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Matt Wszolek
Matt Wszolek

Assoc. Director of Development/Corporate Partnerships


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In August of 2011, Matt Wszolek joined the I FUND and Marketing/Corporate Relations areas as Associate Director of Development and Corporate Partnerships in Chicago working out of the Illini Center on Wacker Drive. Wszolek's responsibilities involve overseeing all corporate sales initiatives, as well as assisting with development efforts in the Chicago region.

Wszolek comes to the Illini most recently from the private business sector as an independent marketing consultant in the Chicagoland area, where he helped brands increase their return on investment and grow their national exposure. Prior to that, Wszolek spent 10 years with the Chicago Cubs in their marketing and corporate sales department, the last four in which he oversaw the advertising campaigns, sponsorship sales, premium experiences, and servicing arm of the marketing department and all promotional activities of the organization.

A 2000 graduate of the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from the College of Business, Matt currently resides in Chicago's Lakeview community with his wife and two sons.

Matt can be reached at the Office of Athletic Development, Illini Center, 200 South Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL. 60606, by email at, or by telephone at 312.575.7852.

Updated October 2011