Jessica Sarowitz

2019 Visonary of the Year

Mrs. Sarowitz is the Managing Partner of Sarowitz Family LLC, a single family office that oversees the family’s private businesses, real estate, and socially responsible investments in diverse industries such as domestic and international payroll, heathy foods and lifestyle, film-making, large-scale residential real estate holdings, and creative community impact investments. Mrs. Sarowitz is also the Managing Family Director of the Julian Grace Foundation, her family's charitable foundation, which funds various philanthropic ventures through an entrepreneurial and social impact lens. These ventures have included, programs to support immigrant communities, orphanages and medical clinics in Central America, innovative education programs for foster kids, state-of-the art urban centers for arts and technology education, adult training programs, environmental causes, the preservation of indigenous cultures and various other educational and social justice programs. Mrs. Sarowitz is passionate about correcting the source of a problem in authentic partnership with communities in need; as well as providing transformative opportunities and experiences. Mrs. Sarowitz is also an avid tennis player and believes that a healthy life style can fuel the mind and body to positive outcomes. Mrs. Sarowitz graduated in 1991 from DePaul University with a degree in Economics. She sits on several boards including DePaul University, The Field Museum, Sierra Club Foundation, and Heart of the City.