Chicago

Welcome to the USF Chicago Alumni Chapter!

Greetings, Chicago alums and friends! There are more than 1,200 USF graduates in the Chicago metropolitan area, and we've started an official alumni chapter. Join us! Get connected, meet new friends and share your Bulls pride.

Please visit our new website for the most up to date information! http://windycitybulls.com/

Go Bulls!

Blake Rus, Chair   Dennis Watkins, Vice Chair   
WindyCityBulls56@gmail.com dewatkin2@yahoo.com

News

Read the latest news for the Chicago Chapter

USF Alumni Association Announces the 2014 USF Fast 56 Rankings
4/14/2014
TAMPA, Fla. – April 14, 2014 – The University of South Florida (USF) Alumni Association revealed the rankings of the 2014 USF Fast 56, the fastest growing USF alumni owned or led businesses in the world, at a celebration held Friday, April 11 in the Marshall Student Center Ballroom at USF Tampa. Of the companies honored, Nutter Custom Construction of Sarasota, led by T.J. Nutter, `98, was announced as the fastest growing USF Bull business during the most recent three-year period.

The USF Fast 56 Top 10 businesses are:

1. Nutter Custom Construction, Bull Leader T.J. Nutter

2. AirHeads Trampoline Arena, Bull Leaders Richard Heruska and Steve Johnston

3 Arehna Engineering, Bull Leaders Sonia Florence and Jessica McRory

4. No Wait, Bull Leader Robb Myer

5. Bulluck Law Group, Bull Leader David Bulluck

6. Synoptos Inc., Bull Leader Richard Hartman

7. Florida Wellness & Rehab, Bull Leader Edward Leonard

8. BridgeView IT, Bull Leader Tim Glennie

9. Dynamic Communities, Inc. Bull Leader Andrew Hafer

10. Machine Tool Recyclers, Bull Leader Jonathan Leeb

To be considered for the USF Fast 56 program, an organization must have been in business for at least three years, have revenues of $250,000 or more for the most recent 12-month period, and be owned or led by a University of South Florida alumnus.

The 2014 USF Fast 56 companies were ranked by percentage of cumulative annual growth in revenue, as documented by Ernst & Young, a public accounting firm based in Tampa. Fifty-six USF alumni owned or led businesses were selected as finalists, in recognition of the year USF was founded, 1956.

“More than 600 companies received nominations for the 2014 USF Fast 56,” said USF Alumni Association Executive Director Bill McCausland. “We are honored to recognize the USF Fast 56 Class of 2014 for being among the world’s fastest growing Bull-led businesses.

Click here to see the full list of the 2014 USF Fast 56. Nominations for the 2015 USF Fast 56 program will open this summer.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: RITA KROEBER AT 813-974-6312
OR RKROEBER@USF.EDU



New Watch Party location in Chicago draws a crowd!
9/9/2012

Alumni, Students & Families Mingle at 'Round Up'
6/24/2012

  

Events

Add Chicago Chapter events to your Outlook calendar

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
USF College of Marine Science Networking Happy Hour

Spring 2014 Official Ring Ceremony

Thursday, May 01, 2014
College of Business Society Uno de Mayo Networking

Saturday, August 02, 2014
7th Annual USF Night with the Rays

  


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Chapter Website:
http://windycitybulls.com/

Chicago Alumni Officers:
Blake Rus - Chair
Dennis Watkins - Vice Chair
Malvi Patel - Philanthropy Chair
Davin Funt - Football Watch Party Coordinator
Tony Pro - Student Outreach
Mark Tucker - Chicago Sports and Social

Click Here for Updated Watch Party Locations and Schedules

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4202 E. Fowler Ave., ALC100 | Tampa, FL 33620
813-974-2100 | 800-299-BULL (2855)