Board of Directors

Steven J. Solomon, Chair*

President, Exelon Foundation
Vice President, Corporate Relations


Eric Q. Strickland, Treasurer*

Co-Managing Director, US Corporate Group
Northern Trust


Frank D. Ballantine

Clark Hill, PLC


Brit J. Bartter*

Vice Chairman, Investment Bank (Retired)
JP Morgan


John Blazey

Vice President of Global Corporate Citizenship
The Boeing Company


Thomas L. Brown

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
RLI Corp


Allan E. Bulley III

Bulley & Andrews, LLC


Clive Christison

Vice President, Supply & Optimization
BP Fuels, North America


Patrick R. Daley

Managing Partner
Tur Partners, LLC


Brian W. Duwe

Managing Partner, Chicago Office
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP


Philip L. Engel

President (Retired)
CNA Insurance Companies


Jeanne B. Ettelson

Civic Leader


Kevin R. Evanich

Senior Member, Corporate Group 
Kirkland & Ellis LLP


Harve A. Ferrill

Chairman and CEO (Retired)
Advance Ross Corporation


Sonja Hammer Fischer

Civic Leader


Richard J. Franke

Chief Executive Officer Emeritus
Nuveen Investments


Barbara Gaines*

Artistic Director
Carl and Marilynn Thoma Endowed Chair

Chicago Shakespeare Theater


C. Gary Gerst*

General Partner
Cornelius & Lothian 


M. Hill Hammock*

Chicago Deferred Exchange Company


Kathryn J. Hayley

Rosewood Advisory Services, LLC


Criss Henderson*

Executive Director
Chicago Shakespeare Theater


Stewart S. Hudnut

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary (Retired)
Illinois Tool Works, Inc.


William R. Jentes*

Civic Leader


John P. Keller

Keller Group, Inc.


Christie B. Kelly

Global Chief Financial Officer
Jones Lang LaSalle


Richard A. Kent

Chairman and CEO
Kentco Capital Corporation


Barbara Malott Kizziah

Vice President
Malott Family Foundation


Chase Collins Levey



Anna Livingston

Civic Leader


Judy Loseff



Renetta McCann

Chief Talent Officer
Leo Burnett


Raymond F. McCaskey*

CEO (Retired)
Health Care Service Corporation


Robert G. McLennan

Chief Executive Officer
Beacon Management Company


Jess Merten

Senior Vice President and Treasurer
Allstate Corporation 


Linda K. Myers

Kirkland & Ellis LLP


Madhavan Nayar

E-Prairie, Inc.


Christopher O'Brien

Engagement Partner


Dennis Olis*

Chief Financial Officer


Mark S. Ouweleen*

Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott, LLP


Judith Pierpont

Civic Leader


Paulita A. Pike

Ropes & Gray LLP


Richard W. Porter

Kirkland & Ellis, LLP


John Rau

President and CEO
Miami Corporation


Nazneen Razi

Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Health Care Service Corporation


Ingrid Razny

Razny Jewelers


Lance Richards

Civic Leader


Sheli Z. Rosenberg, Immediate Past Chair*

Roselin Investments


John W. Rowe*

Chairman Emeritus
Exelon Corporation


Robert Ryan

Vice President of Business Development


Carole Segal

Crate & Barrel


Harvey J. Struthers, Jr.

Chairman (Retired)

JPMorgan Private Bank Midwest


Sheila G. Talton

President and CEO
Gray Matter Analytics


Marilynn J. Thoma*

Thoma Art Foundation


Gayle R. Tilles

Program Director
Connoisseur Arts


William J. Tomazin, Jr.

Partner-in-Charge, National Audit Solutions


Donna Van Eekeren

Executive Chairman
Land O’Frost, Inc.


Pallavi Verma

Senior Managing Director – US Midwest


Priscilla A. (Pam) Walter*

Of Counsel
Drinker Biddle & Reath


Ray Whitacre

Managing Director and Market Executive
BMO Harris Bank


Ava D. Youngblood

Founder & CEO
Youngblood Executive Services, LLC


*Denotes Executive Committee Members


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