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Board of Trustees | Trustee

Jeanne Ettelson, J.D.


Jeanne Ettelson is a civic leader; a former partner of McDermott Will & Emery, and Counsel to Goldberg Kohn. Prior to becoming an attorney she was a Trust Officer at both Bank of New York and BMO Harris.

In addition to the Board of Trustees of Adler University, she also serves on the Board of Directors of the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, and is a member of the University of Chicago Woman’s Board. Jeanne is also a member of Impact 100, funded by the Bear Necessities Foundation, which supports children’s cancer research. Ms. Ettelson previously served as President and a Director of Beyond OCD, a leading provider of consumer-friendly resources to help sufferers of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) cope with and conquer it. A collector of contemporary art, Jeanne has hosted tours of her collection to benefit Art Encounters and the Museum of Contemporary Art.

Ms. Ettelson received her J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School, and her bachelor’s degree in Government from St. Lawrence University.

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