The Loyola University Chicago Quinlan School of Business awarded Graycor the Dean's Award at the 2013 Illinois Family Business of the Year Awards. For 20 years, the Family Business Center at Loyola University Chicago's Quinlan School of Business has presented the Illinois Family Business of the Year Awards. The Awards honor and recognize family businesses who demonstrate the following qualities: a strong commitment to both business and family; positive family/business linkage; multi-generational family business involvement; contributions to industry and community; innovative business practices and strategies.
The awards ceremony took place on November 21, 2013 at the Four Seasons Hotel in downtown Chicago. The Dean's Award reflects leadership initiatives that highlight the Quinlan School's areas of focus: social enterprise and responsibility, supply-chain management and emerging markets. Graycor is the first recipient of the Loyola University Chicago Quinlan School Dean's Award.