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.

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

Jesslyn Coghlan
(BSE 2019 Mechanical Engineering)
Graduate Student
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN

Paul Flanders
(BSE 2020 Chemical Engineering)
Process Engineer
Procter and Gamble
Iowa City, IA

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

Ang Liu
(BSE 2014 Civil Engineering)
Structural Engineer
Barber & Hoffman
Pittsburgh, PA

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

Daniel Murphy
(BSE 2020 Civil / Environmental Engineering}
Civil Engineer-in-Training
Kimley-Horn & Associates
Iowa City, IA

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

Yashila Permeswaran
BSE 2017 Electrical & Computer Engineering,
MS 2019 Electrical & Computer Engineering)
Research Assistant
University of Iowa College of Engineering
Iowa City, IA

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)
R&D Engineer
Medical Murray
Barrington, IL

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

Katherine (Kate) Lindaman Steele
(BSE 2013 Industrial Engineering, MBA 2019,
MS Business Analytics 2019)
Senior Consultant
San Francisco, CA

Scott Tentinger
(BSE 2016 Chemical Engineering)
Instrumentation and Controls Associate
Sargeant & Lundy
LaGrange, IL

Samantha Westerhof
(BSE 2013 Chemical Engineering)
Reliability Engineer
Chicago, IL

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