Dennis Haig Chookaszian

Industry Advisor at Madison Dearborn Partners LLC

Dennis Haig Chookaszian

Dennis Haig Chookaszian

Industry Advisor at Madison Dearborn Partners LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

mPower.com, Inc.
MPower Advisors LLC
Morningstar Investment Management LLC

RelSci Relationships

1695

Primary Location

Chicago, IL, United States

Number of Boards

62

Birthday

1943

Age

76

Number of Awards

3

Interests

Skiing, Sailing, Golf

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Founder at Friends of Prentice

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Industry Advisor at Madison Dearborn Partners LLC

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Former Director, President & Chief Executive Officer of the Company & the Bank at Northern Trust Corporation

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Abbott Laboratories

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Former Chief Executive Officer at The Boeing Company

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Johnson Publishing Co., Inc.

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Founder at Levy Restaurants, Inc.

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Vice Chairman & Distinguished Fellow, Global Economy at The Chicago Council on Global Affairs

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Vice Chairman at Marshall Street Capital

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Founder at James H. Lowry & Associates, Inc.

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Dennis Haig Chookaszian
Industry Advisor at Madison Dearborn Partners LLC
Education
MBA in Finance
Class of 1968

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business is a graduate business school located in Chicago, Illinois, at the University of Chicago. Formerly known as the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, Chicago Booth is the second-oldest business school in the U.S., the first such school to offer an Executive MBA program, and the first to initiate a Ph.D. program in business. The school was renamed in 2008 following a $300 million endowment gift to the school by alumnus David G. Booth. The school has the third-largest endowment of any business school. The school's flagship campus is located in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago on the main campus of the university. The school also maintains additional campuses in London and Asia (originally Singapore, but in July 2013 a move to Hong Kong was announced), as well as in downtown Chicago on the Magnificent Mile. In addition to conducting graduate business programs, the school conducts research in the fields of finance, economics, quantitative marketing research, and accounting. Chicago Booth is currently ranked first in the United States by Bloomberg Businessweek and first globally by the Economist.

MS in Economics
Class of 1968

LSE was founded in 1895 and has grown to become one of the foremost social science universities in the world, ranked alongside Harvard, UC Berkeley and Stanford. A specialist university with an international intake, LSE's reach extends from its central London campus to around the world. The School has a cosmopolitan student body, with around 9,500 full time students from 140 countries It has a staff of just over 3,000, with about 46 per cent drawn from countries outside the UK Over 100 languages are spoken on LSE's campus An influential network of over 160,000 LSE alumni spans the world, covering over 190 countries with more than 80 active alumni groups.

Bachelor in Chemical Engineering
Class of 1965

Northwestern University is a private institution founded in 1851 to serve the Northwest Territory, an area that now includes the states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin and parts of Minnesota. In 1853 the founders purchased a 379-acre tract of land on the shore of Lake Michigan 12 miles north of Chicago. They established a campus and developed the land near it, naming the surrounding town Evanston in honor of one of the University's founders, John Evans. After completing its first building, its first building in 1855, Northwestern began classes that fall with two faculty members and 10 students. Northwestern has three campuses and a total of 12 Schools and Colleges (one of which is located in South Florida. Two campuses are located on Lake Michigan, a 240-acre campus in Evanston, the first suburb north of Chicago, and a 25-acre campus in Chicago. One campus is located in Doha, Qatar. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment that transcends traditional academic boundaries. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth in a setting enhanced by the richness of Chicago.

Memberships
Member

The Commercial Club of Chicago resulted from the 1907 merger of two predecessor Chicago clubs: the Merchants Club (organized in 1896) and the Commercial Club (organized in 1877). Its most active members included George Pullman, Marshall Field, Cyrus McCormick, George Armour, Frederic Delano, Sewell Avery, Rufus C. Dawes, and Julius Rosenwald. The club has promoted Chicago's economic development for generations and championed member Daniel Burnham's Plan of Chicago (1909), also known as Burnham's plan. The plan gave the blueprint for the future growth and development of the entire Chicago region.

Career History
Strategic Partner
Current
Senior Consultant
Current

CRA International, Inc. is a consulting firm, which engages in the provision of economic, financial, and management consulting services. It operates through the following geographical segments: Unites States, United Kingdom, and Other. It offers consulting services through the litigation, regulatory, financial, and management consulting areas. The company was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

Industry Advisor
Current

Madison Dearborn Partners is an active manager invests in MBO and growth equity transactions. The sectors in which they invest include basic industries, business & government software and services, financial & transactions services, health care and telecom, media & technology services. The firm targets middle and upper-middle market companies located primarily in the United States. They acquire both control and minority positions.

Boards & Committees
Director
2003 - 2007

Sapient Corp. provides consultancy and interactive marketing services. The company was founded by James Stuart Moore and Jerry A. Greenberg in 1990 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
1999 - 2001

Morningstar Investment Management is active, long-term, valuation-driven investors which employs fundamental investment approach. The firm aims to buy overlooked investments, especially those indicated by the firm's research to offer sound fundamentals at an attractive price. Similarly, they look to trim positions as valuations become rich or they find more attractive options. Morningstar Investment Management's investment process begins with a thorough review of the institutional client's mission, investment objectives and spending needs. The firm then establishes a strategic asset allocation plan and constructs an investment portfolio with a customized selection of open-end, institutional class mutual funds. They also provide ongoing management, rebalancing and oversight of their clients' portfolios.

Member, Board of Directors
1995 - Prior

Loews Corporation is one of the largest diversified holding companies in the United States, with five operating subsidiaries: CNA Financial Corporation, one of the largest U.S. commercial property-casualty insurers; Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc., one of the world’s largest offshore drilling companies; HighMount Exploration & Production LLC, a domestic natural gas exploration and production company; Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP, an operator of interstate natural gas pipeline systems; and Loews Hotels, one of the country’s top luxury lodging companies.

Chairman
2007 - 2011

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has been the designated organization in the private sector for establishing standards of financial accounting that govern the preparation of financial reports by nongovernmental organizations since 1973. Those standards are officially recognized as authoritative by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Member, Board of Advisors
Prior

Communities In Schools of Chicago is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization that connects Chicago public school students with social, emotional, health and enrichment programs that remove barriers to learning. Founded in 1988, Communities In Schools of Chicago partners with more than 160 Chicago Public Schools and 130 service providers[citation needed] to facilitate program and service connections that address students’ basic needs – all at no cost to students or schools. Many of these services are basic but essential, from health services to arts enrichment to violence prevention. Communities In Schools of Chicago is one of nearly two hundred local affiliates of the national Communities In Schools organization.

Member of the Information Technology Committee, Board of Trustees
Prior
Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1,000 +
2013

Northwestern University is a private institution founded in 1851 to serve the Northwest Territory, an area that now includes the states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin and parts of Minnesota. In 1853 the founders purchased a 379-acre tract of land on the shore of Lake Michigan 12 miles north of Chicago. They established a campus and developed the land near it, naming the surrounding town Evanston in honor of one of the University's founders, John Evans. After completing its first building, its first building in 1855, Northwestern began classes that fall with two faculty members and 10 students. Northwestern has three campuses and a total of 12 Schools and Colleges (one of which is located in South Florida. Two campuses are located on Lake Michigan, a 240-acre campus in Evanston, the first suburb north of Chicago, and a 25-acre campus in Chicago. One campus is located in Doha, Qatar. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment that transcends traditional academic boundaries. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth in a setting enhanced by the richness of Chicago.

$1,000 +
2012

Northwestern University is a private institution founded in 1851 to serve the Northwest Territory, an area that now includes the states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin and parts of Minnesota. In 1853 the founders purchased a 379-acre tract of land on the shore of Lake Michigan 12 miles north of Chicago. They established a campus and developed the land near it, naming the surrounding town Evanston in honor of one of the University's founders, John Evans. After completing its first building, its first building in 1855, Northwestern began classes that fall with two faculty members and 10 students. Northwestern has three campuses and a total of 12 Schools and Colleges (one of which is located in South Florida. Two campuses are located on Lake Michigan, a 240-acre campus in Evanston, the first suburb north of Chicago, and a 25-acre campus in Chicago. One campus is located in Doha, Qatar. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment that transcends traditional academic boundaries. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth in a setting enhanced by the richness of Chicago.

$1,000 +
2011

Northwestern University is a private institution founded in 1851 to serve the Northwest Territory, an area that now includes the states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin and parts of Minnesota. In 1853 the founders purchased a 379-acre tract of land on the shore of Lake Michigan 12 miles north of Chicago. They established a campus and developed the land near it, naming the surrounding town Evanston in honor of one of the University's founders, John Evans. After completing its first building, its first building in 1855, Northwestern began classes that fall with two faculty members and 10 students. Northwestern has three campuses and a total of 12 Schools and Colleges (one of which is located in South Florida. Two campuses are located on Lake Michigan, a 240-acre campus in Evanston, the first suburb north of Chicago, and a 25-acre campus in Chicago. One campus is located in Doha, Qatar. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment that transcends traditional academic boundaries. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth in a setting enhanced by the richness of Chicago.

Political Donations
$500
2009

Senator from Alabama

$12.5K
2004

The Republican National Committee (RNC) is a U.S. political committee that provides national leadership for the Republican Party of the United States. It is responsible for developing and promoting the Republican political platform, as well as coordinating fundraising and election strategy. It is also responsible for organizing and running the Republican National Convention. Similar committees exist in every U.S. state and most U.S. counties, although in some states party organization is structured by congressional district, allied campaign organizations being governed by a national committee. Reince Priebus is the current RNC Chairman.

$2,000
2000
Public Holdings
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Awards & Honors
CPA (Certified Public Accountant)
Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter
Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter
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