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 Laura Perlow, Director of Corporate, Foundation and Government Support at 312-827-5693 or lperlow@lyricopera.org 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

Exelon
Ruth Ann M. Gillis
Executive Vice President

ITW
E. Scott Santi
President & CEO

Jenner & Block LLP
Craig C. Martin
Partner

JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Eric S. Smith
Managing Director

Glenn F. Tilton

Chairman of Midwest
Operations

Northern Trust
Frederick H. Waddell
President & CEO

Jana R. Schreuder
President,
Personal Financial Services

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
John W. Oleniczak
Partner

Sidley Austin LLP
David W. Carpenter
Partner

$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
CEO

Kirkland & Ellis Foundation
Linda K. Myers
Partner

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

Make It Better Media
Susan B. Noyes
Founder & President

Nuveen Investments
John P. Amboian
CEO

$25,000 to $49,000

 

Accenture
Dean J. Teglia
Managing Director

Ardmore Associates
Cherryl T. Thomas
President
 

AT&T
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
CEO
 

Bartlit Beck Herman 
Palenchar & Scott LLP
Mark Ferguson
Founding Partner

 

Booz & Company
Vinay Couto
Senior Vice President 

Bulley & Andrew LLC
Allan E. Bulley III
President
 

Catamaran
Mark A. Thierer
President & CEO
 

Fellowes, Inc.
James E. Fellowes
Chairman & CEO

Grosvenor Capital
Management
Michael J. Sacks
CEO

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

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Allan B. Muchin
Chairman Emeritus

 

KPMG LLP
Bruce J. Piller
Regional Managing Partner

Mayer Brown LLP
Robert F. Finke
Partner

NiSource
Carrie J. Hightman
Executive VP and 
Chief Legal Officer

Spencer Stuart
Kevin M. Connelly
Chairman

Stepan Company
F. Quinn Stepan
Chairman & CEO

United Scrap Metal, Inc.
Marsha Serlin
Founder & CEO

Walgreens
Gregory D. Wasson
CEO

 

$10,000 to $24,999

Accretive Health
Aetna
BNY Mellon
Chicago Title and Trust Company Foundation
DLA Piper LLP (US)
Goldman Sachs
Goya Foods, Inc.
Ingredion Incorporated
Invenergy
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
Envestnet
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
Allstate
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

Impresario
$2,000 to $3,499

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

Friend
$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

Sustainer
$500 to $999

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