About board

Rodney L. Goldstein

Rodney L. Goldstein is Chairman and Managing Director of Frontenac Company, a Chicago-based investment firm founded in 1971. 

Frontenac makes long-term equity investments in, and serves as financial partner to, closely held companies.  The firm is one of the most experienced private capital partnerships in working with mid-sized family-owned businesses.   Since joining Frontenac in 1981, Rod has led investments in a broad range of industries.  He serves and has served on the boards of directors of several Frontenac-sponsored private and public companies, as well as serving as Chairman of the firm.  Rod formerly served as a director of the National Venture Capital Association.  He is a member of the Commercial Club of Chicago, and he is a former Vice-Chair and member of the board of directors of the Economic Club of Chicago. 

Rod is and has been involved in a range of civic endeavors.  Presently, he is Chair-designate of the board of trustees of the University of Chicago Medical Center; he also is a trustee of the University of Chicago.  He is a trustee of the Goodman Theater, High Jump and the Lincoln Park Zoo.

Rod was previously with Booz Allen Hamilton and The National Endowment for the Arts.  He is an honors graduate of Princeton University and received a Master's degree in Business Administration from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.  He has been married to the former H. Keith Kiley since 1979; they reside in Chicago and have three children.