Conversations with Chicago’s Business & Civic Leaders

As we all emerge from the pandemic, the economic crisis and the other challenges of the past year, we are optimistic about the future of business and commerce in Chicago. Leading C-suite executives recently joined us to help tell the story about why Chicago will continue to be a world-class city, now and long into the future.

Dr. Jo Ann Rooney, President, Loyola University Chicago
Robert Dunn, President, Landmark Development
David Casper, U.S. Chief Executive Officer, BMO Financial Group
Charles Matthews, President & Chief Executive Officer, Peoples Gas
Stephen Ferrara, Vice-Chair, Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, and Partner, Chief Operating Officer, BDO
Richard Edelman, CEO, Edelman
Marsha Cruzan, Regional President, U.S. Bank
Cornelius Griggs, President & Chief Executive Officer, GMA Construction
Brett Hart, President, United Airlines
Gavin Hattersley, President & Chief Executive Officer, Molson Coors Beverage Company
Chevy Humphrey, President & CEO, Museum of Science and Industry

These exclusive interviews first released during our 117th Annual Meeting of Membership. The message of this event was clear and optimistic: the Chicagoland business community is strong, resilient, innovative, and together we will work to ensure economic opportunity reaches every corner and neighborhood. We are a community of businesses, but more importantly, we are a community of people.

A full recording of the 117th Annual Meeting of Membership is now available.