Louis J. Marsico

Executive Team - Senior Vice President, Operations

Louis J. Marsico Jr. was promoted to senior vice president of operations on June 1, 2005. Marsico had been serving as the vice president of finance and administration of the Robert R. McCormick Foundation since December 1999. He joined the foundation as director of finance in 1987.

Marsico started his financial career in 1981 as a staff auditor with the public accounting firm Arthur Young. After two years in auditing he moved on to the divisional headquarters of the MCC Powers unit of Mark Controls as their junior financial analyst. Four years later, he left Powers as their manager of field planning and analysis to join the foundation.

A Chicago native, Marsico holds a bachelor’s of science in business management from Northeastern Illinois University and a master’s of business administration in finance from DePaul University. He is also a certified public accountant.

Currently, Marsico serves as a member of the DePaul University Finance Advisory Board, and a member of the Forefront Audit/Finance Committee.

Marsico and his wife Marlene live in Palatine, IL.