Board of Trustees

Executive Committee

Keating Crown
Sterling Bay

Vice Chair
Dr. Stephanie B. Smith
Business Executive

Carole L. Brown
Chief Risk & Change Officer

Christopher M. Murphy
Winston & Strawn LLP

Douglas R. Brown
Civic Leader

Dennis Chookaszian
Retired Chairman and CEO
CNA Insurance Companies 

Nora Daley
Civic Leader

Amy Eshleman
Civic Leader

Rich Feitler
President and Chief Operating Officer

D. Cameron Findlay
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Archer Daniels Midland Company 

Paul Goodrich
Civic Leader

Jon Michael Hill
Ensemble Member
Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Liz Kramer Lefkofsky
Lefkofsky Family Foundation

Ronald J. Mallicoat, Jr.
Market President and Managing Director - Wealth Management
The Northern Trust Company

Lynn Lockwood Murphy
Executive Director
One Chicago Fund

Karen Rodriguez
Ensemble Member
Steppenwolf Theatre Company 

Bruce Sagan

Helen Zell
Executive Director
Zell Family Foundation


Michael W. Bender       Retired Senior Partner
Digital McKinsey 
Susan O. Berghoef   President
The Orlebeke Foundation
Amy Bluhm   Civic Leader
Meredith Bluhm-Wolf   Principal
Lamb Partners
Marlene Breslow-Blitstein   Civic Leader
Beth Boosalis Davis   Retired Attorney
Chanel W. Coney   Director
CFI Partners
Glenn Davis   Co-Artistic Director, Ensemble Member
Steppenwolf Theatre Company
Ritu Dhingra   Chief Compliance Officer
High Pointe Capital Management, LLC
Audrey Francis   Co-Artistic Director, Ensemble Member
Steppenwolf Theatre Company


Asheesh Goel  

Partner, co-head of Government Enforcement Defense and Internal Investigations Group        Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Aimee Graham   Assistant General Counsel
The Brattle Group
Robert J. Greenebaum, Jr.   Executive Vice President
CRC Group
Racquel Harris   Retired Business Executive
Dennis D. Howarter   Retired Partner
Elizabeth Ingram   Associate
McCullough P.C.
Rebecca L. Johnston  

Arundel Way Partners

Sandra Marquez       Ensemble Member
Steppenwolf Theatre Company
Tarell Alvin McCraney   Ensemble Member
Steppenwolf Theatre Company
David E. Mendelsohn   Partner, Chicago Office
DLA Piper
Yasen Peyankov   Ensemble Member
Steppenwolf Theatre Company
Anne M. Phillips   Owner, Managing Director
The Edge Theater
Deborah Quazzo   Managing Partner
GSV Ventures
Robert S. Rivkin   Senior Vice President & General Counsel
United Airlines
Brenda Robinson   Head of Film Finance and Inclusion Strategies
HiddenLight Productions
Cari B. Sacks   Civic Leader
Matthew Shapiro   Manager
Mason Avenue Investments
Colette Cachey Smithburg   Real Estate Broker
Susan Stone   General Counsel and SVP
CNA Insurance
Elliot A. Stultz   Senior Vice President, Assistant Secretary and Deputy General Counsel
Allstate Insurance

Bryan Traubert


Pritzker Traubert Foundation


Emeritus Trustees


J. Robert Barr        Retired Partner
Sidley Austin LLP
Lawrence Block   Retired Partner
Schiff Hardin LLP
Michael Cahan   Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
MAC Management Company, Inc
John N. Fox, Jr   Retired Vice Chairman and Global Director
Lawrence M. Gill   Retired Attorney and Executive
John H. Hart   Founder - Chairman Emeritus
Hart Davis Hart Wine Co. 
Donna LaPietra   Executive Producer
Kurtis Productions, Ltd.
Eric Lefkofsky   Founder and CEO
Kenneth J. Porrello   Executive Director
CEO Perspectives Program
Merle Reskin   Civic Leader
Randall K. Rowe   Chairman
Green Courte Partners, LLC
Gloria Scoby   Retired Group Publisher
Crain Communications
John R. Walter   Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
ASHLIN Management Company

Past Chairpersons

William L. Atwell

Larry D. Brady

Douglas R. Brown

Nora Daley

Laurence Edwards

John N. Fox, Jr.

Eric Lefkofsky

Elliott Lyon

Gordon Murphy

William H. Plummer

Bruce Sagan

Gloria Scoby

Donna Vos