Chair, Vice Chair & Officers


  • Patricia Harris (BGS, '80)
    Global Chief Diversity Officer and V.P. of Global Community Engagement, Retired
    McDonald's Corporation

Senior Vice Chairs

  • Melvin L. Katten
    Senior Counsel
    Katten Muchin Rosenman, LLP

  • Robert Mednick (BS, ’62)
    Retired Managing Partner
    Andersen Worldwide

Vice Chair

  • Maurice Smith
    President & CEO, Health Care Service Corporation
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

Secretary to the Board

  • Bruce A. Crown
    BevBar, Inc.

Public Members

  • Steve H. Abbey
    Senior Vice President
    First Merit Bank

  • Marian Azzaro, Faculty Trustee
    Associate Professor of Integrated Marketing
    Roosevelt University

  • Valerie Barker Waller
    Sr. Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
    YMCA of the USA

  • Stephen Cerrone
    Chief Human Resources Officer

  • James B. Connor
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    Duke Realty

  • Mark Crayton, Faculty Trustee
    Lecturer Voice
    Chicago College of Performing Arts
    Roosevelt University

  • Maureen A. Ehrenberg

  • Ann Ford
    Partner/Managing Director, HPS Advise
    Hall, Prangle & Schoonveld, LLC

  • Vicki Fuller, (BSBA, '79)
    Former Chief Investment Officer
    NYS Common Retirement Fund

  • Thomas Gladden
    Macrosight, LLC

  • Marsha Feder Goldstein (BA, '67)
    The Board Genie

  • J.C. Gonzalez-Mendez
    President of McDonald’s Latin America, Retired

  • John R. Hall, III, Ed.D.
    Edugaged, LLC

  • Larissa Herczeg
    Managing Director, CIO
    Oak Street Real Estate Capital

  • Meme Hopmayer

  • Abby Kahaleh, Faculty Trustee
    Associate Professor of Pharmacy Administration
    Roosevelt University

  • John O. Keshner
    Chief Investment Officer
    San Manuel Band of Mission Indians

  • Ron Kubit
    Sopris Health

  • J. Kenneth Menges, Jr.
    General Counsel, Vice President and Secretary
    E&J Gallo Winery

  • Robert Y. Paddock
    Executive Vice President and Vice Chairman
    Paddock Publications, Inc.

  • Joseph A. Pasquinelli
    Founding Principal

  • Terry Peterson
    Vice President, Government Affairs
    Rush University Medical Center

  • William Presutti
    Executive Director, Strategic Sales Specialist
    FS Investments

  • Robert Tenuta, Faculty Trustee
    Assistant Teaching Professor of Human Resources Management
    Roosevelt University

  • Joyce E. Tucker
    Former Vice President of Global Diversity and Employee Rights
    The Boeing Company

  • Marek A. Wierzba
    Assurance & Advisory
    Business Services
    Ernest & Young

  • Carolyn Wiley, Faculty Trustee
    Professor of Management
    Roosevelt University

Life Trustees

  • Charles R. Gardner

  • Joe F. Hanauer

  • David Hiller

  • Donald S. Hunt

  • Robert Johnson

  • Anthony R. Pasquinelli

  • Anna Eleanor Roosevelt

  • Manfred Steinfeld


  • Frederick S. Addy
    Chairman Emeritus

  • Barbara T. Bowman

  • Charles R. Middleton 
    President Emeritus