J. Ira Harris is Appointed USNI Commodore
The Naval Institute honored J. Ira Harris of Palm Beach and Chicago in June. With wife Nicki and friends in attendance, he was inducted as a USNI Commodore on board his yacht XIII, moored in the Annapolis Harbor.
Commodore Harris is Chairman of J. I. Harris & Associates, a financial consulting firm, and Vice Chairman of The Pritzker Organization, LLC, a merchant banking investment management services firm. He is a life trustee of Northwestern University, the Northwestern Memorial Hospital Corporation, and the Museum of Science and Industry; a member of the Kellogg Graduate School advisory board; a life director of the National Center for Learning Disabilities; and chairman of the American Cancer Society's 19th Hole Club. His is a past recipient of the Horatio Alger Award.