Engineering Graduates of the Last Decade (eGOLD) Board

The purpose of the Engineering Graduates of the Last Decade (eGOLD) Board is to provide value to the College of Engineering in achieving its strategic plan/vision by providing input and advice in the areas of: 

  • Perspectives, knowledge and experiences as a student and as a new engineer in the workplace.
  • Engaging young alumni in the life of the College.
  • Supporting the University of Iowa Alumni Association goal to engage more students and young (age 30 and younger) alumni as well as increase opportunities for young alumni participation. 
  • Creating in young alumni a strong interest and commitment to the College and developing a network of mutually beneficial relationships among alumni, students and faculty. 
  • Developing a loyalty to the College so alumni will want to invest in the College with volunteer and financial support

Alexandria (Alex) Ballard
(BSE 2018 Electrical Engineering)
Systems Engineer
Collins Aerospace
Cedar Rapids, IA

Alexander (Alex) Brodsky
(BSE 2012 Electrical Engineering)
Co-founder and CEO
Tampa, FL

Ian Flynn
(BSE 2011 Industrial Engineering)
Director of Engineering
Raining Rose
Cedar Rapids, IA

Austin Hangartner
(BSE 2015 Chemical Engineering)
Production Engineer
Charles City, IA

Brian Johns
(BSE 2007, MS 2010 Mechanical Engineering, PhD Industrial Engineering)
Assistant Professor of Engineering
Cornell College
Mt. Vernon, IA

Jacob Kirpes
(BSE 2013 Industrial Engineering, BA 2013 Finance)
Business Strategist and Engineer
TPG Companies
West Des Moines, IA

Alyssa Neiers Kurt
(BSE 2010 Biomedical Engineering)
Product Development Engineer
Medline Industries
North Barrington, IL

John David (JD) McCullough
(BSE 2015 Mechanical Engineering)
Vice President, OCT Solutions
Iowa City, IA

Eric Pahl
(BSE 2015 Biomedical Engineering, PhD Candidate in Health Informatics)
Co-founder and CTO
OmniLife, Inc.
Lexington, KY

Riley Post
(BSE 2010 Civil Engineering, MS 2011 Civil and Environmental Engineering)
Hydraulic Engineer
US Army Corps of Engineers
Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, IL

Stephanie Swanson Rasing
(BSE 2011 Mechanical Engineering)
Project Engineer
Romeoville, IL

Lauren Rasor
(BSE 2018 Biomedical Engineering)
Electromechanical Research Engineer
Maplewood, MN

Joshua (Josh) Schirm
(BSE 2015 Biomedical Engineering)
Senior Manager, Imaging Services
VIDA Diagnostics, Inc.
Coralville, IA

Matt Tarnoff
(BSE 2014 Civil Engineering, MS 2015 Civil and Environmental Engineering)
Trinity Consultants
Atlanta GA

Danielle (Danni) Wright
(BSE 2013 Industrial Engineering)
Engineering Manager
Eden Prairie, MI