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Craig J. Duchossois (IL)

Craig J. Duchossois is Chief Executive Officer of The Duchossois Group, a privately held, family business headquartered in Elmhurst, Illinois.

The principal operating companies are The Chamberlain Group, Inc. (garage door openers, gate operators and related access control products); Heath/Zenith (motion-activated lighting, door chimes and wireless lighting controls); Controlled Products Systems Group (perimeter access control systems); BRIVO (web-hosted electronic access control systems); and Duchossois Capital Management (the family’s private investment firm).  While the various companies owned or associated with The Duchossois Group operate independently, a small, corporate team provides strategic support, access to capital and an entrepreneurial spirit.

Craig serves on the Board of Directors of Churchill Downs, Inc., Amsted Industries and Levy Acquisition Corp.  His not-for-profit board memberships include Culver Educational Foundation, Illinois Institute of Technology, University of Chicago, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, University of Chicago Hospitals, World Business Chicago, Executives’ Club of Chicago, Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Economic Club and the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation. Additionally, he is a member of the Chief Executives’ Organization, World Presidents’ Organization, and the Civic Committee of The Commercial Club of Chicago. He also serves as an advisory board member for Frontenac Company and The Edgewater Funds.  Craig is a past-Chairman of the Board of Visitors for the United States Naval Academy.

Craig holds a BBA and MBA from Southern Methodist University. He served as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps between1968-1971.

He and his wife, Janet, have two children and five grandchildren.




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