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executive , Private equity investor

Lee Mark Mitchell, American private equity investor, executive. Bar: Illinois 1968, District of Columbia 1969, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1972.


Mitchell, Lee Mark was born on April 16, 1943 in Albany, New York, United States. Son of Maurice B. and Mildred (Roth) Mitchell.


AB, Wesleyan University, 1965. Juris Doctor, University Chicago, 1968.


Associate Leibman, Williams, Bennett, Baird & Minow, Chicago and Washington, 1968-1972, Sidley & Austin, Washington, 1972-1974, partner, 1974-1984, 92-94. Executive vice president and general counsel Field Enterprises, Inc., Chicago, 1981-1983, president, Chief Executive Officer, 1983-1984, Field Corporation, 1984-1992. Principal Golder, Thoma, Cressey, Rauner, Inc., Chicago, 1994-1998.

Managing partner Thoma Cressey Bravo, Inc., since 1998. Chairman Chicago Stock Exchange, Inc., 2000—2004.


  • Bar: Illinois 1968, District of Columbia 1969, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1972.


Board visitors University Chicago Law School, 1984—1986, Medill School Journalism, Northwestern University, 1984—1991. President board governors Chicago Metropolitan Planning Council, 1988—1991. Member midwest regional advisory board Institute International Education, 1987—1999.

Trustee Ravinia Festival Association, 1989—1997, Northwestern University, Northwestern Memorial Hospital. United States delegate British Legislation Conference on Government and Media, Ditchley Park, England, 1974. Advisory committee League of Women Voters Presidential Debates, Washington, 1979—1980, 1982.

Vice chair Chicago Metropolitan Planning Council, 1999—2005, chair, since 2005. Member of Economic Mid-American Club, American Bar Association, Commercial Club Chicago.


Married Barbara Lee Anderson, August 27, 1966. Children: Mark, Matthew.

Maurice B. Mitchell

Mildred (Roth) Mitchell

Barbara Lee Anderson

Mark Mitchell

Matthew Mitchell