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Don Levin
Chairman of the Board/Governor


Donald R. Levin (luh-VIN) founded DRL Enterprises, Inc., in 1969. The Glenview-based company has holdings in many industries including tobacco processing, aircraft and medical equipment leasing, licensed sports product manufacturing and distribution, and motion picture production and distribution.

Levin’s film company has made nearly 20 motion pictures distributed in the U.S. and overseas. His films have featured such stars as Emilio Estevez, Charlie Sheen, Sharon Stone, Rodney Dangerfield, and Chuck Norris.

Levin founded the Chicago Wolves with Buddy Meyers and Grant Mulvey in January 1994 and has served as the team’s chairman of the board since the franchise’s inception. Levin donates his time and serves on the board of directors for several charitable organizations.

Levin devotes a good portion of his support to the Animal Welfare League that was founded on Chicago’s south side and maintains its primary shelter in south suburban Chicago Ridge. In cooperation with the Animal Welfare League, the Wolves host Adopt-a-Dog Night one Saturday night each month during the season and encourage fans to provide the dogs a forever home. The Adopt-A-Dog program has found homes for 1,358 dogs in its first 17 seasons. In 2003, Levin purchased and donated the Animobile — a mobile adoption unit and a modern clinic staffed by Chicago of Animal Care and Control veterinarians and adoption specialists. In 2014, he pledged a $2 million donation to CACC to spur an $8.2 million renovation.

The Chicago native was recognized at the Boy Scouts of America’s Northwest Suburban Council’s Distinguished Citizens Banquet as its 2005 Honoree. Under Levin’s direction, the Wolves organization has held a scout night for the Northwest Suburban Council at a home game for the last 19 seasons.

Levin was inducted into the Illinois Hockey Hall of Fame on Jan. 27, 2013. He was honored as the International Hockey League’s Executive of the Year for the 1999-2000 season, which concluded with the franchise’s second of four championships.

Before beginning his business career, Levin served in the United States Marine Corps, from which he was honorably discharged.

Levin and his wife, Kathleen Ann, have a son, Robert, and live in the northern suburbs.

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