Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Senior Council

The Senior Council of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce is a select group of those who have served the Chicagoland Chamber with great distinction. As a member of the Senior Council, individuals are accorded the privileges of personal membership in the Chicagoland Chamber for life. In addition, the Senior Council will be called upon to serve as the selection committee for the annual recipient of the business community's most prestigious honor – the Daniel H. Burnham Award for Distinguished Leadership.

Norman R. Bobins
Chairman, CIBC
1999-2001 Chamber Chairman
2007 Daniel Burnham Award Honoree

Robert W. Crawford, Jr.
Founder, Brook Furniture Rental
2003-2005 Chamber Chairman

Deborah L. DeHaas
Chief Inclusion Officer, Deloitte
2010-2012 Chamber Chairman
2004 Daniel Burnham Award Honoree

Ronald J. Gidwitz
Partner, GCG Partners
1996-1999 Chamber Chairman
2001 Daniel Burnham Award Honoree
James J. O'Connor, Sr.
Retired Chairman & CEO, ComEd
1990-1993 Chamber Chairman
1994 Daniel Burnham Award Honoree

John Rau
President & CEO, Miami Corporation
2001-2003 Chamber Chairman

Scott C. Swanson
President, PNC Bank - Illinois
2012-2014 Chamber Chairman

Glenn F. Tilton
Retired Chairman & CEO, United
2010 Daniel Burnham Award Honoree

Robert Wislow
Chairman, U.S. Equities | CBRE Chicago
2005-2007 Chamber Chairman