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Steve Koch

Board Member

Steven Koch most recently was the Co-Executive Chairman and interim CEO of Motivate. He served as the Deputy Mayor of Chicago from September 2012 to August 2017. His responsibilities included economic development, planning, job creation and development, budget issues, municipal finance, and revenue.

Prior to that, Koch spent 27 years at Credit Suisse. During his tenure at CS, he both ran and was the co-chairman of the global mergers and acquisitions business.

Koch is the Chair of the Boards of the Chicago Tech Collaborative and the Chicago River Task Force and sits on the boards of the Chicago Community Trust, mHUB, Navy Pier Inc., Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Naturally Chicago, Southland Development Authority, James Beard Foundation and the visiting committee of the University of Chicago Law School.  He is also on the board of CohesionIB, Local Coho Inc. and the advisory board of Fast Radius, Inc.

Why Steve serves on the Board

I am honored to serve on the Board because I want to bring about a world where no one is hungry.