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Corporate executives, social entrepreneurs, and nonprofit leaders believe in the Baumhart Center's work to promote social business.

Susan Crown, Chairman & CEO, Owl Creek Partners

Susan Crown, Chairman & CEO, Owl Creek Partners

"It's bridging between all these various sectors and bringing them together so they can learn from one another and so they can innovate." Watch Video

Paul Fisher, Former President & CEO, CenterPoint Properties

Paul Fisher, Former President & CEO, CenterPoint Properties

“What I love about Loyola is this focus on the whole person. We’re going to educate you, as well as place you into society with a mission." Watch Video

Janet Froetscher, President, Pritzker Family Foundation

Janet Froetscher, President, Pritzker Family Foundation

"To be able to create lasting change, [business and nonprofit leaders] need to be able to talk to each other." Watch Video

Dorri McWhorter, CEO, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago

Dorri McWhorter, CEO, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago

“For Baumhart to be ahead of its time relative to helping people understand that you can’t do business and purpose exclusively, that they to be integrated, is something that will definitely serve students in the long run.” Watch Video

Sundaram Nagarajan, Executive Vice President, ITW

Sundaram Nagarajan, Executive Vice President, ITW

“I think it’s fantastic to see the Baumhart Center, as well as Loyola, taking a really focused effort around how you combine business and social purpose.” Watch Video

Matt Summy, Regional Vice President, Comcast

Matt Summy, Regional Vice President, Comcast

“It’s those human connections you get through a center like the Baumhart Center that helps us not only find the ways we can have an impact but help us find partners to achieve those impacts.” Watch Video

William Towns, Executive Director, Benefit Chicago

William Towns, Executive Director, Benefit Chicago

"This initiative, I think, will be seen globally as an example for other institutions around the world to mimic and follow, and will, I think, have a tremendous impact," says William Towns. Watch Video

Neli Vasquez Rowland, President, A Safe Haven Foundation

Neli Vasquez Rowland, President, A Safe Haven Foundation

“Doing well and doing good are not mutually exclusive terms. In fact, they actually enhance one another.” Watch Video

Kevin Willer, Partner, Chicago Ventures, and Trustee, Loyola

Kevin Willer, Partner, Chicago Ventures, and Trustee, Loyola

"I think the Baumhart Center's work is the most important work we can be doing in Chicago." Watch Video