Chairman, Henry Crown and Company; Lifetime Trustee, The Aspen Institute
Lester Crown is chairman of Henry Crown and Company. He serves on the boards of Northwestern University, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Lyric Opera of Chicago, the Jerusalem Foundation, the Jewish Theological Seminary, and is board chairman of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Formerly, Crown served on the boards of General Dynamics, Esmark, and TWA, and he is former chairman of both The Commercial Club and the Civic Committee of Chicago. He is a trustee of the Aspen Institute.