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Mike Riggs

Mike Riggs

President/CEO | Performance Consulting Ltd. | Class of 1986

It’s a tad on the “tattered” side but three decades after his final last call at Willy’s Illini Inn, Mike Riggs still has his Mug Club card.

“It was a badge of cold, frothy honor,” Riggs (BA ’86, secondary education) says from Denver, where runs his own consulting business and counts several household names as clients.

Willy’s, he remembers, “was a great hole-in-the-wall bar — just a few doors down from my fraternity, Phi Kappa Psi, on Fourth Street in Champaign.

"I spent a few to many nights there with friends playing pinball, listening to the word’s best jukebox — with real albums, remember those? — and just hanging out.”