Mike

Location:

Chicago, IL

Member since:

June 16, 2013

What do you want to get out of joining this group?

Meet up with some Aussies. The last one I met was at the dog beach in Evanston & she was doing a short stint at Northwestern. We seem to be few & far between. I currently am working with a Kiwi, so at least we can hang shite on each other & neither is offended ... particularly when we notice a slight US accent!

Tell us about yourself and your connection with the Land Downunder

A Perth boy who has been in the States since 2005. Thought I'd only be here 3 years & about 18 months in I met my now wife & now have a couple of young kids. I started out in NYC & ended up on a project in Chicago where I met my now wife. I'm a CA, though for a long time I have been a business consultant. I came to the States with a Big 4 firm, but have now found a great firm who focuses on no travel & having a great work/life balance. Who would have thought!

Do you currently live in Chicago/Illinois? (- or have you previously?)

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Are you (or partner/immediate family member) from Australia (or NZ)? - if so where? ... or have you spent significant time there? (where/when?)

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Have you come direct to Chicago/IL from downunder? If not share a little of your travels with us ... and what brought you here...

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Introduction

An Aussie from Perth. Been in the States since 2005. Married with a 2 young boys. Live in Evanston. Work in Business / Management Consulting for a great firm. Have a passion for Single Malt Whisky ... & just starting on Rye's & good Bourbons.


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