Tony N. Pritzker, Board Chair
The Pritzker Group
Los Angeles, CA
Tony Pritzker is a Managing Partner and co-founder of The Pritzker Group, a private equity firm with offices in Chicago and Los Angeles. Tony has over twenty years leading middle-market manufacturing and distribution companies. From 2004 to 2007 he served as Chairman of Am Safe Partners, the leader in aircraft seating restraints. From 2000 to 2004 he served as President of Baker Tanks, the nation's leading tank and pump equipment rental business. In 1998, he was appointed by the Marmon Group to oversee Stainless Industrial Companies, a portfolio of several industrial manufacturing companies. From 1996-1998 Tony served as the Regional Vice President of operations in Asia for Getz Bros. & Co. Prior to 1996, Tony was a Group Executive at The Marmon Group and directed operations at Arzo, MD Tech, Micro-Aire, Oshkosh Door and Fenestra.
Tony is an active member and leader of the Los Angeles philanthropic community. He serves on the Board of Trustees at LACMA and serves as a Director for Heal The Bay. He is also on the Dartmouth Board of Overseers, the Board of Directors of Phoenix House and the Board of Directors of the Rand Corporation. For his stewardship, Tony has received honors from Friends of Sheba Medical Center in Israel, Young Presidents’ Organization and the Brandeis Bardin Institute. Most recently, Tony was a featured honoree at the 2009 UCLA Neurosurgery Visionary Ball.
Tony received his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago and his B.A. in Engineering from Dartmouth College.