Bob Geras – Executive Chairman and Co-Founder
As President of LaSalle Investments, Bob has been an investor, entrepreneur and supporter of new business creation in Chicago and around the Country for almost 50 years. Bob has been termed “A virtual Renaissance Man of Entrepreneurship” by the Chicago Sun-Times, featured in a July 2005 cover story in INC. magazine on “Angels in America” and was given the Angel of the Year award in 2002 by the Illinois Technology Assn. for “Many years of exceptional service in fostering and encouraging Entrepreneurship in Chicago’s Technology Community.” In December 2004 the Illinois Venture Capital Association presented Bob an Award for “Extraordinary leadership in early stage venture funding in Illinois”. On March 1, 2006 he was also inducted into The Chicago Area Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame.
Craig Davis, Business Advisor
Craig is a Vice President at LaSalle Investments, and is an experienced executive and strategist with an extensive background in entrepreneurial concerns. Previous to LaSalle, Craig was a Principal in a boutique investment bank where he led analytic efforts and capital formation initiatives. He has particular strengths in business development, investor relations and strategic planning.