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Carl Thomas Chaleff

Carl Thomas Chaleff, American investment company executive.

Background

  • Chaleff, Carl Thomas was born on November 21, 1945 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Son of Boris Carl and Betty J. (Miller) Chaleff.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Economics, Purdue University, 1969. Master of Business Administration in Finance, Xavier University, 1976.

    Career

    • Assistant vice president American Can Corporation, New York City, 1969-1970, sales manager Cincinnati, 1970-1973. Account executive Merrill Lynch, 1973-1976. Vice president Oppenheimer, Chicago, 1976-1981.

      Associate director Bear Stearns & Company, 1981-1988. Partner, managing director Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce Oppenheimer, 1988—2004. President Polaris Capital Partners, since 2004.

    Membership

    Former president board directors National Kidney Foundation Illinois. Executive council University Chicago Childrens Hospital, Boy Scouts American, 1992-1994. Former president board directors Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Care, 1992-1998, board director Adler Planetarium & Museum, Chicago, 1998-2005.

    Treasurer, board director, Jobs for Youth. Board directors National Kidney Foundation. Member Chicago Bond Club, American Arbitration Association, National Board Arbitrators, East Bank Club, Rainbows (board directors 1984-1996), Metropolitan Club, Chicago Mercantile Exchange Club, Chicago Yacht Club, Center for Excellence in Education (board directors 1990-1992), Chicago Filmmakers (board directors 1986-1998).

    Personality

    Interests

    Sailing, skiing, tennis.

    Connections

    • Married Carolyn F. Heath, April 26, 1970 (divorced April 1985). Children: Fritz. Eric. Married Darlene Finkel, December 13, 1987.
    • father: Boris Carl Chaleff
    • mother: Betty J. (Miller) Chaleff
    • spouses: Carolyn F. Heath
    • Darlene Finkel
    • child: Fritz. Eric Chaleff
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    Born November 21, 1945
    (age 71)
    Nationality
    • 1969
      Purdue University
    • 1976
      Xavier University
    • 1969 - 1970
      Assistant, vice president American Can Corporation
    • 1973 - 1976
      account executive, Merrill Lynch
    • 1976 - 1981
      vice president, Oppenheimer
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1981 - 1988
      associate, director Bear Stearns & Company
    • 1988 - 2004
      partner, CIBC Oppenheimer
    • 1988 - 2004
      managing director, CIBC Oppenheimer
    • 2004
      president, Polaris Capital Partners
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