Officers & Directors


Robert A. Wislow, Chairman
Chairman, CBRE/U.S. Equities Realty

David R. Casper, Vice Chair
President and Chief Executive Officer, BMO Harris Bank

Michelle L. Collins, Vice Chair
President, Cambium, LLC

Trisha Rooney, Vice Chair
President, R4Services, Inc.

Bruce Sagan, Secretary
Publisher, Herald Newspapers, Inc.

Thomas M. Carroll, Asst. Secretary
Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer, RR Donnelley

Kandace K. Heck
EVP & General Auditor, The Northern Trust Company

Cindy Pritzker, Chairman Emerita
Civic Leader

Rhona S. Frazin, President & CEO
Chicago Public Library Foundation

Rahm Emanuel, Honorary Chairman
Mayor, City of Chicago


Wendy Berger
President, WBS Equities

Jodi Block
Civic Leader

Marcy R. Carlin
Vice President, Essex Investment Management

Esther Choy
Founder & Chief Story Facilitator, Leadership Story Lab

Rocco J. deGrasse, J.D.
Principal, Advisory KPMG Forensics (Retired)

Monique Brinson Demery
Historian & Author

David Dohnalek
Senior Vice President and Treasurer, The Boeing Company, & Chairman, Boeing Capital Corporation

James R. Donnelley
General Partner, Ampersand, Reset & South Eastern LP

Deirdre C. Drake
SVP and Chief Human Resources Officer, US Cellular Corporation

Paul H. Dykstra
Partner, Ropes & Gray LLP

Michael Fassnacht
CEO & President, FCB Chicago

Linda Filler
President, Retail Products & Chief Merchandising Officer, Walgreens

Graham C. Grady
Partner, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

John J. Gresens
Partner, Akerman, LLP

Jacqueline Griesdorn
Educator, Francis Parker School

Suren Gupta
EVP, Technology & Operations, The Allstate Corporation

David F. Heroy
Partner, Baker & McKenzie LLP

Leslie S. Hindman
President and CEO, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

Christine M. Holmes
Partner, Ernst & Young LLP

David Kenzer
General Counsel, Motorola Mobility

Donna LaPietra
Executive Vice President, Kurtis Productions

Jose Martinez
VP, Market Leader, The North Highland Company

Cheryl Mayberry McKissack
Chief Executive Officer, Ebony Media Operations, LLC

Carlette McMullan
Principal, William Blair & Company, LLC

Sheila Owens
VP Economic Development, ComEd

Linda Johnson Rice
Chairman, Johnson Publishing Company, LLC

Kevin J. Rochford
Managing and Regional Director, Bessemer Trust Company, NA

Allen C. (Kelly) Ryan IV
Partner, Kirkland & Ellis

Mary Lee Schneider
President & CEO, SG360°

Rodd M. Schreiber
Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Linda J. Stephans
Institutional Consulting Director & Managing Director, Graystone Consulting

Marcus Wedner
Co-Managing Partner, CIVC Partners

Dina Yaghmai Payvar, MD
Co-Director, Physicians Laser & Dermatology Institute, Northwestern University

Life Directors

John L. Brennan
Head, Private Wealth Management, William Blair & Company LLC

Leslie S. Douglass
Civic Leader

James F. Feldstein
President, Charles R. Feldstein & Company, Inc

Marshall Field
Chairman, The Old Mountain Company

Stanley M. Freehling
Adivsory Director, Lehman Bros (Retired)

J. Ira Harris
J.I. Harris & Associates

James H. Lowry
Senior Advisor, Boston Consulting Group

John Rau
President & CEO, Miami Corporation

Frank A. Rossi
Chairman, FAR Holdings Co., LLC

Charlie A. Schrock
President & CEO, Integrys Energy Group, Inc. (Retired)

Maureen Dwyer Smith
Civic Leader

Ella D. Strubel
Managing Director, EllaQuent Designs

Audrey Bables Tuggle
Civic Leader

Dia S. Weil
President, CEO and Director, Mercantec, Inc.