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2020 Donors

The Adler Planetarium gratefully acknowledges the following donors who made generous gifts and new commitments of $1,000 or more between January 1 and December 31, 2020.

$100,000–$999,999

Anonymous
David A. Crown, PhD*
John* & Cathie Estey
The Peggy and Steve Fossett Foundation
Overdeck Family Foundation
Dushan* & Nancy A. Petrovich
S&C Electric Company
John G. Searle Family Trust
United Airlines

$50,000–$99,999

Bank of America
The Boeing Company
The Brinson Foundation
Exelon Foundation
Foglia Family Foundation
GCM Grosvenor
ITW
Ray & Lisa H.* Lewis
Amy & Steve* Louis Foundation
Microsoft Corporation
PNC
Roderick and Marjorie Webster Fund

$25,000–$49,999

Abbott Laboratories
AbbVie
Aon Corporation
AXA XL
Bloomberg Philanthropies
BMO Harris Bank
Citadel LLC
Vera & Frank* Clark
CNA
Bryan C. Cressey* & Iliana Sweis Cressey
Craig & Janet Duchossois
Daniel R. Eder*
Nancy S. Gerrie*
Norman Gantz / John R. Halligan Charitable Fund
Linda* & Robert Jojo
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
The Knowles Foundation
McKinsey & Company
Merrill Lynch Private Banking and Investments
Nutrien
Peoples Gas
Aaron* & Sheri Rudberg
Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Foundation
Tina* & Thomas Tromiczak
ULTA Beauty
UL
United Financial of Illinois
United Scrap Metal, Inc.
Verizon Foundation

$10,000–$24,999

Anonymous (2)
Jill W. Adler*✝
ADP
Cynthia Ballew* & Michael Smith
Russell* & Linda Bartmes
Baxter International Inc.
Mr. Raj* & Dr. (Mrs.) Seema Bhatia
Scott & Beth Brady
The Buchanan Family Foundation
Builders Initiative
Liam* & Nicole Caffrey
Amy* & Paul Carbone
CCC Information Services
CDW
ComEd
The Comer Foundation Fund
Deloitte LLP
Mary & Terry Dillon
Discover Financial Services
ESD
FactSet
Fifth Third Bank
Tacy F. Flint*
Mr.* & Mrs. David W. Fox
William* & Claudia Gruber
Hartford Funds / Tom Dewbray
Mr.* & Mrs. Bernard Hengesbaugh
Mr.* & Mrs. Jonathan H. Herbst
IDP Foundation
Seth* & Trudy Jacobson
H. Fisk Johnson
Kirkland & Ellis, LLP
Clyde Kofman*
Peter* & Jackie Langas
Captain* & Mrs. James A. Lovell, Jr.
Madden, Moore, and Jiganti
The Marmon Group LLC
McMaster Carr
Maryann* & Pat McNally
Motorola Solutions
Mr.* & Mrs. Daniel T. Mueller
James* & Katherine Murray
Ashley* & Pamela Netzky
New Relic
Mr.* & Mrs. Pradip K. Patiath
Tom & Cece Ricketts
Timothy & Gail Schwertfeger
Dr. Scholl Foundation
Michael* & Roberta Seedman
Shure Charitable Trust
Sidley Austin LLP
The Siragusa Family Foundation
Geoffrey Smith & Catherine Stewart
Bill & Orli Staley
Kecia* & Gray Steelman
Barbara Stewart & Peter Bowe
Mr.* & Mrs. Scott C. Swanson
Harit Talwar
Anthony* & Anne Toulouse
U.S. Bank
W.W. Grainger
Walgreen Co.
William Blair
Winston & Strawn LLP

$5,000–$9,999

Anonymous (2)
A.G. Cox Charity Trust
Accenture
Erika Lautman Bartelstein
Caroline Becker Joss & Brian Joss
Dave & Donna Beering
Blackstone
Alan & Mary Alyce Blum
Mr. Roger O. Brown
Chris & Lisa Cartwright
Evangelina Chandel
Mr. & Mrs. David A. Dempsey
Adler / Eder Families
J.H. Ellwood & Associates, Inc.
Mr. & Mrs. James Fitzgerald
J. Patrick & Anne Gallagher
Elizabeth & Ryan* Garino
Linda Ieleja Gerstman & Gary Gerstman
Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Guggenheim Partners
Anders & Donna Gustafsson
Randy & Marcia Heuser
iCandi Apps
Mr. & Mrs. John E. Kirkpatrick
KPMG LLP
Melissa & Ken Leet
Carlette C. McMullan
Penelope J. & William A. Obenshain
Paul Pezza
PIMCO Investments
SHURE Incorporated
Paul* & Lisa Steinberg
Tawani Foundation
Jay Whipple Family Foundation

$2,500–$4,999

Anonymous
Charles & Bonnie Abbey
American Agricultural Insurance Company
Tom & Alli Anderson
Linda* & Gastone Celesia
Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
Kim & Stephen Chipman
Brian & Alison Donnelly
Andrea M. Dudek
Edmonton Space & Science Foundation
Elastic.co
Lilly Farahnakian* & David Silverman
Jacqui & Richard Hawwa
Harry B. Hostetler
Cynthia Mark-Hummel & John Hummel
Irish Woods Foundation
Susan E. Kirshner
Mr. & Mrs. Wayne L. Kubek
Jeannie Lewis & Howard Goldblatt
Mr. Ronald R. McKee
Harvey L. Miller Family Foundation
David* & Justine K. Mintzer
Ms. Cynthia A. Moody
Linda & Dennis Myers
Northrop Grumman
James* & Julie O’Connor
Meg & Jim Prendergast
Janet Rauschenberger
John Salvino
Cynthia Sargent / Sargent Family Foundation
John & Beth Schmidt
Brad* & Caroline Serlin
Troop Contracting, Inc.
Wells Fargo & Company

$1,000 – $2,499

Anonymous (4)
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Amsted Industries Foundation
Sonia Barrett-Eisler
Alvin H. Baum Family Fund
Irene & William Beck
Lars & Yee Bergstrom
Lisa & Douglas Bertagna
Kate & Julie Brueggemann
John A. Cable Foundation
Dr.* & Mrs. John E. Carlstrom
Walter & Mary Carr
Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence Chapa
John & Judy Coletta
Mr. & Mrs. John C. Colman
Chris Comerford & Virginia Kim
Mary Cooney-Higgins
Adam Cortese
CQS US LLC
Laura & Dave Davis
Mrs. Gretchen M. Hoffman & Mr. Joseph S. Doherty
Monica Donath
Kenneth Douglas Foundation
Glenna R. Eaves & Christopher J. Boebel
Kristin & Phillip Elbert
La & Philip Engel
Bill Erlain
Zac Flamig
Food For Thought
Alice A. Foote
John and Sally Friedewald
Grith & Dan Funk
Joseph Gaul
Nancy Gavlin
GE Corporation
Bill Gee & Sue Crothers
Mr.* & Mrs. Howard S. Goss / Howard & Roberta Goss Charitable Foundation
Mr. & Mrs. John A. Hagenah
William M. Hales Foundation
Carlissa & Rob Hughes
Mark & Mary Beth Humenik
Patricia J. Hurley and Associates, Inc.
Craig & Elizabeth Hutson
Rebecca Johnston and Jeff Maling
Dave & Donna Joss
Mary Joss
Kelly & Peter Kaiser
Nicholas✝ & Mary Ann Karris
Dr. Naseema Khan
Christina & Dave Kline
Giovanna & Ken Krozel
Drs. Michelle B.* & Shane L. Larson
Ernie Levine & Janice Gork
Guy & Marlene Liptack
Marie Lona & Bradley Coolidge
Susan K. Lovell
Elizabeth McKenna
Chuck & Monica McQuaid
Emily & David Merjan
Midland National Life Insurance
Mr. & Mrs. Marshall Morton
Scott Mottonen
Charles Mudd
Nebenzahl-Spitz Foundation
Thomas & Virginia Neuckranz
Mr.* & Mrs. James J. O’Connor, Sr.
Loretta & Fran O’Malley
Pat & Lara Pappas
Helene & Aaron Paris
Jo Ann & Joe Paszczyk
Denise M. Peterson
Irene Siragusa Phelps* & Joe Eastman
Helen & Curtis Pinnell Foundation
Pamela & Ralf Pohl
Elisa Primavera-Bailey & Forrest Bailey
Richard Rasmus
Dr. Stacee Reicherzer, PhD
Sean B. Reynolds*
Sahara Enterprises, Inc.
Jakob Schaeffer
Judy & David Schiffman
Kerri & Peter Schoonyoung
Joseph Seliga & Vanessa Vergala
Thomas & Nancy Sentowski
Victoria M. Skala
Reuben & Carolyn Slone
Karen & Scott Sommer
Dawn K. Stiers
Takeda Pharmaceuticals
Gregory & Cynthia Taylor
Monica & Kevin Thompson
Howard Trienens
Peter*✝ & Frances Vandervoort
Erma Washington
Mr.* & Mrs. Edward J. Williams
Erin & Eric Wilson
Almira R. Yllana
Claire S. York
Christian & Amy Zann
Phillip & Donna Zarcone
Pat & Len Zolna

*Trustee
✝Deceased

 

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