Board Officers

Angela E.L. Barnes (Board member since 2014)

Board President

General Counsel, Director of Legal Affairs & Growth Initiatives

City Tech Collaborative


Robert Riesman (2016)

Board Vice-President



Patrick J. Hickey (2016)

Board Treasurer

Director, Private Client Services

Associated Bank


Caronina Grimble (2017)

Board Secretary

Program Officer

Woods Fund of Chicago


Bernard S. Dyme (2005)


President & CEO

Perspectives, Ltd.


Richard Goldstein (2009)


Director, Corporate Contract Administration

Merge Heathcare, an IBM company


Board Members


Jaquie Algee (2010)

VP, Director of External Relations

SEIU Healthcare Illinois & Indiana


Jennifer Atkins (2019)

Vice President, Network Solutions

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association


Michael P. Bagley (2004)

Executive Vice President

American Community Bank & Trust, Crystal Lake


Traci P. Beck, M.D. (2018)

Director, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

John H. Stroger Cook County Health and Hospitals Systems

Staff Physician, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center


Walter Burnett, Jr. (2015)

Alderman, City of Chicago

27th Ward


Michael Bush (2016)

Property Manager

Wayran, Inc. – The Ewing Annex Hotel


Sharlita M. Davis (2010)

Senior Counsel

IP, Technology and Data Security

JPMorgan Chase Bank


Marilyn Escoe (2018)

CCH Education Committee and Speakers Bureau member

Resident Coordinator

Good News Partners/New Life Interim Housing


Megan Finkelman (2017)

Vice President, Account Director

MERGE Chicago


Brady Harden, Jr. (2011)

Director, Strategy and Business Development

Grand Prairie Services, South Holland


Charles Jenkins (2019)

Program Development

Men Making a Difference


Thomas K. Kenemore (2006)

(Retired) Associate Professor, Masters Social Work Program

Chicago State University


Thomas F. Lysaught (2014)

Vice President, Head of Liability Claims

QBE North America


Dr. Mikal N. Rasheed (2017)

(Retired) Chairman, Program Director and Professor

Department of Social Work, Chicago State University


Brett Rausch (2017)

Vice President – Commercial Banking

Wells Fargo


Renauda Riddle (2019)

Senior Revenue Auditor

State of Illinois


Mary Fran Riley (2005)

Senior Vice President, External Affairs

Accion Chicago


Elva Rubio (2019)


Rubio Studio


Neal Sales-Griffin (2018)

Managing Director

Techstars Chicago


Chris Sanders (2019)

Associate General Counsel

Harley-Davidson Financial Services


Jessica L. Staiger (2012)

Associate General Counsel, Litigation

Archer Daniels Midland Company


Maxica Williams (2019)

CCH Core Group Leader & Community Activist