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Dennis H. Chookaszian

Adjunct Professor of Strategic Management

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Dennis H. Chookaszian Biography

Dennis Chookaszian is the former chairman and CEO of CNA Insurance Companies, which was a $17 Billion multi line insurer with 20,000 employees. In his 26 years at CNA, Chookaszian served in numerous other executive capacities, including chief financial officer, president and chief operating officer where he was responsible for all property, casualty, life, health, and investment operations, and chairman of the Executive Committee. He was also chairman of the Agency Management Services subsidiary of CNA, and chairman of Intergroup, the HMO operation of CNA. Prior to joining CNA, he was a management consultant with Deloitte for eight years working on various financial and systems related assignments. He also served as Chairman and CEO of mPower, an internet startup providing electronic financial advice for management of 401K plans.

Chookaszian who is a CPA, served as chairman of the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council (FASAC), which advises the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) on issues relating to the Board's agenda, project priorities, and other timely and topical matters from January 2007 until December 2011. His background includes service on many AICPA and FASB committees and task forces, and he was one of the 8 members of the Public Oversight Board Panel on Audit Effectiveness. He also served as a member of the Financial Crisis Advisory Group (FCAG), which is the International group that was formed to recommend solutions to the financial reporting issues related to the current financial crisis.

Chookaszian has served as a director on the boards of thirteen publicly traded corporations and currently serves on the boards of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, the world's largest derivatives exchange, Career Education Corp, a private post secondary education provider, and Pillarstone Capital. He has also served on the Boards of 70 private companies throughout his career and presently serves on the Boards of 20 private companies. In addition, he currently serves on the boards of 7 not-for-profit organizations.

He earned a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from Northwestern University, an MBA degree in finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and a master's degree in economics from the London School of Economics. In 2010, Mr. Chookaszian received the Outstanding Director Award from the Financial Times Outstanding Directors Exchange.

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  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Dennis H. Chookaszian?

    Booking fees for Dennis H. Chookaszian, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Dennis H. Chookaszian, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Dennis H. Chookaszian for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Dennis H. Chookaszian for your next private or corporate function.
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    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Dennis H. Chookaszian or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Dennis H. Chookaszian or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.
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Dennis H. Chookaszian Biography

Dennis Chookaszian is the former chairman and CEO of CNA Insurance Companies, which was a $17 Billion multi line insurer with 20,000 employees. In his 26 years at CNA, Chookaszian served in numerous other executive capacities, including chief financial officer, president and chief operating officer where he was responsible for all property, casualty, life, health, and investment operations, and chairman of the Executive Committee. He was also chairman of the Agency Management Services subsidiary of CNA, and chairman of Intergroup, the HMO operation of CNA. Prior to joining CNA, he was a management consultant with Deloitte for eight years working on various financial and systems related assignments. He also served as Chairman and CEO of mPower, an internet startup providing electronic financial advice for management of 401K plans.

Chookaszian who is a CPA, served as chairman of the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council (FASAC), which advises the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) on issues relating to the Board's agenda, project priorities, and other timely and topical matters from January 2007 until December 2011. His background includes service on many AICPA and FASB committees and task forces, and he was one of the 8 members of the Public Oversight Board Panel on Audit Effectiveness. He also served as a member of the Financial Crisis Advisory Group (FCAG), which is the International group that was formed to recommend solutions to the financial reporting issues related to the current financial crisis.

Chookaszian has served as a director on the boards of thirteen publicly traded corporations and currently serves on the boards of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, the world's largest derivatives exchange, Career Education Corp, a private post secondary education provider, and Pillarstone Capital. He has also served on the Boards of 70 private companies throughout his career and presently serves on the Boards of 20 private companies. In addition, he currently serves on the boards of 7 not-for-profit organizations.

He earned a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from Northwestern University, an MBA degree in finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and a master's degree in economics from the London School of Economics. In 2010, Mr. Chookaszian received the Outstanding Director Award from the Financial Times Outstanding Directors Exchange.

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  • How to book Dennis H. Chookaszian?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Dennis H. Chookaszian for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Dennis H. Chookaszian, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Dennis H. Chookaszian or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Dennis H. Chookaszian?

    Booking fees for Dennis H. Chookaszian, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Dennis H. Chookaszian, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Dennis H. Chookaszian?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Dennis H. Chookaszian for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Dennis H. Chookaszian for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Dennis H. Chookaszian or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Dennis H. Chookaszian or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Dennis H. Chookaszian is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Dennis H. Chookaszian for your event is available upon request. Dennis H. Chookaszian generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Claire Babineaux-Fontenot, Evan Greenberg, Tom Wilson, Kathryn Marinello and Kevin Bingham. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Dennis H. Chookaszian for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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