| Jun 18, 2014
| 7:59 AM
Chicago-based Seaway Bank & Trust Co., the state of Illinois’ biggest black-owned bank and the third-largest nationwide, has hired a Northern Trust Corp. executive to be its new chief executive and president.
Darrell Jackson will join Seaway on...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 10:12 AM
The 10 highest-paid U.S. bank CEOs include top managers at Wells Fargo & Co., Capital One Financial Corp. and … FirstMerit Corp.?
Topping the list assembled by SNL Financial was John Stumpf of Wells Fargo, whose total compensation in 2013 was $19....
| Feb 10, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Federal authorities are looking for two men wearing masks and hoods who robbed a TCF Bank branch in Rolling Meadows shortly after noon, and another man who held up a Logan Square Northern Trust bank an hour later.
In a surveillance photo released by...
| Oct 3, 2011
On a September evening, in a large tent pitched outside his bank in downtown Lake Forest, Ed Wehmer took the microphone and addressed 350 people celebrating the 20th anniversary of what is now Wintrust Financial Corp.
The jocular 57-year-old is known...
| Feb 4, 2013
Daniel Hamburger is quick to whip out his business card.
One side of the card is standard — white background, corporate logo, contact information for the headquarters in Downers Grove.
The flip side is dramatic, painted ripe-tomato red with...
| Apr 1, 2013
In 1972, Jim Reynolds was less than two months shy of graduating from Chicago Vocational High School, with plans of becoming a television repairman.
Raised in Englewood on the city's South Side, he had been studying the trade for two years when his...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 8:22 AM
The Women's Board of the Lyric Opera of Chicago presented an elegant opening-night gala at the Civic Opera House on Oct. 6. The affair celebrating the Lyric's 58th season featured Scottish director David McVicar's new production of Richard Strauss'...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 1:12 PM
In the midst of economic turmoil, United Way of Metropolitan Chicago stands at the intersection of hope and our city's most under-resourced communities.
United Way's reinvention to a community-impact organization began in 2009 when the organization and...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 1:36 PM
It might begin with a child discovering a new word through a volunteer reading to them. Or perhaps a teen struggling in class receives the additional attention needed to pass a math test. These small acts can trigger years of learning and academic...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 1:49 PM
On a recent morning Northern Trust Chairman & CEO Rick Waddell and 30 colleagues left their daily responsibilities behind and arrived at The Chicago Lighthouse for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired, one of the nation's most comprehensive social...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 12:36 PM
Chicago Shakespeare Theater concluded its 25th season with an anniversary celebration gala June 11 at Navy Pier. More than 350 supporters were treated to an evening of fine dining, top-notch performances and the presentation of the second annual "Spirit...