We are excited to announce our first chat of 2020 with Connie Falcone – President of the Northwestern Memorial Foundation. Connie leads the philanthropy team for Northwestern Memorial HealthCare! This chat will take place on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at the offices of the American Marketing Association in Prudential Plaza.
Jan 28, 2020 @ 5:30 pm
In June 2017, Northwestern Memorial Foundation welcomed Connie Falcone as its new President leading the team for Northwestern Memorial HealthCare. Prior to joining the Northwestern team, Connie served as Executive Director of Cubs Charities and Director of Community Affairs for the Chicago Cubs from 2011-2017. Connie oversaw all development, philanthropic and program initiatives for Cubs Charities as well as player, alumni and employee outreach. Under her leadership, the team succeeded in doubling its annual charitable giving and volunteerism, becoming the most philanthropic sports team in Chicago and third in all of Major League Baseball. Connie is proud to have been a part of the Chicago Cubs historic World Series win in 2016.
Previously, Connie served as the Finance and Development Director for Urban Initiatives, a soccer-based youth development nonprofit organization. Before making the switch to nonprofit management, Connie spent 12 years as Executive Vice President at Devers Group Inc., where she co-founded the firm’s private equity investment practice. An attorney, Connie also practiced at a Denver law firm for three years.
Connie holds a BA from Colorado College, a JD from the University of Notre Dame Law School, and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Connie currently serves the National Advisory Board of the Family Reach Foundation in New York, New York where she actively contributes her development and philanthropy expertise. Recently, Crain’s Chicago Business named Connie to the list of 50 notable women in healthcare.
Connie is married to Charlie and is the mother of three children.