Board of Trustees

Executive Committee

Eric Lefkofsky
Chairman and Co-Founder

Vice Chairs 
Keating Crown
Sterling Bay

Stephanie B. Smith
Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
DePaul University

Paul Goodrich
Chief Operating Officer
City of Chicago 

Deborah H. Quazzo
Managing Partner
GSV Ventures

Carole L. Brown
Chief Risk & Change Officer

Douglas R. Brown
Civic Leader

Dennis Chookaszian
Retired Chairman and CEO
CNA Insurance Companies 

Nora Daley
Civic Leader

Amy Eshleman
Partnerships Lead
Digital Youth Network, DePaul University 

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

Rich Feitler
President and Chief Operating Officer

Jon Michael Hill
Ensemble Member
Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Lynn Lockwood Murphy
Executive Director
One Chicago Fund

Karen Rodriguez
Ensemble Member
Steppenwolf Theatre Company 

Bruce Sagan

Matthew Shapiro 
Mason Avenue Investments

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
Ebs Burnough   Founder and President
Ebs Burnough Solutions International (EBSI)
Beth Boosalis Davis   Retired Attorney
Glenn Davis   Co-Artistic Director, Ensemble Member
Steppenwolf Theatre Company
Audrey Francis   Co-Artistic Director, Ensemble Member
Steppenwolf Theatre Company


Asheesh Goel  

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

Robert J. Greenebaum, Jr.   Executive Vice President
CRC Group
Racquel Harris   Retired Business Executive
Dennis D. Howarter   Retired Partner
Rebecca L. Johnston  

Arundel Way Partners

Ronald J. Mallicoat, Jr.   Market President and Managing Director - Wealth Management
The Northern Trust Company
Tarell Alvin McCraney   Ensemble Member
Steppenwolf Theatre Company
David E. Mendelsohn   Partner, Chicago Office
DLA Piper
Christopher M. Murphy   Partner
Winston & Strawn LLP
Yasen Peyankov   Ensemble Member
Steppenwolf Theatre Company
Anne M. Phillips   Owner, Managing Director
The Edge Theater
Robert S. Rivkin   Senior Vice President & General Counsel
United Airlines
Brenda Robinson   Partner
Gamechanger Films
Marilynn Rubio   Senior Manager Community Engagement and Special Events
Cari B. Sacks   Civic Leader
Robert Sanborn   Co-Founder
Sanborn Kilcollin Partners
Anna D. Shapiro   Ensemble Member
Steppenwolf Theatre Company
Colette Cachey Smithburg   Real Estate Broker
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.
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