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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
King Harris, Chairman, Harris Holdings
Mike Keiser, Sand Valley Golf Resort
Andrew J. McKenna, Chairman, Schwarz Supply Source
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.
CIBC Bank USA
First Midwest Bank
Illinois Housing Development Authority
Karen Z. Gray-Krehbiel and John H. Krehbiel, Jr.
Lavin Family Foundation
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Jim and Kitty Mann
Robert R. McCormick Foundation