Donna M. LaPietra

Partner at Kurtis Productions

Donna M. LaPietra

Donna M. LaPietra

Partner at Kurtis Productions

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Founder at Kurtis Productions

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Vice Chair at Erikson Institute

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Partner at Jenner & Block LLP

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Grosvenor Capital Management, L.P.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Shedd Aquarium Society

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Shareholder at Vedder Price P.C.

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Secretary & Director at After School Matters, Inc.

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Founder at Spaan Tech, Inc.

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Founder at Nia Enterprises LLC

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President at Ariel Investments LLC

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The television series and documentaries produced by Kurtis Productions have brought attention to some of the most compelling topics on television. With acclaimed journalist and documentarian Bill Kurtis leading the way, the company has made its mark on the television industry, using a dedicated approach to a style of storytelling that goes beyond the surface to get inside every story.

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THE ARTS CLUB OF CHICAGO WAS FORMED AS A MEANS FOR MEMBERS TO ENCOURAGE, FOSTER, AND DEVELOP HIGHER STANDARDS OF ARTS CRAFTSMANSHIP, AND TO MAINTAIN THE CITY OF CHICAGO FACILITY FOR THE HOUSING OF GALLERIES AND EXHIBITIONS.

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The Economic Club of Chicago was organized in 1927 "to aid in the creation and expression of an enlightened public opinion on the important economic and social questions of the day.” Equally important, through its membership policies, the Club works to identify upcoming young leaders to insure a continuum of knowledge and traditions within Chicago’s civic and business community as the torch of leadership passes from one generation to the next.

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Partner
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The television series and documentaries produced by Kurtis Productions have brought attention to some of the most compelling topics on television. With acclaimed journalist and documentarian Bill Kurtis leading the way, the company has made its mark on the television industry, using a dedicated approach to a style of storytelling that goes beyond the surface to get inside every story.

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Chair, Board of Directors
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THE ORGANIZATION'S MISSION IS TO PROVIDE FUNDING AND OPERATIONAL SUPPORT TO OVERSEE CERTAIN ASPECTS OF THE DESIGN, RESTORATION, MAINTENANCE AND PRESERVATION OF MILLENNIUM PARK.

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Navy Pier, Inc.is a not-for-profit corporation established in 2011 to maintain Navy Pier as a historic public landmark and oversee its redevelopment. NPI’s primary function is to further Navy Pier’s mission to be a world-class public place that celebrates and showcases the vitality of Chicago and provides for the enjoyment of Chicago-area residents and visitors year-round. Navy Pier will forever be an eclectic mix of public, cultural, educational, recreational, retail, dining, entertainment and other compatible uses attracting a broad range of visitors and managed within a business framework that provides for its long-term financial sustainability.

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PROVIDE THEATRICAL LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES FOR AUDIENCES THAT SPUR CIVIC CONVERSATION.

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$2,500 - $10K
2014

The mission of the Chicago Botanic Garden is to promote the enjoyment, understanding, and conservation of plants and the natural world. The Garden continues to strive to meet the lofty goals set more than a century ago. The Chicago Botanic Garden, with its world-renowned plant collections and displays, is one of the country's most visited public gardens and a preeminent center for learning and scientific research. The 385-acre Garden features 26 display gardens and four natural areas, uniquely situated on nine islands surrounded by lakes. HISTORY The Chicago Horticultural Society was founded in 1890. At its heart was the understanding that the city of Chicago was incorporated with the Latin words Urbs in Horto, meaning "city in a garden." The Society hosted nationally recognized flower and horticultural shows from its beginning. Information on the first show the new Society hosted is lost to history, but records archived at the Chicago Botanic Garden confirm the second show was held in the autumn of 1892 at the Regiment Armory, possibly at 1542 South Michigan Avenue, where a new armory opened in 1890. With two successful annual shows behind them, the Society next hosted the World’s Columbian Exposition Chrysanthemum Show, held in conjunction with the world’s fair in the autumn of 1893, at the newly built and just-opened Art Institute of Chicago. After a period of inactivity, the Chicago Horticultural Society was restarted in 1943. In 1962, modern history begins when the Society agreed to help create and manage a new public garden. With the groundbreaking for the Garden in 1965 and its opening in 1972, the Society created a permanent site on which to carry out its mission. The mission encompasses three important components: collections, education, and research. In 2012, the Chicago Botanic Garden celebrated its 40th anniversary. In looking back over the Garden's growth since 1972, Garden staff, members, and visitors could appreciate the remarkable changes that had taken place. The 40th anniversary website included a timeline of significant events, historical photos, and opportunities for community members to share their experiences at the Garden

$1,500 - $2,499
2014

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.

$200 - $499
2013

Chicago Public Library Foundation provides educational services. The firm provides on-going funding, through its endowments and annual fundraising for collections, book acquisition and a variety of community-based programs. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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