It’s been two decades since he sat in his classroom but Lynn Carroll still finds himself quoting his favorite Illinois instructor from time to time.
“Recently, I was working with my team on a business application we are building,” says the finance major turned HSBlox chief of strategy and operations. “As I wrote on the whiteboard and outlined my thoughts, I realized I was drawing from my many conversations with Mike Curme.
“Mike was my statistics instructor at Illinois, and a tremendous influence on me. I immediately sent a LinkedIn note — and a picture of the whiteboard to him. We chatted briefly about the Illini and agreed we are ready to meet up at the Final Four.