Board of Directors

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot


World Business Chicago


City of Chicago

Mellody Hobson

Vice Chair

World Business Chicago


Ariel Investments

Susan Arthur

Chief Executive Officer


Rita Athas

Former President & CEO, World Business Chicago

Curt R. Bailey


Related Midwest

Marc Baumann

President and CEO

SP+ Corporation

Peter Boone

President & COO

Barry Callebaut

Rob Bronstein


The Scion Group

Greg Brown

Chairman & CEO

Motorola Solutions

John Buck

Chairman & CEO

The John Buck Company

Martin Cabrera

Founder & CEO

Cabrera Capital Markets, LLC

Debra A. Cafaro

Chairman & CEO

Ventas, Inc.

Marco Capurso

Chief Executive Officer


Gregory C. Case

President & CEO

Aon plc

David R. Casper

Chair and CEO

BMO Harris Bank

James Coleman

Senior Managing Partner, Chicago Office


Christopher Crane

President & CEO

Exelon Corporation

James S. Crown

Chairman & CEO

Henry Crown and Company

Everett Cunningham

President & CEO, U.S. and Canada

GE Healthcare

Paramita Das

General Manager

Rio Tinto

Kyle DeGiulio

Economic Development Policy Manager


Mary Dillon

Chair, Board of Directors

Ulta Beauty

David Dohnalek

Senior Vice President & Treasurer

The Boeing Company

Glenn Eden


Choose Chicago

Donald Edwards

Chief Executive Officer

Flexpoint Ford, LLC

Joe Erlinger


McDonald's USA

Dr. Opella Ernest

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC)

John Ettelson

President & CEO

William Blair and Company

Alex Gourlay

Co-Chief Operating Officer

Walgreens Boots Alliance

Kelly Graves


FCB Chicago

Raj Gupta

Executive Chairman


Dean Harrison

President and CEO

Northwestern Memorial HealthCare

John M. Holmes

President & CEO

AAR Corp.

Mark S. Hoplamazian

President and CEO

Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Mark Hoppe

Regional President

Fifth Third Bank (Chicago)

John O. Hudson III

President & Chief Executive Officer, Nicor Gas

Executive Vice President, Southern Gas Company

Greg Hughes

President, North America

Beam Suntory, Inc.

Linda Imonti

Managing Principal, Chicago Office


Steve Kersten


WaterSaver Faucet Company

Kip Kirkpatrick

Founding Partner & Co-CEO

The Vistria Group

James P. Kolar

PwC Board Member & Former Central Market Managing Partner

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Dr. Janet Kong

CEO, trading & Integrated Supply

bp Americas

John Koudounis

President & CEO

Calamos Investments

Eric Lefkofsky


Tempus Labs, Inc.

Fabiano Lima

Vice President, Global Corporate Affairs

Mars Wrigley

Anthony F. Maggiore

Managing Director, Midwest & Canada Middle Market

JPMorgan Chase

Jeff Malehorn

Former President & CEO

World Business Chicago

Jeff Markowitz

General Manager, North Central Region

Microsoft Corporation

Charles Matthews

President & CEO

People's Gas/North Shore Gas

Stefanie Miller

President, Away From Home

Kellogg Company

Michael H. Moskow

Fellow, Global Economy

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Oscar Munoz


United Airlines, Inc.

Martin H. Nesbitt


The Vistria Group

Pin Ni


Wanxiang America Corporation

Luke Petherbridge

Chief Executive Officer

Link Logistics

Jose Luis Prado


Tropicale Foods

Former President

Quaker Oats North America

Richard S. Price

Chief Executive Officer


David Reifman

President, Chicago Business Unit


Principal & Partner


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

Robbert Rietbroek

Senior Vice President & General Manager

Quaker Foods, North America

John C. Robak

Chief Executive Officer

Greeley and Hansen

Desiree Rogers


Black Opal Beauty

Lior Ron

Head of Uber Freight

Uber Freight

Kristen Rossi

Head of Midwest Investment Banking

Morgan Stanley

Head of Consumer Retail, Investment Banking

Dan Ryan

President, Central Region


Michael J. Sacks

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

GCM Grosvenor

Karen Sauder

Vice President, Sales


Jennifer Scanlon

President & CEO

UL Inc.

Kathy Scherer

Chicago Managing Partner

Deloitte LLP

Jon Schulkin


Valor Equity Partners

Jeff Shapack

Founder & CEO

Shapack Partners

David Simas

Chief Executive Officer

Obama Foundation

Todd Siwak

President & Chief Business Officer

Ferrero North America

Jim Skogsbergh

President & CEO

Advocate Aurora Health

Jud Snyder

Chicago Managing Partner

Ernst & Young, LLP

Matt Snyder

Executive Vice President

Marmon Holdings, Inc.

Vik Sohoni


McKinsey & Company

Jennifer Steans

President & CEO

Financial Investments Corporation

Mark Sullivan

Chicago Managing Partner

Grant Thornton

Scott Swanson


PNC Bank

Mark Tebbe


Innovation & Venture Strategy

Donald Thompson

Founder & Owner

Cleveland Avenue, LLC

Peter Thompson

Chair, Midwest Advisory

Lazard Freres & Co. LLC

Ed Tilly

Chairman & CEO


Judy Toland

Vice President, Head of Scaled Solutions, Global Business Marketing


Glen Tullman

Chief Executive Officer


James Turner

Managing Director, Commercial Real Estate Group


Grant C. Uhlir

Regional Managing Principal


Melissa Werneck

Global Chief People Officer

The Kraft Heinz Company

Don Wilson

Founder & CEO


Jason M. Wortendyke

Co-Head, Chicago Office

Global Co-Head, Diversified Industrials

Citi | Banking, Capital Markets & Advisory

Nikki M. Zollar

Chairman and CEO

SafeSpeed, LLC

Andrea L. Zopp

Managing Partner

Cleveland Avenue