Executive Advisors are regional CEOs (or highest-ranking regional corporate officers) who lend their names in support of the work of the Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC) and make an annual commitment of at least $15,000. There are no required meetings, but individuals are welcome to become involved on issues of interest to them or their companies. Starting with Bill Osborn of the Northern Trust as our first Executive Advisor in 2002, this group continues to add new members.
A primary motivation for joining MPC's Executive Advisors is civic engagement and the desire to contribute to the vibrancy and vitality of Chicago and the surrounding region. Executive Advisors are listed on the MPC letterhead, in our Annual Report, and in materials distributed to other corporate partners and donors. Benefits, such as the visibility that derives from partnering with a results-oriented organization, also include: invitations to exclusive networking events, panels and seminars, access to our Employer-Assisted Housing expertise, and volunteer opportunities for the company's senior executives with MPC's Community Building Initiative.
President & CEO, Veolia Water North America
President, North America, Bombardier Transportation
CEO, Polished Nickel Capital Management LLC
Lawrence T. Borgard
President & COO - Utilities, Integrys Energy Group
Chicago Market President, U.S. Bank
Craig J. Duchossois
CEO, Duchossois Group, Inc.
President & CEO, Jones Lang LaSalle
Mitchell S. Feiger
President & CEO, MB Financial Bank
Paul S. Fisher
President & CEO, Centerpoint Properties
Joseph A. Gregoire
State Chairman, Illinois Banking, PNC
Stephen J. Hagge
President & CEO, AptarGroup Inc.
Patricia Hemingway Hall
President & CEO, Health Care Service Corporation
Edward R. Hamberger
President & CEO, Association of American Railroads
Managing Director - Investment Banking Division, Goldman Sachs
Frederick A. Krehbiel
Co-Chairman, Molex Incorporated
Matthew C. Levin
Executive Vice President & Head Global Strategy, Aon Corporation
Raymond J. Lewis
President, Ventas, Inc.
David J. Neithercut
President & CEO, Equity Residential
Robert L. Parkinson, Jr.
Chairman & CEO, Baxter International Inc.
J. Marshall Peck
President, InterPark Holdings LLC
Executive Vice President & Chief Admin. Officer, CNA
Judith C. Rice
Senior Vice President Community Affairs & Economic Development, BMO Harris Bank
Larry D. Richman
President & CEO, The PrivateBank
Jim L. Stanley
Executive Vice President, Group CEO, NIPSCO (NiSource)
President & CEO, Fifth Third Bank
Frederick H. Waddell
Chairman & CEO, Northern Trust
Edward J. Wehmer
President & CEO, Wintrust Financial Corp.