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At MPC’s Annual Luncheon on Wednesday, September 12, we will feature a celebrated museum director as well as one of our nation’s most successful entrepreneurs.
Our keynote speaker, Lonnie G. Bunch III, founding director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture and former president and director of the Chicago History Museum, will discuss how history and culture are essential to a vibrant community and healthy economy. We will also honor Patrick G. Ryan, Chairman & CEO of Ryan Specialty Group, with the 2018 Champion Fighter Award for his extraordinary civic leadership.
Join us for a conversation about creativity, community development and carving a unique path.
Sponsorships are available! For more information, contact Janet Myers, Vice President of Philanthropy, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 312.863.6010.
Lonnie G. Bunch III, Founding Director, The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture
2018 Champion Fighter Award Recipient
Patrick G. Ryan, Chairman & CEO, Ryan Specialty Group, LLC
Todd C. Brown, Chair, Board of Governors, Metropolitan Planning Council
David R. Casper, President & CEO, BMO Harris Bank
Lester Crown, Chairman, Henry Crown & Company
Kent P. Dauten, Chairman, Keystone Capital
Craig Duchossois, Chairman & CEO, Duchossois Group, Inc.
King Harris, Chairman, Harris Holdings
Mike Keiser, Sand Valley Golf Resort
J. Landis Martin, Chairman & Managing Director, Platte River Equity
Suzanne Martinez, Managing Director, LaSalle Investment Management
Andrew J. McKenna, Chairman, Schwarz Supply Source
Daniel T. Ryan, International Director, JLL
Scott Swanson, President, PNC Bank, Illinois
Edward J. Wehmer, Founder, President & CEO, Wintrust Financial Corporation
Miles D. White, Chairman & CEO, Abbott
The Crown Family
Steve Baird, Baird & Warner, Inc.
Bucksbaum Retail Properties
Carnahan Daniels Foundation
Christopher B. Burke Engineering, Ltd.
CIBC Bank USA
DLA Piper LLP (U.S.)
Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP
Fifth Third Bank
First Midwest Bank
Ford Smart Mobility/Sam Schwartz
The Habitat Company
Illinois Housing Development Authority
Karen Z. Gray-Krehbiel and John H. Krehbiel, Jr.
Lavin Family Foundation
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
John W. Madigan
Jim and Kitty Mann
Robert E. Miller
Robert R. McCormick Foundation
Lee M. Mitchell, Thoma Bravo, LLC
Northern Trust Company
Pepper Construction Co.
Pritzker Traubert Foundation
Ellen and Jim Stirling
Pam and Doug Walter