Executive Team

President & CEO

Sean Garrett

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Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer

Betsy Hughes

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Chief Strategy and Engagement Officer

Marilyn Jackson

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Chief Financial Officer

Ronald DeNard

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Chief Partnerships and Initiatives Officer

Jose Rico

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Vice President, Community Impact

Kimberlee Guenther, Ph.D.

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Vice President, Human Resources, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Tamiya Aurel

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Associate Vice President, Organizational Alignment

Seth Vermilyea

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Director of the President’s Office Initiatives

Veronica Lynch

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Content Experts

Director of Labor Partnerships

Gus Fuguitt

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Director of Community Impact

Jenny Hansen

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Director of Public Policy and Advocacy

Eithne McMenamin

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Director of Community Engagement

Jackie Rosa

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Board of Directors

Chairperson

Patrick J. Canning

Vice Chairman

Cresset

Vice Chairperson

Cheryl A. Francis

Co-Founder & Co-Chairman

Corporate Leadership Center

Steve Battreall

President & CEO

Commercial Distribution Finance - Wells Fargo

David C. Blowers

President, National Services – Wealth Management

Northern Trust

David R. Casper

U.S. Chief Executive Officer

BMO Financial Group

Linda T. Coberly

Chicago Managing Partner

Winston & Strawn LLP

Jeffrey Devron

President - Chicagoland

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co

Joseph Dominguez

CEO

ComEd

Andrew Dunn

Director of Marketing & Business Development

Simon Property Group

Manuel Flores

President/CEO

SomerCor

Bridget Gainer

Chief Commercial Officer

Aon

John Oliver Hudson III

President & CEO

Nicor Gas

Linda L. Imonti

Managing Principal - Chicago

KPMG LLP

Rev. Larry L. Jackson, MDiv

Retired Vice President – Mission & Spiritual Care

Advocate South Suburban Hospital

Lisa N. Johnson

Chief Financial Officer

RareiTi, Inc

James P. Kolar

Central Market Managing Partner

PwC LLP

Charles Matthews

President & Chief Executive Officer

Peoples Energy

Edward W. McGrogan

Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer

Discover Financial Services

Eileen M. Mitchell

President – Great Lakes States

AT&T

Neil Murray

Global Chief Executive Officer Corporate Solutions

JLL

Mark Prindiville

Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer

Allstate Insurance Company

Kristie P. Paskvan

Robert Reiter

President

Chicago Federation of Labor

E. Scott Santi

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Illinois Tool Works Inc

Jud Snyder

Chicago Office Managing Partner

EY

Robert A. Sullivan

Regional Chairman

Fifth Third Bank, Chicago

Scott C. Swanson

President

PNC Bank, Illinois

Brooke Thompson

Managing Director/Market Executive

Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc

Wolfe Tone

National Deloitte Private Tax Leader, Business Tax Services

Deloitte Tax LLP

Frederick H. Waddell

Retired Chairman & CEO

Northern Trust

Kelly R. Welsh

President

Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago

Johanns Williams

Franchise Service Director

LaQuinta by Wyndham

Board Emeritus

Deborah L. DeHaas

Vice Chairman, National Managing Partner for the Center for Board Effectiveness

Deloitte

Board Emeritus

Lester McKeever

Partner

Mitchell & Titus, LLP

Board Emeritus

Andrew J. McKenna

Chairman Emeritus McDonald's Corporation / Chairman Schwarz Supply Source

Sean Garrett

President & Chief Executive Officer

United Way of Metro Chicago

Campaign Cabinet

Chair

Charles Matthews

President & Chief Executive Officer

Peoples Gas

Vice Chair

Steven C. Bauer

Managing Director

Cushman & Wakefield

Vice Chair

Michael G. Capatides

President & CEO, CIBC Bank USA - SEVP & Group Head, US Region

CIBC Bank USA

Vice Chair

Linda L. Imonti

Office Managing Principal

KPMG LLP

Vice Chair

Lisa N. Johnson

Chief Financial Officer

RareiTi, Inc

Vice Chair

C.H. Randolph (Randy) Lyon

Vice Chairman

Baird

Vice Chair

James Skogsbergh

President and CEO

Advocate Aurora Health

Vice Chair

Wolfe Tone

National Deloitte Private Tax Leader, Business Tax Services

Deloitte Tax LLP

Brant Ahrens

President of Retail and Digital Banking and Head of U.S. Strategy and Administration

CIBC Bank USA

Andrea Beirne

Advisory Partner

KPMG LLP

David Berezin

Partner

Grant Thornton LLP

Justin Brown

President & CEO

Skender

Morten Bruhn

Chicago Market Development Leader

KPMG LLP

Karen Case

Executive Managing Director and President of Commercial Real Estate

CIBC Bank USA

Sherina Maye Edwards

Partner

Quarles & Brady LLP

Shane Foley

Partner

KPMG LLP

Raj Gupta

Executive Chairman

Environmental Systems Design, Inc.

Teresa Wilton Harmon

Partner

Sidley Austin LLP

Tom Harmening

Tax Partner

KPMG LLP

Tom Jacobs

Product Lead

Bluecrew

Niamh Kristufek

Managing Director, Business Banking Segment

BMO Harris Bank

Bruce Lubin

Vice Chair

CIBC Bank USA

Dorri C. McWhorter

CEO

YWCA Metropolitan Chicago

Brad Reid

SVP & Head of Enterprise Risk

BMO Harris Bank

Samantha Rice

Associate Director, Strategic Initiatives

KPMG LLP

Cristy Garcia-Thomas

Chief External Affairs Officer

Advocate Aurora Health

Bob Westropp

Principal and Financial Advisor

Alliance Bernstein

Amy Yuhn

US Chief Marketing Officer & Head of Communications US Marketing and Communications

CIBC Bank USA

Regional Boards

North-Northwest Suburban Regional Board

Chief Professional Officer

Marcia McMahon

United Way of Metro Chicago - North Northwest Region

Chair

Edward W. McGrogan

Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer

Discover Financial Services

Vice-Chair/CISC Co-Chair

Janet Katz

CEO

American Agricultural Insurance

Vice-Chair

Robert Westropp

Principle & Financial Advisor

Bernstein Global Wealth Management

Secretary

Alan Bromberg

Wellness Healthcare Partners

CISC Chair

Steve Samuelson

President & CEO

Des Plaines Community Sr. Center

Steve Adelstein

CEO

Trillium Solutions Group, Inc.

Chuck Adler

Attorney

Adler Law Offices, LTD.

Mary Alvarado

Asst. Vice President

NorthShore University Health System

Finance Liaison

Gary Cueno

Retired

JP Morgan Chase

Samuel Boebel

Assistant Vice President & Market Customer Leader

Zurich North America

Scott H. Budd

Financial Advisor

Edward Jones Investments

Rev. Dr. Nathanial L. Edmond

Pastor

Second Baptist Church of Elgin

Christopher Eilers

Financial Advisor

Raymond James

Sue Ehlers

Executive Director/Control Manager

Chase

Barbara Ferguson

Shaun M. Goldfarb

Assurance Partner

PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

Corey Gustafson

President

JohnsByrne

Joseph M. Higgins

Director of External Affairs

Comcast

Satish Kumar

Regional Services Manager

Home Depot

Tina Sayadi

Worldwide Account Manager

Texas Instruments

Mark S. Seigle

President

Seigle Cabinet Center

Venetial Valley

Sourcing System Specialist

Woodward

Marc D. Wallace

Senior Manager of Project Management

Wheels, Inc.

John Willet

VP Central Operations

ADP, Inc.

Eric Witherspoon

Superintendent

Evanston Township High School

Marcia McMahon

Regional Chief Professional Officer

South-Southwest Suburban Regional Board

Chief Professional Officer

Maya Hardy

United Way of Metro Chicago - South-Southwest Suburban Region

Regional Board Chair

Johanns Williams

Director, Franchise Operations

Wyndham Suites and Resorts

Vice Chair

Shamus Hayes

Vice President of Sales Effectiveness Design

BMO Harris Bank

Co-Chair - Resource Development

Robin Bettenhausen

Vice President

Horton Benefit Solutions, The Horton Group

Co-Chair - Resource Development Committee

Victor Roberson

Lobbyist

Government Business Consulting Group, LLC

Secretary - Chair, Community Impact Steering Committee

Mayme C. Buckley-Leonard

Community Relations Consultant

Next Level Health

CHAIR, BOARD DEVELOPMENT AND NOMINATING COMMITTEE

Barbara Suggs-Mason

Retired Superintendent

Matteson School District 159

Vernard L. Alsberry, Jr.

Village President, Village of Hazel Crest

Vice President, Kids Health Club

L. Marie Asad

Community Relations Coordinator

BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois

Michael C. Burcham

Director of Finance

Comcast

Jeff Cohn

Business Development Executive

McKinstry

LaTonja Ellis

Director of Human Resources

University of Chicago

Dr. Lakshmi Emory

Chief Medical Director

IlliniCare Health

Kelley R. Foxx

Senior Manager, Government Partnerships

Bird Co.

Hannah Hayes

Vice President, Manager Business Analysis & Cash and Banking Services

Northern Trust Bank

Rev. Larry L. Jackson

Retired Vice President Mission & Spiritual Care

Advocate South Suburban Hospital & Advocate Trinity Hospital

Deborah Stevens

Chief Executive Officer

Perspectives Charter Schools

Desiree Watkins

Trustee, Village of Olympia Fields

Chief Financial Officer, 20/20 Eye Specialists

West-Suburban Regional Board

Chief Professional Officer

Laura Beard

United Way of Metro Chicago - West Suburban Region

Regional Board Chair

Andrew Dunn

Director of Marketing & Business Development

Simon Property Group

Campaign Cabinet Chair

Mark Skerjan

Director of Public Policy

Southern Company Gas

Volunteer Outreach Chair

Mark Stelter

Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer

Itasca Bank & Trust Co.

Jose Alvarez

Grant Director

Town of Cicero

Linda Anderson

Physician

Edward Medical Group

Maureen Brocato

Community Volunteer

Lori Camblin

Co-Founder, Partner

NIC, LLC

Marcia MacPhearson

Partner

Oliver Wyman

Jason Meslin

Community Volunteer

Kevin Mpambou Do Dang

CFO, Away From Home

Kellogg Company

Tara Nieberding

Owner

101Mobility of Naperville

Peggy Sarason

CFO & Vice President, Business Operations

Comcast

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