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Martin Nesbitt

Foundation Leadership


Board Chair



Martin Nesbitt is a longtime friend of President Obama and served as national treasurer for his two  presidential campaigns. He is the co-founder and co-CEO of private equity firm, The Vistria Group and  serves as Trustee of Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art and on the boards of American Airlines  Group and Chewy, Inc.  

Nesbitt has a Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor  of Science degree and honorary doctorate from Albion College in Michigan.

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