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Marshall Bernard Front

investment counselor

Marshall Bernard Front, American investment counselor. Recipient Gold medal Columbia University Alumni Federation, 1983, John Jay award, Edwin S. VanGorder award Latin School, Chicago, 1993, Marshall B. Front award named in his honor, 1997.


Front, Marshall Bernard was born on March 18, 1937 in New York City. Son of Leon and Sara (Seldner) Front.


AB, Columbia University, 1958. Master of Business Administration, Columbia University, 1961.


Management consultant Booz Allen & Hamilton, Chicago, 1962-1965. Investment counel Stein Roe & Farnham Inc., 1965-1986, executive vice president, 1986-1990, president, 1991-1994. Chairman, managing director Trees Front Associates Inc., Chicago, since 1994.


Board visitors Columbia University, New York City, 1983-1989. Trustee Providence St. Mels High School, Chicago, 1984-1990, Illinois Institute of Technology, since 1997, Museum Contemporary Art, Chicago, since 1990, Field Museum Natural History, Chicago, 1990-1994, 98—, Chicago Chamber Musicians. Trustee Latin School, Chicago, since 1990, president board trustees, since 1992.

Regional director National Conference of Christians and Jews, since 1993. Chairman Columbia College Fund, New York, 1983-1986. Board directors Navy Pier Development Authority, Chicago, 1988-1989, Leadership Council for Open Metropolitan Cmties., Chicago, 1980-1987, North Dearborn Association, Chicago, 1989-1990.

President Glencoe (Illinois) Human Relations Council, 1978-1982. With United States Army Reserve, 1961-1962. Member Investment Analysts Society, No-Load Mutual Fund Association (president 1982-1989, advisory board), American Association Individual Directors (director 1980-1988, board directors unisure Inc. since 1990), Chicago Club (executive committee, director), The Casino, Saddle and Cycle Club, Economics Club, Arts Club, Chikaming Community College, The Midday Club.


Married Carol Moss, September 4, 1963 (divorced January 1983). Married Laura DeFerrari, April 8, 1984. Children: Jacqueline Ann, Christopher Ray, Stephanie Lynn, Alexander DeFerrari.

Leon Front

Sara (Seldner) Front

Carol Moss

Laura DeFerrari

Jacqueline Ann Front

Christopher Ray Front

Stephanie Lynn Front

Alexander DeFerrari Front