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 […]

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 […]

Chicago Leaders Talk Community Transformation and Grassroots Activism

Earlier this month, Exec Club Chicago’s 77 Forum hosted “A City For All – Grassroots Growth and Winning Opportunities.” The virtual discussion, moderated by Dahleen Glanton, senior advisor at Kivvit, featured the leaders of several Chicago-area grassroots organizations. Over the course of an hour, they discussed the importance of community engagement and promoting economic investment in […]

The Executives' Club of Chicago Women's Leadership Series on Tapping Women’s Potential In Political Leadership

On Thursday, September 10, as a part of their Women’s Leadership Series, the Executives’ Club of Chicago hosted a powerhouse panel of speakers in a conversation called “Running for Progress: Tapping Women’s Potential in Political Leadership.” The virtual panel was moderated by Tina Tchen, and featured Ambassador Carol Moseley Braun, Mary Matalin, Melissa Bean and Erin […]

Land O’Lakes CEO Beth Ford Brings a Compelling Vision For Farmers And The Future Of Food Despite COVID-19 Distribution Challenges

As we’ve watched the coronavirus pandemic change everything before our eyes, businesses and organizations globally are having to be agile and adapt. Just as so many others have, the Executives Club of Chicago has canceled or postponed programming for the time being and is encouraging the community to revisit their impressive body of past content. In doing […]