Loyal Hearts Business Forum

Connecting, Networking, Learning

The Loyal Hearts Business Forum is a full program of activities including Alumni Networking Events with expert panelists, as well as opportunities to connect to Saint Viator, from hosting an intern to serving on a committee, mentoring a young entrepreneur, and participating in events.

Women's Event
Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Pivoting in a Pandemic World - October 2020

Speakers: Steve Zaleski '04, Jerry Cataldo '77, and Anthony Navarro '99
Steve Zaleski '04, Jerry Cataldo '77, and Anthony Navarro '99 shared how their year has been anything but normal with COVID-19. Attendees gained valuable insight into how alumni and families have changed the way they have done business. Plus, they discover new ideas and ways to adapt and shift your work for the long-term impact of the coronavirus.

Watch the Virtual Panel Discussion:

2021: Economic Risk and Opportunity - January 2021

Speakers: Sheila Stygar ‘89, Tom Southall, and Jim Platania ‘08
Sheila Stygar ‘89, head of global talent acquisition at AbbVie, Tom Southall, retired vice president of Global Innovation at ITW and former Board of Trustees chairperson, and Jim Platania ‘08, wealth management advisor at Platania Financial, Inc. talk about mergers and acquisitions, the job market, personal finance, and the economic outlook for 2021.  

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Entrepreneurship for Millennials and Gen Z - April 2021

Speakers: Ally Redig ‘11, Dan Klein ‘06, and Alex Campbell ‘10
Ally Redig ‘11, president and founder of ‎Ally Redig Athlete Relations, Dan Klein ‘06, CEO and co-founder of Tiesta Tea, Alex Campbell ‘10, founder and CEO of SavorWe talk about product development, delegation, mental health, and more.  

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Saint Viator High School

Located in Arlington Heights, IL, Saint Viator High School is a private, co-ed, Catholic school for grades 9-12. Students benefit from a challenging academic program, fine and performing arts, competitive athletics, and a wide selection of extracurricular activities.