Ted Gladson - Chicago Business Leader and Active Community Member

About Ted Gladson of Chicago

A registered pharmacist and renowned expert in merchandising and store design, Ted Gladson is the former president of Gladson Interactive. Based in Lisle, Illinois, Gladson Interactive is a retail consultancy dedicated to providing merchandising, stock management, and market advice to retailers and pharmacies across Illinois and America. Founding the company in 1971, he led it until its sale in 2005. That same year he was inducted into the University of Illinois at Chicago Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame. He is also a member of the Kappa Psi Professional Pharmacy Fraternity and the University of Illinois Alumni Association.

Outside of his professional life, Ted Gladson remains active in his community. He is a contributor to 360 Youth Services, which provides a number of support services for youth aged 18 to 21 in DuPage County. The services include mental health care with the aim of providing these youth the support they need to flourish. Mr. Gladson also regularly mentors young people. In his spare time he enjoys playing golf, skiing, scuba diving, and beach volleyball.