Carole Browe Segal

Alumnae Award, 2005

Carole Segal is co-founder of Crate & Barrel (with husband Gordon), founder and former CEO of Foodstuffs, and president of the Segal Family Foundation.  She is also co-chair of the Illinois Business Immigration Coalition, trustee of several local institutions and on the Board of Directors of the Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Crow Canyon Archaeological Center, Lincoln Park Zoo and Chicago Public Media-WBEZ. Awards include the Alumni Service Award from northwestern University, Lifetime Humanitarian Award from the Housewares Charity Foundation (with husband Gordon), Alumni Trustee Medal from Northwestern University, and Making History Award for Distinction in Business Leadership (with husband Gordon) from the Chicago Historical Society.