Anita Nagler, Class of 1980

Retired chairman and CEO of Harris Alternatives, LLC
Anita NaglerAnita Nagler was the Chairman and Chief Executive officer of Harris Alternatives, LLC, an investment management firm specializing in the hedge fund industry, from 1993 to 2005. Prior to joining Harris, she was an attorney with the Securities and Exchange Commission at is Chicago and Los Angeles Regional Officers. While at the SEC, she served as Associate Regional Administrator in charge of the Chicago office’s enforcement program for five years. Nagler is a member of the Board of the State Farm Mutual Funds and of Sacred Heart Academy, and serves as Vice Chairman of the Illinois Humanities Council, an educational organization dedicated to fostering a culture in which the humanities are a vital part of the lives of individuals and communities.  She is a Life Trustee of the Illinois Institute of Technology and is a member of the Board of Overseers of IIT’s College of Science.