Annual Corporate Support - Lyric Opera of Chicago

Corporate Support

Become a Corporate Sponsor

Lyric Opera’s corporate partners receive prominent acknowledgment in front of our loyal, well-educated, affluent and diverse patrons while enjoying networking opportunities, select benefits, and value-added opportunities.

The Chicago business community has long taken advantage of Lyric Opera’s international reputation for grand opera.  Participation with Lyric Opera provides unique opportunities for client cultivation and executive networking.  Our staff will work with you to create an unforgettable and exclusive experience for your most important corporate guests.

From production sponsorships to special event sponsorships to support for our education and community-engagement programs, Lyric Opera has numerous opportunities for your business to join the prominent civic leaders that are part of the Lyric Opera Donor Family. 

Contact Dan Moss, Director of Corporate Partnerships at 312-827-5693 or to become involved.

Meet Our Corporate Partners

Lyric Opera of Chicago is honored to be associated with these companies and is grateful for their support. 

$100,000 and above

Abbott Fund
Miles D. White
Chairman & CEO

American Airlines
Derek DeCross
Vice President and
General Sales Manager

Ruth Ann M. Gillis
Executive Vice President

E. Scott Santi
President & CEO

Jenner & Block LLP
Craig C. Martin

JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Eric S. Smith
Managing Director

Glenn F. Tilton

Chairman of Midwest

Northern Trust
Frederick H. Waddell
President & CEO

Jana R. Schreuder
Personal Financial Services

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
John W. Oleniczak

Sidley Austin LLP
David W. Carpenter

$50,000 to $99,000

Aon Corporation
Gregory C. Case
President & CEO

Baxter International Inc.
Robert L. Parkinson, Jr.
Chairman & CEO

closerlook, inc.
David T. Ormesher

Kirkland & Ellis Foundation
Linda K. Myers

Latham & Watkins, LLP
Richard A. Levy
Office Managing Partner

Make It Better Media
Susan B. Noyes
Founder & President

Nuveen Investments
John P. Amboian

$25,000 to $49,000


Dean J. Teglia
Managing Director

Ardmore Associates
Cherryl T. Thomas

Sheri A. Eichelberger
Vice President, Signature Client Group

Bain & Company
Edward B. Rouse
Vice President & Managing Director

Baker & McKenzie
Michael L. Morkin
Managing Partner

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause LLP
Timothy L. Christen

Bartlit Beck Herman 
Palenchar & Scott LLP
Mark Ferguson
Founding Partner


Booz & Company
Vinay Couto
Senior Vice President 

Bulley & Andrew LLC
Allan E. Bulley III

Mark A. Thierer
President & CEO

Fellowes, Inc.
James E. Fellowes
Chairman & CEO

Grosvenor Capital
Michael J. Sacks

Jordan Industries, Inc.
John W. Jordan II
Chairman & CEO

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Allan B. Muchin
Chairman Emeritus


Bruce J. Piller
Regional Managing Partner

Mayer Brown LLP
Robert F. Finke

Carrie J. Hightman
Executive VP and 
Chief Legal Officer

Spencer Stuart
Kevin M. Connelly

Stepan Company
F. Quinn Stepan
Chairman & CEO

United Scrap Metal, Inc.
Marsha Serlin
Founder & CEO

Gregory D. Wasson


$10,000 to $24,999

Accretive Health
BNY Mellon
Chicago Title and Trust Company Foundation
DLA Piper LLP (US)
Goldman Sachs
Goya Foods, Inc.
Ingredion Incorporated
Quarles & Brady LLP
Saks Fifth Avenue
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom
Smith von Schleicher + Associates
Takeda Pharmaceuticals
Underwriters Laboratories
William Blair & Company


$7,500 to $9,999

Amsted Industries Foundation
Chicago White Metal Charitable Foundation
The Chicago White Sox
Clark Hill PLC
KlearSky Solutions, LLC
McDonald's Owners of Chicagoland
    and Northwest Indiana
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
Starshak Winzenburg & Co.

$5,000 to $7,499

Alexander and Alexander, Attorneys at Law
Robert W. Baird & Company
BBJ Linen
BNSF Foundation
General Mills Foundation
Habitat Corporate Suites Network
Italian Village Restaurants
Jones Lang LaSalle
Molex Incorporated
The Quaker Oats Company
Sahara Enterprises, Inc.
Shure Incorporated
Surge Innovations

Bravo Circle
$3,500 to $4,999

Bessemer Trust
Robert Bosch Tool Corporation
Old Republic International Corporation 
Reed Smith LLP

$2,000 to $3,499

Evans Food Group
Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC
Olson & Cepuritis, Ltd.
Opera Volunteers International
RBC Wealth Management
Rendezvous Music

$1,000 to $1,999

American Agricultural Insurance Company
Asher, Gittler & D'Alba, Ltd.
The Capital Group Companies
Draper and Kramer, Incorporated
Galois Group
GKN North America
Hafner Printing Company, Inc. 
KD Mailing Service
Kinder Morgan Foundation
Mesirow Financial
Michuda Construction, Inc.
Turks' Greenhouses

$500 to $999

AOL, Inc.
Barilla America Inc.
Coalicion Latinos Unidos de Lake County
Carl Johnson's Gallery in Galena
Madison Opera Trips 
Sedgwick Investments Chicago, LLC