Hometown: Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
Occupation: Associate at Kirkland & Ellis
What brought you to the event: I wanted to get my 'yak on and meet some great new people.
Favorite part of event: Getting river water in my mouth, definitely. If I'm being serious, the guides from Kayak Chicago, those guys are awesome!
Thing you'll miss most about summer: Day drinking at Sox games, day drinking at street festivals....any kind of day drinking, really.
One thing you've always wanted to do in Chicago but haven't: Run into Oprah at the dry cleaners and hit it off over over our shared love of pantsuits.
Hometown: Addison, IL
Occupation: Convention/Trade Show Planner
What brought you to the event: I’ve never been on the river at night, cant think of a better way to see the city!
Favorite part of event: The mini history lessons
What you're going to miss most about summer: Beer Gardens, the hope that the cubs might win (miss that starting in about June every summer)
One thing you've always wanted to do in Chicago but haven't: Having lived here my whole life, I have never been to the top of the SEARS tower.