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DATE AND TIME

Thursday, January 28, 2021

5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

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Ticket sales have ended. Please consider making a donation in lieu of attendance or contact Jessica Wetmore at JWetmore@CollegePossible.org with questions.

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Results by Degrees

A virtual fundraiser benefiting College Possible Chicago

ABOUT

College Possible Chicago’s Results by Degrees benefit is instrumental in College Possible’s ability to support over 1,200 Chicago students and advance educational equity for students from low-income backgrounds.

We invite you to join us for a virtual event featuring students and honoring Theo Epstein, Former President of Baseball Operations at Chicago Cubs, for his commitment to philanthropy and education. Julian Green, Vice President of Communications and Community Affairs at Chicago Cubs, will moderate the discussion.

EVENT CO-CHAIRS

  • Steve Kaplan, Neubauer Family Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance, University of Chicago
  • Ward Sexton, Partner, William Blair
  • Eric S. Smith, Vice Chairman, BMO Harris Bank

HOST COMMITTEE

  • Douglas Baird and Julie Gray
  • Michael and Bonnie Balkin
  • David R. Brown
  • Cindy and Stephen Cruise
  • Tony and Laura Davis and Linden Capital Partners
  • Janet and Craig Duchossois
  • Holly Duran
  • David Gaito and Heather Zimmerman
  • Brent and Katie Gledhill
  • Rebecca Johnston and Jeffrey Maling
  • Karen and Mark Koulogeorge
  • Margot and Josef Lakonishok
  • Carol and Larry Levy
  • Peggy and Yung Lim
  • Joseph and Rika Mansueto
  • Ken and Jeanne McAtamney
  • Martin Nesbitt
  • Gregory and Francine Purcell
  • Thomas S. Ricketts
  • Mark and Jennifer Thompson
  • Keren and Rob Vishny
  • Bill and Carla Young

THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS

Become a Results by Degrees sponsor and make a difference for students! Click here for more information.

Career Readiness Sponsors

  • Joe and Rika Mansueto
  • Beth and Ryan Satterfield
  • William Blair

Persistence Sponsors

  • Philip and Rene Alphonse
  • Bruce and Lisa Cohen
  • Holly Duran
  • Ryan and Sarah Flury
  • Mohit and Manali Kalra
  • Kristin and Greg Kranias
  • Carol and Larry Levy
  • Carol Rubin and Steve Kaplan
  • The Vistria Group
  • Winston & Strawn

Enrollment Sponsors

  • Michael and Bonnie Balkin
  • BMO Harris Bank
  • Martha and Tim Boudos
  • Janet and Craig Duchossois
  • Brent and Katie Gledhill
  • Hyatt Hotels Foundation
  • Ramkumar and Saeswari (Divya) Ramanan
  • Ward and Robyn Sexton

SAT Practice Test Sponsors

  • Douglas Baird and Julie Gray
  • Cindy and Stephen Cruise
  • Tony and Laura Davis and Linden Capital Partners
  • EY
  • Friedman Family Foundation
  • Robbin Cohen Gross and Harold Gross
  • ITW
  • Kirkland & Ellis
  • Margot and Josef Lakonishok
  • Peggy and Yung Lim
  • Rebecca Johnston and Jeffrey Maling
  • Ken and Jeanne McAtamney
  • MK Capital
  • Chris Moree
  • Nixon Peabody LLP
  • Numerator
  • PNC
  • Gregory and Francine Purcell
  • Thomas S. Ricketts
  • Mark and Jennifer Thompson
  • Keren and Rob Vishny
  • Bill and Carla Young

Campus Visit Sponsors

  • Banner Witcoff
  • Ellen-Blair Chube
  • David Gaito and Heather Zimmerman
  • Craig and Rebeca Huffman
  • JLL
  • Jim Jones
  • Joan and Jeff Matthews
  • Salo LLC

MORE WAYS TO SUPPORT US

Donations in lieu of attendance are greatly appreciated and help give students the support they need to earn a degree. Donate to Results by Degrees 2021 here.

BOARD MEMBERS

Philip Alphonse, Co-Founder, Partner, The Vistria Group
Martha Boudos, Retired CFO, Morningstar
Bruce Cohen, Senior Advisor, Sterling Bay
Chanel Coney, Director of Marketing, Chicago Fundamental Investment Partners, LLC
Ryan Flury, Executive Director and Team Lead, J.P. Morgan Private Bank
Craig Huffman, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Metro Edge Technologies
Mohit Kalra, General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer, Numerator
Kristin Kranias, Independent Consultant
Carol Levy, Levy Family Partners
Chris Moree, Chief of Staff, Apollo Global Management
Ramkumar Ramanan, Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
Carol Rubin, Chief Operating Officer, Jenner & Block
Beth Satterfield, Chair, Managing Director – Head of Market Development, William Blair

If you have questions or concerns, please contact Jessica Wetmore at JWetmore@CollegePossible.org or (847) 347-4090.

ABOUT US

College Possible is a nonprofit organization dedicated to breaking the cycle of poverty by empowering students from low-income backgrounds to become college graduates. Through an intensive curriculum of coaching and support, students receive the tools and resources they need to earn admission to college and graduate. Since its founding in Saint Paul in 2000, 99% of College Possible students have been admitted to college. Overall, they are three times more likely to earn a college degree than their low-income peers.

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