Intelligentsia Cup – William Blair Grand Prix
The William Blair Grand Prix at Goose Island Beer Co. serves as finale of 10-day racing series
Premier global financial services firm William Blair is returning as a sponsor of the Intelligentsia Cup, a 10-day pro/amateur bicycle racing series in and around Chicago. The William Blair Grand Prix at Goose Island Beer Co. on July 28 is the culminating event of the series, with a criterium located in the popular Fulton St neighborhood near the company’s headquarters on Chicago’s near-west side.
In addition to the title sponsorship of the series, William Blair is also returning as the name sponsor of the elite Masters 35+ 1/2/3 race category.
As the premier global boutique with expertise in investment banking, investment management, and private wealth management, William Blair supports the series as both a venue and category sponsor.
“We are thrilled to have William Blair continue as a featured sponsor of the Intelligentsia Cup,” said managing partner Tom Schuler. “They recognize the importance of a healthy and active lifestyle that cycling, in all its forms provides, while also enjoying the benefits of our events that showcases some of the best bike racers in the country and from around the world.”
“We are proud to again be part of this amazing event in our hometown,” said Ryan DeVore, head of William Blair’s private wealth management group. “It has become a summer tradition here, and we wish all participants the best of luck.”