Class of 1985

1984 was world-changing. A new personal computer went on sale. An international airline launched. The Olympic Games came to the US, and an iconic movie hit theaters. Plus, the Class of 1984 took on the world with their new Booth degrees!

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Celebrate Your 35-Year Reunion

1984 brought the Macintosh that would go on to revolutionize the world of personal computers. Virgin Airlines launched its first flight and the Olympic Games were celebrated in Los Angeles with the US bringing home the most medals of any nation. Ghostbusters "wowed" audiences with its visual effects, laughs, and an iconic theme song.

Reconnect 2019

May 2–4, 2019

Chicago, Illinois

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

The list below reflects only those registrants who opted in to share their names on the website.   If you have registered and do not see your name listed, please contact to be opted in.   The list is updated weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

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First Name Last Name Class Year Program Company
First Name Last Name Class Year Program Company
Lynn (Palmer) Giesen 1984 Full Time Palmer Giesen Interiors
Cynthia (Repa) Rapponotti 1984 Full Time Commerce Trust Company
Judy (Solomon) Maley 1984 Full Time Booth Alumni Nonprofit Consultants
Howard Albert 1984 Full Time Assured Guaranty
Ron Bruehlman 1984 Full Time IQVIA
Mark Chapman 1984 Full Time
Julie Danis 1984 Full Time
Whit Ford 1984 Full Time
Brian Hieggelke 1984 Full Time Newcity
Daniel Hoffman 1984 Full Time Cerberus Capital Management
Louis Kenter 1984 Full Time Prospect Partners
Lee Kraus 1984 Full Time Phibro
Chuck Lay 1984 Full Time Midwest Training Institute
David Maley 1984 Full Time Ariel Investments
Keith Morgan 1984 Full Time Piper Jaffray & Co.
David Muller 1984 Full Time Ashmore Investment
Steve Murchie 1984 Full Time Envision Technology Partners
Marilyn Schlein Kramer 1984 Full Time HDMS, a CVS Health Company
Scott Shea 1984 Full Time Gennaro Shea
Randy Waring 1984 Full Time
Jeff Yingling 1984 Full Time Guggenheim Securities

Thursday, May 2

Reunion 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, May 3

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

Class Dinner

InterContinental Hotel
505 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
Cocktail Hour: 6:00 p.m.
Dinner and Presentation: 7:00 p.m.

Details: There will be a faculty presentation featuring Bob Topel, John Huizinga, Sam Peltzman, and Kevin Murphy.


Saturday, May 4

Back to Booth Sessions
11:00 a.m.– noon
Charles M. Harper Center
Get back in touch with Booth’s renowned spirit of inquiry and analysis with esteemed faculty. Back to Booth is supported by the Fred G. Steingraber / A.T. Kearney Endowment. The endowment supports lifelong learning among Chicago Booth alumni.

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.

Class Dinner

Fleming’s Steakhouse
25 E. Ohio Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Time: 7:00 -10:30 p.m.
Cost: $75 

Details: Join your classmates on Saturday evening for a buffet dinner and cash bar. This event is intended for adults only. Please submit payment to Jeff Yingling via Chase QuickPay ( or PayPal ( Kindly pay using “send to friends and family” and include any fees for credit/debit card and international transfers so the net amount is $75. If you would like to pay by sending a personal check, please reach out to Caitlin Andersen for mailing instructions.


*This event is only for alumni who graduated from the Full-Time, Evening, or Weekend MBA Programs and their guests. 


Ned Armstrong
Ron Bruehlman
Jeanne Hultquist
Lou Kenter, Gift Chair
David Maley
Judy Maley
Dave Muller
Ken Viellieu 
Jeff Yingling, Program Chair



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