strong, empowering women come and speak to the organization through events and general meetings. My goals for WIB are to make women feel more comfortable within the business program and make some great connections with many of the speakers who come to talk to the group. Some fun facts about me is that I love to read and travel.

VP of Fundraising: Jill Landeck

Major: Finance, Risk Management and Insurance
Hometown: Palatine, IL
Year: Junior
Email: jill-landeck@uiowa.edu
Bio: This will be my third semester in WIB and I am super excited to be your VP of Fundraising. I am so thrilled to be able to work with and aside such talented women! This organization has so much to teach all of the members and I am so grateful for everything I have learned so far and can’t wait to help keep this organization running so smoothly! A goal I have for this semester is to exceed our normal fundraising minimum. A fun fact about me is that I love to travel and will hopefully going abroad to Milan, Italy Summer 2022.

VP of Community Service: Hannah Shade

Major: Business and Theatre
Hometown: Marengo, IA
Year: Sophomore
Email: hannah-shade@uiowa.edu
Bio: I have only been a member of WIB for one semester, but loved the organization instantly! As the VP of Community Service, I am most excited to plan fun and engaging community service opportunities and get to know other WIB ladies! My favorite thing about WIB is the positivity that is present amongst all the wonderful ladies. The goals I have for WIB is that I want more Business majors to know about the organization, and I also want members to enjoy giving back to the community. Some fun facts about me is that I have an obsession with soft pretzels and I love to travel!

VP of Events: Maddie Nedelcoff

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Email: maddie-nedelcoff@uiowa.edu
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VP of Professionalism: Laken Borrett

Major: HR Management
Minor: Human Relations
Hometown: Jesup, IA
Year: Senior
Email: laken-borrett@uiowa.edu
Bio: I have been a member of WIB for four semesters, and I cannot wait to spend my senior year as VP of Professionalism for the second year in a row. I am most excited to see the continual growth that our organization sees each year and to get back to in-person events! My favorite thing about WIB is all the relationships you are able to make along the way. My goal for this semester is to be able to get back to in-person event and hopefully plan in-person pro-trips. A fun fact about me is that I am unnaturally good at handstands.

VP of Marketing: Alayna Fernandez

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Email: alayna-fernandez@uiowa.edu
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VP of Public Relations: Mary Voss

Major: Marketing Major
Minor: Spanish Minor
Hometown: Naperville, IL
Year: Junior
Email: mary-voss@uiowa.edu
Bio: I have been a part of WIB for four semesters now, and I am most excited to have a bigger role as VP of Public Relations  and help spread awareness of this awesome organization! My favorite thing about WIB is being able to meet new, amazing women, while also preparing for my future career. My goals for the organization are to network as much as possible and learn how to be a successful businesswoman after graduation. A fun fact about me is that in September, I’ll have three nephews who are one, two, and three years old!

VP of Sustainability: Lauren Belkin

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Email: lauren-belkin@uiowa.edu
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Executive Board Members Fall 2021 was last modified: July 19th, 2021 by Brittany Caskey