Our President

Jeff Anderson President

Jeffrey J. Anderson
President & Chief Executive Officer, Lake Forest Graduate School of Management

Jeffrey J. Anderson is the 5th President and CEO of the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management (LFGSM). As President and CEO, Mr. Anderson utilizes his extensive business and academic experience to manage the School’s operations and lead its developmental outlook.

Prior to joining the School in October 2014, Mr. Anderson served as an Associate Dean for Leadership Development at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. At Booth, Anderson harnessed his business experience to bring a practical, proven perspective to the leadership development curriculum.

Mr. Anderson is also a co-founder and partner at The Chatham Group, a consulting advisory firm that he launched in 2003. He has worked with senior executives in the distribution, consumer product, energy, investment banking, consulting, telecommunication and automotive industries. And, like LFGSM’s business leader faculty, Anderson continues to perform at the top of his field. While leading the School he also advises senior executives on how best to grow their businesses and advance their careers.

Mr. Anderson received his MBA with honors from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Carthage College with a BA in Economics and Accounting and is a licensed CPA in the State of Illinois.

In addition to his work and education, Jeff has served as Board Chair of The Danish Home since 2010 and has led the turnaround of the 120-year-old not-for-profit senior living facility. He also served from 2004-2007 on the Audit Committee of the City of Lake Forest, where he lives with his wife, Cheryl, and their three children.