AbilityLab – Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC)

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As the previous assistant superintendent of operations and chief legal officer of the Niles Township High School District 219 in Chicago, Illinois, John Heintz currently has numerous projects in education including founding the educational leadership consulting firm Second Rail with clients in the US, Spain and the Netherlands. John Heintz is also a foundation board member of AbilityLab, previously known as the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC).

AbilityLab is a nonprofit organization that has been in operation since 1953. As one of the world’s leading rehabilitation hospitals, AbilityLab pioneers advancements in medical care and features some of the best minds in the field. The Institute’s reputation attracts the best talents and has a high retention rate of staff.

The AbilityLab is dedicated to promoting education and research that advances rehabilitation treatments and procedures. The Institute deals with some of the most complex conditions, such as traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, and chronic pain, as well as dealing with Parkinson’s disease, amputation and limb deficiencies, and cerebral palsy.


Harry L. Davis Center for Leadership

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Harry L. Davis Center for Leadership
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Currently consulting for clients in the US and Europe through the education and management consulting firm he started and runs, John Heintz was previously the chief legal officer and assistant superintendent of operations for the Niles Township High School District 219 in Chicago, Illinois. John Heintz attended the University of Chicago, where he graduated from the Booth School of Business with an MBA in Business Administration/Leadership in 2012.

The Booth School of Business includes a number of research centers that specialize in research in areas like finance, research, and leadership. The Harry L. Davis Center for Leadership is considered to be a proving ground for leadership and developing new perspectives.

The Center for Leadership promotes and conducts experiments by testing ideas and asking questions to determine new initiatives and procedures for leadership programs. The Davis Center promotes the implementation of these new procedures by professionals in today’s business environment.