The American Dream Dinner

The event will be held on May 17, 2018, at the Union League Club of Chicago 

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Howard A. Tullman will be our 2018 featured speaker! Tullman is the former CEO of 1871 – where digital startups get their start - and the General Managing Partner of G2T3V, LLC and of Chicago High Tech Investment Partners. He is a member of Mayor Emanuel’s Chicago NEXT and Cultural Affairs Councils; the Innovate Illinois Advisory and Arts Councils; an adjunct professor at Kellogg; and an advisor to many start-ups. He is the former Chairman and CEO of Tribeca Flashpoint College, which he co-founded in 2007.Over the last 48 years, he has successfully founded more than a dozen high-tech companies.

Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs will be receiving our 2018 leadership award. Frerichs is the state’s Chief Investment Officer, managing approximately $25 billion. In addition to his active involvement in providing financial literacy programs throughout the state, since taking office in 2015, he has made significant strides in programs such as the Unclaimed Property Program, the Bright Start and Bright Directions College Savings Programs and the Achieving a Better Life Experience Program (ABLE). Frerichs currently serves as Vice Chairman of National Association of State Treasurer’s Legislative Committee as well as Trustee on the Illinois State Board of Investment.

Date: Thursday, May 17, 2018
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Nonrefundable Ticket Price: $325
Table: $3,000
The 2018 Auction Items
American Dream Auction

Business Dress Attire Required at Union League Club Special Events:
Business Dress Attire at the Union League Club is defined as:
Men: Business suit or sport coat and slacks with collared shirt and necktie.
Women: Suit (including business pantsuit), dress or blazer with skirt or tailored slacks.

The following are proud supporters of the American Dream Dinner

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