Mike O’Connor earned his B.S. with University Honors in human resource management from NIU in 1991 and his M.B.A. from NIU in 1993. He was active in the Honors Program, Society for Human Resource Management, Sigma Iota Epsilon, and the Huskie Marching Band. Mike has been employed at Navistar since 2006 as a member of the strategic team overseeing the active and retiree health care plans. Mike continues to show his Huskie pride as a season ticket holder for football and men’s basketball. He is an NIU academic and athletic donor, leader of the alumni band, e-mentor for MGMT 335 classes, on-campus speaker for SHRM members and management students about recent trends and legal developments in benefits field.