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2019 Annual Luncheon
Save the Date: MPC's 2019 Annual Luncheon

September 19, 2019, 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. CST

Hilton Chicago
720 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605

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MPC’s 2019 Annual Luncheon Keynote Conversation features Raj Chetty, the William A. Ackman Professor of Economics at Harvard University and Director of Opportunity Insights, and David Williams, Policy Director at Opportunity Insights. They will dive into how Chicago compares with other U.S. cities and regions on economic mobility and describe solutions that can empower families to rise out of poverty and achieve the American Dream.

MPC will also recognize one of Chicago’s leading corporate citizens, John W. Rowe, Chairman Emeritus, Exelon Corporation, with the 2019 Champion Fighter Award. This honor is bestowed to those who have made extraordinary civic contributions to the Chicago region, which is embodied by John’s transformative leadership and philanthropy.

Sponsorships are available! For more information, contact Janet Myers, Vice President of Philanthropy, at jmyers@metroplanning.org or 312.863.6010.


Keynote Speakers

Raj Chetty, the William A. Ackman Professor of Economics at Harvard University and Director of Opportunity Insights

David Williams, Policy Director at Opportunity Insights

2019 Champion Fighter Award Recipient 

John W. Rowe, Chairman Emeritus, Exelon Corporation

Presenting Sponsor

Host Committee

(in formation)

Chris M. Crane, President & CEO, Exelon Corporation

Lester Crown, Chairman, Henry Crown & Company

Kent P. Dauten, Chairman, Keystone Capital

Joseph Dominguez, CEO, ComEd

Craig J. Duchossois, Chairman & CEO, The Duchossois Group, Inc.

King Harris, Chairman, Harris Holdings                                   

Edgar D. Jannotta, Chairman Emeritus, William Blair

Mike Keiser, Owner, Bandon Dunes Golf Resort

Michael G. Rippey, President & CEO, SunCoke Energy, Inc.

Scott Swanson, President, PNC Bank, Illinois

Edward J. Wehmer, Founder, President & CEO, Wintrust Financial Corporation

Miles D. White, Chairman & CEO, Abbott

Champion Sponsor

The Crown Family 

Lead Sponsors                   

                    

This page can be found online at http://www.metroplanning.org/events/luncheon/detail/494

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