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Ellen Stirling is the CEO and owner of The Lake Forest Shop, a premier women’s specialty store. She also was CEO of Zita Bridal Salon in Milwakee from 2005 to 2007.

A founding director of Lake Forest Bank & Trust, she is also a founder and past vice president of the Auxiliary Board of the Art Institute of Chicago, a member of the Women’s Board of the Lyric Opera of Chicago and a member of the Costume Council of the Chicago History Museum. She and her husband James have three children and five grandchildren.

A graduate of the University of Chicago with a degree in art history, Ellen continued her studies at the University of London.