Board of Directors

Nancy Van Grinsven – Chair* Community Philanthropist
Kevin Conway – Vice Chair* Partner, Cooney & Conway
Mark Ferguson – Secretary* Partner, Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott LLP
Michael Millhouse – Treasurer* Retired, Chief Investment Officer, Chicago Equity Partners LLC

Jorge Alonso US District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois
Rebecca Balyasny President, Lionel Advisors LLC
Hank Bernbaum Founder and Former Chairman, High Sierra
Peter Billmeyer  Co-Founder and Managing Principal, Bespoke Commercial Real Estate 
Chris Boehm Managing Partner, Cresset Partners Private Capital
Mar Borie* Private Educator
Doug Brown Community Philanthropist
Teri Brown Community Philanthropist
Mark Burgett* Managing Director, Wind Point Partners
Dana Butler Former Principal, Irma C. Ruiz Elementary School
Olivia Carberry • Assistant General Counsel, Exelon
Christopher Carlson COO, Asset Management, Northern Trust
Molly Carroll Executive Vice President, Tenant Representation, Jones Lang LaSalle
Tracy Clark Records Clerk, Barlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott, LLP
Violet Clark Partner, Laner Muchin, Ltd.
Wheeler Coleman CEO and Founder, Executive Consultants United
Brad DeHond Managing Director, Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management
Mary Jo DeMaio* Community Philanthropist
Michael Earley Partner, Jones Day
James Epstein Retired, Appellate Judge
Justin Foley* ** Head of Trading, The Gelber Group
Chuck Gately* Founder & Chairman of the Board, LaSalle Systems
Tony Goodman* Director, Foundations Chicago
Katie Gottfred President & Founder, LEAP Learning Systems
Ellen Hoover • Associate, Ropes & Gray
Jason Kang, MD Department of Pathology, North Shore University Health System
Jim Kaplan Lead Portfolio Manager, Structured Products, National Investment Services
Ron Kelner President & COO, Deublin Company
Patrick Kempton* Principal, Prudential Mortgage Capital Company
Michael King Managing Director / Market Lead, Financial Institutions Division, CIBC
Chris Klingenstein* Community Philanthropist
Yan Krasov • Research Analyst, William Blair
Rocky Lopez •* Principal, The Randolph Group
Jim Lynch Partner, Winston and Strawn
Wendy Manning* Web Strategy & Integration, Boeing
Chris McComish Chief Banking Officer, Chemical Bank
Ruth Mendez Corrections Officer, Cook County Sheriff’s Office
Pete Mulvey Partner, RSM US LLP
Betsy Murphy Registered Nurse
Mary O’Leary Retired, Executive VP, HR, Publicis Media
John Ormsby* Retired, Director of Health Services, US Foods
Mason Phelps GMR Investments
Bill Rogers Senior Managing Director, Jones Lang LaSalle
Scott Rubenstein Managing Director, BMO Harris Bank
Meghann Sandak Chief Development Officer, United Way of Upper New York
Jeremy Schlee Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Brad Schotanus Senior Vice President, Wintrust Commercial Banking
Greg Shearson CEO, Ancient Nutrition
Peter Skoglund Former Vice Chairman of Private Banking, USA Credit Suisse Group AG
Emanuel Tabachnik Community Philanthropist
Will Torres Chief College Officer, University of Chicago Charter School
Robert M. Thomas Community Philanthropist
Mark Van Grinsven Retired, Executive VP, Northern Trust
Allen Weaver Senior Managing Director, Prudential Capital Group
Andy Weaver Client Development Advisor, RMB Capital
Jim Woldenberg CEO, Heathrow Scientific
Greg Zeeman* CEO, Oasis Financial

Chairman’s Council

Phil Beck Partner, Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott LLP
Bob Cooney** Partner, Cooney & Conway 
Loretta Cooney** Community Philanthropist
Tom Dwyer, Sr. Partner, Thomas J. Dwyer & Associates
Steve Elkins Partner, Financial Advisor, William Blair
David Grumhaus Senior Portfolio Manager, Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co.
Bruce Hague Executive Managing Director and President of National Commercial Banking and Regional Markets, CIBC
Craig Henderson** President, C.W. Henderson & Associates
Jerry Johnston Chairman of the Board, PinpointCare
Tom Kearney** Partner, Moran & Company
Mike Keiser Owner, Bandon Dunes Golf Resort
Scott Kilrea Retired, President, The Letco Group LLC
Roger McEniry** Partner, Dolan, McEniry Capital Management
Tom Moran Chairman, Moran & Company
Jim Murphy** CEO, Carbon Green LLC
Bob Murphy** VP, Commercial Real Estate Services, Wintrust Financial Corporation
John Russell Founder, Versatile Capital Management
Ira Schulman Managing Principal and Co-Founder, Walton Street Capital
David Shaw** Managing Partner, Harbor Capital LLC
Bill Shean President, Shean & Co. Inc.
Lee Tenzer Retired, Chairman and CEO, The Letco Group, LLC

* Executive Committee
** Past President
• DMSF Alumnus