Current Professional Affiliation
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of World’s Finestâ Chocolate, a Chicago-based family-owned business established in 1935. The company is one of 10 American companies that manufacture chocolate directly from the bean. The firm is best know for its chocolate bars sold to raise money by children across the U.S. and Canada. To date, World’s Finestâ Chocolate has helped youth based charities raise nearly $4 billion dollars. In 2006, World’s Finest acquired the market-leading brand in chocolate, cherry cordials, Queen Anne.
Serves on the Board of Trustees of Chicago Zoological Society, the Chicago Board of Directors for Junior Achievement and is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization, Union League Club and the Merit Club.
Graduate of Middlebury College in Vermont and the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.
Edmond F. Opler resides with his wife Sarah, three daughters and son in Hinsdale.
He can be reached at (773) 579-6426.