Jeff Yordon '70
A two-sport athlete during his career at NIU, Jeff Yordon played football and ran track for the Huskies from 1966-70 while earning his degree in political science. The founder, President, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Yordon has served as President/CEO of four other significant pharmaceutical companies.
"NIU without a doubt helped prepare me for the many challenges that an individual will encounter in the real world," Yordon said. "Furthermore, the NIU family has been extremely helpful in networking and finding new opportunities."