James R. Boris

Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Everen Capital Corporation

James R. Boris

James R. Boris

Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Everen Capital Corporation

Overview
Career Highlights

Everen Capital Corporation
Everen Securities, Inc.
Kemper Securities, Inc.

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1293

Number of Boards

23

Birthday

10/1946

Age

73

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Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Cboe Global Markets, Inc.

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Former Professional at Nuveen Credit Strategies Income Fund

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Industry Advisor at Madison Dearborn Partners LLC

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Higgins Development Partners LLC

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Member, CFTC-SEC Joint Advisory Committee at Commodity Futures Trading Commission

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Senior Counsel at Dentons

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Fund Advisor at Nuveen Asset Management LLC

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Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Commonwealth Edison Company

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Former Partner at Sidley Austin LLP

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Co-Founder at Brentwood Capital Advisors LLC

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James R. Boris
Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Everen Capital Corporation
Education
B.A

Higher Education (enrollment 4,149) Gannon is a Catholic, Diocesan university offering a comprehensive, values-centered learning experience that emphasizes faith, leadership, inclusiveness and social responsibility. Our faculty and staff prepare students to be global citizens.

Career History
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
1990 - 1999
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Prior

Headquartered in Chicago, Kemper Securities, a nationwide, full-service investment brokerage firm that serves individual, business, municipal and institutional clients.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
1990 - 1999

EVEREN Capital Corp., part of Wells Fargo & Co., is a company headquartered in Charlotte, NC. The firm provides full-service, retail-oriented securities brokerage services. It was acquired by Wachovia Corp. on 01 Oct 99 for $1,042.90 million.

Boards & Committees
Director
Current
Lead Director
Current

North Shore Gas Co. operates as a regulated natural gas delivery company. It serves residential, commercial, and industrial customers in different communities within the northern suburbs of Chicago. The company was founded in 1900 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Non-Executive Chairman
2007 - 2008

Integrys Energy Group, Inc. is a diversified energy holding company, which is focused on regulated and non-regulated energy delivery in the U.S. and Canada. The company offers services through its subsidiaries which include Michigan Gas Utilities (MGS), North Shore Gas (NSG), People Gas (PG), Upper Peninsula Power Co. (UPPC) and Wisconsin Public Service (WPS). The company operates its business through the following segments: Natural Gas Utility, Electric Utility, Electric Transmission Investment, Integrys Energy Services, Holding Company and Other. The Natural Gas Utility segment includes the regulated natural gas utility operations of WPS, MGU, MERC, PGL, and NSG. The Electric Utility segment includes the regulated electric utility operations of WPS and UPPCO. The Integrys Energy Services is a diversified nonregulated retail energy supply and services company that primarily sells electricity and natural gas to commercial, industrial, and residential customers. The Electric Transmission Investment segment consists of integrys energy group. The Holding Company and Other segment includes the operations of the integrys energy group holding along with any nonutility activities at WPS, MGU, MERC, UPPCO, PGL, NSG, and IBS. It provides regulated natural gas utility service to residential, commercial and industrial, transportation and other customers in Chicago, Minnesota, northeastern Wisconsin and adjacent parts of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Integrys Energy Group was founded on February 21, 2007 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Lead Director
2003 - Current

CBOE Exchange, Inc. provides options exchange services. It trades equity options, security index options, options on exchange traded notes and products, binary options, one-week and quarterly options, long-term equity anticipation securities options, and flexible exchange options. The firm also provides information on various stock and options trading strategies, options trading tools, stock and option quotes and data; and options information and education. Additionally, they offer access to product information, conference notices, portfolio management tools, and educational materials for institutional investors and products and strategies for advisors to protect client's portfolios. The company was founded in 1973 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Director
Current

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.

Trustee
Prior

Loyola University Chicago, a private university founded in 1870 as St. Ignatius College, is one of the nation’s largest Jesuit, Catholic Universities and the only one located in Chicago. Loyola University Chicago comprises four campuses: Lake Shore (LSC), Water Tower (WTC), Health Sciences (HSC), and the John Felice Rome Center in Italy, and is home to ten schools and colleges: Quinlan School of Business, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, Stritch School of Medicine, College of Arts and Sciences, School of Communication, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, School of Education, School of Law, School of Social Work, and Graduate School. Loyola also features course locations in Beijing, China; Saigon-Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Vernon Hills, Illinois (Cuneo Mansion and Gardens); and a Retreat and Ecology Campus in Woodstock, Illinois.

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$50K - $100K
2005

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.

Political Donations
$1,000
2000

Former Senator from Illinois

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