Executive Board Members – Fall 2022

President: Christina Kaufman

Major: Business Analytics and Information Systems
Certificate: Leadership Studies
Hometown: Oak Brook, IL
Year: Senior
Email: christina-kaufman@uiowa.edu

Bio: This will be my seventh semester in WIB. Last year, I served as the VP of Technology and will serve as President for the 2022-2023 school year. I am most excited to play a significant role in leading our executive board this year, as well as, to bring on a variety of speakers to educate our members on the common barriers women face in their careers. My favorite thing about WIB is that every member is able to surround themselves with likeminded individuals and be a part of an amazing community in undergrad. A fun fact about me is that I was a part of the swim and dive team my first two years at Iowa.

Vice President: Hannah Shade 

Major: Business Management & Theatre
Minor: Spanish
Hometown: Marengo, IA
Year: Junior
Email: hannah-shade@uiowa.edu

Bio: I’ve been in WIB for 3 semesters, 2 of which I served as Vice President of Community Service. I’m super excited to be working with the Iowa Women’s Foundation. I’m also looking forward to planning the BIG10 WIB Conference! My favorite thing about WIB is the relationships that are formed between the members. Some fun facts about me are that I’m obsessed with soft pretzels and my favorite movie is 10 Things I Hate About You.

VP of Technology: Cassidy Brunscheon

Major: Business Analytics and Information Systems & Marketing 
Minor: 
News & Media Literacy
Hometown: 
Readlyn, IA
Year: 
Senior
Email:
cassidy-brunscheon@uiowa.edu

Bio: This is my 6th semester in WIB and I am super excited to serve as VP of Technology! I have previously been a Lean-In Circle leader, but I am eager to expand my skills. This semester, I am excited to make both ICON and this website more accessible to not only our members but also to the community that supports WIB. I will also be integrating Band into the ICON site more. My favorite thing about WIB is how welcoming the org is to new members and the number of opportunities the org provides its members. Some fun facts about me are that I am a first-generation student and I love sushi! I will graduate this Spring, and I plan to move to the Minneapolis-St. Paul area.

VP of Internal Relations: Ashley Stepien

Major: Finance
Minor: 
Communication Studies
Hometown: 
St. Charles, IL
Year: 
Senior
Email:
ashley-stepien@uiowa.edu

Bio: I’m heading into my 7th semester as a part of WIB, being in a lean-in circle for 4 semesters and leading a circle the past 2. I have also been a part of the Gal Pal program for the past year. I’m so excited to improve and continue working on these internal programs as part of the exec board after being a part of them since I came to campus as a freshman. My favorite thing about WIB is having a consistent group of supportive, like-minded women around you, as well as the ample opportunities for networking. When I’m not in class or attending WIB events, you’ll find me working one of my campus jobs, reading a book, or going for a run. After my senior year I hope to be offered a full-time position at the company I currently intern for!

 

VP of External Relations: Maddie Rigdon

Major: Marketing – Professional Sales & Management Track
Minor: 
Sociology
Hometown: 
Cedar Rapids, IA
Year: 
Junior
Email:
madeline-rigdon@uiowa.edu

Bio: I have been in WIB for four semesters. This will be my first year on the executive board, but last semester I was a Lean-In Circle Leader. I am excited to work with the other amazing women on the executive board and to see all of our visions come to life. My favorite thing about WIB is hearing from all of the great speakers throughout the semester and getting to know WIB members through different events. A few fun facts about me is that I am hoping to study abroad in Germany before my time at the University of Iowa is over and I am involved in multiple organizations on campus.

VP of Mentoring: Kaitlyn Ryan

Major: Accounting
Certificate:
International Business

Minor: French
Hometown:
Bettendorf, IA
Year: 
Senior
Email: kaitlyn-ryan@uiowa.edu

Bio:This fall will be my 7th semester in WIB and I’m so excited to serve as the VP of Mentoring for another year! I’m looking forward to creating fun ways for our members to form connections with professionals. My favorite thing about WIB is hearing from speakers in the general meetings. A few fun facts about me is I’m studying abroad in South Korea this fall and I love the 2005 Pride and Prejudice movie.

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VP of Finance: Riley Hull

Major: Finance & Economics
Minor: Mathematics
Hometown: Cedar Rapids, IA
Year: Senior
Email: riley-hull@uiowa.edu
Bio: “I have been a member in WIB for five 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.” – Spring 2022

VP of Fundraising: Bella Mangroo

Major: Enterprise Leadership
Certificate:
Leadership Studies
Hometown: 
Lakeville, MN
Year: 
Junior
Email:
imangroo@uiowa.edu

Bio: I have been in WIB for three semesters! My previous position was also being the VP of Fundraising. I am super excited for the new events and businesses we will be reaching out to and being in contact with. There’s so many awesome small businesses out there I am so stoked to be in contact with! My favorite thing about WIB is the organization as a whole. I am super passionate for the members and the mission, it gives me so much motivation. Two facts about me: I love to go shopping and I love trying new things! 

VP of Community Service: Alexa Mitchell

Major: Accounting & Finance
Hometown: Washington, IA
Year: Junior
Email: alexa-mitchell@uiowa.edu

Bio: I have been a member of WIB for three semesters. This is my first time holding an officer position for our organization. I am most excited to work with the different organizations around Iowa City to plan community service events for our members. My favorite thing about WIB is the many networking opportunities that are given with not only other members but also with women who are involved with businesses in the community. Something interesting about me is that I have an identical twin sister, and I am the eleventh person in my family to attend the University of Iowa.

VP of Events: Maddie Nedelcoff

Major: Finance
Certificate: Leadership Studies
Hometown: Oregon, WI
Year: Senior
Email: madison-nedelcoff@uiowa.edu
Bio: “I have been a part of WiB for five semesters and I’m excited to be apart of the behind the scenes work and give members the opportunity to grow and connect this year! My favorite thing about WiB is the relationships that are built through the organization and and all the opportunities presented. My goal for this semester is to give members the opportunity to return back to in person events and bond in more ways than just the business world. I love to travel. I am invested in my fitness. I grew up as a big Wisconsin Badgers fan, but now go Hawks!” – Spring 2022

VP of Professionalism: Grace Stufflebeam

Major: Business Management & Marketing 
Certificate: 
Event Management
Hometown:
Conrad, IA
Year: 
Junior
Email:
grace-stufflebeam@uiowa.edu

Bio: This is my 4th semester in WIB and my second semester as the Vice President of Professionalism. This semester I am excited about planning another great professional trip for our members and creating opportunities for our members to connect with business professionals. My favorite thing about WIB is working alongside such motivated and fun executive board members. Some fun facts about me are that I am spending my summer studying abroad in Paris and that I don’t like chocolate.

VP of Marketing: Angelina Bohde

Major: Marketing 
Certificate:
Entrepreneurial Management
Hometown:
Homer Glen, IL
Year:
Junior
Email:
angelina-bohde@uiowa.edu

Bio: This will be my third semester in WIB! I transferred to Iowa after freshman year and joined the first chance I had. This is my first exec position and I am very eager to be more involved in this amazing organization alongside extraordinary women. My goal for this semester is to continue to uphold WIB’s image and spread the word of WIB to as many people as possible. My favorite thing about WIB is the wonderful women. From our members to guest speakers, WIB is filled with genuine, hard-working, and dedicated women all supporting one another. It’s truly a special thing to be surrounded by people that share similar goals and want the best for you. A fun fact about me is that I’m very creative and love to do arts and crafts!

VP of Public Relations: Ava Reynolds

Major: Enterprise Leadership 
Certificate:
Event Management

Minor: Spanish
Hometown: 
Moline, IL 
Year: 
Senior
Email: ava-reynolds@uiowa.edu

Bio: This is my third semesterin WIB; I only joined my junior year! This is my first exec position. I am excited to work with amazing women and make the newsletter more engaging to members! I love WIB because it connects you with like-minded women who love to have fun and grow their professional network. It’s the best of both worlds! Fun facts about myself… I launched a small business last year with the help of JPEC here at Iowa & I was in Ireland for St. Patrick’s Day this spring break! I’m graduating in December and hope to get my real estate license, then move to the Dallas-Fort Worth Area next May and work as a realtor, event planner, or in a startup.

VP of Sustainability: Olivia Wright

Major: Finance
Certificate:
Event Management
Hometown:
Peoria, IL
Year:
Senior
Email:
ogwright@uiowa.edu

Bio: I have been in WIB for 6 great semesters. I was a Lean in Circle Leader before joining the Exec Board for the spring semester in 2022. I am most excited for the sustainable events I can put host this fall like the Professional Clothing Swap. WIB has given me the chance to network with likeminded people and grow my leadership skills. A fun fact about me I bring my reusable straw with me everywhere, so I don’t use plastic ones!

Executive Board Members – Fall 2022 was last modified: June 14th, 2022 by Christina Kaufman