Bird ’00 and 270 – Ready for Hillary

Jeremy Bird 2014Jeremy Bird ’00 is founding partner of 270 Strategies, a next-generation consulting firm that is redefining how companies and organizations build winning campaigns.  Jeremy served most recently as the National Field Director for the 2012 re-election campaign of President Barack Obama.  270 Strategies will lead the “Ready for Hillary” national organizing strategy and build the group’s field operation.

After Wabash, Jeremy earned a Masters of Theological Studies at Harvard University in 2002.  Click here to read the news release and to a link to read more about Jeremy and his passion for grassroots politics.



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270 Strategies.


Noll ’87 First VP at Old National

kevin knollKevin T. Noll ’87 is now First Vice President at Old National Investments in Fort Wayne, IN.  After Wabash, Kevin earned an MBA at Indiana University, and has an AIF® Designation from the Center for Fiduciary Studies and is a C(k)P® Certified 401(k) Professional in good standing with The Retirement Advisory University,  He is a 2011 graduate of the Leadership Fort Wayne program.

Congratulations, Kevin!

Ellis ’04 elected judge

Jason E. Ellis ’04 was elected Judge, County Court of Law in the Smith County, Texas Republican Primary Runoff Election in May.

jason ellis

After Wabash, Jason earned his JD from Southern Methodist University School of Law.  He was a Smith County District Attorney, and then opened his own law office in Tyler, Texas.

Congratulations, Jason!


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Jason Ellis for Judge Facebook page.

Benson ’59 joins real estate service

???????????????????????????Quinn E. Benson ’59 has joined Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices-Michigan Real Estate in Kalamazoo as an associate. Quinn previously was an attorney in Kalamazoo, and then was Kalamazoo County District Court judge for 20 years, retiring in 2008. After Wabash, Quinn earned his JD from the University of Chicago School of Law.

Quinn is also a stained glass artist and has sold many pieces, including special projects in Detroit and Chicago.





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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices.