Kirke Cushing, senior managing director, at Bernie’s Book Bank on June 23. (Photos by Michael Weston.)

In celebration of 80 years of excellent and dependable service, employees of Mesirow Financial gave back to the community by participating in Mesirow Financial’s Week of Service. From Monday, June 19 to Saturday, June 24, Mesirow Financial’s employees took the time to lend a helping hand.

Mesirow Financial: Darren Feld and Steven Mesirow at Bernie's Book Bank

Darren Feld, vice president and director of strategic initiatives, with his daughter and Steven Mesirow, senior managing director, with his son at Bernie’s Book Bank on June 23.

Nonprofit organizations such as Bernie’s Book Bank, Chicago Scholars, PAWS, Cradles to Crayons, Blessings in a Backpack, American Red Cross and Ronald McDonald House were recipients of Mesirow Financial’s volunteerism.

Mesirow Financial: Lee Gordon at Chicago Scholars

Lee Gordon, CEO of Mesirow Wealth Advisors, at Chicago Scholars on June 21.

Mesirow Financial: Gabe Korach and Jim Gaines

Gabe Korach, vice president, and Jim Gaines, wealth specialist, at Bernie’s Book Bank on June 23.

Employees also assisted in Chicago’s annual Chicago Cares Serve-A-Thon alongside other dedicated and caring Chicagoans. Please visit the above organizations’ websites to learn fun and impactful ways you can help them too!

Here’s a look by the numbers at the impressive impact that resulted from Mesirow’s week of service:

Mesirow Financial Week of Service by the numbers


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Rebeca Ballesteros is a Make It Better intern and a soon-to-be senior at Trinity International University in Deerfield, Illinois. While working toward a bachelor’s degree in English/Communication, she enjoys reading books by her favorite authors Jodi Picoult and Emily Giffin. 







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