Joan W. Harris

President at Irving Harris Foundation

Joan W. Harris

Joan W. Harris

President at Irving Harris Foundation

Overview
Career Highlights

Irving Harris Foundation
Chicago Opera Theater
Illinois Arts Alliance/Foundation

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2447

Number of Boards

15

Relationships
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General Partner at Glen Eagle Partners, Ltd.

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Executive Director at Irving Harris Foundation

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Former Vice Chairman at Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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Manager at Great Lakes Advisors LLC

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Chief Executive Officer at Ventas, Inc.

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Life Member, Board of Trustees at Art Institute of Chicago

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Chairman at Chicago Capital LLC

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Managing Director at International Engineering Consortium

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Founder at Prairie Management, Inc.

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Former Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer & Executive Vice President at ABN AMRO Mortgage Group, Inc.

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In The News
Chicago Sun-Times
July 8, 2013
MARRIAGE BITES DUST
Chicago Sun-Times
April 15, 2013
A BIEBER BLUNDER?
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Joan W. Harris
President at Irving Harris Foundation
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Member, Board of Trustees at Harris Theater

Harris Theater for Music & Dance is a nonprofit company headquartered in Chicago, IL, that operates music, dance and performance theater. Paul Organisak is the current CEO, occupying that position since 2017.

Education
Graduate

Since its founding in 1871, Smith College has provided women of high ability and promise an education of uncompromising quality. A world-class faculty of scholars are fully engaged with their students' intellectual development, and an open curriculum encourages each student to explore many fields of knowledge. Mentors for scholarship, leadership and service, across all spectrums of endeavor, allow Smith students to observe different models of achievement, then set their own course with conviction.

Career History
President
Current
President
Prior

CHICAGO OPERA THEATER EXPANDS THE TRADITION OF OPERA AS A LIVING ART FORM BY ENGAGING LOVERS OF MUSIC AND STORYTELLING THROUGH INNOVATIVE EXPERIENCES, PREDOMINANTLY OF NEW AND RARELY PERFORMED WORKS.

Boards & Committees
Member, Visiting Committee
Current

The mission of Chicago Harris is to understand and influence public policies—both through research and by preparing talented individuals to become global leaders and agents of social change. A liaison between academic policy research and practitioners in the field, we equip students to make an impact on the problems facing people and institutions around the globe.

Life Trustee
Current

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) was founded by Theodore Thomas in 1891. The ensemble makes its home at Orchestra Hall in Chicago and plays a summer season at the Ravinia Festival. The music director is Riccardo Muti, who began his tenure in 2010. The CSO is one of five American orchestras commonly referred to as the "Big Five".

Member, National Board of Advisors
Prior - 2014

The Actors' Fund of America provides services to performing arts and entertainment professionals. It offers spectrum of programs to support the unique, essential needs of all who work in entertainment and the performing arts such as social services and financial assistance, health insurance, housing and senior care. The company was founded in 1882 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$5,000 - $10K
2018

J Street is the political home for pro-Israel, pro-peace Americans fighting for the future of Israel as the democratic homeland of the Jewish people. They believe that Israel’s Jewish and democratic character depend on a two-state solution, resulting in a Palestinian state living alongside Israel in peace and security.

$1,800 - $4,999
2017

J Street is the political home for pro-Israel, pro-peace Americans fighting for the future of Israel as the democratic homeland of the Jewish people. They believe that Israel’s Jewish and democratic character depend on a two-state solution, resulting in a Palestinian state living alongside Israel in peace and security.

$35K - $55K
2017

Music Associates of Aspen, Inc. provides music education services. The firm's services include, chamber, opera, contemporary music, master classes, orchestral concerts and lectures. The company was founded by Walter Paepcke and Elizabeth Paepcke in 1949 and headquartered in Aspen, CO.

Political Donations
$1,750
2019

Representative from Illinois's 9th Congressional District

$1,000
2019

Representative from Illinois's 9th Congressional District

$2,700
2018

Representative from Illinois's 9th Congressional District

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