• A Mercy Home Success Story

    Mark Brady is on the Board of Regents at Mercy Home for Boys & Girls, a Catholic non-profit based in Chicago that offers care for at-risk youth and families outside of their home. Mercy Home provides safe residential treatment homes, support for former residents, youth mentoring, raises public awareness for youth in need, and more. Since its founding in 1887, Mercy Home has helped thousand of young people turn their lives around. A recent Mercy Home success story is Sal, a teen who was butting heads and constantly arguing with his mom. His mom had heard about the program from a friend and knew it could help Sal find direction.…

  • William Blair & Company Celebrate the 38th Annual Growth Stock Conference

    William Blair & Company hosted its 38th Annual Growth Stock Conference from June 12th – 15th in Chicago. The event brings in about 1,000 clients and 240 companies spanning six sectors; global industrial infrastructure, consumer, financial services and technology, consumer, healthcare, and technology, media, and communications. During the conference formal presentations were held by various industry leaders including David Nelms, CEO of Discover Financial Services, Corey Thomas, President and CEO of Salesforce, and Mary Dillon, CEO of Ulta Beauty, Inc. In addition to the presentations, William Blair had thousands of meetings with clients and management teams. Read more about the Growth Stock Conference

  • CIS Receives $100,000 Grant

    Mark Brady sits on the board of Communities In Schools Chicago, an organization that supports students in Chicago Public Schools and works to lower dropout rates. This May, CIS received a $100,000 award from Impact Grants Chicago. CIS and seven other organizations were presented with grants at the Impact Grants event at The Geraghty. The grant was awarded following Northwestern, Brady’s alma mater, announcement that CIS Chicago would be the primary beneficiary of the 2019 Northwestern Dance Marathon. The 2018 Northwestern Dance Marathon has raised $1,175,709.82 for various organizations. In the 43 years that the event has taken place, it has raised over $19 million for nonprofits and CIS is…