CHICAGO, Nov. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — TAWANI Enterprises is pleased to announce its President and CEO, Col. Jennifer Pritzker, was named a 2020 Notable Veteran Executive by Crain’s Chicago Business. The award recognizes veterans with an executive position making a mark in various industries including law, banking, real estate, investment management, and logistics.
A retired Lieutenant Colonel of the U.S. Army, for nearly three decades Col. Jennifer Pritzker served in the U.S. Army, U.S. Army Reserve, and the Illinois Army National Guard. A historian, businesswoman, investor, developer, and philanthropist, she founded TAWANI Enterprises in 1994. The diverse company’s portfolio includes real estate development and management, hospitality, back office services and a private equity portfolio including start up and mature innovative companies such as a coin trading company and publishing company.
“It’s an honor to be recognized in this list amongst other fellow veterans and talented individuals,” says Col. Jennifer Pritzker, TAWANI Enterprises Founder and CEO. “The military continues to be such an important part of my life, which is why military efforts and involvement are deeply rooted in the core of TAWANI’s mission.”
Col. Jennifer Pritzker continues to help advance issues that affect veterans in Chicago through her TAWANI Foundation, Pritzker Military Foundation, and the Pritzker Military Museum & Library by providing essential resources to active duty military, veterans and families of service members in all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces. For example, the Museum & Library has a Veterans Information Center which helps veterans learn about their benefits and how to access them.
Additionally, TAWANI Enterprises’ property development arms has kicked off construction at its Pritzker Archives & Memorial Park Center development in Somers, Wisconsin. This development was created out of a need for additional space to house the archival collections of the Museum & Library in Chicago, and will extend its mission of uniting the past with progress by advancing historic preservation, increasing the public understanding of military history and the sacrifices made by those who served.
Crain’s Chicago Business 2020 Notable Veteran Executives list features 40 veterans who having served the country, are now making an impact in civilian life. As stated by the publication, “during the pandemic, these executives have stepped up, whether aiding employees in a transition to work from home or helping clients or fellow veterans navigate the challenges of the new terrain.”
To view the full list of Crain’s Chicago Business 2020 Notable Veteran Executives, please follow this link.