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Charlie Young

Senior front-end developer

Houston Astros

Randy Buhr

Director of championships and alliances


Josh Whitman

Illini athletic director

2017 Central Illinois Business Magazine Forty Under 40 Man of the Year

Anjali Forber-Pratt

2-time Paralympian

Director, National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research

Jaime Torres

General manager/sports attorney

International Baseball Sports Management, Inc.

Kelly Loeffler

Former U.S. senator for Georgia (2020-21)

Former WNBA team owner, Bakkt CEO

Jack Groppel

Former Illini men’s tennis coach (1978-81)

Co-founder, Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute

Jason Bohm

Judge, Champaign County Circuit Court

Adjunct Professor, UI College of Law

Alan Kessler

Senior data scientist

St. Louis Cardinals

Andy Szabo

Senior manager, partnerships

Oakland Athletics

Erica Bauer

Director of community relations , Chicago Bulls

Founder, Girl Power Songs

Matt Kolb

​Executive VP, chief operating officer

Carle Health

Naya Crittenden

Right side hitter, UI volleyball, 2015-16

Top scorer in Swiss pro league, 2019-20

Joan Mahon

Named in 2020 to UI Alumni Association Board


Craig Virgin

1975 NCAA Cross-Country champion

Illinois Athletics Hall of Famer

Dee Dlugonski

Assistant Professor

Sports Medicine Research Institute, University of Kentucky

Kevin Jackson

Hematology program manager

Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute

Doniel Sutton

Co-owner, Commercial Aquatic Services

Former Senior VP/People, PayPal

Steve Johns

President and founder

Confluence Pharmaceuticals

Dr. Christopher Hicks

Clinical Associate of Orthopeadic Surgery/Rehabilitation, University of Chicago

Team physician, WNBA’s Chicago Sky

Scott Brown


Carpet Weaver’s of Champaign

Ben Brownback

Principal, executive producer, The B2Group

Past president, Las Vegas Illini Alumni Club

Scott Spiezio

Two-time World Series champ

Played on 2002 Angels, 2006 Cardinals

Dr. Garth Walker

Emergency physician

Jesse Brown Veteran Affairs