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.