Eve M. Tyree serves as Chairman of the Board of the James Tyree Foundation. The foundation was created to honor the memory and continue the legacy of her husband of 15 years, Jim Tyree.
Eve is the former Chief Financial Officer of Mesirow Financial, a diversified financial services firm founded in 1937. In addition to her work with the Tyree Foundation and the Kovler Diabetes Center, Eve also serves on the boards of the Erikson Institute and the Wolcott School. Eve received her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from DePaul University. Recently, as Chairman of the Board of the James Tyree Foundation, Eve was named in Today’s Chicago Woman among their Top 100 Women of Inspiration. A long-time Chicago resident, Eve lives with her daughter, Jessica, and twin sons, Matthew and Joseph.