Lunch with a Leader | Mike Havala, CEO, Loaves & Fishes

Lunch with a Leader | Mike Havala, CEO, Loaves & Fishes

Thursday, January 18, 2024 (12:00 PM - 1:30 PM) (CST)


NACC's monthly Lunch with a Leader series highlights one local Leader in a casual, friendly, sit-down atmosphere. Sit side-by-side community leaders and fellow chamber members as we learn about both the professional and personal journey of our leaders over a 3-course lunch. Registration is required as we are unable to accommodate walk-ins with limited seating.

Mike Havala

Loaves & Fishes

CEO & President

Mike became CEO & President of Loaves & Fishes Community Services in October 2016 after serving as the Interim CEO & President since March 2016.  He has been on the Board of Directors of Loaves & Fishes since 2009. Mike was instrumental in both building and raising the money for Loaves & Fishes’ new facility on High Grove Lane in Naperville.  He led the strategic planning process for its new strategic plan and orchestrated the merger with Naperville CARES.  He has spoken to a number of groups in the community on various topics, including leadership, mergers and team building. 

Prior to joining Loaves & Fishes as CEO, Mike had a successful business career for over 30 years in the areas of executive management, strategic planning, capital markets, and commercial real estate investment.  He co-founded both privately-held and publicly-traded companies, and for 15 years was the Chief Financial Officer for a $6 billion publicly-traded company headquartered in Chicago.  Mike founded his own capital markets and financial advisory business, advising both publicly-traded and private companies in the areas of strategic planning, capital markets, and financial operations.  Mike has both a BA and an MBA from Michigan State University.  He and his family have lived in Naperville for 23 years.

Morton's The Steakhouse
1751 Freedom Drive
Naperville, IL 60563-2258 United States
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Thursday, January 18, 2024 (12:00 PM - 1:30 PM) (CST)
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