Career Connections

Just as we recruit our brothers into the organization, we have a responsibility to see them, not only through college, but also into the workforce. Below are bios of brothers who are or will be moving into the real world. Like all of us, they are looking to make important business connections and build relationships that will aid in their career advancement.

Robert J. Hauptmann

Robert J. Hauptmann

Robert’s LinkedIn Profile
Hometown: Niles IL
Major: Law Enforcement and Justice Administration
Minor: Fire Science

Alpha Phi Sigma:

  • National Criminal Justice Honor Society
  • American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS)
  • Concert Safety Corps

Western Illinois University:

  • US Navy Veteran 1990-1998 Desert Storm
  • Desert Shield
  • Persian Gulf War
  • US Army Veteran 2008-2012 Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) 2009-2010

Lambda Alpha Epsilon:

  • SALUTE – National Veterans Honor Society

Other Organizations:

  • Mortar Board – National Senior Honor Society
  • Delta Upsilon Fraternity

James Hobson

James Hobson

James’s LinkedIn Profile
Hometown: Decatur IL
Major: Law Enforcement Justice Administration
Minors: Homeland Security/Computer Science

Graduating with upper division honors

Summer Internship: Decatur Police Department

I am currently applying to police departments in the central Illinois region.

Eric R Leiterman

Eric R Leiterman

Hometown: Joliet, IL
Major: Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration
Minor: Law Enforcement and Justice Administration

River Riders, Inc. located in Harpers Ferry, WV

Lee Smith

Lee Smith

Lee’s LinkedIn Profile
Hometown: Willowbrook IL
Major: Law Enforcement Justice Administration
Minors: Homeland Security/Security Management

Delta Upsilon:

  • Alumni Chair
  • American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS)
  • WIU Chapter President

Summer Internship: Lisle Police Department
Attending Graduate School at WIU in LEJA in Fall 2015

Career path: Local police or County Sheriff, private security (all areas), US Marshall’s, DEA
Plan to open up my own business after my time in Law Enforcement

Current Jobs:

  • Euclid Beverage merchandiser (soon to be delivery driver or salesman)
  • Go West Security Officer
  • Document and Publication Services (DPS) delivery driver
  • 7-Eleven Assistant Manager

Zak Zubka

Zak Zubka

Zak’s LinkedIn Profile
Hometown: Hoffman Estates, IL
Major: Theatre
Minor: German

Career Path:
Moving to Chicago Illinois.
I hope to establish some connections in the theatre world, including designing with my professor next time he works with his company in Chicago. Grad school eventually.

Joshua Zumarraga

Joshua Zumarraga

Josh’s LinkedIn Profile
Hometown: Chicago IL
Major: Law Enforcement Justice Administration
Minors: Spanish and Homeland Security

Career path: My Career goal is to enlist and join the US Navy SEALs. After my service is over, I would like to work in Law Enforcement in either the public or private fields. I am interning at Trump Towers in downtown Chicago.

When it comes to work, I put everything I got into it and I love to work. I have been told by many people that I tend to be a workaholic. I Love to challenge myself in the workplace.

Spring Graduates 2015

Congrats to the Spring Graduates 2015!