Managing Partner, 16 on Center
Bruce Finkelman is the Managing Partner of 16" on Center, a hospitality collective. Finkelman has been the progenitor of some of Chicago's most well-known establishments, such as Bite Café, Beauty Bar, Longman & Eagle, The Promontory, and Revival Food Hall. He has also been involved with revitalizing Thalia Hall, incorporating Dusek's and Punch House into the project as well. His career in Chicago started at Hyatt Hotels Corp. after which he founded the establishment Empty Bottle in the Ukrainian Village, which was featured on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the nation’s 20 best rock clubs.