Christine A. Leahy

President & Chief Executive Officer at CDW Corporation

Christine A. Leahy

Christine A. Leahy

President & Chief Executive Officer at CDW Corporation

Biography

Ms. Leahy, 56, is president and CEO of CDW, a leading multi-brand technology solutions provider to business, government, education and healthcare customers. Ms. Leahy joined CDW in 2002 and held a series of executive leadership roles prior to being named to her current position in January 2019, including chief revenue officer; senior vice president, international; chief legal officer; corporate secretary; and general counsel. Ms. Leahy also serves as a member of CDW's board of directors. Prior to CDW, Ms. Leahy spent 11 years at Sidley Austin, most recently as partner. She serves on the boards of the Economic Club of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Junior Achievement of Chicago and Children's Home + Aid.

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CDW Corporation
CDW LLC

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Number of Boards

7

Birthday

1965

Age

55

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Chief Operating & Commercial Officer at CDW Corporation

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Former Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at CDW Corporation

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Director & Manager at CDW LLC

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Manager at CDW LLC

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Vice President, Treasurer & Assistant Secretary at CDW Corporation

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Director & Manager at CDW LLC

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Vice Chairman & Treasurer at Human Rights First

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Operating Partner at Providence Equity Partners LLC

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Former Chief Accounting Officer, Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at CDW Corporation

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Co-Founder & Partner at Concord Health Partners LLC

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Bachelor's Degree

Brown University is located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and was founded in 1764. It is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Engineering, and the School of Professional Studies.

J.D.

Boston College Law School was founded in 1929 at 11 Beacon Street in downtown Boston, the first dean, Dennis Dooley, envisioned a law school with a social conscience as well as an analytical mind. From its earliest days, Boston College Law School had a reputation for toughness and high standards. It won accreditation from the American Bar Association in 1932, just three years after its founding, joining the Harvard, Yale, and Boston University law schools as the only ones in New England to attain such a distinction.

Women's Director Development Program

The Kellogg School of Management (The Kellogg School or Kellogg) is the business school of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, with additional campuses in downtown Chicago, Illinois and Miami, Florida. Kellogg offers full-time, part-time, and executive programs, and partners with schools in China, France/Singapore, India, Hong Kong, Israel, Germany, Canada, and Thailand.Founded in 1908 in downtown Chicago as a part-time evening program, the school was chartered to educate business leaders with "good moral character.

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Current

American Bar Association provides legal services. It provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, legal information and other services to assist legal professionals. The firm has members which include judges, court administrators, law professors, and non-practicing attorneys. The company was founded on August 21, 1878 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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The Chicago Bar Association is one of the oldest and most active metropolitan bar associations in the United States. The Association's voluntary membership of 22,000 consists largely of lawyers and judges from Cook County and the State of Illinois.

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The Chicago Network provides a forum to support and counsel for member careers and to raise awareness of professional, political and social issues faced by women. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Career History
President & Chief Executive Officer
2002 - Current

CDW Corp. engages in the provision of information technology solutions including mobility, security, data center optimization, cloud computing, virtualization and collaboration. It operates through the following segments: Corporate, Small Business, and Public. The Corporate segment serves the private sector business customers. The Small Business segment also caters to the private sector businesses but with smaller number of employees. The Public segment involves government agencies, education, and healthcare institutions. The company was founded in 1984 by Michael P. Krasny and is headquartered in Lincolnshire, IL.

Chief Executive Officer & Director
Current

CDW LLC provides integrated information technology solutions. The firm’s services include eprocurement integration, leasing, managed, configuration, professional and warranty services. It also offers solutions like analytics, cloud, cybersecurity, data center and network infrastructure, digital signage, digital transformation, digital workspace, print solutions and software management. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Lincolnshire, IL.

Corporate Partner
Prior

Sidley Austin LLP is an American multi-national private company located in New York, NY, that provides legal services.

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Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation. Boston College has experienced tremendous growth in recent years, including a 75 percent increase in undergraduate applications over the past decade, to more than 34,000 for the 2,250 seats in its freshman class. During the same period, an increase in voluntary giving from alumni has helped to move the University's endowment to approximately $1.9 billion. Boston College students have also earned more than 200 prestigious academic scholarships over the past decade, including 2 Rhodes Scholarships, 4 Marshalls, 9 Goldwaters and 162 Fulbright grants.

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