- Category: Notable Alumni
- Number of years working in your current industry: 23
- Undergrad degree/university: Bachelor of Arts, Communication and Public Relations/Marquette University
Marquette University – 1998
Kareeda Chones Aguam, senior vice president of partner strategy and management for the Milwaukee Bucks and Fiserv Forum, is a 1998 graduate of Marquette University with a degree in communication and public relations.
Chones Aguam has been widely recognized for her strong leadership in her professional life, as well as being an example for women seeking leadership roles in various industries, including professional sports — a historically male-dominated field, according to Brittany Warren, associate director of development, athletics, university advancement at Marquette.
“Through her leadership, she is making a pathway for others to follow and help achieve their own goals,” Warren said.
Before her role with the Bucks, Chones Aguam served as the host of Marquette Women’s basketball coach Terri Mitchell’s show on Time Warner Cable and worked as a voice-over artist.
Chones Aguam serves on the board for Penfield Children’s Center, an agency which aims to create a positive start in life for infants and children with developmental delays or disabilities by providing early education, health services and family programming.
An active member of TEMPO Milwaukee, she currently helps with the organization’s marketing and event planning.