Chicago

Welcome to Chicago

The Chicago chapter provides the Irish American community and friends of Ireland a chance to support the work of The Ireland Funds America on a local level. We invite you to learn more about our events, activities, and networking opportunities by contacting your area Director.


Welcome to Chicago

The Chicago chapter provides the Irish American community and friends of Ireland a chance to support the work of The Ireland Funds America on a local level. We invite you to learn more about our events, activities, and networking opportunities by contacting your area Director.


Upcoming Events

Past Events

Join The Chicago Young Leaders

The Young Leaders Society attracts professionals aged 25-40. Paving the way for the future, the Society cultivates an emerging generation of philanthropists while providing a networking forum and a connection with modern Ireland. With vibrant events around the world, members are a significant fundraising source for the work of The Ireland Funds.

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Chicago Regional Advisory Committee

Terrence Brady : Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial and Legal Officer, Underwriters LLC

Theodore Brombach : Managing Partner, XMS Capital Partners, LLC

Devon C Bruce : Partner, Power Rogers & Smith PC

Abbey Canning : Chair, Chicago Young Leaders

Patrick J. Canning : Managing Partner, KPMG

Marilynn Kelly Gardner : President, CEO, Navy Pier, Inc.

John Gibbons : Co-Managing Shareholder, Greenberg, Traurig, LLP

John D. Hartigan : Principal/Managing Director, EnTrust Permal

Denis J. Healy : Vice Chairman, Turtle Wax

James C. Kenny : Former U.S. Ambassador to Ireland

Thomas R Kiley : CEO, Great Lakes Advisors, LLC

Niamh King : Vice President-Programs, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Patrick C Lynch : President, Chicago Equity Partners, LLC

Thomas F. Meagher : Managing Partner, GCM Grosvenor

Jack O'Callahan : Senior Managing Director, Business Development, Ziegler Capital Management, LLC

Michael D O'Halleran : Executive Chairman, AON Benfield

Thomas S O'Neill : Senior Vice President and Energy Policy, General Counsel, Exelon

Marianne O'Shea : Vice President, Global R & D Nutrition, Pepsico

Daniel E. Sullivan : Managing Director, The Private Bank

Gavin Tierney : CEO, Bimeda, Inc

Joseph A Walsh : XMS Capital Partners, LLC

Thomas E. O'Neill : Executive Vice President, General Counsel and CAO, Treehouse Foods

Key Staff

Roseann LeFevour : Midwest Director, Chicago

Contact Us

General Contact Info

Roseann LeFevour

Midwest Director

205 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1400 Chicago IL 60606

T - 312-419-9304

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