Supporters

  • Regional Advisory Board
  • Champion Investors ($1,000,000 +)
  • Growth Investors ($250,000- $999,999)
  • Stakeholders ($100,000- $249,999)
  • Champions ($50,000- $99,999)
  • Leaders ($25,000- $49,999)
  • Benefactors ($10,000- $24,999)
  • Sponsors ($5,000- $9,999)
  • Friends ($1,000- $4,999)

Members

C. Christopher Coetzee
C.H. Randolph Lyon
Charles B. Edelstein
Charles N. Besser
Dmitry Balyasny
Helen Zell
Janet M. Knupp
Jay L. Owen Jr.
John Harris, Ruane, Cunniff and Goldfarb, Inc, Wishbone Management, LP
John Rowsell
Levoyd E. Robinson
Liz Lefkofsky
Matthew S. Darnall
Michael L. Keiser
Michael Moore
Paul J. Finnegan
Paula Sneed
Peter G. Lehman
Rika Mansueto
Stephen Ritchie
Sunny P. Chico

Individuals

Mary and Paul Finnegan
The Zell Family Foundation

Corporations, Foundations, and Public Support

A Private Family Foundation
Chicago Public Schools
Illinois State Board Of Education

Individuals

Bruce and Diana Rauner
Dmitry Balyasny
Joe Mansueto
Rika Mansueto

Corporations, Foundations, and Public Support

Crown Family Philanthropies

Individuals

Best Portion Foundation / Tim Schwertfeger and Gail Waller
Eric Lefkofsky
Finnegan Family Foundation
Harris Family Foundation
Jim and Karen Frank
Liz and Richard Uihlein
Liz Lefkofsky
Stephanie and John Harris
The Paulson Family Fund

Corporations, Foundations, and Public Support

Balyasny Asset Management, LP
Polk Bros. Foundation
The D & R Fund
The Pritzker Traubert Family Foundation

Individuals

Alicia and Peter Pond
Elizabeth and Kent Dauten
Jamie and Robert Taylor
Jill Garling and Thomas Wilson
Kristi and John Rowsell
Malott Family Foundation
Rebecca and Charles Besser
Stephen and Miriam Ritchie
The Crown Family

Corporations, Foundations, and Public Support

Apollo Education Group
Barclays
Colgate-Palmolive Company
Comcast Foundation
Credit Suisse Americas Foundation
Exelon Foundation
GCM Grosvenor
Grainger Foundation
Kirkland & Ellis Foundation
Lloyd A. Fry Foundation
Perkins Malo Hunter Foundation
Serve Illinois Commission
The Brinson Foundation
The Coleman Foundation

Individuals

Alexandra and John Nichols
Audrey and Jim Gorter
BeCause Foundation
Ben and Cynthia Chereskin
Beth and Bruce White
Blum-Kovler Foundation
Christina and Ron Gidwitz
David MacKenzie
Deborah Hicks Quazzo Charitable Fund
Hugh and Julie Sullivan
Jackie and Levoyd Robinson
James N. and Mary D. Moore Jr.
Jennifer and Matt Darnall
John and Tobey Taylor
John W. Rowe
Julie and Brian Simmons
Kennon McKee
Lawrence Bass
Michael J. Moore
Muneer A. Satter
Paula Sneed
Shawna and Jay Owen
Stephen Barney
Sue and Tim Sullivan
Trott Family Foundation

Corporations, Foundations, and Public Support

Allstate
Archer Daniels Midland
Baird
BDT Capital Partners
BMO Harris Bank
Cengage Learning
Helen Brach Foundation
Reynolds Family Foundation
The Coca-Cola Foundation
The Gies Foundation
The John Buck Company Foundation
William G. McGowan Charitable Fund

Individuals

Bill and Fayre Mynatt
Chris and Anne Reyes
Christopher Faber
Connie and Dennis Keller
Craig Bondy
Craig Duchossois
David and Marilyn Vitale
David Weinberg
Elizabeth and Kent Dauten
Emily Heisley Stoeckel and Kevin Stoeckel
Evie and Randy Lyon
Frances and Elliot Lehman
Heather and Michael Locke
Helen and Michael Arkes
Jack Larson
James and Catherine Denny
Jean and John Greene
Jerry Newton
Kay and Michael O'Halleran
Kenneth Lehman
LeRoy T. Carlson, Jr. and Catherine Mouly
Leslie Bluhm and David Helfand
Leslie Smith and Michael Uzer
Lewis-Sebring Family Foundation
Lindy Hirschsohn and Chris Coetzee
Marcie and Avy Stein
Marilynn and Carl Thoma
Mary Beth and Philip Canfield
Mary Liz and Peter Lehman
Mimi and David Olson
Mr. and Mrs. John H. Krehbiel Jr.
Mrs. Wesley Dixon
Nicki and J. Ira Harris
Patti and Paul Purcell
Paula and John Lillard
Rebecca and Dan Blumenthal
Reeve Waud
Rita and John Canning
Souder Family Foundation
Susan and Stephen Wilson
Todd and Liz Warnock
Tully Family Foundation
Tyler Cain
Vernon Armour
William and Cathy Osborn

Corporations, Foundations, and Public Support

B. T. Rocca Jr. Foundation
CME Group
CME Group Foundation
Dr. Scholl Foundation
GEM Realty Capital, Inc.
Goldman Sachs & Co.
ITW
Nuveen Investments
Southwest Airlines
Steans Family Foundation
Subaru of America, Inc.
The Bill Bass Foundation
The Marmon Group, Inc.
The Northern Trust Company
Winston & Strawn

Individuals

Abby and P.J. Huizenga
Anonymous
Barbara and William Welke
Brian Doherty
Carl Stumpf
Carl W. Stern
Cathy and Ethan Kahn
Charles Edelstein
Chris and Elizabeth Butler
Cissy and Willard Bunn
Dave and Tracy Tolmie
David and Alexandra Fox
David and Betsy Bradley
David and Liz Chandler
David Callahan and Terri Abruzzo
David Scherer
Debbie Cline
Ellen and Jim O'Connor
Gerald T. Nowak
Harkness Foundation
Holly and John Madigan
Holly Hayes
Ira J. Kaufman Family Foundation
Jim and Cindy Rowe
Jim and Sarah DiMatteo
Joan DePree
Jody and Sanford Perl
John and Jill Svoboda
John and Naomi Reese
John and Wendy Cozzi
John Oglesby
Karen G. Harrison and Walter G. Freedman
Katherine and John Fox
King Family Foundation
Kyle and Sage Kamin
Laurie Doherty
Linda and Dennis Myers
Lynn Jerath
Mark and Natalia Burgett
Mark Filip
Mark R. and Mary N. Hoffman
Martin and Mary L. Boyer Foundation
Martin DiLoreto
Mary and Chip Brennan
Matthew Steinmetz
Mike and Robin Zafirovski
Patty and Craig Henderson
Peter Gotsch
Peter Levy
Regan and Philip Friedmann
Richard Campbell
Roberts Family Foundation
Robin Lavin
Rodney Lubeznik
Rose Lizarraga
Scott Pofcher
Shantilal and Pragna Patel
Sunny Chico and SPC Consulting LLC
Susan Goodman
The Robert Thomas Bobins Foundation
The Sue and Melvin Gray Foundation
The Warwick Foundation
Tom and Amy Kuhns
Vicki and Bill Hood
William and Cathy Osborn

Corporations, Foundations, and Public Support

Allyn Foundation
AmeriCorps: Federal
Discover Financial Services
DLA Piper
Howard & Howard
J. Crew
MacLean-Fogg Company
Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC
McGraw Foundation
McMaster-Carr Supply Company
North American Power
The Comer Science and Education Foundation
Wintrust Financial Corporation

Corporations, Foundations, and Public Support

Amsted Industries Foundation
Baxter International Inc.
Francis Beidler Foundation
Franklin Philanthropic Foundation
Full Sail University
Gofen & Glossberg, LLC
JP Morgan Chase
The Private Bank
U.S. Bank Foundation
Winona Capital Management

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