The 2020 Lead On! Gala took place on November 18, 2020as an accessible, inclusive virtual experience
Thank you to all who joined us to honor the legacy of Marca Bristo and celebrate Access Living’s 40th Anniversary. We could not do what we do without the generous support of our caring community.
Missed the event itself? Watch the recording below!
40 years of Access Living and honoring the life and legacy of Marca Bristo
Marca Bristo June 23, 1953 – September 8, 2019
Lead On LIVE celebrated the decades of positive impact Access Living has made, paid tribute to the life and legacy of our founding CEO Marca Bristo, and looked towards an exciting future with the formal introduction of Access Living’s new CEO, Karen Tamley.
Chairman, President and CEO
Northern Trust Corporation
Thank you to the support of Northern Trust in saluting the work of Access Living during these past 40 years and for the next 40.
Tribute Committee Chairs
John & Judy McCarter
Thank you to our Tribute Committee Chairs, John and Judy McCarter, and the members of the Tribute Committee for honoring the life and legacy of founding CEO, Marca Bristo.
Thank You to Our Sponsors!
Bank of America
Mr. & Mrs. Peter Goldman
The Grainger Foundation
Larry and Michelle Goodman
Rosalind C. Keiser & Michael L. Keiser
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
John and Judy McCarter
Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Foundation
SEIU Illinois Council
Marca Bristo Lead On! Tribute Committee
James L. Alexander and Curtis D. Drayer
Chicago Bears Football Club
Jennifer and Alex Brown Family Fund
Lynn Davidson and Cameron Avery
Joseph & Bessie Feinberg Foundation
Karen Gray-Krehbiel and John H. Krehbiel
Hill Foundation for Families Living With Disabilities/FacingDisability.com
Hobson/Lucas Family Foundation
Michael S. Huckman
JRG Capital Partners LLC
Lavin Family Foundation
Peoples Gas Company Fund at The Chicago Community Foundation
Pritzker Traubert Foundation
Dr. & Mrs. Elliot and Renee Roth
Richard and Ellen Sandor
John R. Schmidt
Michael J. Small & Kelly A. Small
Ella and Richard Strubel
Frederick & Catherine Waddell