OUR CHAPTER


Welcome to the Alpha Iota Chapter of Delta Sigma Pi! Explore our website to see more about our professional development, service, and more. Please reach out to us at drakedeltasigmapi@gmail.com with interest in joining or collaborative opportunities!


Our Mission
Delta Sigma Pi is a professional fraternity organized to foster the study of business in universities; to encourage scholarship, social activity and the association of students for their mutual advancement by research and practice; to promote closer affiliation between the commercial world and students of commerce, and to further a higher standard of commercial ethics and culture and the civic and commercial welfare of the community.


CHAPTER CALENDAR

Alpha Iota Events

  • Professional
    ​Tours of businesses in different cities
    Guest speakers from varying industries
    Networking Dinners with professionals around the Des Moines are
  • Service
    Animal Rescue League apple making​
    Packing meals for the hungry at Meals from the Heartland
    Making meals at the Ronald McDonald House
    Stocking the shelves at Bidwell Food Pantry
  • Social
    ​Trading Gifts at Holiday Parties
    Solving a case at Murder Mystery Nights
    Getting to know each other on a new level at brotherhood retreats
  • Fundraising
    ​CSC event staff for Iowa State
    Wells Fargo cleanup events
    Food fundraisers
    Campus Fundraisers

Meet the Executive Council

SYDNEY WALTHER
Chapter President

  • Major: Actuarial Science and Mathematics
  • Graduation Date: May 2020
  • Hometown: Dallas, TX
  • Career Goals: I would like to become a Chief Actuary in the Health insurance industry, and complete my FSA.

MEGAN TAGGART
Senior Vice President

  • Major: Data Analytics
  • Graduation Date: May 2020
  • Hometown: Overland Park, KS
  • Career Goals: I’d like to work as a Data Analyst for a company with data on a topic I find very interesting and am passionate about. 

KERIGAN MCALLISTER
Vice President Pledge Education

  • Major: Actuarial Science
  • Graduation Date: May 2022
  • Hometown: Frankfort, IL
  • Career Goals: To have a job I love to do

DANIEL MANNING
Vice President Finance

  • Major: Actuarial Science with Data Analytics Minor
  • Graduation Date: May 2020
  • Hometown: O'Fallon, MO
  • Career Goals: I would like to hold a high-level executive position in a firm that I am passionate about

HALEY SAMPSON
Vice President Chapter Operations

  • Major: Actuarial Science and Data Analytics 
  • Graduation Date: May 2021
  • Hometown: Lakeville, MN
  • Career Goals: I want to have at least three actuarial exams passed before I graduate. In my future job, I would like to integrate my knowledge of data analysis and actuarial science with helping others.

RJ HERTOGS
Chancellor

  • Major: Actuarial Science
  • Graduation Date: May 2021
  • Hometown: Riverside, IL
  • Career Goals: Pass multiple actuarial exams, hold a variety of leadership positions in the company I work for, develop or help with philanthropy events for my Company to better the people less fortunate in our community.

KATELYN MARDIS
Vice President Professional Activities

  • Major: Accounting and Music
  • Graduation Date: May 2022
  • Hometown: Waukee, IA
  • Career Goals: Undecided, but I think I want to do something in private accounting or arts administration!

AMANDA HOSIER
Vice President Community Service

  • Major: Accounting and Information System
  • Graduation Date: May 2021
  • Hometown: Runnells, IA
  • Career Goals: My goals are to be an IT project manager

COLIN STIDHAM
Vice President Scholarship and Awards

  • Major: Actuarial Science
  • Graduation Date: May 2021
  • Hometown: Oswego, IL
  • Career Goals: After gaining proficiencies in skills needed for my field, I would like to apply them in the business world through working for a company wherever that may be. I would love to work alongside experts in my area to consistently grow throughout my career as well as collaborate with others to productively find solutions.

CARISSA MCLELLAN
Vice President Alumni Relations

  • Major: Marketing
  • Graduation Date: May 2020
  • Hometown: Albertville, MN
  • Career Goals: I want to work in the Phoenix, AZ area and ideally on the marketing team for the Arizona Coyotes.

ALEX PIOTROWSKI
Webmaster

  • Major: Information System
  • Graduation Date: I’d love to work as a computer systems analyst or as an IT auditorMay 2021
  • Hometown: Crystal Lake, IL
  • Career Goals: I’d love to work as a computer systems analyst or as an IT auditor

ANDREW RINK
Fundraising Chair

  • Major: Finance and Quantitative Economics
  • Graduation Date: May 2020
  • Hometown: Davenport, IA
  • Career Goals: Somewhere in corporate Finance either as an analyst or in commercial real estate

JESSICA HARTMANN
Social Chair

  • Major: Marketing and Management
  • Graduation Date: May 2021
  • Hometown: Belleville, IL
  • Career Goals: Increase leadership abilities

ERIKA KURIGER
PR Chair

Major: Accounting and Finance
Graduation Date: May 2021
Hometown: Blue Grass, Iowa
Career Goals: Be successful in an accounting or finance firm; I am not sure what branch of accounting I want to go into, but I hope to gain more experience in that field in areas all over the world.

GABBY THOM
Corporate Sponsorship Chair

  • Major: Data Analytics and Economics
  • Graduation Date: May 2021
  • Hometown:​​​​​​​ Shakopee, MN
  • Career Goals: Economic Analyst at a Federal Reserve Bank