Nancy has been President of W-R Industries, Inc., a Chicago small manufacturing company, for many years. A Chicago area native, she received a BA in anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania and a JD from Northwestern University. She has been involved with various nonprofits over the last 30 years, including her synagogue, the Jewish Federation, the University of Chicago Hillel Center, Cub Scouts, and SSA at the University of Chicago. In addition to serving on Oliverian’s Board of Trustees, she is also on the board of The Buxton School in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Nancy has three grown sons, Jacob, Sam, and Zack. Sam graduated from Oliverian in 2006 and Pitzer College in 2011. He received a Fulbright Scholarship for 2011-2012 to Morocco. He is presently getting an MBA and master’s in data analytics in Madrid, Spain. Nancy currently resides in Winnetka, Illinois. She is an accomplished knitter.
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