Board of Directors

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot


World Business Chicago


City of Chicago

Mellody Hobson

Vice Chair

World Business Chicago


Ariel Investments

Carl Allegretti

Chicago Managing Partner


Rita Athas


John Atkinson

Managing Director

Willis Towers Watson

Marc Baumann

President and CEO

SP+ Corporation

Dave Biegger

Executive Vice President, Chief Supply Chain Officer

Conagra Brands

Greg Brown

Chairman & CEO

Motorola Solutions

John Buck


The John Buck Company

Martin Cabrera

Founder & CEO

Cabrera Capital Markets, LLC

Debra A. Cafaro

Chairman & CEO

Ventas, Inc.

Gregory C. Case

President & CEO

Aon plc

David Casper

President and CEO

BMO Harris Bank

James B. Coleman

Chicago Office Managing Director


Sean Connolly


Conagra Brands

Christopher Crane

President & CEO

Exelon Corporation

James S. Crown


Henry Crown and Company

Mary Dillon

Chief Executive Officer

Ulta Beauty

Steve Easterbrook

President & CEO

McDonald's Corporation

Glenn Eden


Choose Chicago

Donald Edwards

Chief Executive Officer

Flexpoint Ford, LLC

John Ettelson

President & CEO

William Blair and Company

Steve Fort

Senior Vice President

Turner Construction Company

Alex Gourlay

Co-Chief Operating Officer

Walgreens Boots Alliance



Antonio Gracias

Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer

Valor Equity Partners

Raj Gupta

Executive Chairman


Dean Harrison

President and CEO

Northwestern Memorial HealthCare

Lori Healey

President, Chicago Business Unit


John M. Holmes

President & CEO

AAR Corp.

Mark S. Hoplamazian

President and CEO

Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Mark Hoppe

Regional President

Fifth Third Bank

Linda Imonti

Managing Principal, Chicago Office


Steve Kersten


WaterSaver Faucet Company

James P. Kolar

Central Market Managing Partner

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Eric Lefkofsky


Tempus Labs, Inc.

Nila R. Leiserowitz, FASID, FIIDA

Regional Managing Principal


Anthony F. Maggiore

Managing Director

JPMorgan Chase

Jeff Malehorn

Former President & CEO

World Business Chicago

Jeff Markowitz

General Manager

Microsoft Corporation

Charles Matthews

President & CEO

People's Gas/North Shore Gas

Tom McGuinness

President & CEO, Imaging

GE Healthcare

David E. Moore

Senior Vice President, Portfolio Director

EQ Office

Michael H. Moskow

Vice Chair & Distinguished Fellow, Global Economy

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Oscar Munoz


United Airlines, Inc.

Pin Ni


Wanxiang America Corporation

Vicki Noonan

Managing Principal, Chicago Market Leader

Cushman & Wakefield

Michael F. O’Brien

Executive Vice President

Marsh USA Inc

Michael J. Palumbo


MJP Capital

Angelo Pantaleo

Chairman and CEO

Marmon Holdings

Allyson Park

Vice President, Global Corporate Affairs

Mars Wrigley

Henry M. Paulson, Jr.


The Paulson Institute

Jose Luis Prado

Vice Chair

Evans Food Group, LTD

Richard S. Price

Executive Chairman

Mesirow Financial

Paul C. Reilly

Managing Director, Division Executive Central Region

Bank of America Private Bank

Michael Reinsdorf

President & Chief Operating Officer

Chicago Bulls

Jim Reynolds

Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO

Loop Capital

Larry Richman

Chair, US Region

CIBC Bank USA, SEVP & Group Head US Region

John C. Robak

Chief Executive Officer

Greeley and Hansen

Desiree Rogers


Black Opal Beauty

Former Chair

Choose Chicago

Kristen Rossi

Head of Midwest Investment Banking

Morgan Stanley

Dan Ryan

President, Central Region


Michael J. Sacks

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

GCM Grosvenor

Diana Sands

Senior Vice President

The Boeing Company

Karen Sauder

Vice President, Sales


David Simas

Chief Executive Officer

Obama Foundation

Jim Skogsbergh

President & CEO

Advocate Aurora Health

Jud Snyder

Chicago Managing Partner

Ernst & Young, LLP

Vik Sohoni


McKinsey & Company

J. Douglas Sparkman

COO Fuels, North America

BP Products North America, Inc.

Scott Swanson


PNC Bank

Donald Thompson

Founder & Owner

Cleveland Avenue, LLC

Peter Thompson

Chair, Midwest Advisory

Lazard Freres & Co. LLC

Ed Tilly



Glenn F. Tilton

Chairman of the Board (Retired)

United Continental Holdings, Inc.

Vincent Tomkinson

Managing Partner, Midwest

Grant Thornton LLP

Glen Tullman

Chairman and CEO

Livongo Health

Timothy Walbert

Chairman, President and CEO

Horizon Pharma

Don Wilson

Founder & CEO


James Zallie

President & CEO

Ingredion Incorporated

Nikki M. Zollar

Chairman and CEO

SafeSpeed, LLC