Board | Junior Achievement of Chicago

JA of Chicago Board of Directors

Richard H. Lenny — Chairman
Non-Executive Chairman
Conagra Brands, Inc.
Michael M. Froy — Secretary
Dentons US LLP
Katherine M. Scherer — Treasurer
Chicago Managing Partner
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
Anna Bathrick
Vice President of Sales, Food Service - Central Division
Melissa L. Bean
CEO of Mesirow Wealth Advisors
Mesirow Financial
Thomas L. Bindley
Bindley Capital Corporation
Hillary Bochniak
Managing Director, Human Resources
Barbara Bodem
Chief Financial Officer
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
Deia Campanelli
Chief Communications Officer
GE Transportation
Alexander G. Campbell
Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer
Neal J. Campbell
President and Founder
Fortunate LLC
David R. Casper
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
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
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
Charles B. Edelstein
Senior Advisor and Retired Co-CEO
Apollo Education Group, Inc.
W. James Farrell
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.
Morton College
Joseph Fitzpatrick
President, Midwest Region
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
Brian Gauen
Managing Director
Marsh USA Inc.
Stephen J. Grabek
Global Leader - Broker & Client Engagement
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
Grant Harvey
Serves as Western Division Board Chairman
ITW Shakeproof
Denis J. Healy, Sr.
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
Jones Day
Dr. Janice K. Jackson
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
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
Christine Leahy
Chief Executive Officer
CDW Corporation
Matt Leonard
Oliver Wyman
Olivier Leonetti
Chief Financial Officer
Zebra Technologies Corporation
Katherine Linzer
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
Carla Michelotti LLC
Michael Mikhail
Dean, College of Business Administration
University of Illinois Chicago
Thomas Monahan
VP & General Manager, Great Lakes Market
Heather A. Mooney
President & CEO
Helco Corporation
Brian Morgan
Plante Moran
Paul Morgan
Managing Director, Corporate Solutions
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
Larry P. Nieman
Roger Odle
Field Senior Vice President, Midwest Region
Allstate Insurance Company
Robert O'Keef
Vice President & Treasurer
Edmond F. Opler
Chairman & CEO
World's Finest Chocolate, Inc.
Don Ortegel
Resident Managing Director: Chicago Commercial Risk & Health Solutions
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
Much Shelist LLP
Nicholas K. Pontikes
Kenny's Kids
Frank S. Ptak
Retired Chairman & CEO
Marmon Holdings, Inc.
Scott Ramsbottom
Thomas E. Richards
Executive Chariman
CDW Corporation
Mark Roche
SVP, General Counsel & Secretary (Retired)
Fortune Brands, Inc.
John Rodi
Chicago Metro Partner in Charge
Patrick Roxworthy
Retired Sr. VP, Tax
Hyatt Hotels Corporation
James Rozsypal
Partner, Financial Services
Ernst & Young
Jimmy Samartzis
E. Scott Santi
Chairman & CEO
Greg Saul
Senior Account Executive, Media & Marketing Solutions
Bloomberg Media
Gale E. Sayers
Sayers 40 Inc.
Rod Schrader
Chairman & CEO
Komatsu America Corp.
Rex L. Sessions
Winston & Strawn LLP
Erik Severinghaus
AVP, Systems Integrators & Global Partner Solutions
Luis M. Sierra
CEO - Global Aromatics
Elbert Singleton
Senior Vice President, Chicago
Mark Skroch
General Manager
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
South Suburban College
Chris Sweetland
President & CEO, Chicago Region
Huntington Bank
Michael J. Tower  — Partner Emeritus
A.T. Kearney, Inc.
Mary Ann Travers
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
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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