Board Officers

Bernard S. Dyme (2004)

Board President

President & CEO

Perspectives, Ltd.


Angela E.L. Barnes (2013)

Board Vice-President

Attorney in Private Practice


Michael P. Bagley (2004)

Board Treasurer

Commercial Group President

MB Financial Bank, N.A., Mount Prospect


Richard Goldstein (2009)

Board Secretary

Director, Corporate Contract Administration

Merge Heathcare, an IBM company


Jaquie Algee (2010)


VP, Director of External Relations

SEIU Healthcare Illinois & Indiana, Chicago


Board Members

Tracy Baim (2016)

Executive Editor and Publisher

Windy City Times


Walter Burnett, Jr. (2015)

Alderman, City of Chicago

27th Ward


Michael Bush (2016)

Property Manager

Wayran, Inc. – The Ewing Annex Hotel


Nick Colvin (2016)

General Counsel and Senior Advisor

Chicago City Treasurer


Sharlita M. Davis (2010)

Assistant Vice President and Contract Officer

IP & Technology Law Group

JPMorgan Chase Bank


Megan Finkelman (2016)

Vice President, Account Director

HY Connect, Chicago


Caronina Grimble (2016)

Program Officer

Woods Fund of Chicago


Brady Harden, Jr. (2011)

Director, Strategy and Business Development

Grand Prairie Services, South Holland


Abdullah Hassan (2016)

(Retired) Director, Veterans Programs

The Inner Voice, Inc.


Patrick J. Hickey (2016)

Director, Private Client Services

Associated Bank


Marco E. Jacome (2013)

Chief Executive Officer

Healthcare Alternative Systems, Inc.


Thomas K. Kenemore (2006)

(Retired) Associate Professor, Masters Social Work Program

Chicago State University


Claire Lew ( 2016)


Know Your Company, Chicago


Thomas F. Lysaught (2014)

Vice President, Head of Liability Claims

QBE North America, Chicago


Peter Martinez (2011)

(Retired) Director, The Center for Urban School Leadership

University of Illinois at Chicago


Joseph Putnick (1998)

Attorney in Private Practice, Chicago


Dr. Mikal N. Rasheed (2016)

(Retired) Chairman, Program Director and Professor

Department of Social Work, Chicago State University


Avi Rathnakumar (2012)

Regional Director of Restaurants – Midwest

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, Chicago


Brett Rausch (2016)

Vice President – Commercial Banking

Wells Fargo, Chicago


Robert Riesman (2016)

Writer, Chicago


Mary Fran Riley (2005)

Senior Vice President, External Affairs

Accion Chicago


Christopher Shearer (2013)

Associate General Counsel

Grant Thornton LLP, Chicago


Jessica L. Staiger (2012)

Litigation Partner

Kirkland & Ellis, Chicago