ALUMNI SPOTLIGHTs 

 

McGuire Appears on Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia
Phalanx Capital Management CIO, Chris McGuire '87, recently discussed the Japanese economy and addressed the strengthening yen with Betty Liu and David Ingles on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia." CLICK HERE to watch the video.

Ramel '07 Named to Crains "20 Under 20" List
Elle Ramel '07, the Director of Development at Farpoint Development, was recently named to Crains Chicago Business' "20 Under 20" listing for her work as an urban planner. CLICK HERE to read more.

Luzzi '78 Inducted to Coaches Hall of Fame
Mike Luzzi, Saint Ignatius Class of '78, was recently inducted in the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame for his work as a basketball official. Mike's 33 years in officiating include working the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Game. He also has worked numerous Chicago-area holiday basketball tournaments in addition to officiating a long list of regular-season and other tournament contests.

May '12 Featured in Forbes for #HalftheStory
Upon graduating from Saint Ignatius in 2012, Larissa May attended Vanderbilt University, and is now living in NYC doing grand things. In addition to being featured in Forbes, #Half the Story has also been featured on Good Morning America, CNN, GirlBoss, TIME, and others. CLICK HERE to learn more about the global movement and social media platform that she has created.

Brown '91 to Direct Play Revival
Congratulations to Lili-Anne Brown '91 who was recently named as Director for Firebrand Theater's revival of "Caroline, or Change." CLICK HERE to read more.

NOTABLE ALUMNI

Ms. Chloe Bennet                                   Actress and singer

Mr. Charles W. Bidwill, Jr. '46                Owner of the Chicago Cardinals 1933-1947, Inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame (1967)

Rev. Lawrence H. Biondi, S.J. '57        President, St. Louis University

Mr. Andre K. Braugher '80                     Emmy award winning actor, star of TV's "Homicide"

Mr. Daniel F. Callahan '94                     Actor/Writer

Mr. Patrick R. Chovanec '88                  Business professor at Tsinghua University, economics and political commentator

Mr. Mark A. Dalesandro '86                   former MLB catcher & 3rd baseman who played for the California Angels, Toronto Blue Jays & Chicago White Sox

Mr. William Daley '66                              White House Chief of Staff and Former Secretary Of Commerce

Mr. Marc Davis '86                                    NBA Referee

Justice Mathias W. Delort '78                Illinois Appellate Court Justice

Mr. Richard H. Driehaus '60                  Businessman, Philanthropist

Mr. Anthony G. D'Souza '92                   Novelist, Sue Kaufman Prize form the American Academy of Arts and Letters

Mr. Nnanna E. Egwu '11                        Center for IL Fighting Illini men's basketball

Adm. Daniel V. Gallery (dec’d) '18       Led the capture of the German submarine U-505

Mr. Sonari R. Glinton '92                        NPR Reporter

Mr. John J. Higgins '72                          Editorial cartoonist at the Chicago Sun Times

Ms. Mellody L. Hobson '87                   President, Ariel Investments

Hon. Daniel W. Hynes '86                      Illinois State Comptroller

Mr. Joseph D. Kearney '82                     Dean, Marquette Law School

Mr. Timothy J. King '85                          Founder & CEO of Urban Prep Academies

Mr. Daniel W. Lipinski '84                      U.S. House of Representatives

Hon. Michael J. Madigan '60                 Illinois Speaker of the House

Mr. John E. Mulaney '00                         Standup comedian, writer on SNL

Mr. Bob Newhart '47                               Actor, Comedian

Ms. Gina A. Rodriguez '02                     Actress, Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Comedy Series

Ms. Nina Siemaszko '88                         Actress

Mr. Kazimierz Siemaszko '79                 Actor

Mr. Todd H. Stroger '81                         Former Cook County Board President

Rep. André M. Thapedi '86                   IL State Representative

Mr. Peter Q. Thompson '86                   CEO, Chicago Asset Management

Mr. Michael R. Wilbon '76                     Sports Columnist, ESPN host

Rev. Robert A. Wild, S.J. '57                President, Marquette University

 

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Christine Cesak, Alumni Relations and Special Events Coordinator, at christine.cesak@ignatius.org or at 312-432-8412

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