Anixter Center is Celebrating 100 Years of Service

Anixter Center’s 8th Annual Benefit for Ability

Anixter Center, a leading nonprofit in the Chicagoland area serving people with disabilities, hosted its annual benefit event for ability, “A Century of Service,” on Wednesday evening, May 15 at American Airlines 1914 Club at Wrigley Field. The spring gala, which is part of Anixter Center’s year-long celebration of its 100th year anniversary, honored the Anixter family. Dominick Mondi, President and CEO of Chicago’s Mesirow Financial, was this year’s event chairman. All funds raised go directly to the programs and service we provide to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Anixter Center is celebrating 100 years of service.

Anixter Center’s 8th Annual
Benefit for Ability

THIS EVENT HAS ALREADY BEEN HELD THIS YEAR. For information on sponsorship opportunities for next year’s Benefit for Ability, please contact Temple Seigler at (312) 438-8390 or

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Thank You To Our Sponsors

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About Dominick Mondi, Chairman of Anixter Center’s 8th Annual Benefit for Ability

Dominick Mondi is the president and chief executive officer of Mesirow Financial, a specialist in investment, risk management and advisory services headquartered in Chicago. Founded in 1937, Mesirow Financial has excelled at meeting the needs of its global client base by delivering tailored solutions designed to achieve measurable results. As an independent, employee owned firm, the firm’s professionals are inspired by an entrepreneurial desire to succeed on behalf of our clients.

Named president in 2017 and CEO in 2018, Dominick guides the development of the firm’s overarching business strategies, capital investment policies and performance objectives. He also serves as president of Capital Markets, responsible for leading, coordinating and maximizing the efforts of the Institutional Sales and Trading, Public Finance and Credit Tenant Lease Finance and Structured Debt Products groups. He heads the municipal bond sales and trading department. He is a member of the firm’s Board of Directors.

Dominick brings more than 35 years of experience in the financial services industry. Before joining Mesirow Financial in 2008, he was a senior managing director at Bear Stearns, where he led the Chicago municipal sales operations and spearheaded the municipal bond sales efforts in the New York office. He was honored as Bear Stearns’ number one salesman more than 20 times.

Dominick earned a BS from St. John’s University. He holds FINRA Series 7, 24, 53 and 63 licenses.

A photo of a smiling Dominick Mondi, Chairman of Anixter Center’s 8th Annual Benefit for Ability.