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Harrison I. Steans was chairman of Financial Investments Corporation. Prior to this he was chairman of the board of NBD Illinois, Inc. and served in other capacities at its predecessor institutions from 1967 to 1988; chairman of the board of LaSalle National Bank from 1973 to 1978; and administrative assistant to the chairman of the board of IBM from 1960 to 1967.

Steans was a Carnegie Council trustee from 1992 to 2012, with several stints as treasurer.

Steans was also chairman of I Have a Dream Foundation/Chicago; life trustee of Highland Park Hospital, and of the Ravinia Festival Association; trustee of DePaul University, Leadership for Quality Education, and The Ounce of Prevention Fund; member of Chief Executives Organization, Northwestern University Associates, Commercial Club of Chicago, Economic Club of Chicago, and others organizations.

He served in the U.S. Navy after graduating cum laude in economics from Princeton University.

Last Updated: March 6, 2019