Sanford Carton, Co-President
Credit Analyst, Northern Trust Asset Management
Sandy is an analyst on the Fixed Income Research team at Northern Trust. He received his BA in political science at the University of Michigan and is a CFA Charterholder. A native of Chicago, he was a volunteer at MetroSquash while in high school. Sandy enjoys playing any and all racquet sports recreationally.
Emilie P. Kraft, Co-President
Marketing Manager, Morningstar
Emilie is a Marketing Manager at Morningstar. Prior to joining Morningstar in 2014, Emilie worked on several public health research studies at the University of Chicago Medicine, University of Michigan, and Yale University. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology with a correlate in Ecology & Evolution from Vassar College. She joined the MetroSquash auxiliary board and became a high school mentor in 2015. Emilie has been playing squash competitively since 2000.
Genevieve Dolan, Events Chair
Eddie Doxey, Engagement Chair
Consultant, Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services
Eddie is a Consultant at the Northern Trust Company. Prior to joining the firm, he’s held a series of audit and advisory roles with public accounting firms Crowe Horwath and PwC. A graduate of DePaul University’s Driehaus College of Business, he received his BS in Business. Eddie was introduced to MetroSquash in 2011 where he has since volunteered in both the capacity as tutor and at annual events such as the 5k and MetroSquash Ball. Eddie spends his off time as a member of the Lincoln Park Boat Club’s Masters Rowing team.
Trader, DRW Trading
Development Coordinator, A Better Chicago
Colin has been passionate about education and squash for years. Currently, he is the development coordinator at A Better Chicago, a venture philanthropy fund transforming educational opportunities for low-income Chicagoans. Colin previously worked in various education roles, from teaching elementary school in Chicago to assisting school board election campaigns in Nashville. He has also taught middle and high school students in France. Colin received his AB in public policy from Duke University.
Stephen is currently an Associate in CBRE, Inc.'s Industrial Brokerage Group and is a member of the firm’s Global Supply Chain Practice. He is responsible for developing and implementing local and international real estate solutions for clients with diverse needs. His focus is assisting corporate users of industrial space by optimizing their distribution and manufacturing networks and providing results driven total real estate occupancy cost solutions. He successfully provides a holistic approach to his client’s site selection and real estate strategies by integrating transportation analysis, labor analytics, and economic incentive negotiations. Stephen is also a mentor and active volunteer at MetroSquash.
Alexander Bennett is an associate at GTCR, a Chicago-based private equity firm. Prior to joining GTCR, he worked as an Investment Banking Analyst at Lazard. Alexander began playing squash during his undergraduate studies at the University of Chicago, and continues to play recreationally at Lakeshore Sport & Fitness in the Lakeshore East area of Chicago. Alexander holds a BA in physics from the University of Chicago.
Senior Manager & Solution Architect, Hitachi Consulting
Jonathan Bordoli is a Senior Manager and Solution Architect with Hitachi Consulting. He relocated in 2011 from Hitachi UK in London to Chicago and is responsible for architecting and delivering a broad range of computer based solutions to organizations in the Midwest and nationally across the USA.
An experienced and award winning industrial designer, Marcus Bosch leads BOSCHWERKS, which specializes in bringing clients' ideas to reality. From startups with vague notions to experienced entrepreneurs to corporations looking to launch entire product lines, BOSCHWERKS helps products take form. BOSCHWERKS offers services including design charettes, concept ideation, prototyping, 3D CAD development, as well as local and overseas production liaison. The company maintains partnerships with graphic and brand identity specialists, business and marketing professionals, engineers, patent lawyers, and investors so that the process of reaching the marketplace is seamless. Clients spread across the hardware, consumer, medical, electronics, housewares, construction, lawn-care, sporting and technology industries, to name a few.
In addition to consulting Marcus has been involved with several startups including the most recent, Swingbyte, a real-time swing data capture device that connects to your iOS or Android device.
Marcus has also served as an adjunct faculty member at UIC and in the School of the Art lnstitute's Designed Objects Program. He has instructed both graduate and undergraduate students in materials and manufacturing, sustainability, prototyping, and design. Born in Canada, Marcus earned his degree in Industrial Design from Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario. He, his wife, two daughters, and two dogs live on the South Side of Chicago.
Euler is the founder of VestedWorld, an online investment platform connecting investors with impact investment opportunities in emerging markets around the world and economically underserved areas in the U.S. Euler is a graduate of Emory University, the University of St. Andrews (Scotland), and the University of Chicago Law School.
Corporate Associate, Locke Lord LLP
Having served as a mentor to a number of current and now graduated law students, Reggie loves engaging with students of all ages, and has even served as an adjunct faculty lecturer teaching two undergraduate and one graduate course. His legal practice focuses on corporate matters including mergers and acquisitions, capital formation, investment management, and joint ventures for publicly and privately held clients in a variety of industries. Reggie first picked up a racket out East while in law school, and has enjoyed squash ever since.
Vice President, Waller Helms Advisors
Andrew is a Vice President at Waller Helms Advisors where he advises clients and executes strategic M&A and capital raising transactions across the insurance and healthcare services sectors. He received his BA in economics at St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY where he played lacrosse.
Vice President, Resource Securities
Gian moved to Chicago in 2016 while working as Vice President at Resource Securities, an alternative funds sponsor focused on distributing real estate and credit based investment programs. He played Varsity Squash and Lacrosse at Hamilton College after attending the Haverford School and earned business degrees in Real Estate and Finance from the University of Denver's Daniels College of Business. Gian first became involved with the National Urban Squash Education Association (NUSEA), which oversees Metro Squash here in Chicago, in 2012 while volunteering and serving as a young board member with Squash Smarts in Philadelphia. He is an active member of the University Club and enjoys fly fishing and playing golf when not on court.
Analyst, RMB Capital Management
Elizabeth Dolan is an analyst on the manager selection team at RMB Capital Management. Elizabeth has an MBA from Duke University, and a BA in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she played on the varsity tennis team.
Nicholas M. Eugenio
Strategy Developer and Derivatives Trader, WH Trading
Nick joined MetroSquash just after graduating from Hamilton College. Since then he has taken on different roles from Social Chair to Co-Chairing the Auxiliary Board. He also mentors a student. Nick has a strong belief in uniting sports, mentoring, education, and culture, which MetroSquash accomplishes with their program.
Vice President, JLL
Director, Narrative Science
Cal is a Director at Narrative Science, an artificial intelligence company that explains data using natural language. Prior to Narrative Science, Cal was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company and an investment banker at Goldman, Sachs & Co. He earned his M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management. Cal graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a degree in Finance, and is an avid fan of the Badgers. In his free time, Cal enjoys playing squash and fly-fishing.
Director of Finance, OCA Ventures
Ed is the Director of Finance at OCA Ventures and brings over twelve years of experience in the middle-market private equity and alternative investment space. Ed is responsible for researching and analyzing investment valuations, conducting financial due diligence and assisting OCA’s portfolio companies as they navigate financial processes. Prior to joining OCA, Ed held progressive roles with Chicago Growth Partners, a firm specializing in middle-market buyouts in the technology, education and healthcare sectors. Ed holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BA in Accounting & Finance from Loyola University Chicago.
Associate, The John Buck Company
Scott is an Associate in the acquisitions group at The John Buck Company, where he is focused on real estate developments and value-add investments. He earned his M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management and his J.D. from the Northwestern University School of Law. Scott graduated with honors from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in economics and classical studies.
Principal, Borealis Strategic Capital Partners
Chris is currently a Principal on the investment team at Borealis Strategic Capital Partners, where he is focused on hedge fund seeding. Chris graduated from Babson College in 2010, where he received a B.S. in Business Management. Chris is originally from Lake Forest, IL and enjoys playing squash and golf in his free time.
Senior Director, Brokerage Services, Cushman & Wakefield of Illinois, Inc.
Margaux M. Harrold, Former Co-President
Analyst, Neuberger Berman
Margaux works as a Market Consultant and previously worked in many areas of the Financial Services industry for over 6 years. Margaux graduated from Georgetown University’s McDonough Undergraduate School of Business with a degree in Finance and Marketing in 2010. Prior to Georgetown, Margaux attended Choate Rosemary Hall, a New England Prep School, where she is the Co-Chair of the Alumni Annual Fund and Alumni Club of Chicago. Margaux was drawn to the Auxiliary Board due to her affinity for broadening the intellectual landscape for those students who may not currently have those opportunities available to them as well as her affinity for racquet sports. Margaux’s brother, Cotton, is also an active supporter of MetroSquash and has been a mentor for 10+ years.
Litigation Associate, Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Zach focuses his legal work on defending corporations in personal injury and product liability litigation (including complex litigation), but also with a strong focus on civic engagement through pro bono legal work aimed at protecting vulnerable groups in our society. Originally from New Jersey, Zach relocated to Chicago in March 2016 and has never looked back.
During his law school career, Zach served as peer mentor for struggling students. This drive to help others led Zach to pursue a position on Metrosquash’s Auxiliary Board, an organization that really makes an impact on its community and constituents. Zach picked up squash at the University Club, where he can often be found laboring to improve his nascent squash skills.
Associate Consultant, KPMG
Anne is an associate consultant for KPMG's Advisory practice working in both the Strategy and Risk Consulting service lines. Anne has a BS in Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences from Northwestern University.
Anna works at Morningstar, Inc in their Development Program. In addition to MetroSquash she is also a volunteer tutor at the Mercy Home for Boys and Girls and will soon be a mentor with their program.
Alisha is a manager at AbbVie, a biopharmaceutical company located in North Chicago, working in the Commercial organization. She holds a bachelor's degree in Economics and a minor in Chemistry from Northwestern University. Prior to Northwestern, Alisha attended Groton, a prep school located in Massachusetts. Alisha joined MetroSquash and became a mentor in 2016. In her free time, Alisha also enjoys long-distance running and ran the Chicago Marathon in 2015 and the Marine Corps Marathon in 2016.
Vice President, 50 South Capital
Nick Lawler is a Vice President at 50 South Capital, a wholly owned subsidiary of Northern Trust Corporation. Nick works on the private equity side of 50 South Capital. He received a BA in Political Science from Boston College, where he played on the Men's Varsity Golf Team, competing in the Atlantic Coast Conference. When not on the golf course or in the office, you can find Nick on the squash court, tennis court, or paddle tennis court.
Sales Associate, Morgan Stanley
Amanda was born and raised in the suburbs of Illinois. She currently works in wealth management at Morgan Stanley. When she is not working Amanda spend her time horseback riding, playing tennis or hanging out with friends.
Student at University of Chicago
Originally from Philadelphia, Nick was a nationally ranked junior squash player and played Varsity Squash at the University of Pennsylvania. A dedicated squash enthusiast, he has previously volunteered with Squash Smarts. Nick is currently pursuing graduate studies at the University of Chicago.
Product Specialist, William Blair
Allyson is a Global Macro Product Specialist for William Blair’s Dynamic Allocation Strategies team. She holds a BA degree from Augustana College in economics and finance. When not playing squash, Allyson can be found playing volleyball at the beach, sailing on the lake, and hiking many of her favorite mountains back in Colorado.
Marketing Specialist, Morningstar, Inc.
Rhiannon is a marketing specialist on the Magazine and Brand team at Morningstar, Inc. She received her BA in Communications with a minor in Business at Lake Forest College and is a certified scrum master and product owner. Rhiannon has always been passionate about nonprofits and community service. In addition to volunteering with MetroSquash, Rhiannon promotes children's literacy as a member of the Junior League of Chicago and serves as the Global Membership Chair for Morningstar's Women's Initiative Network (WIN). In her free time Rhiannon enjoys practicing yoga, tasting new foods, and listening to new podcasts.
Senior trader, Group One Trading L.P.
Noah, a Chicago native, graduated from the University of Illinois in Champaign Urbana in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in statistics. After graduation, Noah returned to Chicago and took a post with Group One Trading, LP and has become one of its top performing traders. While trading occupies most of Noah's professional time, he also ventured into the real estate world by starting an investment firm with his wife, Bryce, in 2013. As for his personal time, much of it is devoted to squash. Noah discovered squash through an introductory clinic at the University Club during his 100 pound weight loss journey and never looked back. Knowing what a tremendous impact squash has had on Noah's life not only in terms of fitness, but also how it has allowed him to build meaningful professional and personal networks, he believes this sport is a wonderful median to impact the lives of the youth in this great city and is very excited to be joining the Metrosquash auxiliary board.
Vice President, Goldman Sachs
David is a Private Wealth Advisor in the Investment Management Division at Goldman Sachs. He has a BS in Economics from Duke University and an M.B.A. from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Catherine Frances Napier
Senior Associate, Northern Trust
Catherine Frances Napier is a Senior Associate at Northern Trust Wealth Management. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from DePauw University and is currently pursuing her MBA at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. When Catherine isn't on the squash court, she enjoys art, yoga, tennis, and volunteering.
Genevieve Nielsen is the co-founder and CTO of mRelief, where she writes code that creates web and text messaging tools to modernize public assistance in America. She graduated from Davidson College with Honors in Economics. She played on the tennis team in high school at North Shore Country Day School.
Associate, William and Blair
Ashley Parsons is an Institutional Equity Sales Associate at William Blair. Previously, she was an Investor Relations Associate at Monroe Capital and an Associate Recruiter at Amity Search Partners in NYC. Born in Connecticut, Ashley was an avid tennis player and played on the women’s varsity team at Williams College. During her time at Williams, she was member of the 3 time NCAA Championship Team (2008, 2009, and 2010). She a Co-captain of the 2010 NCAA National Championship Team and 3-Time NCAA National Champion.
Throughout his career, Dr. River has focused on accelerating the development of individuals, teams and organizations. Insights into people, systems and group dynamics gained through years of assessment experience allow him to match leadership behaviors with the strategic imperatives that drive operational success. Particular areas of focus include executive development, senior team effectiveness and executive selection. With a background as a professional squash player and member of the United States Squash Team, Dr. River helped NCAA Division One athletes overcome psychological barriers, enabling them to augment their natural abilities with positive psychological behaviors that lifted their performance to new levels. He develops executive talent in a similar fashion, combining existing business capabilities with programs that promote new leadership competencies, confidence and grace under pressure to facilitate exceptional execution.
Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch
Logan has been a Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch since 2012. Previously, he traded futures and options for a company in southern Brazil, where he lived for 3 years. Being a former racquetball player, he learned that there was not much competition in Chicago so he decided to pick up squash in 2015. He plays regularly at Lakeshore Sport and Fitness and also is an avid hockey player and golfer. Logan holds an MBA from Baldwin Wallace University and is in the process of obtaining the Certified Financial Planner designation. In his free time, he volunteers with Big Brothers Big Sisters and enjoys playing recreational softball and beach volleyball, spending time with family and friends, traveling as much as possible, and hanging with his dog, Sasha.
Lydia is the Head of Project Services for a small consulting firm based in Chicago and Hamburg, Germany called Nussbaumer Projects, where she consults clients on projects at the intersection of business and IT. She received a BA in Russian Literature from Brown University and was a captain of the varsity squash team. Lydia is excited to be an active volunteer and supporter of Metrosquash.
Assistant Director, University of Chicago
Caleb is the assistant director of the DA Pool, a career entry point program, at the University of Chicago’s Alumni Relations and Development department. Caleb is a graduate of Cleveland State University with an M.Ed in sport management and worked in the sports world for many years prior to coming to the University of Chicago, including over 10 years of coaching volleyball across many levels. He was introduced to squash in the second grade and played competitively in the Toronto, Ontario region growing up.
Research Associate - Energy Sector, William Blair & Co.
After nearly 18 years of competitive baseball, Chris discovered squash in 2011 at the University Club of Chicago and fell in love with the challenging physical and mental aspects of the game. Although squash is largely an individual sport and is very different from every other sport he has played, he found that it is great at bringing people together who love to compete and have a great time. Chris is currently the Secretary of the Auxiliary Board, and looks forward to enjoying both squash and MetroSquash for many years to come. Chris hopes to be able to share some of his experiences with college sports, the recruiting process, and the academic challenges that come with a full-time commitment to a sport.
Associate, Madison Dearborn Partners