CEO Chairman | Gerard Dempsey | Batavia | Geneva | St. Charles | Fox Valley | IL | BEI PropertiesGerard R. Dempsey

Office: 630-313-6737
Fax: 630-879-3684

Chairman of the Board

Gerry Dempsey, Chairman of the Board of Batavia Enterprises, Inc., started his career with The Rouse Company, one of the largest shopping center developers in the United States. During this time, he was part of the management team of the first enclosed shopping center in Dayton, Ohio.

Mr. Dempsey then accepted the position of Director of Sales and Public Relations for the Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg, Illinois, owned and managed by The Taubman Company of Troy, Michigan and rose to the position of Assistant Shopping Center Manager. He was promoted to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where the Taubman Company had two major regional enclosed malls. Mr. Dempsey was assigned to Southridge, a regional enclosed shopping center in Greendale, Wisconsin and later became Center Manager of Northridge, a regional shopping center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

In 1980 Mr. Dempsey accepted the position of Vice President of Batavia Enterprises, Inc. In 1988, Mr. Dempsey was appointed President and in 2007 he was appointed Chairman & CEO of Batavia Enterprises, Inc.

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Achievements

  • United States Jaycees Distinguished Service Award, 1973
  • Boy Scouts Distinguished Citizen Award recipient, 2011
  • Marmion Military Academy Centurion Award, 1998


Community Affiliations

  • American Cancer Society, Fox Valley Regional Leadership Council (2002-2006)
  • American Cancer Society, Past Treasurer, Fox Valley Regional Leadership Council (2003-2006)
  • American Cancer Society Fox Valley, Board of Directors (1998-2002)
  • American Cancer Society Illinois Division, Board of Directors (2004-2006)
  • Aurora University Dunham School of Business, Advisory Board (2012-Present)
  • Batavia Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors (2007-Present)
  • Batavia Downtown Task Force, Past Member
  • Batavia Foundation for Education Excellence, Past Director
  • Batavia MainStreet, Past Co-Chairman Economic Restructuring Committee
  • Boy Scouts Distinguished Citizen Award recipient, 2011
  • Delnor Community Hospital Board of Directors, Past Director
  • Delnor Community Hospital Men’s Foundation, Past Member
  • Dukes Fluid Power Company, Past Director
  • Elburn Lions Club, Past Member
  • Fox Valley Harris Bank, Past Director
  • Fox Valley Investment Club, Member (1995-Present)
  • Harris Bank of Batavia, Past Director
  • Harris Bank of Batavia, Past Chairman of the Board
  • Harris Bank of Batavia Audit Committee, Past Chairman
  • Marmion Abbey and Academy Capital Campaign Committee, Past Member
  • Marmion Abbot Society Life Member
  • Marmion Military Academy, Marketing Committee (2002-Present)
  • Marmion Military Academy Alumni Association, Past Vice Chairman
  • Marmion Military Academy Alumni Association, Past Chairman
  • Marmion Military Academy Parents Club, Past Vice President
  • Marmion Military Academy Annual Fund Committee, Past Chairman
  • Marmion Military Academy Board of Trustees (1992-Present)
  • Marmion Military Academy Board of Lay Trustees, Past Vice Chairman
  • Marmion Military Academy Board of Lay Trustees, Past Chairman
  • P.E.I. Midwest Company, Past Director
  • Rosary High School Strategic Planning Committee, Past Member
  • St. Gall’s Building Committee, Past Member
  • St. Gall’s Property Committee, Past Member
  • Waubonsee Community College Foundation, Board of Directors (2008-Present)


Education

Mr. Dempsey graduated from Marmion Military Academy, holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Dayton and an MBA in Marketing from Xavier University in Cincinnati.

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