Leland E. Hutchinson
Chair of the Board of Directors
Leland E. Hutchinson is a retired partner of Winston & Strawn LLP, an international law firm headquartered in Chicago. His law practice included advising clients regarding mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, and corporate governance matters. He is active in community affairs in Chicago, having served on each of the boards Presbyterian Homes (chairman) and Music of the Baroque (immediate past chairman) for over ten years. He has been a member of the Executive Committee, the Governance Committee, the CEO Search Committee (chairman), and he is the current chairman of the Strategic Planning Committee of Presbyterian Homes.
Mr. Hutchinson is a graduate of Principia College (B.A. 1970, with highest honors) and the University of Chicago Law School (J.D. 1973). He is a past president of the University of Chicago Law School Alumni Association. He is a member of the Chicago Club, the Economic Club of Chicago, the Racquet Club of Chicago and the Glen View Club.
He has been married to Jean Perkins, a classmate at Principia College, since 1974. He has lived in the Lincoln Park neighborhood for over 40 years. Jean and he enjoy skiing and mountain hiking in Colorado, Switzerland, and Austria. In addition, they are supporters of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Steppenwolf Theater Company, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, and Chicago Opera Theater.