James Reynolds Jr.
Occupation: Chairman and CEO, Loop Capital Markets
Loop Capital won big by comanaging February 2013’s $2.2 billion IPO for the former Pfizer subsidiary Zoetis. But it was getting picked to cochair Rahm’s new Chicago Public Safety Action Committee that burnished Reynolds’s personal star. The Englewood-raised investment banker already has helped collect $40 million for after-school programs in low-income neighborhoods.