Ellen Rudnick

Strategic Partner at NextGen Growth Partners LLC

Ellen Rudnick

Ellen Rudnick

Strategic Partner at NextGen Growth Partners LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Health Care Investment Analysts, Inc.
Bio-Quant, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

2770

Number of Boards

21

Birthday

1950

Age

69

Number of Awards

2

Relationships
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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.

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President, Co-Chief Operating Officer & Director at First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.

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Strategic Partner at NextGen Growth Partners LLC

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President & Director at Liberty Mutual Holding Co., Inc.

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Industry Advisor at Madison Dearborn Partners LLC

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Washington Corp.

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Chief Executive Officer at MATTER Chicago

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Strategic Partner at NextGen Growth Partners LLC

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Operating Partner at Shore Capital Partners LLC

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Strategic Partner at NextGen Growth Partners LLC

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Ellen Rudnick
Strategic Partner at NextGen Growth Partners LLC
Education
MBA
Class of 1973

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.

BA
Class of 1972

Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Consistently ranked among the top liberal arts colleges in the country, founded in 1861. Vassar is renowned for pioneering achievements in education, for its long history of curricular innovation, and for the beauty of its campus.

Memberships
Member
Current

UC Health LLC operates hospitals. The company was founded in 1805 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, OH.

Member
Current

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.

Mentor
Current

Excelerate Labs provides investment services. It offers startup capital, mentorship, and consultancy services. The company was founded by Troy Henikoff, Sam Yagan and Nick Rosa and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Career History
Strategic Partner
Current
Special Advisor
Current

Ceres Venture Fund focuses on investments in early-stage growth companies that are located in the Midwestern region of the US. The firm invests primarily in the healthcare, information technology and business services sectors. The partnership has an interest in financing women-led companies, but this interest is not exclusive.

Founder
1999 - 2016

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago runs two programs that invests in UChicago-affiliated teams: the Edward L. Kaplan, '71, New Venture Challenge (NVC) program and the Polsky Center Accelerator Program. For more information and details on how to apply, please visit: http://chicagonvc.com or http://polskycenter.com/accelerator/

Boards & Committees
Director
2015 - Current

MATTER is a community of healthcare entrepreneurs and industry leaders working together in a shared space to individually and collectively fuel the future of healthcare innovation. MATTER's mission is to proactively connect and promote collaboration among entrepreneurs, scientists, physicians and industry partners to bring next-generation products and services to market that improve quality of care and save lives.

Member, Board of Directors
2005 - Current

First Midwest Bank operates as state chartered commercial bank. The firm provides the full range of both business and retail banking and trust and investment management services. The company is headquartered in Itasca, IL.

Member, Board of Directors
2003 - Current

Patterson Companies is an industry-leading specialty distributor serving the dental, veterinary and rehabilitation supply markets. Driven to meet the needs of healthcare professionals in these growing markets, Patterson provides a total-package approach to doing business. Our customers benefit from a diverse platform of products and services, as well as the convenience and peace of mind that come with relying on one trusted partner for everything they need.

Director
Current

The Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center (CEC) is a non-profit organization that supports entrepreneurs on their path to building high-growth, sustainable businesses that serve as platforms for economic development and civic leadership. Its flagship project, 1871, fulfills CEC’s vision of a central address for entrepreneurs in Chicago. CEC runs and operates the workspace, develops programming, organizes events and ensures that the culture of 1871 allows entrepreneurs the greatest opportunity for success.

Executive Director
1999 - Prior

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.

Director
Prior

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.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$100 - $249
2007

CHICAGO FOUNDATION FOR WOMEN (CFW) INVESTS IN WOMEN AND GIRLS AS CATALYSTS, BUILDING STRONG COMMUNITIES FOR ALL. THE FOUNDATION ENVISIONS A WORLD IN WHICH ALL WOMEN AND GIRLS HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO THRIVE IN SAFE, JUST, AND HEALTHY COMMUNITIES.

$100 - $249
2006

CHICAGO FOUNDATION FOR WOMEN (CFW) INVESTS IN WOMEN AND GIRLS AS CATALYSTS, BUILDING STRONG COMMUNITIES FOR ALL. THE FOUNDATION ENVISIONS A WORLD IN WHICH ALL WOMEN AND GIRLS HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO THRIVE IN SAFE, JUST, AND HEALTHY COMMUNITIES.

Political Donations
$1,000
2018

EMILY's List is a political action committee (PAC) in the United States that aims to help elect pro-choice Democratic female candidates to office. It was founded by Ellen Malcolm in 1984. The name EMILY's List is an acronym for "Early Money Is Like Yeast" (i.e., it raises dough).

$500
2017

EMILY's List is a political action committee (PAC) in the United States that aims to help elect pro-choice Democratic female candidates to office. It was founded by Ellen Malcolm in 1984. The name EMILY's List is an acronym for "Early Money Is Like Yeast" (i.e., it raises dough).

$300
2010

Representative from Illinois's 9th Congressional District

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Awards & Honors
YWCA Leadership Award
Today's Chicago Woman - Hall of Fame
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