the difference makers

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YOUR PASSION
MAKES THE DIFFERENCE

The National Kidney Foundation of Illinois is able to impact the lives of patients and families battling kidney disease through the support of our generous, dedicated donors.

corporate supporters

$200,000 +

Treasurer of the State of 
Illinois

 

$50,000 - $249,999

  • Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network

$25,000 - $49,999

  • Baxter Healthcare Inc.

  • Fresenius Medical Care

  • Katten, Muchin, Rosenman Foundation, Inc.

  • Nephrology Associates of Northern Illinois and Indiana

  • Paul & Joan Rubschlager Foundation

$10,000 - $24,999

  • AlixPartners, LLP

  • Ankura Consulting

  • Associates in Nephrology

  • Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP

  • BMO Harris Bank

  • CareDx

  • Chapman & Cutler LLP

  • CIBC

  • Crowe LLP

  • DaVita/Total Renal Care

  • Duff & Phelps, LLC

  • FTI Consulting, Inc.

  • Goldberg Kohn LTD

  • Jones Day

  • Kirkland & Ellis LLP

  • McGuireWoods

  • NxStage Medical, Inc.

  • Perkins Coie

  • PNC Business

  • Riveron Consulting, LLC

  • Sidley Austin Foundation 

  • The Vistria Group

  • Westlake Health Foundation

  • Wilmington Trust

  • Wind Point Partners

  • Winston & Strawn LLP

  • Zell Family Foundation

$5,000 - $9,999

  • Advocate Aurora Medical 

Center

  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

  • Amgen

  • Arvey Foundation

  • AstraZeneca

  • Baxter Foundation Matching Gift Program

  • BDO

  • Belmont Bank & Trust

  • CAC Specialty

  • DLA Piper LLP

  • Enterprise Fleet Management, Inc. 

  • EPIQ Systems, Inc. 

  • Financial Investments Corporation

  • First Midwest Bank

  • Foley & Lardner, LLC

  • GlaxoSmithKline

  • Horizon Therapeutics

  • Horton Group

  • Hylant

  • Latham & Watkins LLP

  • Lockton Companies

  • Mayer Brown LLP

  • Merit Capital Partners

  • Mesirow Financial

  • Monroe Capital LLC

  • Morgan Stanley

  • Much Shelist

  • Neuberger Berman LLC

  • Newmark Knight Frank

  • Northern Trust Company

  • Oak Hill Advisors

  • Patriot Capital

  • Paul Hastings, LLP

  • Prudential

  • Reed Smith, LLP

  • RSM US, LLP

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP

  • US Renal Care

  • Vedder Price

  • Wells Fargo Capital Finance

  • Wells Fargo Commercial Banking

  • Wynnchurch Capital

individual supporters

$25,000+

The Barbara Goldsmith Trust

Mr. Richard Horwich
 

Mr. Richard Noel

 

$10,000 - $24,999

  • Mr. Christopher Killackey

  • Dr. Holly Kramer

  • Mr. Paul Loeb

  • Ms. Jill Schaaf 

  • Mr. and Mrs. Mark L. Schwartz

$5,000 - $9,999

  • Dr. Stephen Jensik

  • Mr. Thomas Krisch

  • Dr. Arthur Morris

  • Mrs. and Mrs. Steve and Christa Leyendecker 

  • Mr. Christopher McClure

  • Michael and Meeghan Nemeroff Charitable Fund

  • Estate of Richard C. Skagenberg

  • Mr. Peter Zimmerer

$2,000 - $4,999

  • Dr. Yolanda Becker

  • Mrs. Jacqueline Burgess-Bishop

  • Dr. and Mrs. Michael J. and Dorothy Carbon

  • Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Cizzon

  • Ms. Mary Kay Gibbons

  • Dr. Ashutosh Gupta

  • Dr. Ronald and Diane Hamburger

  • Mr. Thomas E. Hill

  • Ms. Judith Jaros

  • Mr. Brian Littleton

  • Richard James McCann Foundation

  • Mr. Thomas Newton

  • Mr. and Mrs. Zachary and Mary Noel-Stefan 

  • Mr. and Mrs. Brian and Tammi O’Dea

  • Mr. and Mrs. Geoffrey Parker 

  • Mr. and Mrs. Jerome and Lee Ann Piszczor

  • Mr. Harlan F. Rant 

  • Dr. Andres Serrano

  • Mr. and Mrs. Jerold Sider

  • Ms. Susan Sullivan

$1,000 - $1,999

  • Ms. Maria Aguado

  • Drs. Amit and Divya Arwindekar

  • Mr. Grant Bagan

  • Mr. Thomas G. Baker

  • Dr. George Bakris

  • Dr. and Ms. Arnold and Sharyn Berns

  • Mr. Nathan Brown

  • Ms. Beverly Bystricky

  • Mr. Gavin Campbell

  • Mr. Christopher Coordes

  • Ms. Annelise Cox

  • Dr. Paul Crawford

  • Mr. Tim Cummins

  • Dr. Ravi K. Damaraju

  • Ms. Kathryn J. Doty

  • Mr. Scott Downing

  • Mr. and Mrs. Thomas and Deborah Egan

  • Ms. Paula Fasseas

  • Mr. Fred Fisher

  • Mr. David Florent

  • Mr. Jerrold Frumm

  • Mr. Jake Gregorich

  • Ms. Stephanie Hibicke

  • Ms. Dreina Lewis

  • Mr. and Ms. David and Sallye Mason

  • Mr. and Mrs. Bruce and Teri Mason

  • Mr. William Pullia

  • Dr. Tipu Puri

  • Ms. Patricia Raphael

  • Mr. and Ms. Jim and Alyne Rolfe

  • William & Mary Ryan Charitable Foundation

  • Mr. Brad Schmarak

  • Adil Siddiqui

  • Mr. Steve Sider

  • Dr. Kareen Simpson

  • Slovak American Charitable Association

  • Mr. David Stone

  • Mr. David Stott

  • Tekla Syers

  • Mr. Nick Vannewkirk

  • Ms. Kathleen Veach

  • Mr. Vinod Venugopal

  • Mr. Karl Vermillion

  • Mr. Jeremy Watson

  • Mr. Andrew Weil

  • Samuel Weinstein Family Foundation

YOUR DONATION MAKES THE DIFFERENCE

middle market open:
past attendees, participants
and sponsors

2010 - 2020

 

private equity firms

  • Acacia Partners

  • AGR Partners

  • Albion Investors LLC

  • Apollo Global Management

  • Arbor Capital Management

  • Arbor Private Investment Co.

  • Ashland Capital Partners

  • Baird Capital Partners

  • BDT Capital Partners

  • Beecken Petty O'Keefe & Co.

  • Bertram Capital

  • Beverly Capital

  • Bunker Hill Capital

  • Cardinal Equity Partners

  • CCCC Growth Fund

  • CC Industries

  • CDG Capital Partners

  • Cincy Tech

  • CIVC Partners

  • Clearview Capital

  • Code Hennessy & Simmons

  • Core Industrial Partners

  • Cressey & Company, LP

  • Dixon Midland Company

  • The Edgewater Funds

  • EOS Management, LP

  • Equity Group Investments

  • Exron Capital

  • First Capital Partners, LLC

  • Flexpoint Ford

  • Frontenac Company

  • General Catalyst Partners

  • Geneva Glen Capital

  • Grand Crossing Capital LLC

  • Hancock Capital Management

  • HCP & Company

  • HIG Capital

  • Highland Consumer Partners

  • Industrial Opportunity Partners

  • Inverness Management

  • J2 Partners

  • The Jordan Company, LP

  • Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors

  • Kenex Holdings

  • Lakeshore Capital Partners

  • LaSalle Capital

  • Longroad Asset Management

  • Main Street Capital Holdings

  • Marsh Private Equity

  • May River Capital

  • Merit Capital Partners

  • Mid Oaks Investments

  • MPE Partners

  • Mid Oaks Investments

  • MPE Partners

  • New Harbor Capital

  • Old Town Equity, LLC

  • Onward Capital

  • Periscope Equity LLC

  • Pfingsten Partners

  • Plenary Partners

  • Prairie Capital

  • Primus Capital

  • Prospect Partners LLP

  • PSP Capital Partners, LLC

  • Randolph Group

  • Resilience Capital

  • The Riverside Company

  • Shorehill Capital

  • Silver Oak Services Partners

  • Skyline Global Partners

  • Sterling Partners

  • Svoboda Capital Partners

  • Tonka Bay Equity Partners

  • Torch Lake Capital Partners

  • Traverse Pointe Partners

  • Versa Capital Management, LLC

  • Victory Park Capital

  • The Vistria Group, LP

  • Water Street Health Care

  • Wind Point Partners

  • Winona Capital

  • Wynnchurch Capital

public & private companies

  • Alfred Benesch & Company

  • Burke Beverage

  • CF Industries

  • Closet Works

  • Diamond Resorts Corporation

  • Discover Card

  • Edward Don & Company

  • Edward Sider & Co.

  • Elco Laboratories

  • Enterprise Car Sales

  • Enterprise Fleet Management

  • Ferrara USA

  • Five Star Laundry

  • Four Corners Tavern Group

  • Fresenius Kidney Care

  • Generation Brands

  • GPA

  • Groupon

  • Harris Equipment Corporation

  • S & C Electric Company

  • SAK Construction

  • SMS Assist

  • Socius Ingredients

  • Standard Equipment Company

  • Sterling Lumber Company

  • Swift Pay Systems

  • Takeda

  • Thrall Enterprises

  • TRICOR Systems Inc.

  • V3 Companies, Ltd.

  • Watchfire Signs

  • Westside Mechanical

  • Wright's Apparel

  • XSELL Technologies, Inc.

  • Zeller Plastik USA, Inc.

  • Reflection Window

  • Reinhart Foodservice

  • Rose Packing

  • R.R. Donnelley & Sons

  • S & C Electric Company

  • SAK Construction

  • SMS Assist

  • Socius Ingredients

  • Standard Equipment Company

  • Sterling Lumber Company

  • Swift Pay Systems

  • Takeda

  • Thrall Enterprises

  • TRICOR Systems Inc.

  • V3 Companies, Ltd.

  • Watchfire Signs

  • Westside Mechanical

  • Wright's Apparel

  • XSELL Technologies, Inc.

  • Zeller Plastik USA, Inc.

banking, mezzanine, debt/equity capital & equipment financing

  • Aldine Capital Partners

  • AloStar Capital Finance

  • American Chartered Bank

  • Bank of America

  • Belmont Bank & Trust

  • Black Diamond Commercial Finance

  • Blue Steel Capital

  • BMO Harris Bank

  • BMO Capital Markets

  • BNY Mellon

  • Caltius Mezzanine

  • Capital One

  • Capital One Healthcare Financial

  • CapX Partners

  • CBIZ CMF

  • Charter One

  • CIBC

  • Citibank

  • Citigroup

  • Cole Taylor Bank

  • Cornerstone Bank

  • Credit Suisse

  • Cyprium Investment Partners

  • Deutsche Bank

  • Fidus Investment Advisors

  • Fifth Third Bank

  • First Merchants Bank

  • First Merit Bank

  • First Midwest Bank

  • Associated Bank

  • Bain Capital Credit

  • GE Capital

  • Golub Capital

  • Greyrock Capital Group

  • H.I.G. Whitehorse

  • Intermediate Capital Group

  • JP Morgan

  • LBC Credit Partners

  • Madison Capital Funding

  • Maranon Capital, LP

  • Marquette Capital Partners

  • MB Financial

  • Medley Capital

  • Midwest Mezzanine

  • Monroe Capital

  • Monroe Credit Advisors

  • Northern Trust Corporation

  • NXT Capital

  • Patriot Capital

  • PNC Business Credit

  • PNC Bank

  • PNC Erieview Capital

  • Prime Clerk

  • Prudential Capital Partners

  • RBS Citizens

  • Regions Bank

  • Siena Lending

  • Summit Investment Management LLC

  • THL Credit

  • TwinBrook Capital Partners

  • UBS

  • Wells Fargo Capital Finance

  • Wells Fargo Commercial Banking

  • Wilmington Trust

  • Wintrust

accounting and 

tax advisory firms

 

  • Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

  • BDO USA, LLP

  • BKD, LLP

  • CohnReznick

  • Crowe LLP

  • Deloitte

  • DeMarco Sciaccotta Wilkens & Dunleavy, LLP

  • Ernst & Young

  • Gail L. Matthews & Associates

  • Grant Thornton

  • FGMK

  • KPMG

  • National Real Tax Tracking

broker/dealer-trading firms

 

  • DeMatteo Monness LLC

  • Ronin Capital LLC

accounting and

 tax advisory firms (cont'd)

  

  • Plante Moran

  • PricewaterhouseCoopers

  • RSM US LLP

  • Sikich

  • True Partners

  • Wolf & Company

funds placement / advisory firms

 

  • Concord Financial Advisors

  • FPG Partners, LLC

  • Macquarie Capital

  • Six Point Partners

management, interim & turnaround consulting firms

 

  • Alix Partners

  • Alvarez & Marsal LLC

  • Ankura Consulting

  • B2B CFO

  • Conway MacKenzie

  • Dacarba LLC

  • Donnelley Financial Solutions

  • FTI Consulting, Inc.

  • Gates Pike Consulting

  • HSL Consulting, LLC

  • Huron Business Advisory

  • JJK & Associates Inc.

  • KCC LLC

  • Laurus Strategies

  • R2L Consulting LLC

  • Riveron Consulting

  • Willow Tree Consulting Groupg

claims administration  

  • Epiq Systems

  • Garden City Group

  • Kurtzman Carson Consultants

executive search firms

 

  • The Bravery Group, Inc.

  • Cook Associates

  • Heidrick & Struggles Robert Gariano Associates

  • SALO SP Search

investment banking / mergers & acquisitions advisory  

  • Amherst Partners LLC

  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch

  • Barclays Capital

  • The Chicago Corporation

  • City Capital Advisors

  • Cognient Group

  • Cook M&A Advisory Services

  • D.A. Davidson

  • Duff & Phelps

  • Focal Point Partners

  • Goldman Sachs & Co.

  • Guggenheim Securities Houlihan Lokey

  • JP Morgan

  • Keystone Capital

  • Lazard Middle Market

  • Lenox Advisors

  • Lincoln International LLC

  • Livingstone Partners

  • M-III Partners

  • Mackinac Advisory, LLC

investment banking / mergers & acquisitions advisory (cont'd)  

  • Madison Street Capital

  • Morgan Stanley

  • Mesirow Financial

  • Miller Buckfire

  • Moelis & Company

  • Neuberger Berman Periculum Capital

  • PGP Capital Advisors

  • Piper Jaffray

  • Prairie Capital Advisors

  • Quarton International

  • Robert W. Baird & Co.

  • Spectrum Group Management

  • SRS Acquiom

  • Stifel

  • Stout Risius Ross

  • Third Coast Capital Advisors

  • Variant Capital Advisors LLC

  • Verit Advisors

  • William Blair & Co

  • XMS Capital Partners

real estate

 

  • Akara Partners

  • Blackbird Investment Group, LLC

  • Broadstone Real Estate

  • CBRE

  • Chody Real Estate

  • Colliers International

  • Equibase Capital

  • Forefront Properties

  • JF McKinney

  • Jones Lang LaSalle

  • Madison Hawk Partners, LLC

  • MAJ Holdings LTD

  • Mars Equities

  • Newmark Knight Frank

  • Prairie Management Group Sterling Bay

  • Walton Street Capital

  • Westminster Capital LLC

  • W P Carey

data management & technology solutions providers

  

  • BMC Group

  • Epiq Systems

  • iManage

  • IntraLinks

  • Inventus

  • Merrill Corporation

  • Quadrant 4 System Corporation

  • SDI

valuations, appraisals & asset monetization

 

  • Great American Group

  • Hilco

  • HyperAMS

  • Tiger Group

  • Valuation Research Corporation

institutional investment firms

  

  • Adams Street Partners

  • Aqueduct Capital Group

  • Balyasny Asset Management

  • GAP Investments

  • JZ Partners

  • Levine Leichtman Capital Partners

  • Man Investments Inc.

trustee & management services for institutions / individuals

 

  • GreatBanc Trust

corporate/mergers & acquisitions law firms

  • Akerman LLP

  • Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP

  • Arnstein & Lehr LLP

  • Barack Ferrazzano LLP

  • Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff LLP

  • Bryan Cave LLP

  • Burke, Burns, and Pinelli, Ltd.

  • Chapman & Cutler LLP

  • Dentons US LLP

  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

  • DLA Piper LLP (US)

  • Duane Morris LLP

  • Foley & Lardner LLP

  • Fox Swibel

  • Freeborn & Peters

  • Goldberg Kohn

  • Grippo & Elden

  • Grund & Leavitt

  • Holland & Knight

  • Horwood Marcus & Bevk

  • Howard & Howard

  • Ice Miller

  • Jenner & Block

  • Jones Day

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

  • Kaye Scholer

  • King & Spaulding

  • Kirkland & Ellis LLP

  • Latham & Watkins LLP

  • Locke Lord LLP

  • Mayer Brown, LLP

  • McDermott, Will & Emery

  • McDonalds Hopkins

  • McGuire Woods

  • Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

  • Much Shelist

  • Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

  • Paul Hastings LLP

  • Perkins Coie LLP

  • Proskauer Rose LLP

  • Reed Smith LLP

  • Ropes / Gray LLP

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP

  • Shook Handy & Bacon LLP

  • Sidley Austin LLP

  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

  • Taft Thompson Coburn LLP

  • Ungaretti & Harris

  • Vedder Price P.C.

  • Winston & Strawn LLP

insurance brokers & consultants

 

  • Aon PLC

  • Assurance Crawford & Company

  • CAC Specialty

  • Element 78 Advisors

  • Encina Business Credit

  • Finnea Group

  • Francis L. Dean & Associates

  • Gallagher

  • Hays Companies of Illinois

  • The Horton Group

  • HUB International

  • JLT Specialty

  • Lockton Companies

  • Marsh USA, Inc.

  • MassMutual

  • Mesirow Financial

  • NFP Insurance Solutions

  • RBN & Associates, Inc.

  • Thompson Flanagan

  • Willis Group Holdings

  • Willis Towers Watson M&A Group

investment advisory /

wealth management

  

  • Alliant

  • Allstate Investments

  • Barclays Capital

  • BNY Mellon

  • Briar Hall LLC

  • Credit Suisse

  • D.A. Davidson

  • Deutsche Bank

  • Huizenga Capital Management

  • JP Morgan

  • Keeley Holdings

  • MassMutual

  • Merrill Lynch

  • Mesirow Financial

  • Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management

  • Oxford Financial Group

  • Robert W. Baird & Co.

  • Silver Point Capital

  • UBS

  • William Blair & Co

  • Wilmington Trust

  • Wyse Advisors LLC

other  

  • American Building Services

  • Bankruptcy Management Solutions (BMS)

  • Blue Orion LLC

  • Bluff City Materials

  • CapOne Healthcare

  • Chicago Bears

  • Chicago Cubs

  • ECA Colleges

  • EZLinks Golf

  • Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network

  • Horizon Health

  • JLC

  • LEI

  • Levin & Perconti

  • Lexus

  • McGrath Lexus

  • Mark Schwartz

  • Red Arrow Capital

  • Rose Paving

  • Music Dealers

  • RPS GaiaTech

  • Sretto

  • Technology Advisors Group

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