North Central College - Naperville, IL

Matthew S. Brill

Class Year: 
1997

Alumni Recognition Award Winner 2012

Matthew S. Brill ’97 has achieved outstanding success in the business world after graduating from North Central with a degree in international business and as a National Champion in cross country and eight-time All-American in track and field. Matt is currently an equity and derivatives broker for Tourmaline Partners, which is based in New York. Prior to this position, he spent 11 years with Susquehanna International Group (SIG), first in Chicago, and then outside Philadelphia.

A Presidential Scholar at North Central, Matt excelled at both academics and athletics, graduating as a National Academic Athlete as presented by GTE Corporation. In addition to placing first at the national cross country meet in 1996, Matt was part of North Central’s 1993 NCAA III Cross Country national championship team that set a record for the lowest team point total (32 points), which has never been matched. He was also a member of the 1998 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field national championship team and still holds the freshman record at North Central in the 10,000 meters.

Matt was inducted into the North Central College Athletic Hall of Fame in 2007 and became a North Central College Trustee in 2012. He resides in Pottstown, PA, with his wife Magdalena Zdziarska ’99 Brill and their two sons.


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