CCH Board of Directors welcomes six new members

Chicago Coalition for the Homeless welcomed six new members to its Board of Directors in November. New to the 28-member CCH Board are:

From left, Claire Lew, Brett Rausch, Tracy Baim, Mikal Rasheed and Megan Winkelman (Photo by Julie Dworkin)
From left, Claire Lew, Brett Rausch, Tracy Baim, Mikal Rasheed and Megan Finkelman (Photo by Julie Dworkin)

Tracy Baim, Publisher and Executive Editor of Windy City Times

Megan Finkelman, Vice President, Account Director at HY Connect

Caronina Grimble, Program Officer at the Woods Fund of Chicago

Claire Lew, CEO of Know Your Company

Dr. Mikal N. Rasheed, retired Chairman and Professor of Chicago State University’s Department of Social Work

Brett Rausch, Vice President of Commercial Banking, Wells Fargo

In addition, attorney Nick Colvin, of counsel at Carpenter Lipps & Leland LLP, joined the CCH Board in May, following Deborah Harrington’s retirement. 

The CCH Board also named a new Vice President during its Nov. 12 annual retreat. A CCH Board member for three years, Angela E.L. Barnes serves as Assistant General Counsel for Velocitel, Inc.

Continuing in their roles are Board President Bernie Dyme, President and CEO of Perspectives, Ltd; Board Treasurer Michael Bagley, Commercial Group President at MB Financial Bank; and Board Secretary Richard Goldstein, Director of Corporate Contracting at Merge Healthcare, an IBM company.

“I am very excited about the new additions to our Board,” said President Bernie Dyme. “They are a diverse group who will continue in the tradition of having passion for the mission and objectives of CCH. They also add skill sets in a variety of areas of expertise that will aid our efforts to get CCH’s message out to the community.”

– Anne Bowhay, Media