Connie K. Duckworth

Founder at Arzu, Inc.

Connie K. Duckworth

Connie K. Duckworth

Founder at Arzu, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Arzu, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

7617

Number of Boards

21

Birthday

11/1954

Age

64

Number of Awards

1

Relationships
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Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder at Uptake Technologies, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at Neutral Posture, Inc.

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President, Chief Executive Officer, Director at Steelcase, Inc.

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Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Steelcase, Inc.

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Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co.

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Professional at Stonegate Venture Partners LLC

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at NorthShore University HealthSystem

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at Ancestry.com LLC

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Former General Counsel at Arzu, Inc.

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Chairman-EMEA Board at University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School

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In The News
Chicago Sun-Times
February 15, 2014
School Notes
Los Angeles Times (6+ months)
February 23, 2013
HOME & DESIGN
Los Angeles Times (6+ months)
February 23, 2013
HOME & DESIGN
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Connie K. Duckworth
Founder at Arzu, Inc.
Family Members
Education
M.B.A.
Class of 1979

The Wharton School is the business school of the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Wharton was the world’s first collegiate business school and the first business school in the United States. It was established in 1881 through a donation of Joseph Wharton.

BA

The University of Texas at Austin is one of the largest public universities in the United States and is the largest institution of The University of Texas System. Founded in 1883, the university has grown from a single building, eight teachers, two departments and 221 students to a 350-acre main campus with 17 colleges and schools, about 24,000 faculty and staff, and more than 50,000 students.

Career History
Partner
2003 - 2004

Circle Financial Group LLC provides wealth management platform and solutions. It also provides philanthropy and tax and estate planning services. The company was founded by Rosemary L. Ripley and Maria L. Chrin was founded on January 24, 2006 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Managing Director & Partner
1981 - 2000

Goldman, Sachs & Co. (GS&Co.), a limited partnership registered as a U.S. broker-dealer and futures commission merchant, together with its consolidated subsidiaries (collectively, the firm), is an indirectly wholly owned subsidiary of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (Group Inc.), a Delaware corporation. The firm is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals.

Founder
2004 - Current

ARZU PROVIDES SUSTAINABLE INCOME TO AFGAN WOMEN BY SOURCING AND SELLING THE RUGS THEY WEAVE. ARZU, MEANING HOPE IN DARI, HELPS WEAVERS AND THEIR FAMILIES BREAK THE CYCLE OF POVERTY BY PROVIDING THEM ABOVE MARKET COMPENSATION, ACCESS TO EDUCATION AND HEALTH CARE.

Boards & Committees
Independent Trustee
2015 - Current

Equity Residential operates as a real estate investment trust, which engages in the acquisition, development, and management of rental apartment properties. The company was founded by Robert H. Lurie and Sam Zell in March 1993 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Member, Board of Directors
2010 - Current

Steelcase, Inc. engages in the provision of furnishing solutions, and architecture, furniture, and technology products. It operates through following segments: Americas, EMEA, and Others. The Americas segment serves customers in the United States (U.S.), Canada, the Caribbean Islands, and Latin America. The EMEA segment serves customers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa primarily under the Steelcase and Coalesse brands. The Other segment includes Asia Pacific, Designtex, and PolyVision. The company was founded by Peter Martin Wege, Walter D. Idema, and David Hunting on March 14, 1912 and is headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI.

Trustee
Current

ERP Operating LP engages in the investment in apartment communities in Denver, Atlanta, Phoenix, New England, Orlando, and Jacksonville. The company was founded in May 1993 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Director
Current

Northshore University Healthsystem provides healthcare services. The firm offers family, nuclear, pulmonary medicine, plastic surgery and surgical services. It also offers teaching & research programs, and trauma, prenatal and mammography centers. The company was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Evanston, IL.

Chairman, Board of Directors
Current

ARZU PROVIDES SUSTAINABLE INCOME TO AFGAN WOMEN BY SOURCING AND SELLING THE RUGS THEY WEAVE. ARZU, MEANING HOPE IN DARI, HELPS WEAVERS AND THEIR FAMILIES BREAK THE CYCLE OF POVERTY BY PROVIDING THEM ABOVE MARKET COMPENSATION, ACCESS TO EDUCATION AND HEALTH CARE.

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$10K - $25K
2014

The University of Chicago Cancer Research Foundation (UCCRF) plays a key role in helping the UCCCC enhance cancer care, develop more effective and safer therapies, and promote prevention and screening research. The UCCRF is a not-for-profit organization, founded by Maurice Goldblatt in the 1940s, to support basic and clinical research programs related to the treatment and prevention of cancer at the UCCCC.

$10K - $50K
2013

To partner with higher education to elevate the civic priority of interfaith cooperation.

$100K - $250K
2013

The University of Chicago Cancer Research Foundation (UCCRF) plays a key role in helping the UCCCC enhance cancer care, develop more effective and safer therapies, and promote prevention and screening research. The UCCRF is a not-for-profit organization, founded by Maurice Goldblatt in the 1940s, to support basic and clinical research programs related to the treatment and prevention of cancer at the UCCCC.

Political Donations
$2,400
2010

Former Senator from Illinois

$2,300
2007

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

Public Holdings
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Awards & Honors
2008
Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship
Creative Works
Author
2003

The Old Girls Network: Insider Advice for Women Building Businesses in a Man's World

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