Class of 1983

Who could forget 1983? A hometown favorite introduces a classic menu item. A legend stuns audiences with a brand new dance move. History was made in space. And the Class of 1983 graduated.

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When and Where

1983 was quite a year. Michael Jackson performed his "moonwalk" for the first time at Motown 25 and McDonald's introduced the McNugget to American restaurants. Sally Ride made history as the first American woman in space.


Celebrate your wonderful Booth memories with your friends, classmates, faculty, staff, and alumni across the generations at Reconnect 2018.


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Reconnect 2018

April 27-28, 2018

Chicago, Illinois

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To see the full list of all Reconnect attendees, please visit our Why Attend page.

List updated weekly on Thursdays.

Who's Coming

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First Name Last Name Class Year Program Company
First Name Last Name Class Year Program Company
Harley Bassman 1983 Full Time MBA none
Charles Bobrinskoy 1983 Full Time MBA Ariel Capital Management, LLC
allan cohen 1983 Evening MBA First Analysis PE Fund IV
Jim Davis 1983 Full Time MBA Texas Corporate Capital Advisors
Laurie Dunn 1983 Full Time MBA None
Rick Elfman 1983 Full Time MBA Sterling Partners
Elizabeth Goltermann 1983 Full Time MBA KI Industries
Bernie Groveman 1983 Full Time MBA First Manhattan Co.
Anita L. Hawks, CFP, CRPS 1983 Full Time MBA Charterpoint Wealth Strategies
Margaret McCoy 1983 Evening MBA McCoy Scott & Company
Ed Miller 1983 Full Time MBA EMCC Executive Coaching
Aviva Pinto 1983 Full Time MBA Bronfman Rothschild
Ed Rowland 1983 Full Time MBA Rowland Global LLC
Richard Royse 1983 Executive MBA none
Jim Walters 1983 Full Time MBA Future State Inc.
Meredith Young 1983 Full Time MBA none

Thursday, April 26

Reconnect Happy Hour
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Gleacher Center, Room 621

Start off Reconnect Weekend by celebrating with your friends, classmates, and Booth alumni from across the generations.

Friday, April 27

Alumnae and Student Breakfast
9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Gleacher Center, Room 621

Booth women (alumnae and students) are invited to a fun speed networking event.

Management Conference

11:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Fairmont Hotel and Gleacher Center 

For over 60 years, Management Conference has shaped the theory and practice of business.

Networking Reception
5:00– 6:30 p.m.
Howells & Hood

Class Dinner
6 p.m.
Gleacher Center


Join your classmates for an evening of celebration and rich discussion with special guests Harry Davis, Gene Fama, and Bob Hamada.


Saturday, April 28

Back to the Classroom Sessions
11 a.m.– noon
Charles M. Harper Center

Get back in touch with Booth’s renowned spirit of inquiry and analysis with esteemed faculty. 

Homecoming BBQ 
Noon – 4:00 p.m. 
Charles M. Harper Center

Celebrate a reunion-wide barbecue. This event is family friendly and open to only reunion alumni and their guests.


Sunday, April 29

The class of 1983 plans to attend the Cubs game against the Milwaukee Brewers on April 29 at 2:20 p.m. The group will have access to the Budweiser Patio (prime home run territory down the right field line) featuring semi-private patio access with unlimited wine, beer, and ballpark food. The cost, including rain out insurance, will be $170.50 per person.
If you are interested, please e-mail Ed Rowland, '83 by March 7th. The group needs at least 15 people interested to purchase tickets; the cutoff date to purchase is March 15. 


Reunion Committee

Harley Bassman
Charlie Bobrinskoy
Jim Davis
Rick Elfman
Betsy Goltermann
Victor Khosla, Gift Chair
Heather Lindstrom
Maggie McCoy
Ed Miller
Aviva Shrock Pinto
John Scowcroft
Meredith Lee Young


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