J. Christopher Reyes

Founder at Reyes Holdings LLC

J. Christopher Reyes

J. Christopher Reyes

Founder at Reyes Holdings LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

Reyes Holdings LLC

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7152

Primary Location

Lake Forest, IL, United States

Number of Boards

35

Birthday

1954

Age

64

Number of Awards

16

Estimated Net Worth

$4.1B

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Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Henry Crown & Co.

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Former Chief Executive Officer at Northern Trust Corporation

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Chairman, Dental Services Group at Bolder Capital LLC

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Owner at Schwarz Supply Source

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Chief Executive Officer at Illinois Tool Works, Inc.

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Co-Founder at higi SH LLC

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President & Chief Executive Officer, CIBC Bank USA at Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce

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Chairman, Cancer Center at Rush University Medical Center

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Chief Executive Officer at Abbott Laboratories

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Co-Founder at Lefkofsky Family Foundation

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J. Christopher Reyes
Founder at Reyes Holdings LLC
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Sibling
Co-Founder at Reyes Holdings LLC

Reyes Holdings LLC engages in the distribution of food and beverage products. It operates business units such as Reyes beverage Group, Martin Brower, Reinhart Foodservice, Great Lakes Coca-Cola, and Reyes Coca-Cola. The company was founded by J. Christopher Reyes, Joseph A. Reyes, and M. Jude Reyes in 1976 and is headquartered in Rosemont, IL.

Spouse
Member, Board of Trustees at Art Institute of Chicago

The Art Institute of Chicago collects, preserves, and interprets works of art of the highest quality, representing the world’s diverse artistic traditions, for the inspiration and education of the public. It was founded as both a museum and school for the fine arts in 1879. The permanent college has grown from plaster casts to nearly 300,00 works of arts in fields ranging from Chinese bronzes to contemporary design and from textiles to installation art. Together, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the museum of the Art Institute of Chicago are now internationally recognized as two of the leading fine-arts institutions in the United States.

Sibling
Assistant Secretary at The Martin-Brower Company LLC

The Martin-Brower Co. LLC distributes and supplies grocery products. Its services include delivery, inventory management, product sourcing, warehousing, training, safety and financial modeling. The company was founded in 1956 and is headquartered in Rosemont, IL.

Sibling

Harbor Distributing LLC distributes beer and wine. The firm distributes beer brands such as Beck's, Boston Beer, Constellation Brands' Corona, Heineken, Guinness, Labatt's, Miller, Molson Coors, NewCastle, Sierra Nevada, and Yuengling. The company was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Anaheim, CA.

Sibling
Director at Reyes Holdings LLC

Reyes Holdings LLC engages in the distribution of food and beverage products. It operates business units such as Reyes beverage Group, Martin Brower, Reinhart Foodservice, Great Lakes Coca-Cola, and Reyes Coca-Cola. The company was founded by J. Christopher Reyes, Joseph A. Reyes, and M. Jude Reyes in 1976 and is headquartered in Rosemont, IL.

Sibling
Director of Government Affairs at Reyes Holdings LLC

Reyes Holdings LLC engages in the distribution of food and beverage products. It operates business units such as Reyes beverage Group, Martin Brower, Reinhart Foodservice, Great Lakes Coca-Cola, and Reyes Coca-Cola. The company was founded by J. Christopher Reyes, Joseph A. Reyes, and M. Jude Reyes in 1976 and is headquartered in Rosemont, IL.

Parent
Former Professional at United States Navy

The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States. It is larger than the next 13 largest navies combined in terms of battle fleet tonnage, according to one estimate. The U.S. Navy also has the world's largest carrier fleet, with 10 in service, one under construction (two planned), and two in reserve. The service has 317,054 personnel on active duty and 109,671 in the Navy Reserve. It operates 283 ships in active service and more than 3,700 aircraft.

Extended Family Member
Senior Vice President at Oaktree Capital Management LP

Oaktree Capital Management (OCM) provides overall discretionary management for accounts within six asset classes: Distressed Debt, Corporate Debt, Control Investing, Convertible Securities, Real Estate, and Listed Equities. The firm also manages accounts in the multi-asset solutions asset class, that afford exposure to different combinations of certain of the six asset classes. OCM generally uses fundamental analysis, and may engage in long-term or short-term purchases, trading (securities purchased and sold within 30 days), short sales in certain strategies, margin transactions, and option writing, including covered options, uncovered options or spreading strategies.OCM's distressed debt asset class includes distressed opportunities, value opportunities and emerging markets opportunities strategies. The firm's corporate debt asset class pursues investments in US high yield bonds, European high yield bonds, global high yield bonds, US senior loans, European senior loans, European high yield bonds and senior loans, US private debt, strategic credit, European private debt, and emerging markets debt total return. Their control investing asset class pursues investments in the following strategies: special situations, European principal power opportunities, and infrastructure investing. OCM's convertible securities asset class invests in US convertibles, non-US convertibles and high income convertibles. Their real estate asset class pursues investments in the following strategies: real estate opportunities, real estate value-add and real estate debt. OCM's listed equities asset class pursues investments in emerging markets absolute return opportunities, emerging markets equities, and value equities.

Sibling In Law
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Taubman Centers, Inc.

Taubman was founded by A. Alfred Taubman* in 1950 and is known for its focus on dominant retail malls with the highest average sales productivity in the nation. Taubman creates extraordinary retail environments for shoppers, retailers, communities, and investors. Our portfolio of United States regional and super regional malls, located in major markets from coast to coast, is the most productive in the nation, with 2011 sales per square foot averaging $641. Through our Taubman Asia subsidiary, we are extending the company’s unsurpassed retail real estate expertise to international markets. Taubman is headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, with our Taubman Asia subsidiary based in Hong Kong. Taubman began trading on the New York Stock Exchange in 1992 (NYSE:TCO) as a Real Estate Investment Trust and has had one of the highest ten-year total returns within the Mall REIT sector

Education
BS

The University of Maryland, College Park is a public research university, the flagship campus of the University System of Maryland, and the original 1862 land-grant institution in the State. The University of Maryland is committed to achieving excellence as the State’s primary center of research and graduate education and the institution of choice for undergraduate students of exceptional ability and promise. The University creates and applies knowledge for the benefit of the economy and culture of the State, the region, the nation, and beyond. As the flagship of the University System of Maryland, the University shares its research, educational, cultural, and technological strengths with businesses, government, and other educational institutions. The University counts among its greatest strengths -- and a major component of its excellence -- the diversity of its faculty, students, and staff. The University of Maryland, College Park is committed to equal educational opportunity and strives to hire a diverse faculty and staff of exceptional achievement through affirmative actions, to celebrate diversity in all of its programs and activities, and to recruit and retain qualified graduate and undergraduate minority students.

Memberships
Member
Current

One of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious organizations, founded in 1911, the Club facilitates strategic relationship development, intellectual exchange and development of future leaders. Through our Global Leaders, Women’s Leadership, Chicago CEO Series and other programming, we bring together business, civic and academic leaders from all industries to discuss strategies that address challenges and opportunities affecting Chicago and the world.

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.

Member
Current

The Civic Committee of The Commercial Club of Chicago is a private, not-for-profit organization whose mission is to stimulate and encourage the growth of the area's economy and its ability to provide for its people. The Civic Committee pursues economic development in its broadest sense by supporting efforts to improve the general business environment - the structure and processes of the local economy - so that businesses can prosper and generate jobs. The Civic Committee also works to protect and improve those parts of the local environment on which employers depend: sound and effective local government services, superior transportation and communication networks, strong education and training systems, excellent health care delivery and reasonable local tax and regulatory structures. The Civic Committee gives special attention to efforts and plans that relate to the entire Chicago metropolitan area in the belief that the City of Chicago and its surrounding territory constitute a single and interdependent economic region. In pursuing these goals, the Civic Committee seeks out partnerships with other public and private sector organizations so as to minimize duplication of efforts and to utilize the strength of coalitions representing different constituencies.

Career History
Founder
Current

Reyes Holdings LLC engages in the distribution of food and beverage products. It operates business units such as Reyes beverage Group, Martin Brower, Reinhart Foodservice, Great Lakes Coca-Cola, and Reyes Coca-Cola. The company was founded by J. Christopher Reyes, Joseph A. Reyes, and M. Jude Reyes in 1976 and is headquartered in Rosemont, IL.

Fund Advisor
Tenure Unconfirmed

Roundtable Healthcare Management invests in middle market healthcare companies located in the US. The firm targets companies operating in the fields of medical devices, medical products & disposables, specialty pharmaceuticals, medication delivery systems, specialty distribution and complementary outsourced services. They provides financing for mergers, acquisitions, financing and divestitures transactions.

Boards & Committees
Member, Executive Advisory Board
Current

The Edgewater Funds is a private equity firm based in Chicago, Illinois with $1.4 billion in committed capital. Edgewater provides capital and experience to outstanding growth companies. Edgewater's investment approach focuses on funding high quality middle market companies where we can add substantial value through our capital, our experience and our broad network. Often the profitable growth companies in which we invest are not actively seeking capital and it is our demonstrated ability to help accelerate growth that attracts these companies to a partnership with Edgewater. We are able to structure both growth equity (minority) and buyout investments to accommodate the needs of each investment situation. What truly sets Edgewater apart is the wealth of experience that our team brings to our investments. Edgewater’s Partners have been successful CEOs and business leaders themselves. Edgewater’s team includes our Executive Advisory Board made up of nationally prominent business and financial leaders.

Member, Board of Directors
2007 - 2010

General Dynamics is a market leader in business aviation; combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions; shipbuilding and marine systems; and mission-critical information systems and technology. The company was formed in 1952 through the combination of the Electric Boat Company, Consolidated Vultee (CONVAIR) and several others. The company grew organically and through acquisitions until the early 1990s, when they sold many of our defense-related businesses. Starting in the mid-1990s, they began expanding by acquiring combat vehicle-related businesses, additional shipyards, information-technology product and service companies and Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation.

Member, Board of Directors
2005 - 2007

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

Director & Chair
Current

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, formerly Children’s Memorial Hospital, provides superior pediatric care in a setting that offers the latest benefits and innovations in medical technology, research and family-friendly design. As the largest pediatric provider in the region with a 130 year legacy of excellence, kids and their families are at the center of all we do. Learn more about our family-centered approach to care.

Director & Chair
Current

Children''s Hospital of Chicago Medical Center provides healthcare solutions. Its services include academic general pediatrics and primary care, brain tumor, neurosurgery, pathology and laboratory medicine, cystic fibrosis, physical therapy, heart failure and transplants, infectious diseases, transplantation, and rehabilitative services. The company was incorporated on December 13, 1984 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

Notre Dame is a leading American research university that offers undergraduate, professional, and graduate students a unique academic environment. Enriched by Catholic intellectual and cultural traditions, it is a place that throughout its history has promoted excellent teaching. Notre Dame stands on 1,250 acres considered by many to be among the most beautiful possessed by any university in the nation. From the collegiate Gothic architecture and park-like landscape to exquisite outdoor sculpture and breathtaking views, Notre Dame's campus is a visual splendor.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$5,000 - $10K
2013

After School Matters is a non-profit organization that offers Chicago teens innovative out-of-school activities through science, sports, tech, words, and the nationally recognized gallery programs. It provides these programs through a network of public and private partnerships that include the City of Chicago, Chicago Public Schools, Chicago Park District, Chicago Public Library, and community organizations throughout the city. It has been recognized nationally for its innovative approach to coordinating city resources and delivering unique and diverse programs. Its hands-on, project-based programs expose teens to rewarding careers and help them develop marketable job skills.

$50K - $100K
2012

Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry operates as a museum. It conduct exhibitions in the fields of science, technology, engineering and medicine. The company was founded in 1893 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

$500 - $999
2011

THE MISSION OF BGCC IS TO ENABLE ALL YOUNG PEOPLE, ESPECIALLY THOSE WHO NEED US MOST, TO REACH THEIR FULL POTENTIAL AS PRODUCTIVE, RESPONSIBLE AND CARING CITIZENS.

Political Donations
$33.9K
2018

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.

$33.4K
2016

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.

$100K
2015
Awards & Honors
Rank #427
2017
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #549
2016
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #149
2015
Forbes Magazine - 400 Richest People in America