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Carl Follmer


Meredith Ringel-Ensley

Meredith Ringel-Ensley

Assistant Director

Barbara Wester

Barbara Wester

Assistant Director, Accounting Writing Program

Communication tutors 2023-2024

Colin Behr is a senior from Gilberts, IL. He is majoring in Business Analytics & Information Systems and Marketing Analytics, as well as pursuing a minor in French. After graduation, he will be working for Bank of America in their cybersecurity division. In his free time, he enjoys going to the gym, hanging with friends, and listening to music.

Nick Bianchi

Andrew Hutchcroft

Drew Jauron is a fourth-year student from Grimes, Iowa. He is pursuing a major in management with a minor in international studies, and certificates in sustainability and leadership studies. He is a member of the cheer team at Iowa, and you can find him on the sidelines of almost every Hawkeye sporting event throughout the year. Drew is also involved in the Tippie Business Honor Society, tutors for TRIO student support services, and in his free time enjoys baking, biking, hiking, and watching movies at FilmScene.

Cecily Johnston

Maria Kircher is a junior from Dubuque, Iowa double majoring in accounting and business analytics. She is the current Vice President of the Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity and maintains membership in the Accounting Society and Tippie Students for Service. In her free time, she enjoys reading, weightlifting, listening to music, and watching YouTube.

Luke Manley is a third-year student studying economics, psychology, and philosophy. On campus, he is involved in Delta Sigma Pi, Tippie Thrive Advisory Board, and Undergraduate Student Government. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, reading, and watching movies.

Katelin Meier is a third-year student from Ankeny, IA. She is pursuing degrees in Accounting and Business Analytics & Information Systems. In addition to working at the Frank Center, she teaches BODYPUMP classes at the REC and is a member of Alpha Kappa Psi. She recently returned from studying abroad in Vienna, Austria for a semester. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, listening to podcasts, and relaxing.

Kathryn Nedder is a junior from Dubuque, IA. She is majoring in Finance and Business Analytics & Information Systems, as well as pursuing a minor in Psychology. In addition to tutoring at the Frank Center, she is involved in Alpha Kappa Psi, Business Student Ambassador Organization, and Tippie Business Honor Society. In her free time, she enjoys going for walks, reading, and spending time with family and friends.

Madeline O'Neil

Maddie Pithan is a fourth-year student from Cedar Rapids, Iowa studying accounting and criminology. In addition to tutoring at the Frank Center, she is involved in Alpha Kappa Psi and Business Student Ambassador Organization. Outside of student organizations, she works in the Procurement Department at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. In her free time, she enjoys baking, gardening, and being around friends and family.

Anusha Rao is a fourth-year student from San Jose, California, studying Business Analytics and Information Systems. She is involved with the Indian Student Alliance and works at the Student Success and Academic Retention Office as a data analyst. In her free time, she enjoys surfing, trying new recipes, and spending time with friends.

Aubrie Robel is a fourth-year student from Des Moines, IA majoring in marketing management and minoring in psychology. She is involved in Delta Sigma Pi and Tippie Honor Society, serves as the Event Director for Kappa Alpha Theta, and works as a Marketing and Communications Assistant for the Stanley Museum of Art. In her free time, she enjoys art, piano, traveling, and being with friends and family.

Professional tutors

Erin Sherry

Hajrije Kolimja is an MFA candidate in Fiction at the Iowa Writers' Workshop. Before coming to Iowa City, she completed her MA in Humanities at the University of Chicago, in addition to a Fulbright research/writing grant to Albania. When she's not working on her novel, she's videochatting with her cat, Lady, who lives back home in Chicagoland.

Anusha Rao