Jennifer N. Pritzker is a retired U.S. Army officer, investor, and philanthropist. She is President and Chief Executive Officer of Tawani Enterprises, Inc., President of the Tawani Foundation, and Founder and Chair of the Pritzker Military Museum & Library, all located in Chicago, IL.
She enlisted in the U.S. Army as a private in 1974, retiring as a lieutenant colonel in 2001 with an honorary promotion to full colonel in the Illinois Army National Guard where she served from 1986 to 2001. She is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago with a B.A. in History and numerous Army schools, to include the Army Command and General Staff College.
She received an honorary doctorate from Norwich University where she served as an active trustee for 10 years. Her philanthropic interests include membership with the Leadership Council for Programs in Human Sexuality at the University of Minnesota Medical School and WPATH. Pritzker currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association and is on Visiting Committee for the University of Chicago Library.