Board of Directors

Mayor Rahm Emanuel


World Business Chicago


City of Chicago

Michael J. Sacks

Vice Chairman

World Business Chicago

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

GCM Grosvenor

Carl Allegretti

Chicago Managing Partner


Anthony K. Anderson

Retired Vice Chairperson and Managing Partner of the Midwest Area

Ernst & Young, LLP

Andrew Appel

President & CEO


Jeffrey S. Aronin

Chairman and CEO

Paragon Biosciences, LLC

Rita Athas


John Atkinson

Managing Director

Willis Towers Watson

Marc Baumann

President and CEO

SP+ Corporation

Melissa L. Bean

Chairman of the Midwest

JPMorgan Chase

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.

Patrick Canning

Chicago Office Managing Partner


David J. Carlins


Magellan Development Group, LLC

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

Deborah DeHaas

Vice Chairman, Chief Inclusion Officer


Mary Dillon

Chief Executive Officer

Ulta Beauty

Steve Easterbrook

President & CEO

McDonald's Corporation

Donald Edwards

Chief Executive Officer

Flexpoint Ford, LLC

John Ettelson

President & CEO

William Blair and Company

Michael Fassnacht

President & CEO

FCB Chicago

Steve Fort

Senior Vice President

Turner Construction Company

Matt Gibson

Head of Investment Banking Client Coverage

Goldman Sachs

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


Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority (MPEA)

Mellody Hobson


Ariel Investments

John M. Holmes

President & CEO

AAR Corp.

Mark S. Hoplamazian

President and CEO

Hyatt Hotels Corporation

H. Fisk Johnson

Chairman and CEO

SC Johnson

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


Jeff Malehorn

Executive Advisor

World Business Chicago

Charles Matthews

President & CEO

People's Gas/North Shore Gas

Tom McGuinness

President & CEO, Imaging

GE Healthcare

Samuel M. Mencoff

Co-Chief Executive Officer

Madison Dearborn Partners

Shawn Mobley

CEO, Americas

Cushman & Wakefield

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

Michael F. O’Brien

Executive Vice President

JLT Specialty USA

William A. Osborn

Retired Chairman and CEO

Northern Trust Corporation

Angelo Pantaleo

Chairman and CEO

Marmon Holdings

Henry M. Paulson, Jr.


The Paulson Institute

Jose Luis Prado

Chairman & CEO

Evans Food Group, LTD

Richard S. Price

Chairman & CEO

Mesirow Financial

Paul C. Reilly

Managing Director, Division Executive Central Region

Bank of America N.A./U.S. Trust

Michael Reinsdorf

President & Chief Operating Officer

Chicago Bulls

Jim Reynolds

Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO

Loop Capital

Larry Richman

President and CEO

CIBC Bank USA, SEVP & Group Head US Region

John C. Robak


Greeley and Hansen

Dino Robusto

President & CEO

CNA Financial

Desiree Rogers


Choose Chicago

Kristen Rossi

Head of Midwest Investment Banking

Morgan Stanley

Dan Ryan

President, Central Region


Diana Sands

Senior Vice President

The Boeing Company

Muneer A. Satter


Satter Investment Management, LLC

Karen Sauder

Vice President, Sales


Sam Scott

Retired Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

Corn Products International, Inc.

David Simas

Chief Executive Officer

Obama Foundation

Kimberly Simios

Chicago Managing Partner

Ernst & Young

Jim Skogsbergh

President & CEO

Advocate Aurora Health

Vik Sohoni


McKinsey & Company

J. Douglas Sparkman

COO Fuels, North America

BP Products North America, Inc.

Paula Steiner

President and CEO

Health Care Service Corporation

Robert Sullivan

Regional Chairman

Fifth Third Bank

Scott Swanson


PNC Bank

Donald Thompson

Founder & Owner

Cleveland Avenue, LLC

Peter Thompson

Senior Advisor

Lazard Freres & Co. LLC

Ed Tilly



Glenn F. Tilton

Chairman, Retired

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Chairman of the Board

United Continental Holdings, Inc.

Vincent Tomkinson

Managing Partner, Midwest

Grant Thornton LLP

Stacy Trackey Meagher

Vice President, North Central Region


Glen Tullman

Chairman and CEO

Livongo Health

Timothy Walbert

Chairman, President and CEO

Horizon Pharma

Keith E. Williams

President and CEO


Don Wilson

Founder & CEO


James Zallie

President & CEO

Ingredion Incorporated

Nikki M. Zollar

Chairman and CEO

SafeSpeed, LLC