Board of Directors

A Legacy of Leadership

The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is comprised of more than 125 of the most influential business and civic leaders in the region. Board members meet quarterly to address the most pressing issues facing the Chicagoland business community. The Board of Directors works at a high level to ensure the Chamber effectively serves as the voice for the region’s employers.

Members

AAA Chicago

, Members

ABC 7 Chicago

John Idler, Members

Adtalem Global Education

Mary-Lynn Bender, Members

Advanced Resources

Rich Diaz, Members

Advocate Aurora Health

Crystal Olsen, Members

Akerna

, Members

Amazon

Sarah Glavin, Members

American Airlines, Incorporated

Rich Ashlin, Members

AMITA Health

, Members

Aon

Kevin Johnson, Members

Ariel Investments, LLC

Malik Murray, Members

AT&T Illinois

Eileen Mitchell, Members

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Thomas Walker, Jr., Members

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Sara DeCoste, Members

Barnes & Thornburg, LLP

David Ritter, Members

BDO USA, LLP

Stephen Ferrara, Members

Beam Suntory

Greg Hughes, Members

BlackRock

Neetika Singh, Members

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois

Kevin Cassidy, Members

BMO Harris Bank

Steve Fansler, Members

BP America

Phil Cochrane, Members

Brook Furniture Rental

Bob Crawford, Members

Camelot Illinois

Keith Horton, Members

Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Peter Govorchin, Members

CapTech

Kevin Rischow, Members

CBRE, Inc.

Jamie Georgas, Members

CBS 2 Chicago

Jennifer Lyons, Members

Chicago Bears Football Club

Ted Phillips, Members

CIBC

Bruce Lubin, Members

CIGNA Health Care

Suchet Bhandari, Members

Clayco, Incorporated

Ryan McGuire, Members

CME Group

Richard Bodnum, Members

CNA Financial

Heather Davis, Members

Colliers International

Jim Carris, Members

Comcast Business

Matthew Summy, Members

Crain’s Chicago Business

Jim Kirk, Members

Creospan

Praj Shah, Members

Cresco Labs

Charles Bachtell, Members

DeVry University

Jeunet Davenport, Members

DLA Piper LLP (US)

Stephen Schwab, Members

Dykema

Ed Weil, Members

Edelman

, Members

Exelon Corporation

Terence Donnelly, Members

Exelon Generation

Scott Humbard, Members

EY

Jud Snyder, Members

Fifth Third Bank

John Sassaris, Members

First Midwest Bank

Michael Jamieson, Members

First Women’s Bank of Chicago

Kristie Paskvan, Members

Ford Motor Company

Anthony Reinhart, Members

Gallagher

Andrew Varland, Members

Gateway Foundation

Teresa Garate, PhD, Members

GMA Construction Group

Cornelius Griggs, Members

Google

Ted Souder, Members

Goose Island Beer Company

Todd Ahsmann, Members

Grant Thornton LLP

Mark Sullivan, Members

Gulo Solutions

Zach Wilson, Members

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HERE Technologies

Jeffrey Rowen, Members

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

Dan Boho, Members

Horizon Therapeutics

Frank Plescia, Members

Hyatt Regency Chicago

Patrick Donelly, Members

Illinois Finance Authority

Chris Meister, Members

Illinois Institute of Technology

Peter Kilpatrick, Members

Ingredion Incorporated

Robin L. Brown, Members

Jasculca Terman Strategic Communications

James Terman, Members

JP Morgan Chase & Company

Tom Finnegan, Members

Killerspin

Robert Blackwell, Members

Kirkland & Ellis

Richard Godfrey, Members

KPMG LLP

Chet Riske, Members

Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises

Jay Stieber, Members

Lyft

Brent Kent, Members

Macy’s

Andrea Schwartz, Members

Manpower International

Mike DeLuca, Members

Mayer Brown LLP

Joseph Seliga, Members

Mesirow Financial

Erik Barefield, Members

Miami Corporation

John Rau, Members

Molson Coors Beverage Company

Adam Collins, Members

Motorola Solutions

Monica Mueller, Members

National Louis University (Honorary)

Claribel A. Quintana , Members

Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Robert Christie, Members

Novartis

Kurt Anderson, Members

Parkside Realty, Inc

Robert Wislow, Members

Peoples Gas

Andy Hesselbach, Members

Plante Moran, PLLC

Kathy Downey, Members

PNC Bank – Illinois

Shane Print, Members

Protiviti, Incorporated

Tom Andreesen, Members

RSM US LLP

William Spizman, Members

SenecaGlobal, Inc.

Edward Szofer, Members

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

Lawrence Eppley, Members

Siemens

Judy Martinez-Faye, Members

Signature Bank

Michael O’Rourke, Members

Southwest Airlines

Ana Schwager, Members

St. Augustine College

Dr. Reyes Gonzalez, Members

Strategia Consulting (Honorary)

Matthew Serafin, Members

Target Corporation

Amanda Vela, Members

The Boeing Company

Michael Cassel, Members

The Chicago Cubs

Tom Ricketts, Members

The Magnificent Mile Associate

Rich Gamble, Members

U.S. Bank

Joan Heggen-McMahon, Members

Union Pacific Railroad Company

, Members

United Airlines

Daniel Lynch, Members

United Healthcare of Illinois

Tom Kunst, Members

University of Chicago and University of Chicago Medical Center

Benjamin Gibson, Members

University of Illinois at Chicago

Michael Amiridis, Members

University of Phoenix

, Members

UPS

Raymond Drake, Members

Versiti Blood Centers of Illinois

Amy Smith, Members

Walgreen Co.

Johanna Viteri, Members

Wavicle Data Solutions

Naveen Venkatapathi, Members

Wells Fargo Bank N.A.

Patrice DeCorrevont, Members

Wight & Company

Patrick Cermak, Members

Wintrust

Susana Meza, Members

Zurich North America

Deirdre Manna, Members

Deirdre Manna
SVP and Head of Government and Industry Affairs

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