While completing his business degree, Jerry Wirth ’88 didn’t envision the challenges he’d face as an entrepreneur in the Baltic States. ISU empowered him to withstand corruption and build an international business that now thrives.

After connecting with fellow College of Business Alumni Hall of Fame member Mike Richard ’75, senior vice president and treasurer for McDonald’s Corporation, an international medical care project to help Latvian children was born.

The full story is available on page 8 of the Alumni Magazine http://www.cob.ilstu.edu/images/blog//IllinoisState-AlumniMagazine-vol9no4.pdf.