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File #: 15-3477    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 5/19/2015 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 5/20/2015 Final action: 5/20/2015
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION CELEBRATING THE 60TH BIRTHDAY OF JOHN ZBESKO WHEREAS, on May 23, 2015, John Zbesko a man of many talents and a municipal man of mystery, will turn 60 years old; and WHEREAS, John is an "agitator," in every sense of the word; and WHEREAS, for his day job, John "actuates" as a member of a team of equity analysts at Charles Schwab who conduct ongoing research to enhance Schwab Equity Ratings. John uses this tool to identify timely stocks to buy and sell and tests and integrates academic and practitioner research; and WHEREAS, John has previously worked as a research consultant at Chicago Investment Analytics. John has also served as a portfolio manager for First Chicago Bank and a hedge fund analyst for The Oak Group. At Zacks Investment Research, he developed quantitative stock analysis software; and WHEREAS, a long-term "stirrer" of democracy in our communities, John has a deep history of public service; and WHEREAS, John was appointed to the Nor...
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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

CELEBRATING THE 60TH BIRTHDAY OF JOHN ZBESKO

WHEREAS, on May 23, 2015, John Zbesko a man of many talents and a municipal man of mystery, will turn 60 years old; and

WHEREAS, John is an "agitator," in every sense of the word; and

WHEREAS, for his day job, John "actuates" as a member of a team of equity analysts at Charles Schwab who conduct ongoing research to enhance Schwab Equity Ratings. John uses this tool to identify timely stocks to buy and sell and tests and integrates academic and practitioner research; and

WHEREAS, John has previously worked as a research consultant at Chicago Investment Analytics. John has also served as a portfolio manager for First Chicago Bank and a hedge fund analyst for The Oak Group. At Zacks Investment Research, he developed quantitative stock analysis software; and

WHEREAS, a long-term "stirrer" of democracy in our communities, John has a deep history of public service; and

WHEREAS, John was appointed to the Northshore Mosquito Abatement District as a Trustee, where he has pushed for property tax and environmental reform; and

WHEREAS, John has served for decades as a member of the Board of Directors of the Democratic Party of Evanston, where he has held just about every position, including President. Most importantly, John acts as the Party's chef de cuisine in his role as grillmaster at the Party's annual 4th of July Picnic, the donut distributor on election day and the head brewer at local political events; and

WHEREAS, John's public service included running for Alderman of the 7th Ward of Evanston in 2009; and

WHEREAS, in John's personal hobbies, he chooses to "mix" it up in a variety of manners; and

WHEREAS, as a homebrewer, John spends his free time "fermenting" his "Zbest-o" brew. John is an active member of the Evanston Home Brew Club, whose fantasy is to one day open a brewery, much to the chagrin of his children because he only dines at brewpubs on family trips. ...

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