SHAPING OUR VISION
In his spare time, Brian enjoys adventure sports, travel, and entrepreneurial ventures. He is also founder of The Gardner Foundation, supporting charitable organizations assisting children and adults with developmental disabilities.
To learn more about other companies in Brian’s portfolio visit www.BrianEGardner.com.
Around the community, he volunteers with several organizations. A couple of his favorite local factions are IAG (Individual Advocacy Group) and Misericordia both of which help individuals with special needs live full, self-directed lives. He also works with the tuition assistance programs at his Chicago-based alma maters St. Ignatius College Prep and FXW. In his spare time, Joe follows his beloved Chicago sports teams and participates in recreational athletics several times a week. Joe holds a B.S. in Economics from the University of Kansas.
Beyond work Chris’ main passion is music, listening to a wide array of genres, playing guitar, writing songs, singing and performing, primarily for his wife and dog. He is also an avid sports fan where his love of the Dallas Cowboys and Detroit Pistons sometimes makes it very difficult to live in Chicago. Chris attended Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Economics as well as an MBA.