Alumni Spotlight: Jeff Tengel
Posted 10.30.07Weatherheadlines sits down and talks with alumni Jeff Tengel MBA '85.
What is your current title and position?Executive Vice President, responsible for our national corporate banking businesses and Capital Markets activities.
What degree did you receive from Weatherhead and in what year?
What brought you to Weatherhead?
Reputation; desire to stay in the Midwest
With regards to your Weatherhead experience, how has it been relevant to your current position?
I had some great teachers at Weatherhead, some who are still there today. It was at Weatherhead where I first learned how to take the abstract or theoretical and apply it to real world situations. In many ways I am still doing this, over twenty years later!
If you could invite any famous person/celebrity (living or dead) to dinner, who would it be and why?
Although not famous – my paternal grandfather. My father was always a mystery to me. He passed away a few years ago. I would love to talk to his father so I could gain a deeper understanding of what made my father the type of person he was.
What do you like to do in your spare time?
Play basketball, read, spend time with my family.