Associates Guest Speakers
Illinois Wesleyan Associates invite local business and professional leaders to an
annual luncheon, featuring special guest speakers.
Over the years, speakers have included:
Sir Edward Heath, former British Prime Minister;
Steve Bornstein, then-CEO of the ESPN television network;
David Gergen, former Chief Editor for US News & World Report and a former White House staffer;
Jack Sikma '77, retired professional basketball player;
B. Charles Ames '50, Vice Chairman of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice & author of numerous
books on management;
Edward B. Rust, Jr. '72, Chairman of the Board and CEO of State Farm Insurance Companies;
Joe Buck, radio and television announcer for the St. Louis Cardinals since 1991.