Congrats to Frank Kulze ’75 winner of first annual ATO March Madness NCAA Basketball Tourney Pool

Frank KulzeWe kicked off the 1st Annual ATO Gamma Zeta NCAA March Madness Tournament Pool in 2014 with 32 entries and a winner’s pot of $400. It took the total point tiebreaker to separate Frank Kulze ’75 from Andrew Selby ’10 as the winner. Here were our money winners:

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J.D. Sinnock Scholarship Awarded to Jack Vadeboncour ‘13

Jack VadeboncourJack Vadeboncour ’13 was announced as the winner of the 2013 J.D. Sinnock Scholarship and received a check for $1,000 at Chapter on March 31. Jack has just begun his studies towards a Masters in Accountancy at the University of Illinois this spring. He’s a former treasurer of the Gamma Zeta Chapter and most recently as a senior, lived in the house and drove an important scholarship initiative among the membership that was influential in the chapter jumping 20 spots in the fraternity GPA rankings this past fall. Congrats Jack!! Thanks again to Dave Seiler ’77 and the Gamma Zeta Scholarship committee for administering this important scholarship program. Continue reading

Mike LaVitola ’09 Co-Founder and CEO of Foxtrot Ventures

LavitolaMike LaVitola ’09 isn’t wasting any time. He’s still a semester away from graduation from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and he’s already co-founded and assumed the role of CEO of startup, Foxtrot Ventures which “delivers drinks, eats and corner store necessities from your iPhone to your door in minutes”. I recently read an article titled something along the lines of “Five Questions to ask to know if you have a killer business idea”. Here’s how Mike responded to these questions… and a few more:

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Dr. Seth Berl ’78 and Dr. Tom Sullivan ’78 team up again on medical mission trip in Honduras

Seth SullyIn early March, Dr. Seth Berl and Dr. Tom “TSully” Sullivan, pledge brothers from the Gamma Zeta Class of ’78 reunited and traveled with a group led by Seth from his church in Moultrie, Georgia on a medical mission trip to Honduras. The following are some excerpts from TSully’s blog from this incredible trip…

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