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Mark Michelson

Mark Michelson

Chairman | Asia CEO Forum

Mark Michelson’s No. 1 Illini memory: meeting the future Mrs. Michelson at a Green Street bar 45 years ago. 

And, in a seven-way tie for No. 2 on the Asia CEO Forum chairman's list ...

— "'Getting it all together’ at the Red Lion with REO Speedwagon."

— "Chilling out with Dan Fogelberg’s dulcet tones at the Red Herring."

— "Marveling at William Warfield’s incredible 'Old Man River' at Krannert."

— "Celebrating with Eddie Johnson and the Fighting Illini as he made a 15-footer at the buzzer to beat Number 1-ranked Michigan State, led by freshman Earvin Johnson."

— "Buying pizza for charity from Harry Chapin at Garcia’s on Wright Street."

— "Cycling to campus on snow-covered bike paths."

— "Hearing the news that I won a Fulbright fellowship to Japan, thanks to skilled ‘coaching’ from my teachers, John Pierson and Lloyd Eastman."