Leadership Greater Chicago is a nonprofit civic leadership development organization that helps connect and mobilize leaders across the private, nonprofit, and public sectors to effect transformative civic impact in Greater Chicago. The organization’s Signature Fellows Program© brings together a diverse group of Chicagoland professionals and leaders, immersing participants in the major socioeconomic issues facing the City of Chicago and the Greater Chicago region, and providing participants with resources to help influence meaningful change.
The 45 individuals selected as Signature Fellows represent a cross-section of professionals from the corporate, nonprofit, government, and education sectors. Selection into the Signature Fellows Program is based on a record of professional accomplishment, evidence of leadership skills, the potential to influence positive change, and a commitment to the region.
As a partner in Nixon Peabody’s Real Estate practice, Craig focuses on commercial real estate and finance, advising clients on financings, property acquisitions, dispositions, and lease matters. His practice involves representing lenders, tenants, developers, and property owners across many different industries in the negotiation and preparation of purchase and sale agreements, commercial leases, operating agreements, easement agreements, and other transactional documents.
Craig earned his JD from the University of Iowa Law School and his BA from Baruch College. He has been named one of Illinois’s “Leading Lawyers in Real Estate Law” by Law Bulletin Media for the past several years. He currently serves as chair of the board and facilities committee chair for Quad Communities Development in Chicago, a nonprofit organization focused on community development and infrastructure improvements in the Southside’s Bronzeville community. He also supports Chicago Youth Centers, a multi-site youth services organization, as vice chair of the facilities committee and as a board member.