Press & News Archive

  1. Jennifer Pritzker
    Colonel Pritzker: A Chicago Billionaire Focuses on Veterans, LGBTQ Causes, and More
    Inside Philanthropy
    While families like the Waltons and Kochs might be more well known, the Pritzker family of Chicago also holds enormous wealth.
  2. Funders for LGBTQ Issues
    Meet the Top 10 Non-Discrimination Protections Funders
    Funders for LGBTQ Issues
    In 2017, a mere 12 foundations invested $5.6 million dollars into securing non-discrimination protections for LGBTQ Americans, a slight dip from the record high of $7.4 million in 2016.
  3. Col. Jennifer Pritzker at Parker School
    Colonel Pritzker ’68 Returns to Parker
    Francis W. Parker School
    Military veteran, historian, businesswoman, investor, developer, philanthropist, transgender woman and Parker graduate Col. (IL) Jennifer Pritzker ’68 returned to the school recently to speak at Morning Ex about the importance of understanding the military’s role in a democratic society.
  4. Michelle Nakfoor Tawani General Counsel
    Crain’s Notable General Counsels
    Crain's Chicago Business
    Michelle Nakfoor manages a diverse range of legal matters at Tawani Enterprises, an entrepreneurial organization founded by retired U.S. Army Col. Jennifer Pritzker that invests in historic preservation and neighborhood development.
    Senator Duckworth Meets With Breast Cancer Survivors
    HME Business
    As part of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), visited Second Act Mastectomy Boutique in Chicago, where she heard personal stories from breast cancer survivors.
  6. Jennifer Pritzker Vanity Fair
    “One ‘Aw, Shit’ Wipes out a Thousand Attaboys”: Why Billionaire GOP Donor Jennifer Pritzker Is Abandoning Trump After Coming out as Trans
    Vanity Fair
    For the liberal Pritzker dynasty, Jennifer’s politics were the problem, never her identity. But the former lieutenant colonel says she’s had enough of the president’s hate. “I don’t want to see my life, and the life of people like me, become a political poker chip.”...
  7. Rob Havers
    Meet the new head of the Pritzker Military Museum
    Crain's Chicago Business
    Rob Havers, 51, joined the Pritzker Military Museum & Library as CEO on Feb. 4. Born in London, he comes to the museum from the George C. Marshall Foundation in Lexington, Va., where he was president for four years.
  8. chestnut row town homes
    Near North row homes — with luxury finishes and Old World charm — renting for $15K a month
    Chicago Tribune
    A collection of new luxury row homes graces Chestnut Street on the Near North Side, but you have to look closely to find them. They blend effortlessly with nearby mansions and homes that have stood for generations.
  9. Jennifer Pritzker GOP Policies
    Jennifer Pritzker: GOP’s Policies ‘Marginalize Me Out of Existence’
    When media-shy Republican billionaire and retired Army Col. Jennifer Pritzker writes an open letter rebuking the GOP’s policies, people take notice.
  10. Jennifer Pritzker
    Why should I support a political party that is marginalizing me out of existence?
    Washington Post
    To me, restrictions on transgender military service are personal. I am a transgender woman. Before my transition, I served as a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army. I am proud of the value I provided the military during my 27-year career.