Fyans included in 2012 List of Prominent Young ProfessionalsReprinted from Springfield Business Journal, July 2012.
- Position: Attorney, Teamsters Local 916
- Age: 32
- Email: [email protected]
- Social Networking: LinkedIn, Facebook
- Education: Lutheran High School – Springfield, IL; Illinois Wesleyan University – Bloomington, IL (B.A., Major – History, Minor – Psychology); The John Marshall Law School – Chicago, IL (J.D.)
- family: Kristin Fyans (Wife, expecting 2nd child in late August), Jackson Fyans (son, 4 years old)
- Affiliations: Illinois State Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Section; Wisconsin State Bar Association; The Illinois Government Bar Association; Italian American Society; Lincoln Land Community College – Adjunct Professor
- Advice for someone seeking a career in your field? Be diligent in your studies and work while being polite and open minded to new people and ideas.
- Personality trait that you admire in others? Patience and courage while facing hardship(s).
- Best ‘perk’ of your current job? A definite perk of the job is the interaction and knowl edge I gain working on behalf of or as an adversary to distinctive and exceptional personalities while we work through employment issues.
- Least favorite chore at work or home? Cat litter duty.
- Favorite thing to do in Springfield? Enjoying the outdoors with wife and son at either Henson Robinson Zoo or a Springfield Park (Washington and Southwind parks are our favorites).
Teamsters Local 916 proudly represents over 4,000 hardworking men and women throughout the State of Illinois in the private and public sectors.