Club Advisors

Dr. Ronald Deiter

Dr. Deiter has been an essential part of the Iowa State University Agricultural Business Club. Since his arrival on the ISU campus, Dr. Deiter has been advising the club on important matters. Dr. Deiter's list of accomplishments includes winning various Outstanding Adivsor Awards (1993, 1996, 2001) along with the Advisor Recognition Award in 2001 from the Dean of Students here at Iowa State. Dr. Deiter has helped advise the club to a top three finish or better in national competition numerous years.

Dr. Deiter's Résumé
PhD: University of Illinois at Urbana - 1979
MS: University of Wisconsin at Madison - 1973
BS: Wisconsin State University at Platteville - 1971

Classes Taught By Dr. Deiter

Economics 101 - Principles of Microeconomics
Economics 292 - Career Seminar
Economics 298 - Cooperative Education
Economics 301 - Intermediate Microeconomics
Economics 313X - Economics in Sports
Economics 332 - Agricultural Cooperatives
Economics 336 - Agricultural Selling
Economics 492 - Graduating Senior Seminar
Economics 498 - Cooperative Education

 
Dr. Ronald Deiter

Contact Information



Want to talk to Dr. Deiter?
Office: 174B Heady Hall
Phone: (515) 294-5771
Email: rdeiter@iastate.edu
Fax: (515) 294-4545
Address: 265 Heady Hall
Department of Economics
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011-1070 

 

Ms. Amy Brandau

Ms. Amy Brandau is an Academic Advisor in the Economics Department at ISU.  Before Amy joined our department she was an Academic Advisor in the College of Engineering. Ms. Brandau earned her MBA from ISU in 2008 and a B.S. in Agricultural Business from ISU in 2000.

 
Ms. Amy Brandau
 

Contact Information


 Want to talk to Ms. Brandau?
Office: 166C Heady Hall
Phone: (515) 294-6147
Email: abrandau@iastate.edu
Fax: 515-294-4545
Address: 265 Heady Hall 
Department of Economics
Iowa State University 
Ames, IA 50011-1070

 

 

 

Izak Christensen

Izak grew up in Riceville, Iowa. He graduated from Iowa State in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Business and Agronomy, and an MBA with a specialization in finance. On campus he was involved in leadership roles in the Ag Business Club, Ag Entrepreneurship Initiative, CALS Council, MBA Association, and the senior class council. He currently works for Summit Agricultural Group as a Sr. Investment Analyst. In his free time, he enjoys farming, golfing and hunting.

 
Izak Christensen
   

 

 

 

Elizabeth Burns Thompson

Raised here in Iowa, it was Elizabeth’s passion for agriculture that led her to Iowa State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Business & International Agriculture. Elizabeth also holds a Juris Doctorate from Drake Law School, specializing in agricultural law and policy, and is a licensed attorney with the State of Iowa. Throughout her professional career she has specialized in helping rural Iowa and small businesses sustain their voice in the political process. In addition to her professional career, she is an active resident and volunteer within her community, and was recently elected as a member of the Altoona City Council. She also holds leadership roles within the ISU Alumni Association Young Alumni Council, American Agricultural Law Association, and Young Professional in Agriculture. Earlier this year Elizabeth was recognized on the AgGrad “30 Under 30 in Agriculture” list and was named the 2019 Emerging Leader Award winner by Iowa State University College of Agriculture & Life Sciences. Outside of her professional and community commitments, Elizabeth enjoys traveling, gardening, and the occasional Pinterest project.

 

Elizabeth Burns Thompson

   
IOWA STATE AGRICULTURAL
BUSINESS CLUB
515.294.5436
174 Heady Hall
Ames, IA 50011-1070
rdeiter@iastate.edu
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