Baseball, Beer and Sustainability: Why the Chicago Cubs and Anheuser-Busch Partnership Is a Win for the Environment

Beer and baseball have gone hand-in-hand for over a century. Now, Anheuser-Busch’s CEO Brendan Whitworth wants to pair them with civic engagement.   On Sept. 22, the Executives’ Club of Chicago and the Chicago Cubs hosted Whitworth for a discussion with former MLB player and Marquee Sports Network analyst Doug Glanville on how Anheuser-Busch is thinking […]

How Chef Rick Bayless Is Cooking Up Change Beyond the Kitchen

In the 1980s, Rick and Deann Bayless entered Chicago’s restaurant scene with Frontera Grill; then came the high-end Topolobampo and street-food focused Xoco. Additional restaurants followed in Chicago and other cities. But creating and serving innovative takes on traditional Mexican food is only part of what Bayless is doing for Chicago and — at the […]

Bonobos Founding CEO and Author Andy Dunn Talks Candidly About Mental Health, Entrepreneurship and His Own Bipolar Diagnosis

Founding CEO of Bonobos, Andy Dunn, joined the Executives’ Club to discuss his newly released memoir Burn Rate: Launching a Startup and Losing My Mind. The book explores Dunn’s entrepreneurial journey, its intersection with mental illness, and what companies can do to promote employee mental wellness. Entrepreneurship Often Cloaks Mental Illness Every entrepreneur knows owning […]

Deloitte Chair Janet Foutty: Authenticity Is Key to Navigating Leadership

Janet Foutty, Deloitte US Executive Chair and co-author of Arrive and Thrive: 7 Impactful Practices for Women Navigating Leadership, joined the Exec Club for a conversation on impactful leadership practices to inspire and support teams. Moderated by OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network’s Executive Producer and Head Content Creator, Tara Montgomery, Foutty also highlighted takeaways from her […]