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Lydia Wahlke,

Class of 2017

Vice President & General Counsel

Chicago Cubs

Matt Wangard,

Class of 2017



Acasia Wilson Feinberg,

Class of 2017

Executive Director

Educators 4 Excellence

Melissa Washington (Sherrod),

Class of 2016

Vice President Corporate Affairs

Exelon Corporation

Lynn Watkins-Asiyanbi,

Class of 2016

Associate General Counsel

JBT Corporation

Patrick Whiteside,

Class of 2016

Vice President Business Support

Nicor Gas

Eli Williamson,

Class of 2016

Director of Veterans Program

Robert R. McCormick Foundation

Kyle Williams,

Class of 2015

Senior Vice President

JPMorgan Chase

Roopa Weber,

Class of 2012

Senior Vice President

Ariel Investments

Ami Wynne,

Class of 2012


Sidley Austin LLP

M. Weisman,

Class of 2009


Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Mark Welch,

Class of 2009

Chief Talent Officer

Northern Trust

Chad Walker,

Class of 2008

General Counsel , Central Division

McDonald's Corporation

Alecia Ward,

Class of 2007

Division Office

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Donna Welch,

Class of 2006


Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Krenna Weiss Kelly,

Class of 2005


Wells Fargo

Christopher Williams,

Class of 2005

Oak Ridge Investments

Melvin Wright, Jr.,

Class of 2005


Baker Botts L.L.P.

Mark Williams,

Class of 2004

Managing Director

Huron Consulting Group

Benjamin Weinberg,

Class of 2003

Pro Bono Partner

Dentons US LLP

Yasmine Winkler,

Class of 2003

Executive Director

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

Eric Whitaker, M.D.,

Class of 2001

Executive Vice President for Strategic Affiliation

University of Chicago Medical Center

Daniel Wilkening,

Class of 2000

Senior Vice President

JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A.

Karen Walker,

Class of 1998

Managing Director, Head of Chicago Office

Siebert Branford Shank & Co. L.L.C.

Byron White,

Class of 1998

Director, Community Building Collaborative

Xavier University

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