John A. Canning, Jr.

Co-Founder at Madison Dearborn Partners LLC

John A. Canning, Jr.

John A. Canning, Jr.

Co-Founder at Madison Dearborn Partners LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

First Chicago Venture Capital
Madison Dearborn Partners LLC

RelSci Relationships

6649

Number of Boards

36

Birthday

1945

Age

73

Number of Awards

1

Relationships
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Co-Founder at higi SH LLC

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Chairman, Dental Services Group at Bolder Capital LLC

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Former President & Co-Chief Executive Officer at Exelon Corporation

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Former Chairman at Northern Trust Corporation

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Chief Executive Officer at Abbott Laboratories

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

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Co-Founder at Madison Dearborn Partners LLC

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Former Management Training Program at Inland Steel Company

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Northwestern Memorial HealthCare

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Grosvenor Capital Management LP

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Co-Founder at Madison Dearborn Partners LLC
Family Members
Sibling
Counselor at The Cradle

With our deep history in adoption as our foundation, The Cradle advances the well-being of children by compassionately delivering exceptional education, guidance, and lifelong support to build, preserve and strengthen their families.

Spouse
Founder at WINGS Program, Inc.

WINGS Program, Inc. offers integrated services for homeless and abused women and children. The company provides safe, secure living environments, through transitional housing and emergency shelter, in residential neighborhoods that allow women to go to school, work, and achieve financial and emotional independence. WINGS Program was founded in and is headquartered in Palatine, IL.

Education
JD
Class of 1969

Duke University School of Law (also known as Duke Law School or Duke Law) is the law school and a constituent academic unit of Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States. One of Duke's 10 schools and colleges, the School of Law began as the Trinity College School of Law in 1868.

BA
Class of 1966

Denison University is a private, coeducational, and residential liberal arts college in Granville, Ohio, United States, about 30 miles (50 km) east of Columbus, the state capital. Founded in 1831, it is Ohio's second-oldest liberal arts college. Denison is a member of the Five Colleges of Ohio, the Great Lakes Colleges Association, and the North Coast Athletic Conference.

Memberships
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
Co-Founder
1992 - Current

Madison Dearborn Partners invests in MBO and structured/growth equity transactions in the following sectors: basic industries, communications, consumer, energy and power, financial services and healthcare. The firm generally invests $100 million to $600 million of equity capital per transaction. Their investment horizon is typically 5 to 7 years.

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.

Assistant General Counsel
Prior

The First National Bank of Chicago and First Chicago NBD (following its 1995 merger with the National Bank of Detroit) was the operating name of First Chicago Bank which was a Chicago-based retail and commercial bank tracing its roots back to 1863. In 1998, First Chicago NBD merged with Banc One Corporation to form Bank One Corporation, today a part of Chase.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2010 - Current

Corning Incorporated is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics. Drawing on more than 160 years of materials science and process engineering knowledge, Corning creates and makes keystone components that enable high-technology systems for consumer electronics, mobile emissions control, telecommunications, and life sciences. We also serve customers in specialty materials industries, including Ophthalmics. Corning’s operations in India are represented by Corning Technologies India Private Limited. Through our office in Gurgaon, we offer our customers world class products and service which includes access to our vast global technical resources, applications engineering support, after sales support, and increasingly, locally stocked products

Board Chairman
Current

Wrapports LLC publishes daily and weekly newspapers. The firm looks at underperforming businesses, underserved markets and opportunities to disrupt legacy media business models. The company is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Chairman, Board of Directors
Current

Madison Dearborn Partners invests in MBO and structured/growth equity transactions in the following sectors: basic industries, communications, consumer, energy and power, financial services and healthcare. The firm generally invests $100 million to $600 million of equity capital per transaction. Their investment horizon is typically 5 to 7 years.

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

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.

Life Member, Board of Trustees
Current

Northwestern University is a private institution founded in 1851 to serve the Northwest Territory, an area that now includes the states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin and parts of Minnesota. In 1853 the founders purchased a 379-acre tract of land on the shore of Lake Michigan 12 miles north of Chicago. They established a campus and developed the land near it, naming the surrounding town Evanston in honor of one of the University's founders, John Evans. After completing its first building, its first building in 1855, Northwestern began classes that fall with two faculty members and 10 students. Northwestern has three campuses and a total of 12 Schools and Colleges (one of which is located in South Florida. Two campuses are located on Lake Michigan, a 240-acre campus in Evanston, the first suburb north of Chicago, and a 25-acre campus in Chicago. One campus is located in Doha, Qatar. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment that transcends traditional academic boundaries. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth in a setting enhanced by the richness of Chicago.

President, Treasurer & Director
Current
Chairman
2004 - 2010

The Chicago Fed serves the Seventh Federal Reserve District, an economically diverse region that includes all of Iowa and most of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin. The Seventh District has a large national share of many important economic sectors. The Chicago Fed has a head office in Chicago and a branch office in Detroit.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$5M - $10M
2015

The Field Museum of Natural History houses biological and anthropological collections of specimens. It supports both informal and more structured public learning through exhibits and educational programs. Its curatorial and scientific staff conducts research on the fields of Anthropology, Biology, Geology, and Zoology. The Field Museum was founded in 1893 and is located in Chicago, Illinois.

$10K - $25K
2015

Merit School of Music transforms the lives of Chicago-area youth through removing barriers to high-quality music education.

$50K +
2014

The Field Museum of Natural History houses biological and anthropological collections of specimens. It supports both informal and more structured public learning through exhibits and educational programs. Its curatorial and scientific staff conducts research on the fields of Anthropology, Biology, Geology, and Zoology. The Field Museum was founded in 1893 and is located in Chicago, Illinois.

Political Donations
$2,700
2017

Senator from Wyoming

$2,700
2015

Senator from Florida

$2,700
2015

Former Governor of Florida

Public Holdings
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Awards & Honors
2012
Crain's Chicago Business Magazine - Power 50
Events
Attendee
2013 Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference

The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference is an annual conference hosted and wholly independently funded by private investment firm Allen & Company. The conference has taken place in Sun Valley, Idaho for one week each July since 1983. The conference typically features business leaders, political figures, and major figures in the philanthropic and cultural spheres.