Thomas Lanctot and David Vitale are the 2015 Galvin Award Winners

Meet Thomas E. Lanctot and David J. Vitale, this year’s Galvin Award recipients.

Thomas E. Lanctot

Thomas E. Lanctot

Lanctot is a partner of William Blair & Company, a Chicago-based investment banking and asset management firm. Prior to joining William Blair, he practiced law for 23 years, and Infrastructure Investor magazine named Lanctot one of the top 10 infrastructure investment bankers in the world.

Vitale began his career at First National Bank of Chicago and went on to hold several executive positions before becoming president and CEO for the Chicago Board of Trade. He later served as senior advisor to the CEO of Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Arne Duncan, then as chief administrative officer, and now as president of the Chicago Board of Education.

David J. Vitale

David J. Vitale

The 2015 Alumni Awards luncheon and ceremony will recognize 13 alumni and two civic leaders. Help celebrate these extraordinary winners on Friday, April 24, beginning at 11:30 a.m. in Hermann Hall. Registration is required, and tickets are $50 each. Come early and check out the Spring 2015 IPRO Day exhibits.