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Bill Vainisi

Bill Vainisi

Deputy general counsel | Allstate Insurance | Class of 1979

It’s been nearly 40 years since Bill Vainisi (BS ’79) called 309 East Chalmers home but the deputy general counsel for Allstate Insurance is no stranger to Phi Delta Theta

“Since all three of my sons graduated from the UI and I have never given up my football tickets, I continue to get to see the old house on a regular basis,” he says.

“An enduring memory of the house has to also include Illini Inn. Every time I walk or drive past that great place, I remember how you could order a delicious double cheese, double onion pizza, day or night. 

“To this day, I occasionally long for a good Double O from Illini Inn.”