Nikki Aquino Gill, MBA'01

Program Chair, The University of Chicago Club of Dallas-Ft. Worth and President, Chicago Booth Club of Dallas-Ft. Worth

How long have you lived in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area?

Four years

Where do you live?

Uptown Dallas

Where do you work?

Highland Capital Management

What activity would you recommend to those new to the DFW metroplex?

Uptown Dallas/Knox-Henderson, Klyde Warren Park, Perot Museum, Dallas Zoo, Dallas Arboretum/White Rock Lake, FC Dallas game, Texas Rangers game

What is on your Dallas/Ft. Worth bucket list?

Reunion Tower, Old Red Museum, Fort Worth stockyards and rodeo

What is the last book you read?

Jamberry by Bruce Degen (to my toddlers)

What is your favorite restaurant?

There are many great eats in Dallas: Hibiscus, Mesero Miguel, Fearings, Tei An are current favorites.

What is your favorite bookstore?

Barnes and Noble on Northwest Highway across from NorthPark Center 

What is your favorite alumni event?

Annual holiday party

Where was your favorite place to study on campus or in Chicago?

Coffee shops in Old Town Chicago

 What was your favorite class at the UChicago?


Who was your favorite professor at UChicago?

Sally Blount and Kevin Murphy