FY 2021

Board Officers

Caronina Grimble (Board member since 2017)

Board President

Director, Office of Strategy, Equity, and Transformation

Illinois Department of Human Services


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

Board Vice-President

Director, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

John H. Stroger Cook County Health and Hospitals Systems

Staff Physician, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center


Jessica L. Staiger (2012)

Board Secretary

Associate General Counsel, Litigation

Archer Daniels Midland Company


Patrick J. Hickey (2016)

Board Treasurer

Director, Private Client Services

Associated Bank


Dr. Mikal N. Rasheed (2017)

Board Member-at-Large

(Retired) Chairman, Program Director and Professor

Department of Social Work, Chicago State University


Jennifer Atkins (2019)

Board Member-at-Large

Vice President, Network Solutions

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association


Board Members

Jaquie Algee (2010)

VP, Director of External Relations

SEIU Healthcare Illinois & Indiana


Michael P. Bagley (2004)

Executive Vice President

American Community Bank & Trust, Crystal Lake


Angela E.L. Barnes (2014)

General Counsel, Director of Legal Affairs & Growth Initiatives

City Tech Collaborative


Meena Beyers (2020)

Director, Market Strategy

Southern Company Gas


Walter Burnett, Jr. (2015)

Alderman, City of Chicago

27th Ward


Sharlita M. Davis (2010)

Senior Counsel

IP, Technology and Data Security

JPMorgan Chase Bank


Carlos R. DeJesus (2020)

Director of Housing

Special Initiatives at The Center for Housing and Health


Bernard S. Dyme (2005)

President & CEO

Perspectives, Ltd.


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)

Professor, Social Work

Loyola University Chicago


Thomas F. Lysaught (2014)

Vice President, Head of Liability Claims

QBE North America


Caroline McCoy (2020)

Vice President of Programs

Woods Fund Chicago


Brett Rausch (2017)

Senior Vice President – Commercial Banking

Wells Fargo


Renauda Riddle (2019)

Senior Revenue Auditor

State of Illinois


Mary Fran Riley (2005)

Senior Vice President, External Affairs

Allies for Community Business


Elva Rubio (2019)


Rubio Studio


Neal Sales-Griffin (2018)

Managing Director

Techstars Chicago


Chris Sanders (2019)

Associate General Counsel

Rivian Automotive, LLC


Maxica Williams (2019)

CCH Core Group Leader & Community Activist