Irene B. Rosenfeld

Watch how these Chicagoans change the business world in 2018

Watch how these Chicagoans change the business world in 2018

A new dean at one of the country’s top business schools, a wunderkind at Kraft Heinz, and a new chief at the city’s economic development arm. Each will take on new challenges in 2018 that make them among the Chicago businesspeople worth watching.

Stephen Calk, CEO of Federal Savings Bank. The bank CEO has become ensnarled in an investigation into the business activity of Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s onetime campaign chairman. Prosecutors interviewing lenders and associates of Manafort summoned Calk in November. Calk’s Chicago-based bank provided $16 million in loans on Manafort properties. Despite the attention, Calk and his bank are moving forward....

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