John Jeffry Louis, III

Co-Founder at Parson Capital Corporation

John Jeffry Louis, III

John Jeffry Louis, III

Co-Founder at Parson Capital Corporation

Biography

Mr. Louis was appointed to our Board in November 2019, in connection with the Acquisition. He served as a director of Legacy Gannett’s former parent from 2006 to 2019, and he served as Chairman of the Board of Legacy Gannett from June 2015 through November 2019. Mr. Louis is the Co-Founder of Parson Capital Corporation, a Chicago-based private equity and venture capital firm, and he served as its Chairman from 1992 to 2007. He is currently a director of The Olayan Group and S.C. Johnson and Son, Inc.

Mr. Louis has financial expertise, with substantial experience in founding, building and selling companies and in investing in early stage companies from his years of experience in the venture capital industry as a leader of Parson Capital and as an entrepreneur who has founded a number of companies.

Overview
Career Highlights

Parson Capital Corporation

RelSci Relationships

1098

Number of Boards

15

Birthday

1963

Age

57

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President at National Louis University

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Interactive Engagement Group LLC

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Former Chief Executive Officer at Wellington Management Company LP

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Chief Equality Officer at Salesforce.com, Inc.

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Director at The Courier-Journal, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Shedd Aquarium Society

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Former Chief Financial Officer & Vice President-Finance at Ericsson, Inc.

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Advisor-Farmer School of Business at Miami University

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President & Chief Operating Officer-Global Enterprise Services at Dell EMC, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Indiana Newspapers, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Parson Capital Corporation
Family Members
Parent
Former Ambassador in United Kingdom at United States Department of State

The United States Department of State, often referred to as the State Department, is the United States federal executive department responsible for international relations of the United States. The Department was created in 1789 and was the first executive department established.

Education
Master's in Management
Class of 1989

The Kellogg School of Management (The Kellogg School or Kellogg) is the business school of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, with additional campuses in downtown Chicago, Illinois and Miami, Florida. Kellogg offers full-time, part-time, and executive programs, and partners with schools in China, France/Singapore, India, Hong Kong, Israel, Germany, Canada, and Thailand.Founded in 1908 in downtown Chicago as a part-time evening program, the school was chartered to educate business leaders with "good moral character.

BA
Class of 1985

Williams College is a private liberal arts college located in Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States. It was established in 1793 with funds from the estate of Ephraim Williams. Originally a men's college, Williams became co-educational in 1970. It is located in Williamstown, MA, USA.

Career History
Co-Founder
1992 - 2007
Director
Prior

FLCM's portfolio management team employs a disciplined approach in building and enhancing investment wealth for their clients. In building a client's customized portfolio, the family financial advisor teams with the portfolio manager to integrate into the design the critical information from the client's financial profile.The firm believes that the asset allocation decision is the most important wealth management determination that a family will make, as this will directly affect the long-term risk and reward potential for a portfolio. FLCM's portfolio managers implement investment allocation decisions through their internal management of large-cap core equities and fixed-income securities. Allocations to all other asset classes are implemented through selected specialists in each respective asset class. These outside managers are chosen after a thorough due diligence program, in which the firm examines their investment discipline, philosophy, and performance.

Boards & Committees
Chairman, Board of Directors
2006 - 2015

TEGNA, Inc. is an innovative media company, which serves the greater good of its communities through empowering stories, impactful investigations and innovative marketing services. It operates 62 television stations and 4 radio stations in 51 markets from coast to coast. TEGNA is the owner of 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. It also owns multicast networks Justice Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. The company was founded by Frank E. Gannett in 1906 and is headquartered in Tysons, VA.

Chairman
1992 - 2007
Director
Prior

FLCM's portfolio management team employs a disciplined approach in building and enhancing investment wealth for their clients. In building a client's customized portfolio, the family financial advisor teams with the portfolio manager to integrate into the design the critical information from the client's financial profile.The firm believes that the asset allocation decision is the most important wealth management determination that a family will make, as this will directly affect the long-term risk and reward potential for a portfolio. FLCM's portfolio managers implement investment allocation decisions through their internal management of large-cap core equities and fixed-income securities. Allocations to all other asset classes are implemented through selected specialists in each respective asset class. These outside managers are chosen after a thorough due diligence program, in which the firm examines their investment discipline, philosophy, and performance.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior

Founded in 1922 as The Chicago Council on Foreign Relations, the Council is one of the oldest and most prominent international affairs organizations in the United States. Independent and nonpartisan, The Chicago Council is committed to influencing the discourse on global issues through contributions to opinion and policy formation, leadership dialogue, and public learning.

Member, Board of Trustees
Prior

Private school, serving pre-K through 12th grade students.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$5,000 - $10K
2019

Private school, serving pre-K through 12th grade students.

$5,000 - $10K
2018

Shedd Aquarium (formally the John G. Shedd Aquarium) is an indoor public aquarium in Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. Opened on May 30, 1930, the 5,000,000 US gal (19,000,000 l; 4,200,000 imp gal) aquarium was for some time the largest indoor facility in the world. Today it holds some 32,000 animals. Shedd Aquarium was the first inland aquarium with a permanent saltwater fish collection. It is located on Lake Michigan, on the Museum Campus Chicago, along with the Adler Planetarium and the Field Museum of Natural History. In 2015, the aquarium had 2.02 million visitors. It was the most visited aquarium in the U.S. in 2005, and in 2007, it surpassed the Field Museum as the most popular cultural attraction in Chicago. The aquarium contains 1,500 species, including fish, marine mammals, birds, snakes, amphibians, and insects. The aquarium received awards for "best exhibit" from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) for Seahorse Symphony in 1999, Amazon Rising in 2001, and Wild Reef in 2004. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1987.

$5,000 - $10K
2017

Shedd Aquarium (formally the John G. Shedd Aquarium) is an indoor public aquarium in Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. Opened on May 30, 1930, the 5,000,000 US gal (19,000,000 l; 4,200,000 imp gal) aquarium was for some time the largest indoor facility in the world. Today it holds some 32,000 animals. Shedd Aquarium was the first inland aquarium with a permanent saltwater fish collection. It is located on Lake Michigan, on the Museum Campus Chicago, along with the Adler Planetarium and the Field Museum of Natural History. In 2015, the aquarium had 2.02 million visitors. It was the most visited aquarium in the U.S. in 2005, and in 2007, it surpassed the Field Museum as the most popular cultural attraction in Chicago. The aquarium contains 1,500 species, including fish, marine mammals, birds, snakes, amphibians, and insects. The aquarium received awards for "best exhibit" from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) for Seahorse Symphony in 1999, Amazon Rising in 2001, and Wild Reef in 2004. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1987.

Political Donations
$500
2013

Senator at Office of the Senator from Arkansas, Tom Cotton

$1,000
2012

Former Representative from Illinois's 10th Congressional District

$1,500
2012

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

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