John Roger Ettelson

President & Chief Executive Officer at William Blair Investment Management LLC

John Roger Ettelson

John Roger Ettelson

President & Chief Executive Officer at William Blair Investment Management LLC

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William Blair Investment Management LLC
William Blair & Co.
William Blair Funds Placement Group LLC

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3977

Primary Location

Chicago, IL, United States

Number of Boards

8

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Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Executive Officer, Exelon Utilities at Exelon Corporation

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Founder at Sanchez, Daniels & Hoffman LLP

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Majority Owner at Chicago National League Ball Club, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Lincoln Park Zoological Soicety

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General Counsel at William Blair & Company LLC

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Chief Executive Officer at The Duchossois Group, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at The PrivateBank

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Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Mesirow Financial, Inc.

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Regional President, Illinois at PNC Wealth Management

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Chairman at Primo Center for Women and Children

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John Roger Ettelson
President & Chief Executive Officer at William Blair Investment Management LLC
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Member, Board of Directors at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Chicago Shakespeare Theater operates performance theaters. It offers production of classics, new works and family programming; to unlocking Shakespeare's work for educators and students; and to serving as Chicago's cultural ambassador through its World's Stage Series. The company was founded by Barbara Gaines in 1986 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Education
J.D.
Class of 1984

University of Chicago Law School is the graduate school of law at the University of Chicago. It was founded in 1902 by a coalition of donors led by John D. Rockefeller, and is consistently one of the highest-rated law schools in the United States. The U.S. News & World Report ranks it fourth among U.S. law schools, and it is noted particularly for its influence on the economic analysis of law.

M.B.A.
Class of 1984

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.

SC.B.
Class of 1980

Brown University is located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and was founded in 1764. It is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Engineering, and the School of Professional Studies.

Attendee
Class of 1976

The Francis W. Parker School educates students to think and act with empathy, courage and clarity as responsible citizens and leaders in a democratic society and global community.

Memberships
Member
Current

The Commercial Club of Chicago resulted from the 1907 merger of two predecessor Chicago clubs: the Merchants Club (organized in 1896) and the Commercial Club (organized in 1877). Its most active members included George Pullman, Marshall Field, Cyrus McCormick, George Armour, Frederic Delano, Sewell Avery, Rufus C. Dawes, and Julius Rosenwald. The club has promoted Chicago's economic development for generations and championed member Daniel Burnham's Plan of Chicago (1909), also known as Burnham's plan. The plan gave the blueprint for the future growth and development of the entire Chicago region.

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.

Career History
President & Chief Executive Officer
2014 - Current

WBIM is an active investment manager that utilizes a variety of methods and strategies to make investment decisions and recommendations. The firm employs both fundamental and technical research methods when evaluating investment opportunities. They use various resources such as financial newspapers, magazines and websites; corporate data; ratings services; third party research; SEC filings; company press releases; and proprietary research. WBIM manages primarily US international and global equity portfolios and US fixed income portfolios for their clients. Their investment strategies include: US Growth; US Value; International and Global Equity; Chinese Securities; US Fixed Income, Hedge Fund Strategies, Dynamic Allocation; International Systematic Research; and Directional Multi-Alternative Strategies.

President & Chief Executive Officer
Current

Part of WBC Holdings LP, William Blair & Co is a company headquartered in the United States that provides investment banking and asset management services. Ellen-Blair Chube is the current CEO of the firm.

President & Chief Executive Officer
Tenure Unconfirmed
Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$25K - $50K
2014

Lincoln Park Zoo owns and operates a zoological park. It offers services for individual, schools and organization and other different kinds of commercial companies. The company was founded in 1868 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

$10K - $25K
2014

Founded in 1922 as The Chicago Council on Foreign Relations, the Council is one of the oldest and most prominent international affairs organizations in the United States. Independent and nonpartisan, The Chicago Council is committed to influencing the discourse on global issues through contributions to opinion and policy formation, leadership dialogue, and public learning.

$25K - $100K
2013

Lincoln Park Zoo owns and operates a zoological park. It offers services for individual, schools and organization and other different kinds of commercial companies. The company was founded in 1868 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Political Donations
$1,500
2010

President, Vectren Energy Delivery of Indiana-South at Vectren Corporation

$500
2008

Chief Executive Officer & President, Mesirow Wealth Advisors at Mesirow Financial Holdings, Inc.

$1,000
2007

Minority Whip at Office of the Senate Minority Whip, Richard J. Durbin

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Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. issued Ordinary Shares

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The J. M. Smucker Co. purchases International Multifoods Corp.

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