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People 313 Award winners

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Kevin Jackson

Hematology program manager

Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute

Mark Goldenberg

Managing partner, Goldenberg Heller & Antognoli

2019 College of Law Distinguished Alum

Doniel Sutton

Co-owner, Commercial Aquatic Services

Former Senior VP/People, PayPal

Sheila Repeta

Head of People


Qilin Li

Civil and environmental engineering professor

Rice University

Scott Spiezio

Two-time World Series champ

Played on 2002 Angels, 2006 Cardinals

Dr. Garth Walker

Emergency physician

Jesse Brown Veteran Affairs

Marian Kuethe Wyatt

30-year music teacher, choral director

Centennial High School

Chris Esbrook

Founding partner

Esbrook Law LLC

Andrew Fell


Andrew Fell Architecture and Design

Danielle Patterson

Associate attorney, Spiros Law

UI Law Alumni Professional Development Award winner

Mark Stryker

Author, ‘Jazz from Detroit’

Award-winning arts reporter/critic

Scot Hollonbeck

Gold medal-winning Paralympian

Sustainable residential property developer

Julie Freischlag

CEO, Wake Forest Baptist Health

Dean, Wake Forest School of Medicine

Lou Liay

2023 honorary doctorate recipient

Namesake of UIAA's Lou Liay Spirit Award

Nick Anderson

11th pick in 1989 NBA Draft

1,172 points in two seasons

Stacy Walton Long

Indianapolis law partner

Krieg DeVault LLP

Erik Henriksen

Made 3 Olympic teams

1999 U.S. Speedskating Hall of Famer

Lee Cooper

Professor emeritus, marketing


Ross Guignon

Global client strategy

Creative Artists Agency

Erika Jones

Leadership development facilitator

United Airlines

Lori Goldstein

Employment lawyer

Based in Northfield

Mark Palmer

Chief Counsel

Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism

Ruth Wyman

Champaign County attorney

2020 Circuit Judge candidate