• Board of Directors

    CHAIRMAN
    Eric S. Smith
    Market President, Chicago
    Fifth Third Bank 
     
    VICE CHAIRS
    Maria C. Green
    Senior Vice President, General Counsel  & Secretary
    Ingersoll Rand Company 
     
    Joseph A. Gregoire
    Regional President - Illinois Banking (Retired)
    PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
     
    David Nichols
    Principal, Advisory Services
    Ernst & Young LLP 
     
    James Reynolds
    Chairman and CEO
    Loop Capital Markets 
     
    Stacy Sharpe
    Senior Vice President
    Allstate Insurance Company
     
    Steven J. Sherman
    Managing Director
    Loop Capital Financial Consulting Services

    SECRETARY
    Esther Franklin
    EVP, Managing Director Strategy & Cultural Fluency
    Spark
     
    TREASURER
    Reginald C. Reed
    Partner (Retired)
    KPMG LLP

    LIFE DIRECTORS

    Andrew C. Barrett
    Managing Director
    The Barrett Group, Inc.

    Frank L. Bixby
    Retired Counsel
    Sidley Austin LLP
     
    Barbara Bowles
    President
    Landers Bowles Family Foundation

    Melvin C. Hopson
    President
    M.C. Hopson and Associates

    George E. Johnson
    Retired President and CEO
    Johnson Products

    Lester H. McKeever, Jr.
    Managing Principal
    Washington, Pittman & McKeever LLC 

    James J. O’Connor, Sr.
    Retired Chairman and CEO
    Commonwealth Edison Company

    William A. Osborn
    Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    Northern Trust

    Thomas M. Patrick
    Retired Chairman and CEO
    People’s Energy

    John W. Rogers, Jr.
    Chairman and CEO
    Ariel Investments, LLC 

    DIRECTORS

    Alex Bell
    Managing Director, KPMG LLP  

    Clive Christison
    Head of Supply and Optimization
    BP Products North America
     
    Nelda J. Connors
    Founder and CEO
    Pine Grove Holdings, LLC 
     
    Alexandra Dousmanis-Curtis
    Head, U.S. P&C Retail Banking
    BMO Harris Bank
     
    Brian W. Duwe
    Partner
    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates
     
    Ralph P. Hargrow 
    SVP and Global Chief People Officer
    ACCO Brands 
     
    Brett J. Hart
    Executive Vice President and General Counsel
    United Airlines

    Andre P. Hughes
    Founder & Servant 
    Powered By Action

    James P. Kolar
    Market Managing Partner, Greater Chicago Market
    PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

    Paul V. LaSchiazza
    President
    AT&T Illinois
     
    Lawrence Lewis
    VP, Human Resources
    UPS  
     
    Charles Matthews
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Peoples Gas and Northshore Gas  
     
    Anthony R. McCain
    Vice President, Operations
    Nicor Gas
     
    Aletha Noonan
    Vice President, Central Region
    CDW

    Anne Pramaggiore
    President & CEO
    ComEd

    Larry D. Richman
    President and CEO
    The PrivateBank 

    Debbie S. Roberts
    President, Northeast Zone – East Division
    McDonald’s USA, LLC  
     
    Michael J. Sacks
    Chief Executive Officer
    Grosvenor Capital Management, L.P.

    Samuel C. Scott III
    Retired President and CEO
    Corn Products International, Inc. (now Ingredion)

    James P. Sledge
    VP State Government Affairs
    Comcast Cable
     
    Ina Stewart-Murray
    Executive Vice President - Market Manager (Chicago/Wisconsin)
    PNC Bank
     
    Tyronne Stoudemire
    VP, Global Diversity & Inclusion
    Hyatt

    Sheila Talton
    Chief Executive Officer and President
    Gray Matter Analytics
    Strategy Global Tech, Ltd.

    Frederick H. Waddell
    Chairman and CEO
    Northern Trust

    Alex E. Washington, III
    Managing Director
    Wind Point Partners

    PRESIDENT AND CEO

    Shari Runner