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Members of the Business Council are committed to strengthening the partnership between Chicago’s civic and cultural champions.

The Art Institute is grateful to these corporate leaders who support access to a world of art for our wide-ranging audiences.

Honorary Chairs

Denise B. Gardner
Chair of the Board of Trustees

Darrel Hackett
President, BMO Private Bank—US
BMO Harris Bank

Members

Dale Taylor
President & CEO
AbelsonTaylor

Jason M. Laurie
Chief Investment Officer
Altair Advisers

Rita Sola Cook
President of Bank of America Chicago
Bank of America

Steve Zick
Vice President, Director, Christie’s Chicago
Christie’s

Shawn Beber
President & CEO
CIBC Bank USA

Kevin Cook
Chief Operating Officer, Chicago Office
Edelman

Michael J. Sacks
CEO
GCM Grosvenor 

Maurice Smith
President, CEO and Vice Chair
Health Care Service Corporation

Joseph P. Gromacki
Partner
Jenner & Block

Christopher Deveny
Chairman of the Midwest Private Bank
JPMorgan Chase & Co. 

Barry MacLean
Chairman
MacLean-Fogg Company

Kohei Omori
Head of Japanese Corporate Banking Division for the Americas
Head of Chicago Branch
MUFG

Gary Metzner
SVP Midwest Chairman
Sotheby’s 

Pin Ni
President
Wanxiang America Corporation

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