Board and Leadership

Board of Directors

  • Carol Summerfield, chair, Consultant
  • Thomas Bradley, Laner Muchin
  • Mandy Burrell Booth, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning
  • Mary Beth Cvengros, US Small Business Administration
  • William Parker, Editor
  • Susy Schultz, Public Narrative
  • Sheila Solomon, Democracy Fund
  • Julie Somogyi, Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana

Leadership Council

  • DeRondal┬áBevly, Ruby Rose Strategies
  • Johnathon Briggs, PCI
  • Michael Burke, Buffett Early Childhood Fund
  • Emily Culbertson, Emily Culbertson Consulting
  • Valerie Denney, Valerie Denney Communications
  • Sonia Garcia, Telemundo
  • Laurie Glenn, ThinkInc.
  • Cornelia Grumman, Robert R. McCormick Foundation
  • Mark Hallett, Illinois Humanities
  • Marj Halperin, Hawthorne Strategy Group
  • Jeff McCarter, Free Spirit Media
  • Mary Morten, Morten Group
  • Eva Penar, Chicago Community Trust
  • Tyronne Stoudemire, Hyatt
  • Laura Washington, Chicago Sun-Times