Flying Concessions | Community
As a Chicago native, Zeke Flores is deeply ingrained in and dedicated to his city and state and sees part of being a good citizen as engaging with the organizations that work for community good. Below is a list of organizations with which Zeke is affiliated:
Operating Partner and Portfolio Company Board Member, 2020-Present
Centre Partners, founded in 1986, is a longstanding and leading middle market private equity firm.
MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
The Museum of Science and Industry’s vision is to inspire and motivate our children to achieve their full potential in the fields of science, technology, medicine and engineering.
ARCHDIOCESE OF CHICAGO CATHOLIC SCHOOLS
Board Member, 2016-Present
The Archdiocese of Chicago Board of Catholic Schools’ mission is to foster and promote the ministry of Archdiocesan Catholic elementary and high schools in the City of Chicago, as well as Cook and Lake Counties.
Illinois State Board of Investment (ISBI), Trustee
Board Member, 2015-2019
ISBI is responsible for the pension assets of the General Assembly Retirement System, the Judges' Retirement System of Illinois and the State Employees' Retirement System of Illinois, collectively comprising more than $25 Billion.
DEPAUL UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES
DePaul University’s Board of Trustees is responsible for shaping the strategies that best promote the fulfillment of the university’s mission and values.
ILLINOIS BUSINESS IMMIGRATION COALITION (IBIC)
Steering Committee, 2013-2019
IBIC is an organization of Illinois business leaders that believes that a broken immigration system acts as a barrier to entrepreneurship.
CORAZÓN A CORAZÓN
Chairman of the Board (Board Member since 2014), 2016- 2019
Corazón a Corazón is a sponsored nonprofit of the School Sisters of Notre Dame that serves the Latino community in South Chicago, offering one-on-one English as a Second Language tutoring and an after-school program.
CHICAGO MINORITY SUPPLIER DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL
Board Member, 2012- 2016
ChicagoMSDC is a nonprofit corporate membership organization that advances business opportunities for its certified Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American business enterprises and connects them to its corporate members.
Board Member, 2013-2015
Chicago Sinfonietta is a professional orchestra that focuses on promoting diversity in the arts.
ASPIRA INC. OF ILLINOIS
Board Member, 2012-2014
ASPIRA Community Charter Schools serve communities across Chicago and emphasize a leadership-development curriculum.