Board of Directors

  • John Sassaris, Chair
  • Group President, Commercial Banking
  • MB Financial Bank, N.A.
  • Chicago, IL
  • Joseph Antolin
  • Principal
  • Antolin & Associates Consulting
  • Evanston, IL
  • Deborah Kasemeyer
  • Senior Vice President
  • Northern Trust
  • Chicago, IL
  • MarySue Barrett
  • President
  • Metropolitan Planning Council
  • Chicago, IL
  • Steve Kent
  • Managing Director & Vice Chairman
  • Piper Jaffray
  • Chicago, IL
  • Alicia Mazur Berg
  • Assistant Vice President
  • Campus Planning + Sustainability at University of Chicago
  • Chicago, IL
  • Richard F. Klawiter
  • Partner
  • DLA Piper
  • Chicago, IL
  • Kristine Garrett
  • Managing Director, Head of Private Wealth
  • The PrivateBank
  • Chicago, IL
  • Amir Kirkwood
  • Vice President for Business Development
  • Amalgamated Bank
  • New York, NY
  • Joseph N. Gomez
  • Senior Vice President and Director of Business Development
  • Byline Bank
  • Chicago, IL
  • Oscar D. Johnson, Jr.
  • Senior Vice President, Regional Head of Business Banking
  • BMO Harris Bank
  • Chicago, IL
  • Guadalupe Preston
  • Executive Director
  • Central States Ser, Jobs for Progress Inc.
  • Chicago, IL
  • George P. Surgeon
  • President and Chief Executive Officer
  • GSJ Advisors, Ltd.
  • Chicago, IL