Dear Friends,

Welcome to the online home of the CHICAGO SCOTS.

Please feel free to browse through our website, visit our photo galleries, check out our events and initiatives, read the stories of Scottish experiences and achievements in America, learn about our accomplished history or see how you can become part of the CHICAGO SCOTS exciting future. I also encourage you to join our online social networking community on sites like Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

On behalf of the CHICAGO SCOTS, the Board of Governors, members and friends of the Illinois Saint Andrew Society and everyone at the Scottish Home, I wish you health and every happiness.

ABOUT GUS NOBLE:

Gus Noble is the President of CHICAGO SCOTS (Scottish Home and Caledonian House).

Gus was born in 1969 in Dundee, Scotland. He grew up in Duns, in the Scottish Borders. In 1992 after graduating from the University of Stirling, Gus moved to Chicago where he worked for the British Consulate General Chicago for 7 years. During this time he concentrated on developing UK-US trade and investment. In 1999 Gus completed a Business to Business Marketing Strategy course at Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Managament. Following 1999's devolution of government authorities in the United Kingdom, Gus established and operated the first overseas office of the Welsh Assembly Goverment in Chicago. Gus took his current appointment in August 2004.

2017 Scottish Festival & Highland Games. Itasca, IL. Gus, Bobby and Aisha Noble. Photo cred: James Richards IV

2017 Scottish Festival & Highland Games. Itasca, IL. Gus, Bobby and Aisha Noble.

Photo cred: James Richards IV

Gus serves on the Boards of the Admiral at the Lake and the Rotary Club of Chicago (ROTARY ONE), the world'sfirst Rotary Club. Gus is a core member of the Chicago Cultural Alliance and is a member of the President's Circle of the Chicago Council for Global Affairs. Gus's interests include playing music and golf and supporting Newcastle United Football Club.

Gus is happily married to his wife Aisha. They have a son, Bobby.