Luther College announces alumni named to service committees
DECORAH, IOWA—Luther College announces that three alumni will begin service on committees for the Luther College Board of Regents beginning in October: Mark Lovelace, class of 1996, Andrew Carney, class of 2001, and Lisa Small Steinbauer, class of 1988. As committee members, they will contribute their expertise on resource development and management, investment and campus life.
About the new committee members:
Andrew Carney, class of 2001, was named to the Investment Committee. After earning his bachelor’s degree in Mathematics/Statistics with magna cum laude honors at Luther College, Carney joined Willis Towers Watson as a pension actuary. He joined Walleye Capital in 2006, a Minnesota-based hedge fund, as an options trader.
Since joining Walleye Capital, Carney has been instrumental in building the U.S. options market making business and now serves as a partner and president and co-chief investment officer of the firm. Carney is also a member of Walleye’s Investment Committee and currently manages over five billion dollars of outside capital through two main hedge fund vehicles trading hundreds of different strategies in various asset classes around the globe.
Mark Lovelace, class of 1996, was named to the Resource Development and Management Committee. After he graduated from Luther College with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education with a psychology minor, Lovelace spent 11 years teaching and coaching in different cities before moving back to Decorah in 2007. He serves the agency president at A&J Petersburg and is part owner of AJ Realty, Inc.
Lovelace has significant experience serving on boards and committees such as the Winneshiek County Development & Tourism board, Decorah Area Chamber of Commerce, City of Decorah and Decorah Community School District.
Lisa Small Steinbauer, class of 1988, was named to the Campus Life Committee. After graduating from Luther College with a bachelor’s degree in public communication, Small Steinbauer began working as a sports reporter and also served in marketing and communications roles at Prudential Insurance and Southwest News Media. She now serves as the Director of Marketing & Communications and Volunteer Services at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia, Minnesota.
Small Steinbauer serves on the Waconia Chamber of Commerce and board of directors. She is the communications lead for the Cologne (Minnesota) Community of Belonging and is a former member of the Cologne City Council and Cologne Planning Commission.
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