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Brent Brotine

Chicago advertising creative director

Current freelance copywriter

Carol Marin

Peabody Award-winning Chicago broadcast journalist

1997 Chicago Illini of Year

Norman Beamer

Administrative patent judge

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Mark Goldenberg

Managing partner, Goldenberg Heller & Antognoli

2019 College of Law Distinguished Alum

Lee Cooper

Professor emeritus, marketing


John Matras

Automotive writer, photographer

Owner, John Matras Media LLC

Mark Clark

Senior partner

O2Works LLC

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Irving Azoff

2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee

CEO, Azoff MSG Entertainment

Scott Shearer

Bockorny Group VP

USDA deputy ass’t secretary (1993-96)

Landon Parvin

Famed GOP speechwriter

Wrote for Reagans, Bushes

Lothar Soliwon

President, CEO

ZG Worldwide Consultants

Dan Tonkery


Content Strategies

Tom Colberg


CardioSpark LLC

Jay Brown

Chairman, CEO

Vetgate Global

Kent Politsch

Ret. public affairs chief

USDA Farm Service Agency

Ronald Filler

NY Law School professor

Gave $200,000 for band tower

Steve Beckett

Pillar of the Bar

Distinguished Alumni Award

Steve Suderman


Good Vibes Sound

George Fleischli

Nat’l Academy of Arbitrators

Distinguished Alumni Award

Russell Dupuis

Chair, Electro-Optics

Georgia Tech

Bruce Blair

Nuclear security expert

Won 1999 'Genius' grant

Don Scifres

Laser physics pioneer

UI Engineering HOF

Bob Monti

Owner, founder

Papa Del’s Pizza Factory

Judy Peiser

Center for Southern Folklore

Founded Memphis landmark

Sheila Johnson

BET founding partner

WNBA team president