Krista H. Sweeney
Krista H. Sweeney (97BBA) is a MN native and graduated from the UI with a BBA degree in Economics and Management Organizations. After graduating, she moved to Chicago, IL, where she began her business career as a credit analyst. Subsequently, she attended Indiana University in Bloomington, IN, and received her MBA (01) in Global Marketing and Management. She continued her business career at Procter & Gamble in Cincinnati, OH, until 2004 when she relocated to the Twin Cities to take a position with Best Buy. She has held progressively responsible marketing positions at Best Buy - including Geek Squad, Best Buy China, Private Label, and currently serves as Director for Best Buy's Brand Strategy and Planning. Krista has also served as an Adjunct Marketing Professor for the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN, and currently is a serving board member of Circus Juventas, a performing arts circus school for youth. Krista and her husband, Michael, reside in St. Paul, MN, and in their free time enjoy travel, golf and collegiate sports - specifically, when there is a Hawkeye team playing. Krista is honored to serve with Alumni Association Board of Directors (again -first time was as a Student Alumni Ambassador!) and to work with others who are also proud alumni and supporters of the University of Iowa. Krista is an Old Capital Club Gold Level member of the Alumni Association.