Rahm I. Emanuel

Co-Chairman at The Innovation Foundation, Inc.

Rahm I. Emanuel

Rahm I. Emanuel

Co-Chairman at The Innovation Foundation, Inc.

Career Highlights

The Innovation Foundation, Inc.
Chicago Housing Authority (Illinois)

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Primary Location

Chicago, IL, United States

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1960 - Chicago, IL, United States



Number of Awards


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Co-Founder at GoHealth, Inc.

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Former Governor at Illinois Office of the Governor, Bruce Rauner

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at GCM Grosvenor

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Co-Founder at Groupon, Inc.

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Former Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & President at Exelon Corporation

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Founder at Prairie Management, Inc.

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Executive Chairman at Tur Partners LLC

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Institute Director at University of Chicago - Institute of Politics

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Head of Justice & Opportunity at Chan Zuckerberg Initiative LLC

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Former President at Chas Levy Circulating Co. LLC

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Co-Chairman at The Innovation Foundation, Inc.
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Co-Chief Executive Officer & Director at IMG Worldwide, Inc.

WME IMG LLC provides sports, events, fashion products and operates as a media company. It offers services for sports, fashion, and entertainment. The company was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in Beverly Hills, CA.

Vice Provost, Global Initiatives at University of Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

Member, Women's Board Steering Committee at The University of Chicago

UCE’s Office of Investments is responsible for managing the University's investment assets, which includes overseeing the endowment to ensure that it benefits both current and future generations of the University of Chicago. They oversee the broad investment strategy and provide input to the development of the strategic and tactical investment policies of the University & UCMC endowments, pension plans and self-insurance trust assets. Their strategy combines qualitative and quantitative analysis, seeking to achieve superior investment performance on a risk-adjusted basis.

Parent, Deceased
Former Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Community Based Primary Care) at Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, founded in 1859, attracts talented individuals to its faculty, staff, and student body through its cutting-edge research initiatives, superb clinical affiliates, global outlook, and innovative curriculum. Located in the heart of Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, Feinberg has built a national reputation for excellence through a strong history of collaborative, interdisciplinary medical education and research, and along with Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation is part of the premier academic medical center known as Northwestern Medicine. Feinberg stands out among the nation's research-intensive medical schools and consistently receives high marks in U.S. News & World Report surveys. Through its affiliates, it provides patient care to thousands of individuals every year, and plays an integral part in the communities it serves.

Master of Arts in Speech & Communication
Class of 1985

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.

Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts
Class of 1981

Sarah Lawrence College's mission is to graduate world citizens who are diverse in every definition of the word, who take intellectual and creative risks, who cross disciplinary boundaries, and who are able to sustain exceptional academic discipline within a framework of humanistic values and concern for community. Their unique educational practices provide students with the opportunity to study intensively in small classes, to engage in independent research, and to spend unparalleled amounts of time working one-on-one with an exceptional faculty of scholars and artists, creating a tailored academic program of students' own design. Their goal is to instill a lifelong intellectual curiosity and nimbleness, as well as the confidence and entrepreneurial spirit to embrace a broad range of personal, professional and creative pursuits. They prepare students to think and act independently so that they will tackle the problems of, and thrive in, a complex and rapidly evolving world.



Honorary Member

The Civic Committee of The Commercial Club of Chicago is a private, not-for-profit organization whose mission is to stimulate and encourage the growth of the area's economy and its ability to provide for its people. The Civic Committee pursues economic development in its broadest sense by supporting efforts to improve the general business environment - the structure and processes of the local economy - so that businesses can prosper and generate jobs. The Civic Committee also works to protect and improve those parts of the local environment on which employers depend: sound and effective local government services, superior transportation and communication networks, strong education and training systems, excellent health care delivery and reasonable local tax and regulatory structures. The Civic Committee gives special attention to efforts and plans that relate to the entire Chicago metropolitan area in the belief that the City of Chicago and its surrounding territory constitute a single and interdependent economic region. In pursuing these goals, the Civic Committee seeks out partnerships with other public and private sector organizations so as to minimize duplication of efforts and to utilize the strength of coalitions representing different constituencies.

Career History
Member-Managers Board
2020 - Current

GoHealth Holdings LLC operates as an investment holding company which engages in provision of insurance services. It provides online health insurance marketplace offering individual health insurance and short-term health insurance. It also operates as a marketplace for medicare plans including medicare advantage, medigap and medicare Part D. The company is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Contributing Editor
2019 - Current

The Atlantic Monthly Group engages in the provision of monthly magazine publishing services. It publishes on articles like politics, world affairs, business, science, education and the arts, engaging fiction, poetry, food, and book reviews. The company was founded in 1857 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Senior Advisor
2019 - Current

Centerview Partners LLC operates as an investment-banking firm and provides financial advisory services. The company was founded by Stephen S. Crawford, Blair W. Effron, and Robert A. Pruzan in 2006 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Boards & Committees
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

The Chicago Housing Authority provides homes to more than 50,000 families and individuals, while supporting healthy communities in neighborhoods throughout the city. CHA has utilized the flexibility of the Moving To Work agreement to test innovative, locally-designed strategies that use federal dollars to more efficiently help residents become self-sufficient and to increase housing choices for low-income families. As a result, CHA families are more successful than ever before. In 2000, 15% of work-eligible heads-of-household were employed. Now more than 58% are employed. Also, the annual income of employed heads-of-household has doubled to more than $19,000 a year. The Chicago Housing Authority is a municipal not-for-profit corporation, governed by a Board of Commissioners consisting of ten members. The commissioners are appointed by the Mayor.

2005 - 2007

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) is the official campaign arm of the Democrats in the House. The DCCC is the only political committee in the country whose principal mission is to support Democratic House candidates every step of the way.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$2,500 - $4,999

The Joffrey Ballet has been hailed as “America’s Company of Firsts.” The Joffrey Ballet’s long list of “firsts” includes being the first dance company to perform at the White House at Jacqueline Kennedy’s invitation, the first to appear on television, the first American company to visit Russia, the first classical dance company to go multi-media, the first to commission a rock ‘n’ roll ballet, the first and only dance company to appear on the cover of Time magazine, and the first company to have had a major motion picture based on it, Robert Altman’s The Company. For more than a half-century, The Joffrey Ballet’s commitment to taking world-class, artistically vibrant work to a broad and varied audience has created a solid foundation that continues to support the company’s unprecedented capacity for achieving important “firsts.” Today, the Joffrey, which has been hugely successful in its former residences in New York and Los Angeles, lives permanently in its brilliant new facility, Joffrey Tower, in the heart of America, Chicago, Illinois. The company’s commitment to accessibility is met through the most extensive touring schedule of any dance company in history, an innovative and highly effective education program including the much lauded Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, and collaborations with myriad other visual and performing arts organizations. Classically trained to the highest standards, The Joffrey Ballet expresses a unique, inclusive perspective on dance, proudly reflecting the diversity of America with its company and audiences and repertoire which includes major story ballets, reconstructions of masterpieces and contemporary works. Founded by visionary teacher Robert Joffrey in 1956, guided by celebrated choreographer Gerald Arpino from 1988 until 2007, The Joffrey Ballet continues to thrive under internationally renowned Artistic Director Ashley C. Wheater and Executive Director Christopher Clinton Conway. The Joffrey Ballet has become one of the most revered and recognizable arts organizations in America and one of the top dance companies in the world. Mission The Joffrey is a world-class, Chicago-based ballet company and dance education organization committed to artistic excellence and innovation, presenting a unique repertoire encompassing masterpieces of the past and cutting-edge works. The Joffrey is committed to providing arts education and accessible dance training through its Joffrey Academy of Dance and Community Engagement programs.

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After School Matters is a non-profit organization that offers Chicago teens innovative out-of-school activities through science, sports, tech, words, and the nationally recognized gallery programs. It provides these programs through a network of public and private partnerships that include the City of Chicago, Chicago Public Schools, Chicago Park District, Chicago Public Library, and community organizations throughout the city. It has been recognized nationally for its innovative approach to coordinating city resources and delivering unique and diverse programs. Its hands-on, project-based programs expose teens to rewarding careers and help them develop marketable job skills.

Political Donations

Co-Founder at Carousel Capital Management Co. LP


Minister-Counselor at Foreign Agricultural Service


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

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Director, North America at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation


Managing Director at M Public Affairs

Legal Advisor

Partner at Fletcher, O’Brien, Kasper & Nottage, P.C.

Awards & Honors
Rank #1
Chicago Magazine - 100 Most Powerful Chicagoans
Crain's Chicago Business Magazine - Power 50
Sun Valley, ID, United States
2012 Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference

The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference is an annual conference hosted and wholly independently funded by private investment firm Allen & Company. The conference has taken place in Sun Valley, Idaho for one week each July since 1983. The conference typically features business leaders, political figures, and major figures in the philanthropic and cultural spheres.

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