J.B. Brocato is the Chairman of the Executive Committee & Chief Marketing Officer of Pedersen & Houpt, a prominent Chicago law firm. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Loyola University Chicago, where he studied Economics. Mr. Brocato received his law degree from Northwestern University School of Law and served as an editor of the Northwestern University Law Review. In addition to his career in law, Mr. Brocato is a musician and the Founder & CEO of Intense Ventures, Inc., an entrepreneurial company involved in strategic marketing, music management, and publishing. He is also on the Board of Directors of the Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois, Inc., a Member of the American Heart Association Illinois Advocacy Committee, and a licensed Illinois Real Estate Broker. Mr. Brocato resides with his wife and four children in Hinsdale, Illinois.