Meet Our Team

Get to know our passionate and dedicated undergraduate student team. 


Nicole Bond, President

  • Major/minor: Supply Chain Management // Entrepreneurship

  • Year: Junior

  • Hometown: Bolingbrook, Illinois

  • Hobbies: Painting, meteorology, listening to new music

  • Post-Grad aspirations: Work at a startup in Downtown Chicago

  • What I like about The Flats? The Flats is unique! It provides a comfortable, lavish atmosphere within the excitement of the city of Chicago.


Grace Higbie, Director of Marketing

  • Major/Minor: Supply Chain Management & Information Systems // Business Sustainability Management

  • Year: Sophomore

  • Hometown: Kouts, Indiana

  • Hobbies: Playing piano, hand lettering/calligraphy, watching cheesy romance movies!

  • Post-Grad aspirations: Pursue an MBA

  • What I like about The Flats? The Flats is more personal and cozy than a standard hotel. It’s a relaxing place to come home to at the end of a busy day in the city while still having plenty to do in Rogers Park.  


Andrew McAllister, Associate of Operations

  • Major/Minor: Political Science

  • Year: Senior

  • Hometown: Bloomington, Illinois

  • Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, watching TV and movies, listening to music

  • Post-Grad aspirations: Apply to fellowship programs, stay in Chicago or move to Washington D.C.

  • What I like about The Flats? I like that we get to provide people with a unique experience of Chicago and the Rogers Park neighborhood. I like working with a team of other students who are skilled at what they do and are dedicated to their work.


Natalie Tse, Associate of Operations

  • Major/Minor: Finance

  • Year: Sophomore

  • Hometown: Naperville, Illinois

  • Hobbies: Painting, piano, running

  • Post-Grad aspirations: To work as a consultant in one of the big four consulting companies

  • What I like about The Flats? How cozy the rooms are!


Christine Graf, Associate of Guest Services

  • Major/Minor: Criminal Justice

  • Year: Sophomore

  • Hometown: Fairfield, Connecticut

  • Hobbies: Drawing and painting-anything artistic

  • Post-Grad aspirations: Detective

  • What I like about The Flats? I love the location and how convenient it is to get downtown, but also we’re near the lake and next to Loyola!