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These students from Hinsdale earned degrees at the conclusion of the 2019-20 school year at their respective colleges and universities.

Nicholas Becker, bachelor’s in civil engineering, Marquette University

Nicholas Kallas, bachelor’s in human resources, Marquette University

Meghan Meredith, bachelor’s with distinction in industrial engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Molly Miller, bachelor’s in journalism, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Cecelia Moran, bachelors in biology and secondary education, magna cum laude, Illinois Wesleyan University

Lyndsey Notaro, bachelor in vocal performance and religion, Illinois Wesleyan University

Emily Park, bachelor’s in human biology, Kettering College

Nicholas Silva, bachelor’s in political science, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Melanie Sims, bachelor’s of business administration in marketing, University of Wisconsin-Madison

David Yapp, bachelor’s in literature, Marquette University


Matt Estkowski has been named first vice president/ branch manager responsible for Wells Fargo Advisors’ Hinsdale and Oak Brook branches.

Prior to being named branch manager, he served as WIM practices and business development consultant for Wells Fargo Advisors’ Midwest Region for nearly five years.

“I believe collaboration and engagement drive execution,” he said. “As a manager, my responsibility is to inspire team members to engage in new and different ways, and to foster an environment that promotes and develops partnerships across the organization.

Estkowski holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Florida State University.