Tag Archives: Bob Bradley

Names in the news: Mickelson’s pro-am partner, powerful Chicagoans, notable philanthropist, and more

i-cb871462d587ce5377455ff9e2535dd3-wb_alumni.jpgBarclays executive Hugh “Skip” McGee ’81 had an inside-the-ropes view of Phil Mickelson’s PGA Tour victory Feb. 12, teaming with the golf star in the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. [Bloomberg]
 
United Continental CEO Jeff Smisek ’76 and Ariel Investments CEO John Rogers ’80 and president Mellody Hobson ’91 were listed among this year’s 100 Most Powerful Chicagoans. [Chicago Magazine]
 
The late steel mogul William S. Dietrich II ’60 was No. 2 on this year’s “Philanthropy 50.” He donated nearly $400 million to Carnegie Mellon and the University of Pittsburgh before his death in October and left $15 million to Princeton. [Chronicle of Philanthropy]
 
Since 2008, Stona Fitch ’83’s Concord Free Press has given away thousands of books — and received $250,000 in donations. [Los Angeles Times]
 
Richard Land ’69, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s ethics and religious liberty commission, discussed Rick Santorum’s recent caucus victories on The Kudlow Report. [CNBC.com]
 
Following violent clashes at an Egyptian soccer game, national team coach Bob Bradley ’80 marched with Egyptian fans to honor the dead. [Sports Illustrated]