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Chicago Construction and Real Estate Industry

Chicago Construction and Real Estate Industry

Thank you to all our sponsors, volunteers, beard growers and all those involved in this year’s Spirit of Life Award dinning honoring Mark Dewalt.  We could not have done it without you!


 
 
Created in 1992 by a group of commercial, construction and real estate professionals who wanted to help fund the search for a cure for cancer, the Chicago Construction and Real Estate Council has grown to include representatives from all levels of the industry including development, finance, architecture, law and brokerage services. Funds raised are of immeasurable importance and assist City of Hope in its effort to find more effective treatments for cancer and, ultimately, cures for the disease that touches millions around the world.
 
 

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Spirit of Life Award Dinner

21 years ago this year, a group of construction and real estate professionals came together to fund City of Hope and the search for a cure for cancer, diabetes and life-threatening illness. Since that time, the Chicago Construction and Real Estate Council for City of Hope has grown to include representatives from all levels of the industry. Each year, the industry group comes together to a gala dinner where the Spirit of Life® Award is award to an industry leader.

The Spirit of Life® Award is City of Hope's most prestigious honor. Along with celebrating City of Hope's Centennial, this year's award will be presented to Mark Dewalt on Thursday, November 21 at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago. The Spirit of Life® Award Dinner offers industry professionals a unique combination of networking, socializing, and honoring an important business leader all while raising money for a worthy cause.


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Our Honoree
Mark Dewalt, Principal, Valerio Dewalt Train. Biography is forthcoming.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Dinner Committee Members
John DiCiurcio — Turner Construction
Mike Faron — W.E. O’Neil Construction
Greg Garmisa — WMA Consulting Engineers
Mark Knepper — Office Revolution
Tracy Mathieu
Gene Mojekwu — Matrix Engineers
Jim Nissen — Pepper Construction
Mike Szkatulski — Mesirow Financial Real Estate
 

Past Recipients
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Past recipients include the following Chicago business leaders:
 
Jim DeStefano
John DiCiurcio
Al Gorman
Hem Gupta
Lamar Johnson
Laurie Healey
Ronald Materick
Mike McInerney
William O’Neil
Jeff Riemer
Dan Ryan
Adrian Smith
Evans Spileos
Steven Stratton
Mike Szkatulski
Myron Warshauer
James Zajac
 
 

Council Members

Council President
Joe Cushing
Cushing & Co.
 
 
Council Members
Renae Bradshaw
HOK
 
Jim McLean
Jacobs
 
Sarah Busch
tvsdesign
 
Jennifer McGregor
McGregor, LLC
 
Kitts Christov
Boldt Construction
 
Craig McKesson
T5 Data Centers
 
Mike Clune
Clune Construction Company
 
Mike McInerney
Titan Electric
 
Dan Cronin
Turner Construction Company
 
Jack McKinney
J.F. McKinney
 
Mark Dewalt
Valerio Dewalt Train Assoc., Inc.
 
Declan Monaghan
ARUP
 
John DiCiurcio
Turner Construction Company
 
Eric Nixon
Maron Electric
 
Jeannine Eicker
Lend Lease
 
Joe O’Sullivan
Syska Hennessey
 
Barbara Falconer
LCM Architects
 
Jeff Riemer
Lend Lease
 
Georgeanna Farr
Inscape Solutions
 
Andrew Roscoe
Project Management Advisors
 
Carrie Fitzpatrick
CBRE
 
Katy Ruscitti
Gensler
 
Raj Gupta
Environmental Systems Design
 
Dan Ryan
Jones Lang LaSalle
 
Nancy Hamilton
HOK
 
Steve Stratton
Jones Lang Lasalle
 
Dan Sullivan
Clayco/Design Forum
 
Paul Helmer
The Krez Group
 
Mike Szkatulski
RMC International
 
Tom Kasznia
Perkins + Will
 
Greg Werner
Mortenson
 
Tony Kempa
ESD
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
About City of Hope
Ranked as one of  "America’s Best Hospitals"  in cancer by U.S.News & World Report, City of Hope is a pioneer in the fields of hematopoietic cell transplantation and genetics. Designated as a comprehensive cancer center, the highest honor bestowed by the National Cancer Institute, City of Hope's research and treatment protocols advance care throughout the nation.
 
 
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Thank you to all our sponsors, volunteers, beard growers and all those involved in this year’s Spirit of Life Award dinning honoring Mark Dewalt. We could not have done it without you!

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