Lawrence Levy

Co-Founder at Levy Family Partners LLC

Lawrence Levy

Lawrence Levy

Co-Founder at Levy Family Partners LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

The Levy Organization, Inc.
Levy Family Partners LLC
Diversified Real Estate Capital LLC

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3294

Number of Boards

22

Birthday

1944

Age

77

Number of Awards

2

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Del Taco Restaurants, Inc.

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Executive Chair at The Duchossois Group, Inc.

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Managing Partner at Levy Family Partners LLC

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Chief Executive Officer at GCM Grosvenor

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Industry Advisor at Madison Dearborn Partners LLC

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Director, President & Chief Executive Officer at Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc.

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Former Chief Executive Officer at Johnson Publishing Co. Llc

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Chairman at Rush Street Interactive, Inc.

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Owner & Chairman at Chicago Fire Soccer Club LLC

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Managing Partner at Levy Family Partners LLC

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Established in 2003 through an endowment by Larry and Carol Levy, the institute is responsible for shaping and managing the entrepreneurship curriculum at the Kellogg School as it relates to applied teaching, conferences, case studies, a speaker series and internship programs.

Education
Master's of Business Administration
Class of 1967

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.

Undergraduate Degree

Northwestern University is a private institution founded in 1851 to serve the Northwest Territory, an area that now includes the states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin and parts of Minnesota. In 1853 the founders purchased a 379-acre tract of land on the shore of Lake Michigan 12 miles north of Chicago. They established a campus and developed the land near it, naming the surrounding town Evanston in honor of one of the University's founders, John Evans. After completing its first building, its first building in 1855, Northwestern began classes that fall with two faculty members and 10 students. Northwestern has three campuses and a total of 12 Schools and Colleges (one of which is located in South Florida. Two campuses are located on Lake Michigan, a 240-acre campus in Evanston, the first suburb north of Chicago, and a 25-acre campus in Chicago. One campus is located in Doha, Qatar. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment that transcends traditional academic boundaries. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth in a setting enhanced by the richness of Chicago.

Memberships
Member
Current

Moderne Ventures seeks investment opportunities in companies located in the US. The firm targets companies operating in the fields of real estate, finance, insurance, and home services industries. They provide financing for early-stage capital requirements.

Career History
Co-Founder
2003 - Current

Levy Family Partners invests in companies located in US. The firm targets broad range of sectors and provides financing for early stage capital requirement.

Co-Founder
Current

Diversified Real Estate Capital LLC is an American private company, with operations in US, involved in real estate agents and managers.On its website, the firm says this about itself: Since 2003, Diversified Real Estate Capital, LLC, founded by Larry Levy, Jeffrey Cherner and Michael Miller, has offered equity capital and expertise for commercial real estate developments. High-net-worth individuals and family office investors seeking to diversify their assets and the potential of returns associated with highest quality real estate investments co-invest with nationally recognized developers that are Diversified’s partners. The Company maintains in-depth relationships with both its investors and joint venture partners, believing that these relationships are a key competitive advantage in the volatile investment environment. Diversified’s highly experienced professionals identify prime opportunities and act quickly to creatively structure transactions. The Company offers its partners real estate expertise in management, renovation, development, financing, leasing and strategic re-positioning. The Company seeks to create institutional quality assets focused on office, retail, multi-family, industrial, residential and mixed-use properties.

Co-Founder
2013 - Prior

Levy Acquisition Corp. operates as a blank check company. It is formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses. The company intends to focus its search for business combination targets in the restaurant and hospitality sectors. Levy Acquisition was founded on August 2, 2013 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Boards & Committees
Independent Director
2013 - Current

Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. engages in developing, franchising, owning, and operating dining place. It features made-to-order cuisine both Mexican inspired and American classic dishes. Its menu includes tacos and burritos, Double Del cheeseburgers, crinkle-cut fries, and milkshakes. The company was founded by Ed Hackbarth and David Jameson in 1964 and is headquartered in Lake Forest, CA.

Member, Board of Directors
Current
Chairman of the Board
2013 - Prior

Levy Acquisition Corp. operates as a blank check company. It is formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses. The company intends to focus its search for business combination targets in the restaurant and hospitality sectors. Levy Acquisition was founded on August 2, 2013 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Life Member, Board of Trustees
Current

Northwestern University is a private institution founded in 1851 to serve the Northwest Territory, an area that now includes the states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin and parts of Minnesota. In 1853 the founders purchased a 379-acre tract of land on the shore of Lake Michigan 12 miles north of Chicago. They established a campus and developed the land near it, naming the surrounding town Evanston in honor of one of the University's founders, John Evans. After completing its first building, its first building in 1855, Northwestern began classes that fall with two faculty members and 10 students. Northwestern has three campuses and a total of 12 Schools and Colleges (one of which is located in South Florida. Two campuses are located on Lake Michigan, a 240-acre campus in Evanston, the first suburb north of Chicago, and a 25-acre campus in Chicago. One campus is located in Doha, Qatar. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment that transcends traditional academic boundaries. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth in a setting enhanced by the richness of Chicago.

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

The Art Institute of Chicago collects, preserves, and interprets works of art of the highest quality, representing the world’s diverse artistic traditions, for the inspiration and education of the public. It was founded as both a museum and school for the fine arts in 1879. The permanent college has grown from plaster casts to nearly 300,00 works of arts in fields ranging from Chinese bronzes to contemporary design and from textiles to installation art. Together, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the museum of the Art Institute of Chicago are now internationally recognized as two of the leading fine-arts institutions in the United States.

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$250 - $1,000
2019

William J. Clinton Foundation works to alleviate poverty, improve global health, strengthen economies, and protects the environment, by fostering partnerships among governments, businesses, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and private citizens. The foundation focuses on worldwide issues that demand urgent action, solutions, and measurable results - global climate change, HIV/AIDS in the developing world, childhood obesity & economic opportunity in the United States, and economic development in Africa and Latin America.

$10K - $25K
2018

Crime Stoppers of Houston is a citizen-operated charitable organization whose mission is to solve and prevent serious crimes in the Greater Houston area in partnership with citizens, media, and the criminal justice system.

$500 +
2017

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals operates as a non-profit organization that promotes humane principles, prevents cruelty, and alleviates pain, fear and suffering of animals through nationwide information, awareness and advocacy. The company was founded by Henry Bergh on April 10, 1866 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

Political Donations
$1,000
2013

Majority Whip at Office of the Senate Majority Whip, Dick Durbin

$1,600
2013

Majority Whip at Office of the Senate Majority Whip, Dick Durbin

$2,500
2013

Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Bucketfeet, Inc. designs and manufactures shoes for men, women, and children. The firm offers tees, hoodies, socks, slip ons, blanks, and gift cards. The company was founded by Aaron Firestein and Raaja Nemani in 2011 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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Retrofit, Inc. provides weight management and disease-prevention solutions. The firms program includes a year-long wireless monitoring of client's weight, activity, and sleep quality. It also provides private lessons with a registered dietician, exercise physiologist, and behaviour coach. The company was founded by Jeffrey R. Hyman in 2011 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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Awards & Honors
2016
Crain's Chicago Business Magazine - Tech 50
Anti-Defamation League - Torch of Liberty Award
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