Many Illinois Wesleyan alumni are employed by major firms that recruit yearly on our campus, including State Farm, PriceWaterhouse Coopers, SBC, Travelers Insurance, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), Mizuno and Caterpillar.

Graduates of our business administration program have assumed a number of important positions in the business world, such as president of State Farm Insurance Companies, division systems analyst with the NCR Corporation, and partner at PriceWaterhouse Coopers.

State Farm
Michael Tipsord
Michael Tipsord '81, President and CEO of State Farm Insurance, ranking 35 on the Fortune 500
Mizuno
Mizuno
Akito Mizuno '74, President of Mizuno Corporation, athleticwear giant.

Others have pursued graduate study in law, masters of business administration (MBA), international business programs, or in specialized fields.

Our graduates have continued their studies at such institutions as Wharton, Harvard, Columbia, Vanderbilt, Carnegie Mellon, Thunderbird Graduate School of International Management, Northwestern, and the University of Illinois.

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We have compiled over 10,000 of our alumni's career biographies and paired them with their major (or majors) at Illinois Wesleyan. See the careers held by IWU graduates who majored in business administration.