Courtney Shea

Director-Center for Municipal Finance at University of Chicago- Irving B. Harris School of Public Policy Studies

Courtney Shea

Courtney Shea

Director-Center for Municipal Finance at University of Chicago- Irving B. Harris School of Public Policy Studies

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1700

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4

Birthday

1961

Age

58

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President & Chief Financial Officer at GrubHub, Inc.

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The Mary B. Galvin Artistic Director at Joffrey Ballet

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Joffrey Ballet

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Treasurer & Secretary at Robert W. Galvin Foundation

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Chief Financial & Administrative Officer at Joffrey Ballet

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Dean, Harris School of Public Policy Emmett Dedmon Professor at The University of Chicago

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Executive Director at University of Chicago-Center for Municipal Finance at Harris School of Public Policy

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President at Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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Secretary at Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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Managing Director at U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management

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Courtney Shea
Director-Center for Municipal Finance at University of Chicago- Irving B. Harris School of Public Policy Studies
Education
Class of 1985

The University of Chicago's Office of Investments (COI) is responsible for managing the University's investment assets, which includes overseeing the endowment to ensure that it benefits both current and future generations of the University of Chicago. COI oversees the broad investment strategy and provides input to the development of the strategic and tactical investment policies of the University & UCMC endowments, pension plans and self-insurance trust assets. Their strategy combines qualitative and quantitative analysis, seeking to achieve superior investment performance on a risk-adjusted basis.COI's approach seeks to evaluate the investment strategy as an integrated part of the operating plans of the University rather than in isolation and focuses the the University's overall success, not investment returns. The endowment is well-diversified across a variety of asset classes, including global stocks and bonds, real estate, natural resources, private equity, absolute return strategies and protection (tail-hedging strategies). Asset class exposure is achieved primarily by selecting and engaging external managers. COI manages the global macro and the overlay portfolio to ensure that the portfolio's overall positioning is compliance with the endowment's investment guidelines.COI's strategies for investing in the public markets include: Absolute Return, Private Debt, Fixed Income and Credit. and Global Equities.COI's real assets team invests globally in real estate and natural resources using outside managers. The real estate portfolio invests globally in value-added and opportunistic strategies using both private partnerships and public vehicles. The natural resources portfolio invests globally in strategies that include, but are not limited to: oil and gas exploration & production; power generation; infrastructure; timber; mining and minerals; and agriculture.

Class of 1983

Loyola University Chicago School of Law is the law school of the Loyola University Chicago, in Illinois. Established in 1909, by the Society of Jesus, the Roman Catholic order of the Jesuits, the School of Law is located in downtown Chicago, within walking distance of the Water Tower (only surviving downtown building of the 1871 Great Chicago Fire), the John Hancock Center (one of the tallest buildings in the United States), Holy Name Cathedral and the Magnificent Mile of North Michigan Avenue. Loyola University Chicago School of Law offers degrees and combined degree programs, including the S.J.D., the equivalent of the Doctorate Degree in Law. Loyola University Chicago and its Water Tower campus also holds art exhibitions and other cultural events.

Class of 1980

The University of Notre Dame’s endowment provides nearly $100 million in financial aid annually to help students pay for college. Less than a generation ago, in 1990, the number was around $5 million. They’ve been able to keep pace with the rapidly growing financial needs of students, in part, by making smart investments in private equity.

Memberships
Member
Current

The National Association of Bond Lawyers was incorporated as an Illinois non-profit corporation on February 5, 1979, for the purposes of educating its members and others in the law relating to state and municipal bonds and other obligations, providing a forum for the exchange of ideas as to law and practice, improving the state of the art in the field, providing advice and comment at the federal, state and local levels with respect to legislation, regulations, rulings and other action, or proposals therefore, affecting state and municipal obligations, and providing advice and comment with regard to state and municipal obligations in proceedings before courts and administrative bodies through briefs and memoranda as a friend of the court or agency.

Career History
Managing Member
2013 - Current

Columbia Capital Management LLC engages in the provision of investment advisory services. It offers financial advisory, public-private partnerships, muni finance consulting, new markets tax credits, and post-issuance compliance services. The company was founded by Dennis Lloyd in 1996 and is headquartered in Overland Park, KS.

Director-Center for Municipal Finance
2016 - Current

The mission of Chicago Harris is to understand and influence public policies—both through research and by preparing talented individuals to become global leaders and agents of social change. A liaison between academic policy research and practitioners in the field, we equip students to make an impact on the problems facing people and institutions around the globe.

Manager-National Department
2001 - 2006

A subsidiary of LaSalle National Bank, LaSalle Financial Services, Inc. is a broker/dealer headquartered in Chicago. Their ultimate parent is Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC). The firm provides a full array of trading and execution services for their clients. They do not provide any internal research

Boards & Committees
Independent Director
2019 - Current

Professional Diversity Network, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the development and operation of online network. It operates through the following segments: United States, Professional Diversity Network (PDN Network), National Association of Professional Women (NAPW Network), China Operations, and Corporate Overhead. The PDN Network segment consists of online professional networking communities with career resources tailored to the needs of various cultural groups. The NAPW Network segment refers to women-only professional networking organization. The China Operations segment focuses on the provision of tools, products, and services in China which assist women, students and business professionals in personal and professional development. The company was founded by Rudy Martinez on October 3, 2003 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Director
2001 - 2002
Member, Women's Board
Current

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) was founded by Theodore Thomas in 1891. The ensemble makes its home at Orchestra Hall in Chicago and plays a summer season at the Ravinia Festival. The music director is Riccardo Muti, who began his tenure in 2010. The CSO is one of five American orchestras commonly referred to as the "Big Five".

Member, Board of Directors
Current

The Joffrey Ballet has been hailed as “America’s Company of Firsts.” The Joffrey Ballet’s long list of “firsts” includes being the first dance company to perform at the White House at Jacqueline Kennedy’s invitation, the first to appear on television, the first American company to visit Russia, the first classical dance company to go multi-media, the first to commission a rock ‘n’ roll ballet, the first and only dance company to appear on the cover of Time magazine, and the first company to have had a major motion picture based on it, Robert Altman’s The Company. For more than a half-century, The Joffrey Ballet’s commitment to taking world-class, artistically vibrant work to a broad and varied audience has created a solid foundation that continues to support the company’s unprecedented capacity for achieving important “firsts.” Today, the Joffrey, which has been hugely successful in its former residences in New York and Los Angeles, lives permanently in its brilliant new facility, Joffrey Tower, in the heart of America, Chicago, Illinois. The company’s commitment to accessibility is met through the most extensive touring schedule of any dance company in history, an innovative and highly effective education program including the much lauded Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, and collaborations with myriad other visual and performing arts organizations. Classically trained to the highest standards, The Joffrey Ballet expresses a unique, inclusive perspective on dance, proudly reflecting the diversity of America with its company and audiences and repertoire which includes major story ballets, reconstructions of masterpieces and contemporary works. Founded by visionary teacher Robert Joffrey in 1956, guided by celebrated choreographer Gerald Arpino from 1988 until 2007, The Joffrey Ballet continues to thrive under internationally renowned Artistic Director Ashley C. Wheater and Executive Director Christopher Clinton Conway. The Joffrey Ballet has become one of the most revered and recognizable arts organizations in America and one of the top dance companies in the world. Mission The Joffrey is a world-class, Chicago-based ballet company and dance education organization committed to artistic excellence and innovation, presenting a unique repertoire encompassing masterpieces of the past and cutting-edge works. The Joffrey is committed to providing arts education and accessible dance training through its Joffrey Academy of Dance and Community Engagement programs.

Political Donations
$250
2002

Administrator at The United States Agency for International Development

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