Paul Charles Gignilliat & Ellen Cash Gignilliat
He is probably the grandson of Gen. Leigh Robinson Gignilliat of Culver Military Academy
Paul C Gignilliat
Age 8, born abt 1932
Home in 1940 615 Ridge RoadNew Trier,Cook, Illinois
Household Members Age
Head Leigh R Gignilliat Junior 41
Wife Charlotte Gignilliat 34
Servant Betty Jennings 31
Son Leigh R Gignilliat Junior 12
Son Paul C Gignilliat 8
Daughter Charlotte Gignilliat 4
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Paul C. Gignilliat
Managing Director - Wealth Management
Private Wealth Advisor
Senior Portfolio Manager
He made his career in the stock market as a broker and investment adviser, primarily
with Kidder Peabody. Today, he is vice president of UBS Global.
Paul joined the securities business in 1955 after two years of serving as an officer in the
U.S. Navy. In 1961, he transferred to Kidder Peabody & Co., which subsequently evolved
into UBS in 2000. His specialty is analyzing stocks, with an emphasis on the quality of
management to increase a company’s value.
He graduated from Yale University in 1953 with a degree in history. Paul holds Series 3,
7 and 66 securities licenses
Beyond his professional experiences, Paul’s generosity and commitment to giving back
are reflected in so many ways.
Paul Gignilliat is chair of the Chicago Humanities Festival Development Committee and
vice chair of the CHF Investment Committee. He is a member the CHF Special Events
He is a trustee of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Culver Education Foundation,
and a director of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. Paul Gignilliat graduate of CMA ’49.
Ellen & Paul Gignilliat Foundation, Inc.
He and his wife, Ellen, have been married 55 years, and have three children and two
Under information of the Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago is found:
ELLEN GIGNILLIAT,active in numerous cultural and community organizations, is a member
of Ravinia Festival Board of Trustees and Women’s Board, a member of the Goodman
Theatre’s Women’s Board, and the Women’s Board of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
She is a Trustee of McCormick Theological Seminary and has served as an Elder and
Trustee of Fourth Church, Co-Chair of the Habitat for Humanity Benefit and a member
of the Partners in Education Board. Ellen is Co-Chair of the Capital Campaign.
Paul GIGNILLIAT, a stockbroker, is also active in the community and serves as a Trustee
for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. He has served as an Elder, Trustee, and Chair of
Fourth Church’s Stewardship Committee and Investments Committee and as Major Gifts
Committee Chair for the 1994-95 Capital Campaign. Paul is Co-Chair of the Capital
Ellen Cash Gignilliat was raised in East Chicago, Indiana. She received a Bachelor of Science
degree in education from Indiana University
Her husband, Paul Charles Gignilliat graduated from Yale University .
As a student at IU, she was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority and actively involved with the YWCA and is now a
life member of the IU Alumni Association. Serving in numerous community organizations, including the Women's Board
of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and as a trustee of Ravinia (the summer home of the Chicago Symphony) and a
member of the Ravinia Festival Women's Board. In 1990 demonstrated her commitment to music by the establishment
of the Gignilliat Music Scholarship Fund which is awarded annually to deserving students at IU School of Music. "Music is
such a joy, and the Indiana University School of Music stands out worldwide. I wanted to do something for my alma
mater, and I think it's very exciting tohave a part in making a difference in young lives."
Paul C. Gignilliat is chair of the Chicago Humanities Festival Development Committee and vice chair of the CHF Investment
Committee. He is a member the Chicago Humanities Festival Special Events Committee. He is senior vice president of
investments at UBS, a trustee of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Culver Education Foundation, and a director of
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago.
Ellen and Paul Gignilliat were honored at the Merit School of Music Gala 2007 on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at Four Seasons