Kurt Summers in Chicago

The business of politics

As a student, Kurt Summers, BSBA ’00, was interested in business and public service. Throughout his career he has married those two interests. He did so most recently in 2014, when he became the treasurer for the City of Chicago.
Rebecca Rothney in her home in Raleigh, North Carolina

Five pounds of change

When Rebecca Rothney realized she could use the extra space in her luggage to bring a donation to the country where she was traveling, she knew she had to spread the word. So she founded Pack For a Purpose, which allows travelers to easily leave behind much-needed donations when they travel abroad.