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George Drost

AFoCR Director George T. Drost is an attorney with Drost Kivlahan McMahon & O’Connor LLC a prominent law firm in the Chicago area.  Mr. Drost concentrates in estate planning, corporate law, and international law.  He is experienced in a variety of sophisticated estate planning and wealth transfer techniques, including revocable and irrevocable trusts, family limited partnerships, charitable gift planning, and tax qualified plan distributions.  Mr. Drost has also been involved in establishing succession plans for several multi-million dollar corporate clients.

Mr. Drost worked as an attorney for the Internal Revenue Service of the United States Treasury Department.  He then held a corporate counsel position before he founded his firm in 1985.  Mr. Drost served as Chair; Arlington Heights Plan Commission; holds position as Adjunct Professor, John Marshall Law School; served as Director, CoVest Banc (1987-2003); and served as Honorary Consul of the Czech Republic for Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin (2001-2006).  He is past President of WorldChicago, a citizens hosting and international relations organization.

Mr. Drost has been active in numerous charitable organizations including Uhlich Children’s Advantage Network “UCAN” and Advocate Charitable Foundation, The Lutheran Home and Living for the Aged and he was recently elected Director of the Presbyterian Homes of Chicago as well as several initiatives to better relations between the Czech Republic and United States including the Council of Higher Education and in Chicago-Prague Sister Cities program and serves as a director of the Czech and Slovak Museum and Library in Cedar Rapids, IA.

Mr. Drost resides in Arlington Heights with his wife, Beth.  They have three grown children and twelve grandchildren.