Our Board

Wendy Garrett

Chair of the Board
Managing Director, Independence and Ethics
Grant Thornton LLP

Robin L. Brown (Ret.)

Vice Chair of the Board
Vice President Government Affairs and External Relations
Ingredion Incorporated

Julie Overbeck

Treasurer of the Board
President
Basset Capital

Alana Ward-Robinson

Secretary of the Board
President & CEO
Robinson Consulting Group, Inc.

Adam Berkoff

Board Member
Partner
DLA Piper LLP (US)

Alison Murphy

Board Member
Managing Director Group Head
CIBC Bank USA

Angella M. Reid

Board Member
COO
Heritage Consulting by B+R LLC

Chesney Nance

Board Member
Business Development Manager
The Spa Experience

Chris Reller

Board Member
VP Marketing Sales
ABC 7 Chicago

Gamilah N. Pierre

Board Member
MD FACOG
Partners In Obstetrics And Women’s Health

Jean McLaren

Board Member
Retired President
Chicago, MARC USA

Jennifer Vidis

Board Member
Deputy Commissioner
Chicago Department of Public Health

Kenneth Kirkwood

Board Member
Corporate Counsel, Trade Compliance and Third Party
Baxter International

Mary Ann Hynes

Board Member
Senior Counsel
Dentons US LLP

Mary Wilson

Board Member
Managing Partner
Dentons US LLP

Vanesa Scott-Thompson, Ed.D

Board Member
Vice President of Program
Elim Christian Services

Veronica Herrero

Board Member
Chief of Staff and Strategy
City Colleges of Chicago

Paula Oyibo

Board Member
Senior Vice President, Finance
Ulta