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JA of Chicago Board of Directors

Richard H. Lenny — Chairman
Non-Executive Chairman
Conagra Brands, Inc.
 
Michael M. Froy — Secretary
Partner
Dentons US LLP
 
Katherine M. Scherer — Treasurer
Chicago Managing Partner
Deloitte
 
Jeffrey L. Albee
 
Michael Albers
Director, Chicago Sales
American Airlines
 
Constantine G. Alexandrakis
Head of Americas
Russell Reynolds Associates, Inc.
 
Bruce A. Anderson
General Manager, Global Electronics Industry
IBM
 
Anna Bathrick
Vice President of Sales, Food Service - Central Division
PepsiCo
 
Melissa L. Bean
CEO of Mesirow Wealth Advisors
Mesirow Financial
 
Thomas L. Bindley
President
Bindley Capital Corporation
 
Hillary Bochniak
Managing Director, Human Resources
Accenture
 
Barbara Bodem
Chief Financial Officer
Hill-Rom
 
Catherine M. Bourke
Vice President of Public Affairs
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
 
Biff Bowman — Serves as Chairman of the Development Committee
Retired Chief Financial Officer
Northern Trust
 
Randy Burt
Managing Director
AlixPartners
 
Deia Campanelli
Chief Communications Officer
GE Transportation
 
Alexander G. Campbell
Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer
Vibes
 
Neal J. Campbell
President and Founder
Fortunate LLC
 
David R. Casper
U.S. CEO
BMO Financial Group
 
Robert B. Chodos
Vice Chairman
Newmark Knight Frank
 
Jessica Cole
President & Chief Executive Officer
Becker's Healthcare
 
Peter Colley
Partner, Tax Services and Practice Leader
Grant Thornton LLP
 
John J. Compernolle
SVP and Market Executive
Bank of America, N.A.
 
Elle Cordes Radke — Serves as Co-Chair of the Marketing & Communications Committee
Vice President, Director
Starcom USA
 
Tyson Cornell
Partner
PwC
 
James C. Cotting
Chairman and CEO (Retired)
Navistar, Inc.
 
Bryan C. Cressey
Co-Founder and Partner
Cressey & Company LP
 
Marsha Cruzan
Regional President
US Bank
 
Randal D. Dawson
Executive Vice President
CBRE
 
Ghram Debes
Managing Director, Head of Dealer Finance
BMO Harris Bank, N.A.
 
Patrice P. DeCorrevont
Market Executive - Illinois Commercial Banking
Wells Fargo
 
David Dees
Vice President, Communications
Marmon Holdings, Inc.
 
Donna Dorsey
Chief Human Resource Officer
Navistar, Inc.
 
Bob Dutzi
Serves as Northern Division Board Chairman
ITW
 
Charles B. Edelstein
Senior Advisor and Retired Co-CEO
Apollo Education Group, Inc.
 
W. James Farrell
Principal
SLP, LLC
 
Gina Fezler
Serves as Northwest Indiana Division Board Chairperson
First Financial Bank
 
James Fields
Partner & Global Head, Health Services, Health & Life Sciences
Oliver Wyman
 
Stanley S. Fields, Ph.D.
President
Morton College
 
Joseph Fitzpatrick
President, Midwest Region
AIG
 
Sarah Flanagan
SVP, Corporate Services
Wintrust Mortgage
 
Ian Foster
Managing Director
Goldman, Sachs & Company
 
Kristen P. Freund — Serves as Chairperson of the Volunteer Committee
Managing Director & Deputy Group Head
CIBC Bank USA
 
Brian Gauen
Managing Director
Marsh USA Inc.
 
Stephen J. Grabek
Global Leader - Broker & Client Engagement
AIG
 
Stedman Graham
Chairman & CEO
S. Graham & Associates LLC
 
Paul Green — Serves as Chairperson of the Audit Committee
Partner, Tax Services
Ernst & Young LLP
 
Chip W. Hardt
Chief Operating Officer
dscout
 
Grant Harvey
Serves as Western Division Board Chairman
ITW Shakeproof
 
Denis J. Healy, Sr.
Co-Chairman
Turtle Wax, Inc.
 
Roberto R. Herencia
President & CEO, BXM Holdings, Inc.
Chairman of the Board, Byline Bank
 
Gary E. Holdren
Founder and CEO
Garland Capital
 
John R. Horne
Chairman of the Board (Retired)
Navistar, Inc.
 
Brian Hughes
EVP, Chief Risk Officer
Discover Financial Services
 
José A. Isasi, ll
Partner
Jones Day
 
Dr. Janice K. Jackson
CEO
Chicago Public Schools
 
Donna Jennings
Senior Vice President of Human Resources
Adtalem Global Education
 
George E. Johnson
Chairman Emeritus (retired)
Johnson Products Company, Inc.
 
Kip Kelley
Chief Executive Officer
Aon Affinity US
 
Anthony K. Kesman
Chairman
Kesman Group, LLC
 
Jamie Kieffer — Serves as Co-Chair of Marketing & Communication Committee
Managing Director, Client Strategy
Edelman Chicago
 
Lester B. Knight
Founding Partner & Chairman
RoundTable Healthcare Partners, L.P.
 
Mablene Krueger
Chief Operating Officer - Schaumburg Campus
Roosevelt University
 
Jeff Langenbach
Senior Vice President, Strategy & Business Development
Apollo Education Group, Inc.
 
Katie Lawler
SVP- Chief Human Resources Officer
ITW
 
Christine Leahy
Chief Executive Officer
CDW Corporation
 
Matt Leonard
Partner
Oliver Wyman
 
Olivier Leonetti
Chief Financial Officer
Zebra Technologies Corporation
 
Katherine Linzer
Partner
McKinsey & Company
 
Curtis N. Maas
CEO & Chairman
The RDI Group
 
David Marberger
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Conagra Brands
 
Gary Maus
CEO & President
Paul Davis Restoration of North Chicago
 
Anthony McCain — Serves as Will County Division Board Chairperson
Nicor Gas
 
Carla R. Michelotti
President
Carla Michelotti LLC
 
Michael Mikhail
Dean, College of Business Administration
University of Illinois Chicago
 
Thomas Monahan
VP & General Manager, Great Lakes Market
AT&T
 
Heather A. Mooney
President & CEO
Helco Corporation
 
Brian Morgan
Partner
Plante Moran
 
Paul Morgan
Managing Director, Corporate Solutions
JLL
 
Tracie Morris
SVP, U.S. Chief Human Resources and Chief Inclusion Officer
BMO Financial Group
 
Wade Mynatt
Vice President
Dovenmuehle Mortgage, Inc.
 
David W. Nelms
Retired Chairman & CEO
Discover Financial Services
 
Stephen R. Nesbitt
Retired EVP – Chief Risk & Administrative Officer
HSBC
 
Larry P. Nieman
 
Roger Odle
Field Senior Vice President, Midwest Region
Allstate Insurance Company
 
Robert O'Keef
Vice President & Treasurer
Grainger
 
Edmond F. Opler
Chairman & CEO
World's Finest Chocolate, Inc.
 
Don Ortegel
Resident Managing Director: Chicago Commercial Risk & Health Solutions
Aon
 
Charmaine P. Owens  — Serves as Central Division Board Chairperson
Verizon Business Group
 
Alberto Paracchini
President & CEO
Byline Bank
 
Edward Paulis
Vice President & Sr. Assistant General Counsel
Zurich North America
 
Mordie Pearson
Vice President - Central Region
UPS Freight
 
Jose Pena
SVP, Retail Executive
Fifth Third Bank
 
Amy L. Pflueger
Vice President, Global Procurement
Ingredion Incorporated
 
David M. Pilotto
Principal
Much Shelist LLP
 
Nicholas K. Pontikes
President
Kenny's Kids
 
Frank S. Ptak
Retired Chairman & CEO
Marmon Holdings, Inc.
 
Scott Ramsbottom
EVP & CIO
Anixter
 
Thomas E. Richards
Executive Chariman
CDW Corporation
 
Mark Roche
SVP, General Counsel & Secretary (Retired)
Fortune Brands, Inc.
 
John Rodi
Chicago Metro Partner in Charge
KPMG LLP
 
Patrick Roxworthy
Retired Sr. VP, Tax
Hyatt Hotels Corporation
 
James Rozsypal
Partner, Financial Services
Ernst & Young
 
Jimmy Samartzis
CEO
LanzaJet
 
E. Scott Santi
Chairman & CEO
ITW
 
Greg Saul
Senior Account Executive, Media & Marketing Solutions
Bloomberg Media
 
Gale E. Sayers
Founder
Sayers 40 Inc.
 
Rod Schrader
Chairman & CEO
Komatsu America Corp.
 
Rex L. Sessions
Partner
Winston & Strawn LLP
 
Erik Severinghaus
AVP, Systems Integrators & Global Partner Solutions
DocuSign
 
Luis M. Sierra
CEO - Global Aromatics
BP
 
Elbert Singleton
Senior Vice President, Chicago
Shapiro+Raj
 
Mark Skroch
General Manager
BCV
 
Laura Slagter  — Serves as DuPage
Divisional Board Chair
Fidelity Institutional Wealth Services
 
Denis E. Springer
Senior Vice President (retired)
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation
 
Lisa Stenglein
SVP, Chief Procurement Officer
RR Donnelley
 
Bob Stewart
Corporate Vice President, Global Supply Chain Services
McDonald's Corporation
 
Dr. Lynette Stokes
President
South Suburban College
 
Chris Sweetland
President & CEO, Chicago Region
Huntington Bank
 
Michael J. Tower  — Partner Emeritus
A.T. Kearney, Inc.
 
Mary Ann Travers
Principal
Crowe LLP
 
Matt Troka  — Serves as Chairman of the Golf Committee
SVP, Product & Partner Management
CDW Corporation
 
Daniel R. Van Aken
Managing Director & Portfolio Manager
Wells Fargo
 
Robert R. Vogel
Partner
Q4 Impact Group, LLC
 
Larry J. Wert
 
Norman H. Wesley
Chairman and CEO (Retired)
Fortune Brands, Inc.
 
Bryn Wiley
Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources
Molex Incorporated
 
Spencer Williams  — Serves as Southern Cook County Board Chairperson
State Farm
 
Desmond C. Wong
President & CEO
Sino Strategies Group, LLC
 
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