Engineering Graduates of the Last Decade (eGOLD) Board

The purpose of the Engineering Graduates of the Last Decade (eGOLD) Board is to

  • Reconnect, re-engage, and encourage lifelong connections with our recent engineering alumni.
  • Strengthen relationships with recent graduates and encourage their continued involvement in support of the College via programs, events, and communications geared toward their interests.
  • Give counsel to the College on matters of concern to recent alumni and provide guidance from a recent alumni perspective.
  • Serve as ambassadors of the College through their leadership, enabling the College to connect more meaningfully with its recent graduates across the country and throughout the world.

Want to make a difference in the lives of Iowa Engineering students? Apply today to join the eGOLD board! The deadline to apply has been extended to 11:59 p.m. Sunday, April 12.

Read our bylaws to learn more.


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 2019 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