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Alumni to Know
  • Jill Smart

    Illinois governor Bruce Rauner appointed Jill Smart, '91 (XP-60), to the University of Illinois Board of Trustees. Smart is the former global head of human resources for management consulting firm Accenture.

  • Siva Kumar

    TheFind, a Mountain View, California-based price comparison website cofounded by CEO Siva Kumar, '84, was acquired by Facebook, according to the Wall Street Journal.

  • Coco Meers Bryan Johnson

    PrettyQuick, founded by Coco Meers, '14, landed $1 million from investors including Bryan Johnson, '07 (XP-76), founder of Chicago-based online payment processor Braintree. Meers hatched the idea for PrettyQuick, a Chicago-based service that matches users with nearby salons and spas, while she was a student at Chicago Booth, according to Crain's Chicago Business.

  • Joel Fortney

    Joel Fortney, '12, portfolio manager at Principal Financial Group Inc in Des Moines, Iowa, was named one of the Business Record's "Forty Under 40," local business leaders who have "demonstrated impressive career achievements and unparalleled community involvement."

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