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Welcome to the Loyola University Chicago GOLD (Graduates of the Last Decade) Alumni family! Stay connected to your Alma mater - stop in at a social event, come out and network at a professional development event, join a board, volunteer at a service event, and much more!

Upcoming Events:
GOLD Neighborhood Night at Kirkwood Bar and Grill- February 2, 2017. Register under the "Get Together" tab of events. 

Meet the GOLD (Graduates of the Last Decade) Board
The board excites and engages LUC GOLD alumni through community-engagement, professional-development and service opportunities- while driving sustainable, lifelong connections between LUC and young alumni. Once a student, forever an alum.

Maggie Keen
Maggie Keen
BBA 2011, Finance and Entrepreneurship
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Maggie Keen
Maggie Keen

Current Position: Customer Success Director, Healthcare Research LLC and GOLD Board President
Professional Life: Post grad career began in private equity at Northern Trust Bank, but went on to launch and build a tech-based startup with two partners before joining Healthcare.
Favorite Loyola Memory: I was blessed to have the opportunity to study abroad in London during my time at Loyola - I spent the summer with students from all over the world, learning more about myself and the world. I will never forget the places I visited or the people I met through the program.

Shashwat Baxi
Shashwat Baxi
BA 2009, Political Science
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Shashwat Baxi
Shashwat Baxi
Current Position: Reproductive Genetic Innovations, Director of Global Brand Management
Professional Life: Director of business operations at an assisted reproductive technology company that does genetic testing embryos for families going through IVF (in vitro fertilization).
Favorite Loyola Memory: My favorite memory was when the USGA and DOP went on an overnight retreat to discuss the best way to collaborate on growing student programming and participation in campus life.
Angela Inzano
Angela Inzano
BA 2009, JD 2012, Political Science, English and Law
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Angela Inzano
Angela Inzano
Current Position: Chicago Bar Foundation, Program Manager, and Past GOLD Board President
Professional Life: Previous experience as a Public Interest Fellow at Lambda Legal and also a Staff Attorney and Policy Project Coordinator at The Family Defense Center. 
Favorite Loyola Memory: After seven years it is very difficult to pick just one! From being an orientation leader in the summers to the simple pleasures of hanging out in Campion freshman year, from rooftop Cubs games in law school to canvassing in Iowa, working in D.C., getting to travel all around the world, and volunteering for local causes here in Chicago, the truly favorite memories of my Loyola experience are all, at their essence, the people I met and the friendships I made.
Christine Murphy Judson
Christine Murphy Judson
BA 2011, Theatre and History
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Christine Murphy Judson
Christine Murphy Judson
Current Position: Manager, Talent Acquisition, Chicago Public Schools
Professional Life: Previous experience in Humboldt Park as a 5th grade charter school teacher before moving into Human Resources and handling teacher hiring, university partnerships, and international teacher exchanges for more than 500 Chicago Public Schools.
Favorite Loyola Memory: Beating Harvard at the National Championship Tournament in Mock Trial, and placing 6th in the nation out of over 600 teams.
Conor Fitzpatrick
Conor Fitzpatrick
BBA 2012, Accounting
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Conor Fitzpatrick
Conor Fitzpatrick
Current Position: Senior Financial Analyst, Red Frog Events
Professional Life: Hired full-time at Red Frog Events in 2012 after completing company internship during time at Loyola and currently working towards CPA (Certified Public Accountant) certification.  
Favorite Loyola Memory: I spent a semester at the John Felice Rome Center during my time at Loyola. It was an amazing experience and something I’ll never forget. In Chicago, “Welcome Week” was always a great time to be a Rambler up in Rogers Park.
Dani Samons
Dani Samons
BBA 2011, Marketing
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Dani Samons
Dani Samons

Current Position: Events Marketing Associate, ZS Associates
Professional Life:
8 years event planning experience and previous roles working for non-profits in Chicagoland area, but currently working on client facing events for a medium-sized sales and marketing firm. 
Favorite Loyola Memory:
When I was not working or volunteering I spent my time running on the lake front path in Chicago or enjoying the outdoors. 

Flor Torres
Flor Torres
BBA and BA 2013, Finance, International Business and International Studies
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Flor Torres
Flor Torres

Current Position: Associate - Investor Relations, Evanston Capital Management and GOLD Board Professional Development Chair
Professional Life: Joined Evanston Capital Management in January of 2016 and held previous role as analyst at Jackson National Asset Management, LLC. 
Favorite Loyola Memory: My first management class with Dr. Len McKendrick. He made the classroom feel like a board room and enabled his students to succeed, if they put in the work required. 

Erika Vigen
Erika Vigen
BS 2014, Biology
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Erika Vigen
Erika Vigen

Current Position: Technical Recruiter, Randstad Technologies and GOLD Board Service Chair
Professional Life: Desire for sales career stems from involvement in Loyola's Phonathon and held previous role in sales at Groupon
Favorite Loyola Memory: The entire Theology department. It was never something I thought I would minor in, but I loved every class I took. The Gospel of John was my favorite class at Loyola by far. 

 

Jim Audette
Jim Audette
BBA 2009, Economics
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Jim Audette
Jim Audette
Current Position: Associate Attorney, Chapman and Cutler LLP
Professional Life: Represents clients in the financial services industry in a variety of complex corporate and securities transactions, including mergers and acquisition, investment company registration, initial public offerings, and investment grade debt offerings.
Favorite Loyola Memory: Naps on the JesRes lawn.
Jeffrey LeFevre
Jeffrey LeFevre
BA 2011, Advertising and Public Relations
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Jeffrey LeFevre
Jeffrey LeFevre

Current Position: Supervising associate with Brand, Marketing, and Communications- Ernst & Young and GOLD Board President Elect
Professional Life: Global Assurance BMC's innovation leader and specializes in professional-services communications, with background in change communications, content creation and curation, corporate marketing, and digital engagement. 
Favorite Loyola Memory: Engaging with friends and classmates at the Information Commons. 

Justin Sorensen
Justin Sorensen
BBA and BA 2009, Economics and Political Science
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Justin Sorensen
Justin Sorensen
Current Position: Assistant Vice President, Aon
Professional Life: Broker and account manager for large multinational accounts at Aon and Associate in Risk Management designation and licensed broker. 
Favorite Loyola Memory: Living downtown in Baumhart in the center of the Gold Coast, studying out on the JesRes lawn during the fall and spring, and Hamilton’s.
Molly Dull
Molly Dull
BA 2010, International Studies & Women's Studies/Gender Studies
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Molly Dull
Molly Dull
Current Position: Trainer at The Posse Foundation Inc. 
Professional Life: Post-graduate work with AmeriCorps site that connected nonprofits with young people for service-learning experiences. Currently in third year of serving as a Trainer for The Posse Foundation, a national nonprofit that provides full-tuition scholarships to top colleges for cohorts of students, whom we work with and support throughout their college process, tenure on campus, and post graduate lives. 
Favorite Loyola Memory: So many! Probably either my weekly Tuesday night dinners with EVOKE Scholars, or the time my floor in Simpson got into a massive prank war.
Tyler Hough
Tyler Hough
BA 2015, Political Science
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Tyler Hough
Tyler Hough
Current Position: Assistant Director of Coalition Outreach at the University of Chicago and the Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success
Professional Life: Higher education professional whose work primarily focuses on project management, process improvement, and outreach in enrollment management and corporate development. In his previous role at the University of Chicago, he worked closely with the division's senior leadership on special projects ranging from budgeting and hiring to data analysis and report writing. Prior to that, he helped launch Loyola's Office of Corporate Engagement. Part-time business student at the University of Chicago.
Favorite Loyola Memory: Cheering on our Ramblers men's basketball team at our first Arch Madness tournament in 2014 and attending weekly Sunday night mass at Madonna Della Stada Chapel with close friends.

Young Alumni Resources

  • Alumni Directory- We know this time in your life sometimes means lots of changes! Please let us know where life takes you.
  • Rambler Clubs- If you have relocated to a city outside of sweet home Chicago, reconnect with a Rambler Club and other Loyola alumni in your area!
  • Alumni Card- Are you studying for the LSAT? GMAT? Come study at the Loyola University library! 
  • Career Services- We understand this time in your career can be difficult. Let us help! 
  • Young Alumni Events- GOLD events are posted on our main Alumni Relations events page, and occur throughout the year.
  • GOLD (Graduates of the Last Decade) Board- Stay involved right after you graduate- apply to be a part of the GOLD Board!

Contact Alumni Relations with questions, suggestions, or for additional information.
Olivia Koppmann, Assistant Director, Alumni Relations at (773) 508-8618 or osievert@LUC.edu.

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