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NAWM Voting

Welcome to the official ballot to vote for your representatives on the Board of Trustees and on the NAWM Board of Directors. All alumni (attending two semesters or more) and honorary alumni are eligible to vote.

Official Ballot

This ballot must be submitted by April 27, 2021

Please make your selections below then enter the required information at the end of the form. After you hit "Submit Vote," you will receive an email at the email address we have on file for you which will ask for confirmation.

Questions? Email or call Alumni and Parent Relations: alumni@wabash.edu, 765-361-6360.

Board of Trustees

Select one of the alumni listed below to serve on the Board of Trustees for a four-year term, 2021-2025.

  • *incumbent

    Greg Estell is founding principal of The Estell Group LLC, providing sales and marketing services for manufacturers of engineered components used in industrial automation, power transmission, automotive and other precision positioning applications. His career includes key roles in public policy and regulatory affairs, lean manufacturing strategies, business development, and executive management. Mr. Estell was elected to the Board of Trustees in 2017. He has served as vice chair of the Academic Affairs committee and on the Advancement and Buildings and Grounds committees. He is concluding service as chair of the Wabash College Annual Fund—a role he has had since 2016. Previously he has been a director on the NAWM board for 10 years, including president from 2013-15, and a director on the IAWM board. Mr. Estell has also been a Wabash fraternity advisor, a mentor on behalf of the Schroeder Center for Career Services, and a member of the ad hoc committee on long-term philanthropy and the Lambda Chi Alpha Alumni Association board of directors. He serves on the American Gear Manufacturers Association board of directors, as well as his neighborhood HOA board. Other volunteer activities focus on the arts and hunger relief, with minor and intermittent forays into local and state politics. Mr. Estell lives in Fishers, Indiana, with his wife, Sarah, and their son, Henry.

  • Michael Hatchett, Esq. is a co-founder of Brown Hatchett & Williams LLP, a New York City based law firm focused on corporate transactions in private equity, real estate, and mergers and acquisitions. His 30-year career has placed him at the center of some of the country’s most significant legal, public policy, and business matters. He concentrates his practice on counseling principals of closely held companies in every aspect of their business, including finance, expansion, disposition, and structuring. Mr. Hatchett is on the advisory board for the Center for Innovation, Business, and Entrepreneurship (CIBE). While attending Wabash, he was a presidential scholar, independent, Peck medalist, and a Mackintosh Fellow. He and his family divide their time between Beijing, China, where his wife serves as the UNICEF Representative to China, and West End. Their family retreats in Hudson Valley, New York.

  • Jonathan Walsh is the chief administrative officer and member of the executive committee of Calypso Technology where he is responsible for the global human resources, information technology and legal functions. Calypso is a cloud-enabled provider of cross-asset front-to-back solutions and managed services for the financial markets. Prior to Calypso, he was executive vice president of human resources for Clear Channel Outdoor and served in various senior leadership roles at JPMorgan Chase, Washington Mutual, and Providian Financial. Mr. Walsh received an M.A. in industrial-organizational psychology from Roosevelt University. He has served as a WABASH Day organizer and hosted Career Services group visits in the Bay Area. Mr. Walsh is a Sigma Chi and a class agent. He lives with his wife and two sons in San Francisco, California.

  • If you would like to vote for someone not listed above, please write in their full name and class year below.

NAWM Board of Directors

Select up to three of the alumni listed below to serve on the National Association of Wabash Men Board of Directors for a three-year term, 2021-2024.

  • Jacob German is an associate at Barnes & Thornburg LLP, specializing in government services and public finance. After graduating from Wabash, Mr. German received his law degree from Indiana University Maurer School of Law. He continues to serve on the board of the IAWM, participating on the Monon Bell, Scholar-Athlete, Alumni Involvement, and Mitchum Crock committees. He received the R. Robert Mitchum Award for his work as a young class agent in 2019. While at Wabash he was a Lilly Scholar, a member of Beta Theta Pi, and president of the Sphinx Club. He currently serves as class agent for the Class of 2011. He lives with his wife in Indianapolis, Indiana.

  • *incumbent

    Garrard McClendon is a Chicago State University associate professor in advanced educational studies. McClendon is the executive director of the Milton & Ruby McClendon Scholarship Fund, and is on the boards of the Mid-America Club and the Sheila A. Doyle Foundation. Dr. McClendon’s accolades include an Emmy award, One Region award, Associated Press award, and NAACP Champion award. He is the author of Ax or AskDonda’s Rules: The Scholarly Works of Dr. Donda West (Mother of Kanye West), and President Thug. He is publisher at Wayman Dean Press and he lives in Chicago with his wife, Quanica.

  • *incumbent

    Neil Patel is currently an interventional pain management physician at Brain and Spine Surgeon of New York and medical director of pain management and palliative care at Montefiore Nyack Hospital. He grew up in Crawfordsville, Indiana where the MXIBS currently stands. Dr. Patel was constantly immersed in the cultures and traditions of Wabash College life. This experience led him to attend Wabash. Dr. Patel completed his residency at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai followed by a pain management fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center where he stayed as faculty in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine for three years. Dr. Patel has a genuine and heartfelt interest in contributing to Wabash College’s success. He lives in New York City, New York, with his wife, Jenna, and son, Theo.

  • Todd Vogel is a partner at Great Lakes Neurosurgery Associates where he is the only spine fellowship trained neurosurgeon serving western Michigan. He completed his medical school and residency at Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed a one-year Minimally Invasive and Complex Spinal Fellowship at University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Vogel serves as the neurosurgery representative for trauma at Metro Health Hospital. He continues to mentor at Wabash as a member of the Global Health Initiative board and as an advisor to Theta Delta Chi. While attending Wabash, Dr. Vogel was a member of the board of publications and student senate, served as the photojournalist for The Bachelor, and was editor of the yearbook. He lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan with his wife and three children.

  • *incumbent

    Cleo Washington has been actively involved in assisting the Wabash Enrollment Office in recruiting for more than three decades. He has returned to campus numerous times to speak with potential students and attends out of state college fairs. He has also hosted several Wabash summer interns who are thinking about law school. Outside of the NAWM, he hosted students, faculty, and staff who participated in a Civil Rights tours through Montgomery, Selma, and other parts of the southeast. Mr. Washington graduated from Wabash, University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, and the general management program at the Harvard Business School. His public career included serving as a South Bend city councilman and Indiana state senator. For the last 20 years he has worked in the private sector as a director of external, legislative, and regulatory affairs for AT&T. Despite relocating to Alabama in 2008, Mr. Washington maintains a weekend private law practice in South Bend devoted exclusively to pro bono work for non-profit organizations whose primary purpose is to promote diversity and inclusion, financial literacy, and economic empowerment. He is married to Dr. Marla Washington. They currently reside in Montgomery, Alabama and have two sons, Cleo George Washington II and Carson Kennedy Washington.

  • If you would like to vote for someone not listed above, please write in their full name and class year below.

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Class of 2007 and earlier:
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Questions? Email or call Alumni and Parent Relations: alumni@wabash.edu, 765-361-6360.

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