Aerospace Engineering welcomes AJ Richards as fiscal coordinator

AJ Richards
AJ Richards

AJ Richards has joined the Department of Aerospace Engineering in the role of fiscal coordinator. He will work with the department budget, post-awards, grants, purchasing and more.

AJ is an Iowa State alumnus, obtaining a B.S. in business and management from the Ivy College of Business in 2013 and a master of business analytics degree in 2017. He was previously employed by the Iowa State University Foundation in a financial role.

Originally from Minnesota, AJ lives in Ankeny and enjoys outdoor activities, sports (especially hockey – he plays in an adult league in Des Moines), and is a big Cyclone sports fan as well.

“I’ll be learning a lot of new duties and procedures, and looking forward to the challenge,” he said.