Founders

Leslie Bluhm and Mary Prchal


Board of Directors

Elizabeth Bentley
Board Fellow
Kellogg School of Management

Thomas Bergthold
Managing Director Receivable Operations
JP Morgan Chase

Leslie Bluhm
Co-Founder

Samuel B. Cohn, Treasurer
Managing Director
RSM US LLP

Stacy Collins
Group Creative Director, Copy & Marketing
Conversant

Laura Davis
Commissioner, Serve Illinois
Commission on Volunteerism and Community
Service

Laura Eilts
Corporate Social Responsibility Leader
Grant Thornton
 

Eric Ferren, Vice Treasurer
Senior Vice President
Accounting Operations & External Reporting
Allstate Insurance Company

Judy Gold
Partner
Perkins Coie

Thomas Hurwich, President
VP, Controller
AbbVie

Barbara Jones
Director, Mobility Marketing
AT&T

Carol Lang
Education Consultant
Chicago Public Schools

Ankur Mathur
Managing Director
Accenture

Kevin McCarter, Secretary
Senior Partner
Deloitte

Candace Mueller-Medina
Vice President, Global Communications
Hyatt Hotels

Dinu J. Parel
VP, Information Technology
Dover Corporation

Michael Phillips, Vice President
President, Midwest Health Plan
Cigna

Tim Russell
Senior Director, Global Diversity and Inclusion
CDK Global, Inc.

Dave Sack
VP, Philanthropy
Northwestern Memorial Foundation

Maurice S. Smith
President, Illinois Division
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

Mary-Farrell Tarbox
Vice President, Stores
Crate and Barrel

Jennifer Alter Warden
President, Residential Sales
Baird & Warner

Douglas Whitney
Principal
Douglas Whitney Law Offices, LLC

Jill Wolowitz
VP, Government Relations and Community Affairs
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

Peter Yi, CFA
Senior Vice President
Northern Trust Asset Management


Emeritus Board

Jeff Braun
U.S. Director, Emerging Infrastructure Product Sales
Microsoft

Rhonda Brown
VP of Advancement
Chicago Theological Society

Leslie Davis
Director, Portfolio Management
Equator Capital Partners

Teri DeRouchey Meyer

Chris Froeter
Owner
Conjure

Thomas Green
Managing Director
RSM US LLP

Jason Kim
Partner
Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP

Fred O’Connor
Financial Advisor
Northwestern Mutual

Mary Prchal
Co-founder

Marta Rhyner
Principal
Rhyner Public Relations

Jarmilia Singer
Owner
Sound Living

Austin Waldron


Auxiliary Board

Oluwole Babatunde Babarinsa
International Tax Associate
PricewaterhouseCoopers

Dale Cabreira
Transactions & Restructuring
KPMG, LLP

Angie Chiesa
Vice President, Investment Analytics
Institutional Capital (ICAP)

Ben Conley
Attorney
Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Brandi Davis
Trial Attorney
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Jenna Donahue
Treasurer
Management Consulting (Operations) Experienced Associate
PricewaterhouseCoopers

Kristen Dove
Customer & Market Development Manager
Nokia (HERE Division)

Nicole Dunn
HR Generalist
Ziff Davis, LLC

Daniel Frysinger
President
Innovation Consultant

Tammie Josifovic
Online Community Coordinator
ISACA (nonprofit membership association)

Phil Kinnison
Technology Senior Manager
Accenture

Sara Kronenberg
Journalist
WBBM-TV

Johanna Luks
Training Coordinator
Jacobs Engineering Group

Jonathan Merrick
BBTI Account Manager
Apple Products at Brightstar Corp

Swathi Narra
Co-Founder
Luxemi.com

Jay Patel
Management Consultant
Allstate Insurance Company

Nikhil Patel
Associate
The Boston Consulting Group

Maya Roberts
Event Coordinator

Stephanie Smith
Accountant, FP&A
Transunion

Prab Upadrashta
Research Professional
University of Chicago Booth School of Business