Board of Directors & Leadership Council


Bob Dunklau
Vice President/COO, OMI Industries

Vice Chair
Paul Bradley
Chief Data Officer, Waystar

John Skakun
Partner, Sidley Austin LLP

Anne Carey
Horizons for Youth Tutor, Former VP of Industry Advisory Services at Bank of America

Secretary – Administrative
Greg Borkowski
Executive Director, Horizons for Youth


Bernadette Broccolo
Partner, McDermott Will Emery

Patrick Collins
Partner, King & Spalding

Greg Dingens
EVP, Head of Investment Banking, Monroe Financial Partners, Inc.

Pat Doyle
Partner, Winston & Strawn LLP

Pamela Higdon
Chief Financial Officer, Northern Trust Bank

Ross Koenig
Vice President, RCP Advisors 

Peter Leonard
Director of Student Assessment, Chicago Public Schools

Debbie Ludolph
Vice President, Cloud Solutions, Alight Solutions

Frank Paolillo
VP Sales & Marketing, Magellan Corporation

John Philbin
Founder and CEO, Happy Work Spectacular Life

Mauricio Rodriguez
Associate General Counsel, Camping World

Chris Romans
Partner, Ernst & Young

Jeff Wright
Managing Partner, Gold Leaf Capital


Kent Barnett
Chief Executive Officer, Performitiv

Robert Barnett III
Partner, Wexford Capital Partners LLC

Jim Breen
Partner, KPMG

Bill Butler
Partner, McDermott Will & Emery

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

Steve Derks
President and Chief Executive Officer, Quick Leonard Kieffer; Co-Founder, Horizons for Youth

Mark DeTrempe
Managing Director, Cornerstone Financial Development, LLC

Mike Doody
President, DCI Marketing

Brian Doyle
Managing Director, Healthcare, William Blair

Lorraine Fitzgerald
Special Assistant to the President, Loyola University

Steve Fort
Senior Vice President, Turner Construction Company

Matt Gambs
Senior Vice President of 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
Chief Advancement Officer, Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund

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; Co-Founder, Horizons for Youth

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

Mary Pat Shea Breen
Vice President, BMO Private Bank

Mike Streit
Private Investor

Jeff Waters
Principal, Eldorado Trading

Jeff Young
COO – Post Trade & Markets Technology, Citadel