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Business Young Alumni Committee (BYAC)


The Business Young Alumni Committee is comprised of graduates less than 10 years post degree dedicated to serving the College of Business and its young alumni through professional programming and networking opportunities.

Membership requirements include attendance at events and regular meetings. Applications for membership are considered each summer.

The 2014 BYAC Application can be found here. For full consideration, apply by June 12, 2014.

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Alumni Representatives

Brian Acks ('06)
CNA Insurance

Kevin Adams ('09)
IMC Chicago

Jawwad Akhtar ('09)
RoundTable Healthcare Partners

Hassen Alshawaf ('05, '06)
McDermott, Will & Emery LLP

Beni Atibalentja (09)
Jump Trading LLC

Kyla Bachtell ('10)
Prudential Capital Group

Nandini Bhat ('10)
WellPoint - Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield

Eric Bill ('08)
Lemme Insurance Goup, Inc

Lindsay Blake ('09)
Conversant, Inc

Nick Bobich ('06)
Accenture

Elissa Boswell ('12)
Conversant, Inc

Jordan Burdinie ('08)
Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP

Pamela Cook ('07, '08)
McDonald's, US Controller Group

Suzanne Ekblad ('09)
Groupon

Nolan Finn ('07)
Groupon

Christopher Gansauer ('06)
Fifth Third Bank

Gloria Gonzalez ('09)
Conversant, Inc

Anthony Griglione ('09, '10)
Deloitte

Leigha Haynes ('07, '08)
Madison Capital Funding LLC

Katie Keeley ('07)
JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A

Kelli Kluga ('10, '11)
Braintree Payments

Janet Lee ('10, '11)
PricewaterhouseCoopers

Amanda Lerner ('09)
United Airlines

Radhika Mani ('12)
Catalina Marketing

Jared Melnyk ('06)
PrintEco

Lauren Moreno ('10)
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Laura Nemeth ('08)
Ernst & Young

Kelly Neroda ('08)
Hillshire Brands

Drew Osika (11)
MB Financial Bank

Matt Paquet ('08)
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Michael Sallander ('09)
Chicago Digital

Debbie Shi ('12, '13)
Grant Thornton

Billy Tabrizi ('12, '13)
PricewaterhouseCoopers

Kyler Thomas ('10)
Northern Trust

Caroline Yoe (11)
Protiviti

College Representatives

Paula Besson
Director
Alumni Affairs

Amanda Brantner
Associate Director
Alumni Affairs

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