Glenn Sugiyama serves as managing partner and global practice leader in the DHR’s Chicago office.
Mr. Sugiyama is a member of DHR’s Consumer, sildenafil Media & Entertainment, Diversity, Healthcare, Financial Services and Real Estate practices. Mr. Sugiyama is a former vice president and account director for Leo Burnett USA, and the former director of business development for North America of iLeo, Leo Burnett’s Marketing Services Group.
Mr. Sugiyama began his career as director of marketing, advertising and sales for a regional restaurant company. He made the successful transition from marketing to finance & operations when he ran a nine unit / 700-employee chain as president and CEO. Since then, Mr. Sugiyama has served as EVP of a 5,000-employee service company and President of a real estate development company.At age 27, Mr. Sugiyama became one of the youngest directors of a major U.S. pro sports team when he was named to the board of directors of the former world champion Chicago Bulls.
In addition, he has served on the Advisory Council of the University of Illinois – College of Business and the Board of Directors of the Japanese American Service Committee. Recently, Mr. Sugiyama was named one of the “Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business” in the U.S.
He is a graduate of Michigan State University.