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Business Council

Special thanks to the following companies for their support of Merit.

$25,000 – $49,999



$10,000 – $24,999











$5,000 – $9,999


Ariel Investments

Baker & McKenzie

BMO Harris

Carnicerias Jimenez


Gofen & Glossberg, LLC

Henry Crown & Company

Howard & Howard Attorneys

Jenner & Block LLP

JP Morgan Chase

Korn Ferry

MB Financial


T. Rowe Price

$2,500 – $4,999

Electric Family


The John Buck Company

Chicago Music Exchange

Pure Barre West Loop

Vic’s Drum Shop

$1,000 – $2,499

Abbell Associates

Alliance Data

Alper Services LLP

Alphagraphics Inc.

American Agricultural Insurance Company

BP Foundation

Erwin Law, LLC

Fair Oaks Farms Brands, Inc./Fairlife

First Eagle Bank

Food for Thought Enterprises


IHT Wealth Management

Italian Village Restaurants

Magnani Continuum Marketing


PJH & Associates, Inc.

PRP Wine International, Inc.

Robert W. Baird & Co.

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

The Chicago Jazz Orchestra


(Includes gifts made between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017)