On the heels of the 2012 Changing Color of Leadership Conference, more than 900 business leaders gathered at Chicago United’s ninth annual Bridge Awards Dinner Nov. 15, presented by BMO Harris Bank at the Chicago Hilton. Johnson & Johnson Chairman William Weldon and Walgreen Co. President and CEO Gregory Wasson were honored for their commitment to diversity and economic inclusion. The evening was emceed by WLS-Channel 7’s Ravi Baichwal, who introduced presenting sponsor Ellen Costello, CEO of BMO Financial Corp., and Gov. Pat Quinn. The event raised $725,000 for Chicago United.
The Sun-Times was the media sponsor of this event.
Story by Madeline Skaggs | Photos by Ramzi Dreessen