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Kristyna Pellouchoud Driehaus

Managing Director of Sazava Partners LLC President The KMD Foundation, Chicago, IL

AFoCR Vice President Kristyna Pellouchoud Driehaus is the managing director and co-founder of the private investment company, Sazava Partners LLC.  In addition, she is the founder and president of The Kristyna M. Driehaus Foundation since January 2004.  Prior to her current positions, she served as chair of the Prague Committee of the Chicago Sister Cities International Program, where she was responsible for overseeing the development, management, and fundraising of all program activities between Prague, Czech Republic and Chicago, Illinois.  She has also served on various boards, including the Auxiliary Board of the Chicago School of the Art Institute, an event planning board of Chicago Sacred Heart Schools, and the Women’s Board of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.  In addition to serving as Vice President of the American Friends of the Czech Republic, she is a board member of the World Chicago, is a member of the Council to the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, and is a member of the Baumhart Leadership Council at Loyola University.  Driehaus studied architecture at St. Prumyslova Skola in Prague, Czech Republic, and she holds a BA degree from Northwestern University, and an MBA from Loyola University in Chicago with concentrations in Finance and Ethics.