LFA Board

PRESIDENT
GRETCHEN A. WINTER, J.D. (1990)
Executive Director, Center for Professional Responsibility in Business and Society, College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

VICE PRESIDENT (Convene)
SUNIL HARJANI (2015)
Assistant United States Attorney, United States Attorney's Office

VICE PRESIDENT (Connect)
LEIF ELSMO (2011)
Executive Director, Community & External Affairs, The University of Chicago Medicine

VICE PRESIDENT (Mobilize)
JANET LANG (1991)
Retired, Senior VP Human Resources

SECRETARY/TREASURER
DeRONDAL BEVLY (2014)
Managing Director, RubyRose Strategies


2016-2017 BOARD MEMBERS

ALAINA M. ANDERSON (2014)
Partner, William Blair & Company

JILL ANTONIEWICZ (2010)
Director of External Affairs, Christopher House

JACKIE BURGESS-BISHOP (1996)
Regional Director, Cook County Health & Hospitals System

CARLOS R. CARDENAS (2006)
Managing Director, Wintrust Financial Corporation; Chair, National Museum of Mexican Art

GRACE CHAN (2005)
Common Cause

LISA SCHNEIDER FABES (2000)
Consultant, Schneider Fabes Consulting

E. SUSANNE FRANCIS (2007)
Executive Director, Cornerstone Counseling Center of Chicago

ESTHER FRANCO-PAYNE (2015)
Deputy Director, Illinois Justice Project

EMILY HARRIS (1989)
Senior Director, The Chicago Community Trust and Executive Director, ADA 25 ADVANCING LEADERSHIP

IANNA KACHORIS (2016)
Senior Program Officer, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

MARILYN KATZ (1987)
President, MK Communications

JESSE KNOX (2001)
Senior Minister, Church of the Good Shepherd, Congregational, United Church of Christ

TUYET LE (2004)
Executive Director, Asian Americans Advancing Justice—Chicago

RAFAEL LEON (1999)
Executive Director, Chicago Metropolitan Housing Development Corporation

TOM LEVINSON (2009)
Member and General Counsel, Park Piedmont Advisors LLC

BERTHA G. MAGAÑA, J.D. (1992)
Associate Vice President, The Alford Group

JEANNE MARSH, Ph.D. (1986)
Professor, School of Social Service Administration, The University of Chicago

KARI MOE (1985)
Chief of Staff, Congressmen Keith Ellison

MICHAEL L. MONTICELLO (2013)
Managing Director, The PrivateBank

DANIEL "DL" MORRISS (2016)
Attorney, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

KERRY L. NELSON (2003)
Senior Vice President, The Northern Trust Company

SYLVIA PUENTE (1997)
Executive Director, Latino Policy Forum

PRESTON L. PUGH (2012)
Partner, Pugh, Jones & Johnson, P.C.

NEVILLE REID (1998)
Partner, Fox, Hefter, Swibel, Levin & Carroll, LLP

FRANCINE SOLIUNAS (1995)
Dean for Strategic & Community Alliances, DePaul University College of Law

DEBORAH C. STONE (1993)
Director, Cook County Department of Environmental Control

ED TANZMAN  (1994)
Co-Director, Emergency and Disaster Anaylsis Group, Argonne National Laboratory

JUAN THOMAS (2002)
Attorney, The Thomas Law Group

CEDRIC D. THURMAN (2008)
US Head of Diversity & Inclusion, BMO Harris Bank N.A.

TIMOTHY W. WRIGHT, III (1988)
Partner, Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A.

 

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