Cara is excited to announce the appointment of Andy Gloor to its Board of Directors, effective immediately, term expiring on January 1, 2020. The motion was made by Mark Carroll, Nominating Committee Chair, and was seconded by Chairman Emeritus Tom Owens Sr.
Gloor brings with him an extensive network of professional relationships through his consistent successes in the Chicago real estate industry. He serves as the Managing Principal of Sterling Bay, a commercial real estate investment and development firm he first joined in 2002 as a principal. Under Gloor’s direction, Sterling Bay successfully redeveloped and leased over 1.6 million square feet of creative loft office space in Chicago between 2012 and 2014, executing long-term leases with major corporations including Google, Gogo, and Hillshire Brands. Prior to Sterling Bay, he was a managing director at Insignia/ESG. He earned a BA in Political Science from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and is a licensed Managing Broker in Illinois
Under Gloor’s leadership, Sterling Bay has supported Cara for almost a decade through enlisting Cleanslate services for its many properties, donating philanthropic dollars, and choosing Cara as the sole beneficiary of its annual 5k to 1k Fulton Market Neighborhood Run since its inaugural year in 2015. Gloor was also instrumental in Cara being able to secure the property for its downtown campus. Gloor and Sterling Bay were honored by Cara for their service with the inaugural Trailblazer Award at the 2016 Cara Gala. In addition to Cara, Gloor is actively involved with Misericordia, a local Chicago organization supporting persons with developmental disabilities.
“I am beyond thrilled to welcome Andy to our Board. Through his support of Cara and the example he sets by being a good steward of his community, Andy is a shining definition of a motivator,” says Cara President and CEO Maria Kim. “We share the belief that we can each contribute to a more vibrant Chicago – a city of broad shoulders buoyed by hope, jobs, and opportunity – and I can’t wait to see how he will serve Cara participants in this new role.”
Gloor’s appointment expands Cara’s Board to 25 Directors. Chairman Bill Conroy will continue in his role into the 2018–2019 term. Click here to view a complete list of Board members.