The American Red Cross of Greater Chicago is proud to announce that Kelly Soljacich has joined its board of Directors.
Kelly is Senior Vice President of Asset Management with LaSalle Investment Management with over 20 years of experience in the real estate investment industry. In her role, Kelly is responsible for overseeing assets across various funds and custom clients, as well as leading their Proptech group and LaSalle’s Red Cross Committee. In her time leading LaSalle's American Red Cross Committee, the firm collaborated with the Red Cross to host 40 blood drives. LaSalle was subsequently named the 2021 Corporate Wesbury Award honoree by the American Red Cross’s Greater Chicago Chapter.
“The American Red Cross of Greater Chicago has a long-standing reputation for tapping leaders in the civic and professional community to complement our board of directors, said Celena Roldán, chief executive officer of the American Red Cross of Illinois. “Kelly has helped strengthen LaSalle’s partnership with the Red Cross by leading and expanding LaSalle’s blood drive program across the country. Her business expertise and insight will be valuable to helping advance the Red Cross mission,” said Roldán. “We are proud of her joining the board and looking forward to working with such a dedicated and exceptional professional.”
Kelly holds a Bachelor of Arts in Finance from the University of Iowa. She is an advocate of diversity in the workplace and serves as board committee member and advisor to various woman’s groups.
The American Red Cross of Greater Chicago volunteer board includes more than 30 civic and corporate leaders from a range of professional backgrounds for the Greater Chicago chapter that serves 7.7 million people in 5 counties. The board is led by Chairperson James H. Wildman of William Blair. A full list of members is located at https://www.redcross.org/local/illinois/about-us/leadership.html.
About the American Red Cross of Illinois
The American Red Cross of Illinois serves 12.4 million people in 88 counties in Illinois, Iowa and Missouri including Adams, Bond, Boone, Brown, Bureau, Carroll, Cass, Champaign, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Cook, Coles, Christian, Crawford, Cumberland, DeKalb, De Witt, Douglas, DuPage, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Ford, Franklin, Fulton, Green, Grundy, Hamilton, Hancock, Henderson, Henry, Iroquois, Jasper, Jefferson, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Knox, LaSalle, Lake, Lee, Livingston, Logan, Macon, Macoupin, Marion, Marshall, Mason, McDonough, McHenry, McLean, Menard, Mercer, Montgomery, Morgan, Moultrie, Ogle, Peoria, Perry, Piatt, Pike, Putnam, Richland, Rock Island, Sangamon, Schuyler, Scott, Shelby, Stark, Stephenson, Tazewell, Vermillion, Warren, Washington, Whiteside, Will, Williamson Winnebago, Woodford. Iowa: Lee, Muscatine, Scott and Van Buren. Missouri: Clark, Lewis, Marion and Ralls. The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit us at Redcross.org/Illinois or visit us on Twitter @RedCrossIL.