Past Mentors

Without our amazing mentors, we wouldn’t be where we are today. We are forever grateful for your dedication and service to the AIGA Chicago community.


2022 Spring

Aimé DeLattre
Collaborating on a Group Project

Antonio García
Design Leadership

Ashley Enger
Kickstarting Your Career

Jason Lung
Leadership Skills

Nicolette Stosur-Bassett
Design Thinking & Ethical Design

Rachel Costantino
Professional Development

Raven Mo
Portfolio Improvement

Stephen Doulas
Collaborating on a Group Project

Yue Wu
Kickstarting Your Career


2021 Fall

Allie Serd
Professional Development

Alyson Kayne
Professional Development

Britta Hernalsteen
Womxn in Design

Christopher Smith
Collaborating on a Group Project

Elaine Kalvelage
Design Confidence

Janna Fiester
UX & Product Design

Joseph Michael Essex
Leadership Skills

Justin Thomas
Professional Development

Marek Hosek
Freelance / Entrepreneurship

Robert Grossman
Collaborating on a Group Project

Simon Dai
Diversity in Design

Tasia Carroll
UX & Product Design


2020 Fall

Alyson Kayne
Professional Development

Ananta Prayitno & Tom Glass
Portfolio Improvement

Dana Chen
Collaborating on a Group Project

Jeff Blanchard & Cecilia Morales
UX & Product Design

Jon Hensley & Stephen Riley
Design Thinking

Jonathan Eyler-Werve
UX & Product Design

Katie Ess
UX & Product Design

Sarah Doan
Kickstarting Your Career

Yvonne Hangsterfer
Freelance / Entrepreneurship


2019 Fall

Blanca Cortes & Angelina Gilliana
Professional Development

Daniel Escamilla & Elle Abarca
Diversity in Design

Hannah Rebernick & Erin Agnoli
Women in Design

Jamie Hsu
UX & Product Desgin

Jeff Stanley
Portfolio Improvement

Laura Nesbitt
Portfolio Improvement

Lauren Versino
Career Development

Max Billings
Freelance / Entrepreneurship

Maxwell Young
UX & Product Design

Payal Gandhi
Design Confidence

Tom Belmonte
Collaborating on a Group Project


2019 Spring

Amy Reyes
Kickstarting Your Career

Blanca Cortes & Laura Farahzad
Professional Development

Cate Kompare
UX & Product Design

Chelsea Lee
Imposter Syndrome

Christian Nam
UX & Product Design

Hannah Rebernick & Ananta Prayitno
Portfolio Improvement

Jack Muldowney
Freelance / Entrepreneurship

Jeff Stanley
Portfolio Improvement

Jenn Cheung
Professional Development

Kelly Noah
UX & Product Design

Kenny Friedman
Leadership Skills

Masha Safina
UX & Product Design

Nick Haas & Christian Solorzano
Design Confidence

Rey Nungaray & Aja Shamblee
UX & Product Design


2018 Fall

Adé Hogue
Freelance / Entrepreneurship

Cassie Mathias & Andrew Gold
UX & Product Design

Chase McCoy
UX & Product Design

Christian Solorzano
Self Care for Creatives

Daniel Escamilla & Blanca Cortes
Collaborating on a Group Project

Elle Abarca
Leadership Skills

Eralee Rivera
Design Thinking

Eric Irving & Adrian Aguilar
Kickstarting Your Career

Hannah Rebernick
Portfolio Improvement

Jeff Stanley
Portfolio Improvement

Loren Grieff
Professional Development

Nik Payne
UX & Product Design

Michael Correy
Collaborating on a Group Project

Rachel Forster
Imposter Syndrome


2018 Spring

Allison Karas
UX & Product Design

Amy Reyes
Professional Development

Angelina Gilliana
Professional Development

Ayanna Shamese
Leadership Skills

Christian Nam
UX & Product Design

Daniel Escamilla
Collaborating on a Group Project

Elisha-Rio Apilado
Self Care for Creatives

Eric Irving & Megan Jackson
Kickstarting Your Career

Jeff Stanley
Collaborating on a Group Project

Jenny Johnson
Freelance / Entrepreneurship

Katie Lord
Freelance / Entrepreneurship

Kieran Delaney
Portfolio Improvement

Laura Nesbitt
Portfolio Improvement

Nathan Denton
UX & Product Design

Robert Boord
Collaborating on a Group Project

Russell Lord
Collaborating on a Group Project


2017 Fall

Arvin Dang
UX & Product Design

Eric Irving & Megan Jackson
Kickstarting Your Career

Holly Leach
Professional Development

Juyoung Kim
Portfolio Improvement

Katie Lord
Freelance / Entrepreneurship

Leslie Presto
UX & Product Design

Loren Grieff
Professional Development

Melissa Healy
Leadership Skills

Nikolas Payne
Portfolio Improvement

Robert Boord
Collaborating on a Group Project


2017 Spring

Amy Reyes
Professional Development

Anna Olsztynska & Briet Tornes
Collaborating on a Group Project

Awa Gueye
Professional Development

Clifton Scaller & Jinhwan Kim
UX & Product Design

David Rossman & Randy Ellis
UX & Product Design

Katy ONeill & Jessica Checkeroski
Collaborating on a Group Project

Jonathan Sluys
Portfolio Improvement

Katie Lord
Freelance / Entrepreneurship

Kieran Delaney
Portfolio Improvement

Terez Stewart
Leadership Skills


2016 Fall

Amy Schwartz & Max Temkin
Professional Development

Ari Krzyek
Freelance / Entrepreneurship

Ayanna Shamese
Leadership Skills

Donna Johnson & Kaylin Kelly
Portfolio Improvement

Elio Leturia
Professional Development

Janice Cho
Professional Development

Katie Ingersoll
Freelance / Entrepreneurship

Kieran Delaney
Portfolio Improvement

Sarah Sears
Collaborating on a Group Project

Tom Tian
Collaborating on a Group Project

Vanessa McKenzie
Portfolio Improvement

Contact

If you have questions, please email VPs of Mentorship, Nicholas Phillips at nick@chicago.aiga.org and Leslie Presto at presto@chicago.aiga.org