Rika Thibodeaux (C'15)

Rika started at Chicago Hilton as an Event Services Manager in December 2017.

Julian Cantu

Julian started a new job at Jet Edge International as a Pilot Recruiter in Van Nuys, California. 

Greg Steward 

Greg was recently chosen to be the new Chairman of the Des Moines Association of Realtors Young Professionals Network.

Andrew Happ (C'14, MDV'16)

Andrew started a new job as an Associate Pastor at Center Point United Methodist Church in Center Point, Iowa.

Devon Brubaker (C’06)

Devon was recently named the 2017 Wyoming Airport Operators Association (WAOA) Airport Manager of the Year. The award was given at the WAOA Fall Conference in Afton, Wyoming on September 14, 2017.

Anna Stoeffler (C'13)

Anna recently graduated with distinction from the University of Iowa College of Law and has accepted a clerkship with the Iowa Supreme Court.

Joseph Lemley (C'17)

Joe accepted a job with Quicken Loans in Detroit, Michigan.

David Fischer (C'13)

David accepted a crew scheduler postition at Frontier Airlines in Denver, Colorado.

Peter Fleming (C'16)

Peter gradauted from the police academy and will begin working for the Dubuque Police Department.

Elle Lannon (C'16)

Elle accepted a law clerk position with Jardine, Logan & O'Brien beginning in May 2017.

Elizabeth Fincel (C'16)

Elizabeth will start at Cook Children's Health Plan as a Staff Accountant for their new CHIP program which is focused on severely disabled children and low income families.

Morgan Werkheiser (C'15)

Morgan recently became Dubuque County's newest Deputy Sheriff.

Macauley Mahmens (C'15)

Macauley recently accepted a position as a Pro Care Specialist with Stryker Medical Devices.

Morgan Holst (C'13)

Morgan was recently hired on at Adams Elementary School in Davenport, Iowa as a teacher. 

Diane Reuter (C'88)

Diane was recently promoted to senior vice president, trust operations at First Community Trust. 

Jean Nachtman (C'95)

Jean was recently hired as an assistant finance director for the City of Dubuque.

Heather Killburg (C'10)

Heather was recently hired as a traffic/production coordinator at Happee Smith Productions.

Emily Coon (C'14, MAC'16)

Emily was recently hired as the Office Manager at Oak Helm Partners Inc.

Temwa Phiri (C'13)

Temwa was recently hired as a Behavioral Health Specialist at the Life Connection.

Jesse Green (C'99)

Jesse will be attending Mitchell-Hamline School of Law part-time starting in August 2016. Mitchell-Hamline School of Law is located in St. Paul, MN 

Mary (Susong) Ferrell (C'86)

Mary is the author of Heard...But Not Seen, recently published by Outskirts Press, Inc. Mary lives in Cedar Falls, Iowa. For more information, Mary invites you to visit

Janet (Vanderah) Hefel (C'84)

Janet and her husband Eldon celebrated their 50 wedding anniversary. The two were married on Thanksgiving day, November 25, 1965 at Sacred Heart Church in Dubuque Iowa.

John Collins (C'89)

John was recently hired as the Chief Flight Instructor and Manager of Aviation Safety Programs for the AOPA Foundation's Air Safety Instituter. 

Joshua Beckley (C'15)

Joshua was recently hired as a staff auditor at Honkamp Krueger. 

Lisa Kane (C'13)

Lisa was recently hired as a staff auditor at Honkamp Krueger. 

Mike Peek (C'87)

Mike was recently hired as a support technician at Tri-Technical Systems.  

Megan Kramer (C'13)

Megan was recently hired as a member service representative at Dupaco Community Credit Union at the Hillcrest Road branch. 

Tyler Birkenholz (C'80)

Tyler was recently hired as an editor at Happee Smith Productions. 

Cynthia Mathew (C'92)

Cynthia was recently promoted to program director in the Acute Rehabilitation Unit at Unity Point Health- Finley Hospital. 

Andrew Cogan (C'13)

Andrew was recently promoted to AVP reconciliation and control manager at Heartland Financial USA. 

Neil Potter (C'11)

Neil was recently promoted as a graphic designer at Boyd Gaming. 

Stacy Jungblut (C'13)

Stacy was recently hired as a billing specialist at Quality Medical Services. 

Ashley Gilbertson (C'11)

Ashley was recently hired as an account manager at Boyd Gaming. 

Cody Shipp (C'15)

Cody was recently hired as a retail advertising executive at TH Media. 

Kim Esser (C'12)

Kim was recently hired as an account administrator at Kunkel and Associates. 

Chris Gansen (C'15)

Chris was recently hired as an associate account executive for the transportation division at Kunkel and Associates. 

Wyatt Hanus (C'13)

Wyatt was recently hired as supply management planner at Hodge Company. 

Carly Green (C'12)

Carly was recently promoted to financial services consultant at the 14th and Elm streets branch of Dutrac Community Credit Union. 

Cindy Serpliss (MDV'08)

Cindy was recently promoted to director of spiritual care at Mercy Medical Center-Dubuque. 

Tyler Daugherty (C'08/MBA'2010)

Tyler was recently promoted to director of sports and events at Dubuque Area Convention and Visitors Bureau. 

Mitch Stoffel (C'11)

Mitch was recently promoted to credit analyst II at Heartland Financial. 

Keith McGinnis (C'10)

Keith was recently promoted to credit analyst II at Heartland Financial. 

Kyle Konzen (C'06)

Kyle was recently hired as a casualty claims representative, in the Cottingham & Butler claims Services-auto liability at C&B. 

Lily McKinlay (C'15)

Lily was recently hired as an account administrator, in the risk management department at Cottingham and Butler. 

Tom Rauen (C'05)

Tom was recently elected to the Mercy Health Foundation Board. The volunteer board oversees philanthropic support for Mercy Medical Center-Dubuque. 

Todd Link (C'99)

Todd was recently appointed as a credit union enterprise risk management expert after attending the Enterprise Risk Management Certification Institute in Chicago, IL. 

Philip Ianno (C'12)

Philip was recently appointed as customer care center manager, assistant vice president at Heartland Financial USA.