Craig J. Duchossois is Chief Executive Officer of The Duchossois Group, a privately held, family business headquartered in Elmhurst, Illinois.
The principal operating companies are The Chamberlain Group, Inc. (garage door openers, gate operators and related access control products); Heath/Zenith (motion-activated lighting, door chimes and wireless lighting controls); Milestone AV Technologies (audio-visual mounting equipment & display solutions); Da-Lite Screen Company (producer of high quality commercial and residential projection screens); AMX LLC (advanced control and automation technology for commercial and residential markets); BRIVO (web-hosted electronic access control systems); and Duchossois Technology Partners, LLC (an early-stage venture capital company). While the various companies owned or associated with The Duchossois Group operate independently, a small corporate team provides strategic support, access to capital and an entrepreneurial spirit.
Craig serves on the Board of Directors of Churchill Downs, Inc. His not-for-profit board memberships include Culver Educational Foundation, Illinois Institute of Technology, University of Chicago, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, University of Chicago Hospitals, World Business Chicago, Executives' Club of Chicago, Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Economic Club and the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation. Additionally, he is a member of the Chief Executives' Organization, World Presidents' Organization, and the Civic Committee of The Commercial Club of Chicago. He also serves as an advisory board member for Frontenac Company and The Edgewater Funds. In addition, Craig is vice-chairman for CEO's Against Cancer. He is a past-Chairman of the Board of Visitors for the United States Naval Academy.
Craig holds a BBA and MBA from Southern Methodist University. He served as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps between1968-1971.
Craig is married with two children, Ashley and Shallan, and resides in Chicago.