On November 8, the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce hosted a dinner at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago to present its Daniel H. Burnham Award for Distinguished Leadership. Ilene S. Gordon, the chairman, president and CEO of Ingredion Incorporated, stood before a crowd of 550 business leaders from across all industries to accept the honor. She is the 26th recipient of the Burnham Award, which is given annually to a Chicagoan who demonstrates exceptional business and civic leadership.