Ashley Allen
Director of Post-Secondary Programs
Ext. 119

Brian Broccolo
Program Manager
Ext. 107

Meghan Colgan
Vice President, Programs
Ext. 115

Jose Contreras
High School Program Manager
Ext. 116

Shalanda Dexter
Program Manager
Ext. 117

Nick DiMaso
Volunteer Manager
Ext. 109

Brent Fogt
Marketing Manager
Ext. 105

Audrey George
Chief Executive Officer
Ext. 102

Maria Guzman
Program Manager
Ext. 114

Natalie Johnson
Program Manager
Ext. 104

Stephenie Lazarus
Individual Giving Manager
Ext. 106

Caitlin Moll
Strategic Projects Manager

Lupe Ruiz
Operations Manager
Ext. 101

Jane Simonton
Development Manager
Ext. 113

Barry Sullivan
Vice President, Finance & Operations
Ext. 108

Haley Verbeke
Director of Special Events
Ext. 110

Board of Directors

John Gallo
Partner, Sidley Austin

Vice Chair
Jim Owen
Director, Houlihan Lokey

John Walsh
Partner, Capital J Advisors, LLC

Secretary – Operational
Bob Dunklau
Vice President/COO, OMI Industries

Secretary – Administrative
Audrey George
Chief Executive Officer, Horizons for Youth


Anne Carey
Former Vice President of Industry Advisory Services, Bank of America

Tanika Coleman
Customer Service Representative, Avis/Budget Car Rental Group – Parent Representative

Greg Dingens
Executive Vice President, Monroe Financial Partners, Inc.

Brian Doyle
Managing Director, Head of International Healthcare, William Blair & Company

Pat Doyle
Partner, Winston & Strawn

Bill Forsyth
President, Frontier Partners

Silvia Gonzalez
Medical Assistant, PCC Community Wellness Center – Parent Representative

Jeff Grimes
CFO/Owner, Plastic Graphic Co.

Michelle Lia
Assistant Director and Clinical Assistant Professor, Loyola University Chicago

Debbie Ludolph
HRO Sales Executive, Aon Hewitt

Patrick Nash, Jr.
Partner, Kirkland & Ellis

Michelle Navarre
Head of School, Polaris Charter Academy

Mike Owens
Vice President of Technology, Chicago Zoological Society


Leadership Council

Jeff Akers
Partner, Adam Street Partners

Kent Barnett
Chief Executive Officer, Performitiv

Robert Barnett III
Partner, Wexford Capital Partners LLC

Jim Breen
Partner, KPMG

Bill Butler
Partner, McDermott Will & Emery

Patrick Collins
Partner, Perkins Coie

Gerry Corcoran
Chief Executive Officer, R.J. O’Brien & Associates

Steve Derks
Chief Executive Officer, Muscular Dystrophy Association

Mark DeTrempe
Managing Director, Cornerstone Financial Development, LLC

Mike Doody
President, DCI Marketing

Lynn Eplawy
Managing Partner, Gary Jet Center

Lorraine Snyder
Special Assistant to the President, Loyola University

Steve Fort
Senior Vice President, Turner Construction Company

Matt Gambs
Senior Vice President Business Development, Wintrust Financial

Greg Hathcock
President, Vogue Tyre & Rubber Inc.

Moira Hathcock
Retired Partner, Donohue Brown Mathewson and Smyth

John Iberle
Development Management Consultant, The John Buck Company

Amy Kennedy
Senior Vice President, Golin Harris

Tim Kennedy
Associate Vice President, HUB Philanthropic Solutions

Crane Kenney
President of Business Operations, Chicago Cubs

Denise Kenny
Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor, U.S. Trust

Bill Kunkel
General Counsel, Archdiocese of Chicago – ‎Archdiocese of Chicago

Dennis Malchow
Senior Operating Partner, Arbor Private Investment

Andrew McDonough
Partner, Winston & Strawn

Kary McIlwain
Marketing Vice President, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Mike Murdock
Principal, Chestnut Builders of Wilmette

Linda Nolan
Vice President & Managing Director, The Northern Trust Company

Tom Owens
President, The Thomas M. and Mary M. Owens Foundation

Mary Pat Shea Breen
Vice President, BMO Private Bank

Mike Streit
Private Investor

Gordon Walker
President, EaglePicher Technologies

Jeff Waters
Principal, Eldorado Trading

David Wieland
CEO, RIVS; Owner, iEstates

Jeff Young
Account Management, Citadel LLC