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Meet Our Team
Dr. Dan Grooms became the Dr. Stephen G. Juelsgaard Dean of Veterinary Medicine October 1, 2018. Previously he had served as a professor and chair ofthe Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences at Michigan State University's College of Veterinary Medicine. An expert in bovine infectious diseases, Dr. Grooms holds board certification from the American College of Veterinary Microbiologists with a specialty in veterinary virology. He is a former president of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners.
Executive Director of Development
Amy Kruzich has been with the Iowa State University Foundation for 11 years, providing leadership to the regional development team before joining the College of Veterinary Medicine team in April 2015. Additionally, Amy has been the liaison to the Parks Library and the Honors program. Prior to joining the ISU Foundation, Amy was with the United Way of Central Iowa and the Central Iowa Young Women's Leadership Institute.
Trent Wellman has been with the Iowa State University Foundation since 2013. As a director of development for the College of Veterinary Medicine, Trent works personally with alumni, clients and friends whose gifts transform the lives of students across the college’s five departments, two service units and six centers/institutes. He received his bachelor’s degree from Iowa State University in 2006 and he is originally from Van Buren County in southeast Iowa.
Director of Development
Deb Calderwood works with grateful clients in the Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center. The Iowa native joins the CVM staff after five years as the director of development in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences at George Washington University.
Bev Huisman has been with the Iowa State University Foundation for 12 years. She plays a key role within the veterinary medicine development office as it relates to the management of the day-to-day operations, with the primary goal of enhancing the development team’s ability to raise major gifts and steward donors who support the college. Before coming to the College of Veterinary Medicine in January 2016 she provided support for Corporate and Foundation Relations, Leadership Gifts and the Regional Program.