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2022 Midwest Event Sponsors

Gifts as of September 12, 2022

$100,000 or more

Anonymous Bluhm Family Charitable Foundation Abe and Ida Cooper Foundation The Crown and Goodman Families Judy and Abel Friedman Toby and Jeff Herr Priscilla and Steven Kersten The Malkin Family The Michael P. Polsky Family The Sidley Austin Foundation


The Lester and Edward Anixter Family Foundationn Loren and Howard Friend GCM Grosvenor Carylon, Julius and Marcie Hemmelstein Foundation Kovler Family Foundation Ann Wolk Krouse, in memory of Paul C. Krouse and Amy Krouse Rosenthal Suzanne and Lee Miller Sandra and Michael Perlow Cari and Michael J. Sacks Jamie Diamond Schwartz and David Schwartz Kim and Perry Shwachman Fern and Manfred Steinfeld, Michael Steinfeld Family, Paul Steinfeld Family, Jill and Tim Cunniff Family Kathy Hess Tallering and Ken Tallering


Leadership Circle (gifts of $25,000+)

Anonymous Abt Family Foundation Rebecca and Dmitry Balyasny Judy and Howard B. Bernick Robert and Leslie Mitchel Bond Jacolyn and John Bucksbaum Bernice and Benjamin B. Cohen and Family Rita and Seymour Cohen Cynthia Elkins Foundation Laurie and Phillip Gerber Diane and Hal Gershowitz, Lisa and Larry Kite, Barbara and Daniel Kite, Jill and Bill Friedman, Amy and Andy Lask, Jennifer and Michael Gershowitz Families Danielle Rudas Goodman and Jordan Goodman Sheila and Joseph Gutman and Family Harris Family Foundation—Linda and Bill Friend, Pam Szokol, Caryn and King Harris, Stephanie and John Harris Houlihan Lokey Carol and Bill Kaplan/Senior Lifestyle Jill and Jory Katlin Risa, Harvey, Susan, Ronald, and Dana Lambert Family Lauren and Todd Lustbader Jill and Paul Meister Mesirow Financial Robert R. Nathan Philanthropic Fund Northern Trust Linda and Richard Price and Family Arlen and Elaine Rubin Elise Sacks, in loving memory of Lee Sacks Karyn and Bill Silverstein Takiff Family Foundation Tina and Joseph Wolf Janna and Sheffield Wolk Zell Family Foundation


ALECKO Capital/Alex Pissios Blitstein Family Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Norman Bobins, The Robert Thomas Bobins Foundation Marlene Breslow-Blitstein and Berle Blitstein Marcy and Greg Carlin Carol and Douglas Cohen EMA Electromechanics, LLC Larry and Barbara Field and Family Karen and Jim Frank Dr. Carolyn Friend-Weiner and Dr. James Weiner Michelle and Corey Harris Jeffrey and Penny Hecktman and Family HMB Legal Counsel Carol and Ed Kaplan Lindsay and Gregg Kaplan Family Beth and Mark Kaufmann Bernard and Helen Kozloff Family Foundation, Denise Kozloff and Mr. David Gross, Dr. Mark Kozloff and Mrs. Gale Kozloff, Dana and Craig Sanders Laser Family Foundation Fifi and Ron Levin/Barbara and Ira Eichner Phyllis Levin in memory of Myron (Mike) Levin Elaine and Donald Levinson John and Serena Liew Family Fund Jodi and Paul Loeb and Family Mansueto Foundation Carol Maxon Merrill Lynch Private Wealth Management—The Baldwin Marcovici Group Andy and Nancy Mills The Perlman Family Foundation, founded by Louis and Anita Perlman Stacey and Brian Price Richard and Karen Reisin Jason B. Rosenthal and Family—In Memory of Amy Krouse Rosenthal Susan and Alan Sebulsky Jill and Rob Selati Charles and M.R. Shapiro Foundation The Sheba Foundation Smart Family Foundation Linda and Alan Swimmer Weinberg Family In loving memory of Hilda and Otto Wolf—Sandy and Bruce Wall and Brenda Wolf and Fred Siegman


Erin and Sam Ankin Bergstein Family Foundation The Berkson Family and Dr. Carolyn Friend-Weiner and Dr. James Weiner Cambridge Associates CIBC Marilyn Cohen Cushman Wakefield Denise and Scott Davis Amy and Peter Eisenberg Jackie and Bill Eisenberg Allison and Brian Feltzin Lance Friedman and Sari Gluckin Philip M. Friedmann Family Charitable Trust Marina and Morris Gershengorin Patty J. Gerstenblith and Rabbi Samuel N. Gordon Jill and Barry Golden Ellen Greengoss David and Gayle Harris and Family Barry and Sandi Hartstein Lindy Hirschsohn and Chris Coetzee Frances Horwich Harriet Karmin and Karmin Family Charitable Foundation Sharon and Allan Koltin Ashley and Ken Lebovic Eddie and Mindy Leshin Loewenberg Charitable Foundation Rabbi Steven Stark Lowenstein and Julie Stark Tracey and Andy Lowenthal Marilyn Malkin Minor Family Foundation Neal Gerber Eisenberg- Marshall E. Eisenberg, Robert G. Gerber, Jonathan S. Quinn, Avram Feldman, Frank Paolini, Susan L. Goldenberg Rabbi Debra Nesselson and Garry Cohen Perkins Coie LLP The Resnick Family Foundation Marvin Rotter  Meredith and Steven Rotter Lynn and Irv Shapiro Renee Birnberg Silberman and Dr. Joseph Silberman Dana and Seth Singerman Rachel and David Sternberg Alice and Jordan Trafimow Tucker Family Foundation Ellen Wallace and Steven Gould Emily Sachs Wong and Thad Wong Andrew and Cindy Zelby


Wings of Memory Society (gifts of $5,000–$24,999)

5600K Foundation Don and Karin Allen Tracy and Howard Ankin Frieda and Michael Ankin Judith L. Appelbaum Azulay Family Foundation Stephanie and Michael Baum Katie and J. R. Berger Marcia and Michael Berk Robin and Robert Berman Jill and Irwin Bernstein Nancy and Avi Bernstein Gila Bronner and Dr. Craig Deligdish Ellen and Laurence Bronska Arlene and Keith Bronstein and Family Cboe Global Markets, Inc. Diane and Alan Cohen Lynn and Eddie Cohen Dann, Kay, and Schneider Families Martha and Michael Davidson Barbara Devinki William DeWoskin and Wendy S. Gross Laura and Adam Docks Linda Schottenstein Fisher Mimi Lutwak Fitzgerald Barbara Fremont-Fremont Foundation Katie Krouse Froelich and Brian Saltzman Sally and Henry Guralnick Sheila and Larry Gerber Susan and Scott Glazer Susan and Arthur Goldner Myrna and Jerome Goldstick Laura and Matthew Gray Jordyn and Jordan Gross Joy and David Grossmann Family Foundation Linda and Jeff Hammes Herrendorf Family Foundation, Inc. Hochberg and Lowenstein Families Larry and Sheara Horwich Vicki and Thomas Horwich Illinois Auto Truck—The Stein Family Sherwin and Deborah Jarol Family Gerri and David Kahnweiler JMB Insurance Lonnie Karmin Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP Faylyn and Danny Kaufman Debra Dann Kay and Michael Kay Molly Bett Kovler The Krouse Family Marjorie and Stephen Kulp Peter Kupferberg Eric Langshur Stephanie and James Letchinger Laurie and Gerald Levin Barbara Levoff Terri M. Lind Loop Capital Sandra and Max Lorig Rita and Sidney Mathias Diane and Tom Meagher Linda and Bob Mendelson Suzanne and Michael Moskow The Neiman Family Jean and Jordan B. Nerenberg Ashley Hemphill Netzky and Pam Netzky Laurie and Neal Price Margot and Thomas Pritzker David Richter Dr. Alvin and Cynthia Ring Jennifer and Martin Rossen Ceil and Gary Rothbart Gail and Saul Rudo Diane and Edwin Ruthman Mally Zoberman Rutkoff and Family Julie and Kenny Sacks Marlene and Bruce Saltzberg Lisa and Michael Sandman Melissa Grund Sarnoff and David Sarnoff Gail and Robert Scadron Onnie and Steven Scheyer Kathy Schubert Marc and Maureen Schulman Susan H. and Robert E. Shapiro Heather and Ben Sher Susan and David Sherman Leslie and Stuart Shulruff Rachel and Stephen Sotoloff Melanie and Morrie Steinbach Miriam and Morton Steinberg Thistle and Rose Foundation Marilyn and Michael Vender Barbara and Victor C. Weisskopf and Family WGN-Television Jane Woldenberg Nadine and Richard Woldenberg Lisa and Richard Worsek Zall Family Fund Lili Ann and Richard Zisook Family Foundation Ronna and Steve Zoll Franny and Michael Zucker and Family


Kalli and Josh Bass Jillisa Brittan Lena and Jonathan Brodsky Jean and Alan Chapman Joanne and Bill Chunowitz Judy Frisch Cohen and Lance Cohen Avrum and Joyce Gray Family Fund Julie Dann and Hon. Brad Schneider Charles L. Edwards Nellie Wiesenthal Fink and Sheldon Fink Dena and Zach Fox Denise Foy Jerry Freedman Norman and Mary Geller Judith and Allen Ginsburg Ellen and Jeff Gluskin Golub and Company Hon. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz and Michael Gershowitz Mary Lou Gorno Sara and Andrew Grossmann Sandi and Barri Hartstein Judy and Mel Hecktman Ashley and Ryan Heller Vicki and Bruce Heyman Amanda and Jason Hirsch Jill and Rick Hoffman Nettie and Richard Isenberg Eugene and Leslie Jacobs Debra and William Lewin Loeb and Loeb Donna and Larry Mayer Jean and Stanley Meadows Martha and Richard Melman Metzner Family Foundation Carol Mitchel Michael H. Newman Rebekah Parker and David Wilansky Cathy and Mark Robbins Chickie and Steve Rosen Lisa and Jeff Rosenkranz Alan Roth and Sara Kooperman Cathy and Marvin Rotstein Renee and Jason Rotter Cheryl and John Seder Jackie and Bill Shiner Philip and Emily Slovitt Ellen Soren Terrie Stainman Howard J. Swibel and Gail Regenbogen Barbie and Bruce Taylor Leslie and Barry Usow Julie and Jon Walner Nicole and James Woldenberg


Lisa Acker and Peter Friedman Perry Altshule Barbara B. Appelbaum Merle and Arthur Arenson Laurie and Grant Bagan Nancy and Michael Basofin Priscilla and David Baum Cynthia and Theodore Berenson Ellen Block Belinda and Rob Brock Merle and Michael Cahan Phoebe and Dustin Cahan Lisa and Allan Caplan Rick Chelsey Elissa and Jeremy Cohn Jesse Criz Robert and Susan Davidson Ben Davis Jane Effress Lois and Stephen Eisen Phyllis Mintz Eisenberg Alex Entratter Donna and Marty Field Corlys and Alan Fine Linda and James Ginsburg David and Marlene Glickstein Carol and David Golder Jenny & Mitch Goltz Lauren and Mike Gordon Alan and Carol Greene Jodi and Adam Gruber Martin Herman Dana Westreich Hirt Ben and Julie Hockenberg Emily and D.J. Hoffman Julie and Andy Holton Mark Juster and Elana Stern Leenie and Roger Kaplan Katherine and Abraham Katz Meredith Katz and Joseph Rudas Barbara and Dennis Kessler Judy Klutznick Dr. and Mrs. Michael Korey Ronald and Karen Krefman Ronald Lachman and Jamie Eagle Betsy and Scott Lassar Jackie and Jeff Levin Marsha and Steve Levin Ricki and Leonard Levine Lawrence Levy Ila Lewis Robert and Sandra Lund Foundation Douglas James Maccauley and Rebecca Nidositko Gail and Fred Manning Martha and Richard Melman Max & Katie Meyers Julie and Greg Miller Mary and Gerry Millman Marnie Miller and Joseph Noren Victor and Faye Morgenstern Beatrice Muchman John Myers Wendy and Wally Nathan Terry E. Newman Barbara and Stephen Pinto Sheila and Howard Pizer Nancy and Danny Pollack Jerry Rehm Lucille L. Rosen Helene H. Rosenberg Marcia and Larry Ross Lisa and Marc Roth Lindsay and Jon Rotter David and Jessica Ruttenberg Joan and Lee Sacks Rhonda and Stuart Salins Jenna and Brett Saltzman Raymond and Inez Saunders Nancy and Philip Schmidt Emily and Owen Schnaper Gloria and Michael Scoby Paula Segal Naomi and Jerry Senser Robbin and Donald Shapiro Susan and Elliot Solomon Ellen and David Stafman Jane and Michael Strauss Barbie and Bruce Taylor Shoshana and Kevin Vernick Cindy and Hal Wolken Maxine and Jack Zarrow Family Foundation


Jesse & Ronni Baerkahn Marcia and Bruce Balonick Becker Architects Limited Ryan and Sydney Bloom Linda and David Center Elissa and Jeremy Cohn Debbi and Aaron Cooper Lauren and Michael Crandall Deanna Drucker Toby and Neal Deutsch and Family Jared Melamed Dubnow and Molly Kamykowski Linda and Steven Feinstein Sheila and Mark Fenton Marcia and Tom Fraerman James and Jessica Franke Seth & Jessica Friedman Iris and Billy Garmisa Annette and Edgar Gettleman Jeffrey and Ellen Gluskin Murial and Ron Goldberg Debbie Gordon Lila Green Fran and Michael Grossman Michael and Debra Greenhill Karen and Gary Hamity Julie Herr Teri Heyden Joel Hirsch Emily and D.J. Hoffman Brooke Kerendian Alice and Bob Kohn Howard Leafstone and Paula Bouling Renee Mayer Barbara and Stephen Miller Carol and David Miller Charlotte and Lester Morris Judith Nemes and Clifford Spainierman Nicole and Michael Nortman David Ofman Susan Kutchin Pallant Sandy and Steve Pernick Nicole and Jake Putzel Robert Rabin Enid and Ralph Rehbock Jerry Rosen Jamie Rhum Lisa Walker and Bill Rudnick Jamie and Martin Schrero Thomas J. Schwartz Trudy Schwartz Scott Byron & Co., Inc. Michael L. Senner Debra Siegel Fran and Jordan Shiner David Smerling Jeri and Roger Smith Kathy and Ron Sonenthal Lindsey and Scott Toban Nathan Torch Steve and Diana Turner Bobbie and Jeff Vender Elizabeth and Jeff Wellek Randi Winston and Barry Wolfish Gail and Jack Witlin Martin Zak Meredith Shiner and Josh Zembik