Ellen L. O'Connor

Member, Board of Trustees at Shedd Aquarium Society

Ellen L. O'Connor

Ellen L. O'Connor

Member, Board of Trustees at Shedd Aquarium Society

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Shedd Aquarium Society

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Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at W.W. Grainger, Inc.

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Former Chief Executive Officer at Commonwealth Edison Company

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Chief Executive Officer at Mosser Lee Company

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Chief Executive Officer at Zebra Technologies Corp.

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President at Northwestern University

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Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Business Resources International, Inc.

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Consultant at Russell Reynolds Associates, Inc. - USA

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Coeur Mining, Inc.

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President, Chief Executive Officer, Director & General Counsel at Jo-Ann Stores LLC

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Member, Board of Trustees at Shedd Aquarium Society
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Managing Director & Global Head of Venture Capital at William Blair & Company LLC

William Blair & Company is a global investment banking and asset management firm. We are committed to building enduring relationships with our clients and providing expertise and solutions to meet their evolving needs. An independent and employee-owned firm, William Blair is based in Chicago, and has office locations in 11 cities, including London, New York, Shanghai, and Zurich.

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Director at Big Shoulders Fund

Inspired by Joseph Cardinal Bernardin, Big Shoulders Fund was founded by a group of business and civic leaders in 1986 to provide support to Catholic schools in the neediest areas of inner-city Chicago. For more than twenty-eight years, Big Shoulders Fund has helped Chicago’s children in need achieve their dreams through access to a quality, values-based education. They accomplish this by investing more than $20 million annually in scholarship support and academic enrichment for students, operational improvements for schools, leadership development programs for the next generation of school leaders, and academic programs and professional development for teachers. Big Shoulders is unique in that administrative expenses are supported by an endowment and other income, which ensures 100 percent of funds currently raised go toward programs that benefit Big Shoulders Fund schools and the students they serve. For eleven years in a row, they have earned a four-star rating from Charity Navigator for operating efficiently and transparently, a status held by just one percent of charities. It is important to Big Shoulders Fund that all donors are informed and educated on the organization’s health and success.

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Senior Manager of Corporate Development at Tribune Media Co.

Tribune is one of the country’s leading multimedia companies, operating businesses in publishing, digital and broadcasting. In publishing, Tribune’s leading daily newspapers include the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, The Baltimore Sun, Sun Sentinel (South Florida), Orlando Sentinel, Hartford Courant, The Morning Call and Daily Press. The company’s broadcasting group operates 23 television stations, WGN America on national cable and Chicago’s WGN-AM. Popular news and information websites complement Tribune’s print and broadcast properties and extend the company’s nationwide audience

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Former Chief Executive Officer at Commonwealth Edison Company

Commonwealth Edison Co. engages in the provision of electric utility services. The company focuses on the purchase and regulated retail sale of electricity. It also involves in the transmission and distribution of electricity to retail customers. The company was founded in September 1907 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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Shedd Aquarium (formally the John G. Shedd Aquarium) is an indoor public aquarium in Chicago, Illinois in the United States that opened on May 30, 1930. The aquarium contains over 25,000 fish, and was for some time the largest indoor aquarium in the world with 5,000,000 US gallons (19,000,000 l; 4,200,000 imp gal) of water. Shedd Aquarium was the first inland aquarium with a permanent saltwater fish collection. It is surrounded by Museum Campus Chicago, which it shares with the Adler Planetarium and the Field Museum of Natural History. The aquarium has 2 million annual visitors; it was the most visited aquarium in the U.S. in 2005, and in 2007, it surpassed the Field Museum as the most popular cultural attraction in Chicago. It contains 1500 species including fish, marine mammals, birds, snakes, amphibians, and insects. The aquarium received awards for best exhibit from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) for Seahorse Symphony in 1999, Amazon Rising in 2001, and Wild Reef in 2004.

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NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) Foundation is dedicated to assisting NorthShore in fulfilling its mission to “preserve and improve human life.” By donating your time and resources to NorthShore Foundation, you have the power to transform lives in very real ways. Generous donations – from individuals, foundations and corporations – along with the time and energy of our volunteers make life-changing programs possible. Philanthropy has been essential to NorthShore since it first opened its doors in 1891, equipped the first operating room and discovered the whooping cough vaccine. At NorthShore, philanthropy is simply part of who we are - past, present and future. Community-based philanthropy has blossomed in recent years and its impact on NorthShore has been dramatic, raising more than $200 million.

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