The Soaring Eagle Award is given to an individual who supports the mission of Scouting and youth in our community and has demonstrated extraordinary leadership and community service. Andrew T. Berlin is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Chicago-based Berlin Packaging. He has led the company for 28 years – taking it from a small distributor to a true juggernaut in the packaging industry. The company was recently valued at $1.8 billion and is North America’s largest supplier of plastic, glass, and metal containers and closures. Berlin Packaging serves customers of all types, of all sizes, across all industries, including personal care, pharmaceutical, chemical, food and beverage. Andrew is a Partner of the  Chicago Cubs. He is also the Chairman and Owner of the South Bend Cubs, the minor league affiliate of the Chicago Cubs. Since he purchased the team in 2011, he revitalized the team to set new standards of excellence in baseball, recently receiving the John H. Johnson award as the best team across all of Minor League Baseball. Andrew is well connected with the community, including serving on the Board of  Directors of the American Cancer Society. You can learn more about him by visiting




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