Class of 1974

Celebrate Your 40-Year Reunion

Though the classrooms, study sessions, and exams that once filled your days are now just memories, the friendships that formed during those years have remained, strengthened by those youthful challenges and enriched by the wisdom that can only come from experience.

Join your classmates this spring in Chicago to relive big moments, recapture the excitement, and recall treasured memories of those exciting years. There is so much to celebrate and share at your reunion.

Your reunion schedule is: 

Thursday, May 15

6–8 p.m. | All Booth Happy Hour | Rock Bottom | All Alumni
Start the weekend off right with classmates and friends at this all-reunion event that takes you back to Pub Night and TNDC. First-come, first-served event, registration is required.

Friday, May 16

11:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. | Management Conference | Sheraton Hotel and Gleacher Center
Take on new ideas and refresh your perspective as industry leaders and faculty address a wide range of important topics, from emerging markets to private equity to social enterprise.

6 p.m.–Midnight | Alumni Celebration | Museum of Science and Industry
Make new connections and raise a glass to this year’s Distinguished Alumni Award winners at this unforgettable evening of food, drinks, music, and friends.

Saturday, May 17

9–10 a.m. | Reunion Breakfast | Charles M. Harper Center | Reunion Alumni
Enjoy a continental breakfast with fellow reunion alumni. 

10 a.m.–Noon | Reunion Back-to-the-Classroom Sessions | Charles M. Harper Center | Reunion Alumni
Enhance your learning with fantastic faculty sessions. This event is open to reunion alumni only and their spouses.  

Noon | Reunion Homecoming Barbecue | Charles M. Harper Center | Reunion Alumni 
Celebrate a reunion-wide barbecue. Spouses/partners and kids of all ages are welcome.

1:302:30 p.m.| Plan, Retire, Succeed Charles M. Harper Center | Reunion Alumni
Three alumni will share their experience in planning for retirement and lessons they have learned, ranging from developing financial plans, optimizing Social Security benefits to finding satisfaction in retirement.

6 p.m. | Reunion Class Dinner | Gleacher Center - Lounge 220 450 North Cityfront Plaza
Toast to fond memories with your fellow classmates. Enjoy elegant cocktails and nosh on delicious fare as you catch up with friends, sharing fond memories and trading stories of your time at Booth. We are happy to announce that Professor Dubé has accepted our invitation to join our class dinner celebration.

Please see the full event schedule for the most updated information.

Shuttle service will be available between Gleacher Center and Harper Center for Saturday morning and afternoon. Please see the travel page for more information.

Program Chairs

Howell (Chip) Evans
Franklin Young

Programming Committee

James Clark
Jaime Chico Pardo, Honorary
Kenneth Crews, Honorary
James Kilts, Honorary
Suzanne Rague

For information about hotel reservations, getting to Chicago, and travel between events once you're here, visit the travel page »

First Name Last Name Class Year Program Company
Ned Wiley 1974 Full-Time Independent Consultant
Jaime Chico Pardo 1974 Full-Time ENESA, S.A. de C.V.
Kenneth Crews 1974 Full-Time Greenhill & Co., LLC
Franklin Young 1974 Full-Time
Debra Hoitomt NONE
James Kilts 1974 Full-Time Centerview Capital
Robert Denne 1974 Full-Time Almy Gloudemans Jacobs & Denne
James Clark 1974 Full-Time none
Suzanne Rague 1974 Full-Time Portfolios Northwest
Inez Clark none
Howell Evans 1974 Full-Time Atol
Dale Norton 1974 Full-Time Brittany Assoc., Inc.
Manina Chico None
Sandra Kilts none
Dale Norton 1974 Full-Time NONE