David Hiller: CEO of the McCormick Foundation

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Thursday, November 8, 2018
5:30pm— 7:00pm
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McDermott Will & Emery
444 W Lake St
Chicago, IL 60606
United States
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The Wharton Club of Chicago in conjunction with the Harvard Business School Club of Chicago invites you to hear David Hiller, CEO of the McCormick Foundation and former publisher of The Chicago Tribune

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David Hiller is President and CEO of the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, one of the nation’s largest philanthropic foundations. The McCormick Foundation’s mission is to foster communities of educated, informed, and engaged citizens. Through grant-making programs and the gardens and museums at Cantigny Park, the Foundation helps strengthen families and communities in Chicagoland and Illinois.

Previously, David spent 20 years in the news business with Tribune Company, including as Publisher of the Los Angeles Times and, before that, Publisher of the Chicago Tribune.

Prior to Tribune, David was a partner with the Chicago law firm of Sidley & Austin. Before that, he served two years at the U. S. Department of Justice as Special Assistant to Attorney General William French Smith and as Associate Deputy Attorney General. During 1979 and 1980, Hiller was a law clerk to United States Court of Appeals Judge Malcolm Wilkey and Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart.

A native of the Chicago area, David graduated from Maine Township High School, Harvard College, and Harvard Law School. He is an Eagle Scout.
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DATE: Thursday, November 8, 2018
REGISTRATION DEADLINE:   Tuesday, November 6 at noon.
- 5:30 pm Wine & Cheese Reception
- 6:00 pm Presentation

LOCATION: McDermott Will & Emery, 444 W. Lake Street, Chicago IL 60606

Important: Visitors must present a valid photo ID to building security on the plaza level. After checking in with security, please proceed to the 40th floor, the Firm’s main lobby. Check in on 40th floor, stair access to 41st floor. Please advise in advance if you require elevator access to 41st floor.
PARKING: Recommended parking is at 191 N. Wacker Dr. or 180 N. Franklin.
Wharton Club members and their guests: $25/person
Non-members: $45/person

CANCELLATION POLICY: All cancellations must be received two (2) business days BEFORE the event or the attendee who made the reservation may not receive a refund, regardless of participation, due to costs associated with the reservation.


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