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Max Grad (He, Him, His)

Max Grad (He, Him, His)

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Now more than ever, it's important the Chicago Jewish community is warm and welcoming to all. Max Grad is working hard to ensure that's the case. An analyst at Beam Suntory, Max is in his second year on the YLD Board, most recently stepping into the role of Vice President. On the board, a majority of his time is spent on the newly created Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee.

When Max isn't busy making our community more inclusive, he makes time for his other passion, film. Max is currently on the associate board of the Chicago International Film Festival. Outside of his busy work days, Max's community involvement is what gives him his sense of purpose and belonging.

AGE:
26

PRIMARY GIG:
FP&A Analyst - Global Marketing at Beam Suntory

ON THE SIDE:
Voracious film/TV enthusiast hoping to get into the film industry on the financing & production side someday!

DESCRIBE YOURSELF IN 10 WORDS OR LESS:
My community, friends, and family are everything.

CELEBRITY DOPPELGANGER:
A young Jerry Seinfeld, no question.

WHAT IS YOUR NEWFOUND PANDEMIC TALENT OR HOBBY:
More involved & intensive baking! My girlfriend and I enrolled in a month-long virtual class that dove into cookies, pies, and layer cakes.

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