Press Release

Backstop CEO Clint Coghill Named into the Chicago Area Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame

Chicago, September 24, 2015 - We are very proud to announce that CEO and founding chairman of Backstop, Clint Coghill, will be inducted next month into the Chicago Area Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will be held on October 8th at The Field Museum, and will recognize twenty entrepreneurs in the Chicago area whose businesses and personal engagements have enhanced Chicago communities and made enduring contributions to the city's economy.

Prior to joining Backstop, Clint was CIO of Coghill Capital Management, a Chicago-based hedge fund management company that he started in 1995. Among his other professional pursuits, Clint is the founding chairman of the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship Chicago’s regional advisory board, an organization that provides entrepreneurship programs to young people from low-income communities. He also founded two charitable organizations: the Coghill Family Foundation and the Environmental Impact Initiative.

Congratulations to all of the 2015 honorees!

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