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Company Overview of The Chicago Zoological Society

Company Overview

Chicago Zoological Society manages Brookfield Zoo in Brookfield. It provides indoor animal exhibition, family play zoo, dolphin presentations, and motor safari tram tours. The company offers programming for various groups, including teachers, schools, youth groups, groups with disabilities, community groups, and teens, as well as individuals, families, and children. Chicago Zoological Society was founded in 1921 and is based in Brookfield, Illinois.

3300 Golf Road

Brookfield, IL 60513

United States

Founded in 1921

Phone:

708-485-0263

Fax:

708-485-3532

Key Executives for The Chicago Zoological Society

President of the Women's Board and Member of Board of Trustees
Age: 64
Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration of Brookfield Zoo
Age: 61
Senior Vice President of Animal Programs
Vice President of Marketing and Communications
Vice President of Development
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

The Chicago Zoological Society Key Developments

Chicago Zoological Society Announces Richard G. Gamble as Senior Vice President of Operations

The Chicago Zoological Society announced its new Senior Vice President of Operations, Richard G. Gamble of Chicago. The selection follows an extensive national search to fill the key leadership position, which is responsible for internal business and park operations and oversees major areas of the operation of Brookfield Zoo, serving more than two million guests each year. A Chicago native, Gamble most recently served as Vice President & General Manager of Chicagoland Publishing and Publisher of Chicago Magazine for the Chicago Tribune Media Group. During his impressive 16-year career with the Tribune, he held several leadership positions, including Vice President of Finance & Operations, Publisher & General Manager for Exito! Newspaper, Director of Business Development, and Director of the Packaging Division. Prior to his employment at the Tribune, Gamble held various logistics and operations positions for Taco Bell Corporation and McMaster-Carr Supply Company, all which added to his deep experience and skills to assume the Society's leadership position.

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