Chaz Ebert, Roger and Chaz Ebert Foundation

TITLE: Co-founder and Chairman

FOCUS AREAS: Film, music, theater, human services, arts for public good

CONTACT: (312) 321-9700; 108 W. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL United States 60654-5206

PROFILE: Chaz Ebert co-founded the Roger and Chaz Ebert Foundation with her late husband, the famous film critic Roger Ebert. She is also chairman of the board for the foundation.

Her professional bio shares:

Chaz is the CEO of several Ebert enterprises, including the President of The Ebert Company Ltd, and of Ebert Digital LLC, Publisher of RogerEbert.com, President of Ebert Productions and Chairman of the Board of The Roger and Chaz Ebert Foundation, and Co-Founder and Producer of Ebertfest, the film festival now in its 18th year.

Her IMDB profile shares:

Chaz Ebert was born on October 15, 1952 in the USA as Charlie Hammel-Smith. She is a producer, known for Life Itself (2014), Roger Ebert's 14th Annual Film Festival: A Retrospective (2013) and Ebert Presents: At the Movies (2010). She was previously married to Roger Ebert.

You can learn more about Ebert’s perspective in Chaz’s Journal on the Roger Ebert website. Grantseekers may also want to read a Daily Entertainment News article about her, as well as a WNYC story about her life without Roger.