The Resolute Man® - Experience Track

The Resolute Man®

Experience Track

This is an immersive professional experience. You will have the opportunity to spend time with prominent alumni who are experts in their fields. You will have the chance to build relationships and connections and get a very real look into something you have an interest or passion in pursuing after graduation.
2023/2024 School Year Experiences:
  • Entrepreneurship Experience in Scottsdale, AZ | April 11-13, 2024 (Applications due March 8, 2024)
  • Engineering and Construction Experience in Chicago, IL | April 18-20, 2024 (Applications due March 8, 2024)
  • Capitol Hill Experience in Washington, D.C. | May 31-June 2, 2024 (Applications due April 26, 2024)

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Each experience includes lodging, ground transportation from the experience's closest airport for arrival and departure, and meals.

Airfare (or mileage if a member chooses to drive to the experience location) is not included.

Questions pertaining to each experience, including logistics, should be directed to the Director of Education by emailing or calling the International Headquarters at 317-848-1856. 

Entrepreneurship Experience in Scottsdale, AZ


Learn what it's like to bootstrap a business, raise capital, and build for over ten years. Work with the founders of the company to discover why most start-ups fail and how to avoid that fate. You will strategically plan, collaborate with other like-minded collegiate brothers, and discover what kind of leader you are.

  • Strategic, operational & tactical planning sessions
  • Value added selling sessions
  • Leadership training exercises
  • Meet the founders who collectively have 80+ years in entrepreneurship
  • Experience sunny Scottsdale, AZ


Experience dates: April 11-13. 2024 (Application due March 8, 2024)

10 spots available

Applicant profile:

Looking for men with a passion for entrepreneurship, business and creativity. Ideal candidates should be interested in challenging the status quo, and don’t shy away from a challenge, and looking to make a difference.

Meet the Host

Devin Cooley (Alpha Rho/Washington 2010) – President & Co-Founder, SunTrac Inc

As SunTrac’s President and co-founder, Devin has overseen operations, logistics, product development, manufacturing and sales & marketing. He moved to Arizona after college to pursue a career in renewable and sustainable energy in 2011. In 2014, he founded SunTrac alongside his father, Theta Chi alumni from Zeta Epsilon ‘84.

SunTrac is a Renewable Cooling Technology that has created an innovative approach to commercial air conditioning systems, utilizing sustainable thermal technology. Since SunTrac’s inception in 2014, Devin and his team have taken their concept from the developmental stage to global reach and volume manufacturing. SunTrac products are now manufactured in Colombia & India, with presence in over 10 countries throughout Latin America, Asia and the Middle East.

Devin received his BA in Political Science, with a focus in International Political Economy, from the University of Washington.

Engineering and Construction Experience in Chicago, IL

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This experience will offer the opportunity to learn from executives from one of the nation’s top 100 construction firms. Gain insight into the many careers in the fields of engineering and construction while enjoying Chicago.

  • Learn about exciting career opportunities in the fields of engineering and construction.Meet and network with executives from the Skender Construction team, discussing the process of bringing a project to life and touring sites.
  • Gain expertise in new construction and renovations of office, healthcare, retail, multifamily and more. 
  • Clients include Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, PepsiCo, KraftHeinz, Northwestern Medicine, Salesforce, Indiana University Health and many more.


Experience Dates: April 18-20, 2024 (Application Due March 8, 2024)

10 spots available

Applicant profile:

Looking for men interested in potential careers in engineering or construction.

Meet the Host

Justin Brown (Alpha Delta/Purdue 1997) - President & CEO, Skender Construction

Since joining Skender in 2005, Justin has led company-wide strategic growth initiatives, helping to expand market sector expertise and annual revenues, as well as working across all business functions to create sustainable value for the firm and its clients. Since his arrival, Skender has grown into one of the nation’s largest and most admired construction firms with annual revenues exceeding $400 million.

Justin brings more than 20 years of construction experience and has made particularly strong commitments to Skender’s customer service, employee growth, green building and project management innovation. Partnering with Skender’s executive leadership team and other senior stakeholders, Justin has helped drive forward the successful delivery of several strategic programs and business growth goals.

As one of Chicago’s top construction executives, Justin is a frequent speaker and media source, and actively participates in a variety of local organizations and philanthropies. Among them, he serves as an active member of The Economic Club of Chicago, Young Presidents’ Organization, HFS Chicago Scholars and the Chicago Commercial Real Estate Awards Committee, benefitting the Greater Chicago Food Depository. He also serves on the board of directors for Skender Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization focused on strengthening communities through funding, volunteering and partnering.

Justin holds a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering and building construction management from Purdue University.

Capitol Hill Experience in Washington, D.C.

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If you are interested in politics or legislative practices, this experience is for you. You will have the opportunity to meet with professionals at a law firm, visit Capitol Hill, and get a personalized evening tour of Washington D.C.’s historical sites and monuments.

  • Gain insight into potential careers in law.
  • Have discussions and ask questions about the structure and operations of state and national politics.
  • Learn about career opportunities in Washington D.C.
  • Cruise the Potomac in a private yacht.


Experience Dates: May 31-June 2, 2024 (applications due April 26, 2024)

20 spots available

Applicant profile:

Looking for men interested in careers in politics including lobbyist, lawyer, political scientist, consultant, or government official.

Meet the Host

Jamie Gregory (Alpha Psi/Maryland 1983) - Government Affairs at Calfee Strategic Solutions

Jamie is a senior Government Affairs professional with more than 25 years of experience at the federal and state levels, with significant practice in the areas of issue advocacy, electoral campaigns, tax strategy and grassroots campaigns. He is well known as an expert on real estate, housing finance and insurance-related issues, and brings his wide range of experience to the firm's active Washington, D.C. lobbying practice.

The services Jamie offers to his government relations clients stretch past what other lobbyist firms might typically offer. Jamie assists his clients with reaching their organization's goals by keeping close tabs on their pressing federal issues. For example, he was able to secure much-needed CARES Act funding for a national organization through congressional support, which he developed through a targeted advocacy campaign involving both congressional and grassroots support.