Donald Chae, AM’00, PhD’03

Chicago, Illinois

Egon Zehnder International Inc.

Donald Baird Chae, AM’00, PhD’03, as a double alumnus of the Music Department in the Division of Humanities, is an advocate of the musical arts at the University of Chicago. Following graduation, he served on the Department of Music Visiting Committee and on the Search Committee for the Executive Director of UChicago Presents—which continues to host one of Chicago’s oldest and most distinguished concert series, the Classic Concert Series.

Chae enjoys classical music, cooking, travel, and spending time with his kids, Julian and Nico.

He describes his University of Chicago experience as “one of my formative life experiences” and is eager to get involved with University life and meet some great alumni. Chae is one of the new members of the Alumni Board and will represent the Division of the Humanities.