Past: Treasurer and Finance Committee Chair

Board Member SinceĀ 2018

General Counsel & Managing Director


Christian McGrath currently serves as General Counsel and Managing Director of GTCR LLC, overseeing legal, regulatory and industry affairs for the Chicago-based private equity firm, with assets under management of $13 billion. Prior to joining GTCR in 2007, Christian managed legal and industry affairs for several domestic and European business units of Sara Lee Corporation. From 1994 to 2000, he was an attorney with Latham & Watkins, where his practice focused on mergers & acquisitions, finance and general corporate advice.

Christian received a B.A. from Stanford University and a J.D. with honors from the University of Chicago Law School.

He currently lives in Bucktown, where he is joined by his two daughters when they return home on breaks from boarding school or college.

Bio as of 2018