Iowa Workforce Development Advisor Speaks to Ashford University Student Organization

Phi Beta Lambda Celebrates Business Education

Doug Rempfer, Iowa Workforce Development advisor, recently spoke to members of the Ashford University Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) group and other university students during PBL’s “Celebrating Business Education” series.

Rempfer, who works with area employers and job seekers, made a presentation on January 26 to members of Ashford’s PBL, a national organization for students interested in pursuing a business career.

Rempfer earned his A.A. degree from Mount St. Clare College in 1975 and a B.B.A. degree with an emphasis in industrial relations from the University of Iowa in 1977.  He has made numerous presentations to students regarding the local labor market and job seeking skills. He is the liaison to the Clinton Employer’s Council of Iowa.  Through the years, Rempfer has been involved with various community organizations and boards, including Operation Pride, Clinton Jaycees, Pathway Living Center, United Way, Clinton Junior Baseball, Clinton Area Chamber Leadership Institute, Prince of Peace Parish and Big Brothers/Big Sisters.

Ashford’s PBL organization continues to celebrate business education with conversations with Allie Parker, Clinton National Bank, on February 22; Lori Freudenberg, YWCA Director, on March 22 and Lynn McGraw, McGraw Accounting, on April 5. Light refreshments will be served and the public is invited to each session.


About Ashford University

Founded in 1918, Ashford University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools ( The University offers graduate and undergraduate degree programs online and at its Clinton, Iowa, campus. The University is known for its high quality yet highly affordable online and on-campus programs. For more information, please visit or call Shari Rodriguez, associate vice president of Public Relations, at 858.513.9240 x2513.