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Richard P. Kiphart, Chair
Chester T. Kamin, Vice Chair
Sylvia Neil, Vice Chair
Barry M. Sabloff, Treasurer
Sharon Dalenberg, Secretary


Andrew Alexander

CEO and Executive Producer

The Second City, Inc

Madeleine Moore Burrell

Founder and Retired President

Moore Creative

Lester Coney

Executive Vice President

Mesirow Financial

Sharon Dalenberg

President and CEO

CTL Global Solutions

Luis de la Parra ’95

Senior Vice President, Partner Solutions 

Univision Communications Inc.

Susan V. Downing P ’99


Jeremy Efroymson MFA ’98

Vice Chair

Efroymson Family Fund

Jane Gately

Independent Advisor

John R. Gehron P ’95, P ’09


Devin A. Gross

CEO and Board Member

Emmi Solutions, LLC

Joan Hammel ’86, ex officio

Professional Vocalist, Paxton Productions

President, Columbia College Chicago Alumni Association

John McClain Holmes


AAR Aviation Services

Chester T. Kamin

Of Counsel

Jenner & Block LLP

Kwang-Wu Kim, ex officio

President and CEO

Columbia College Chicago

Richard P. Kiphart


William Blair & Company

Jay Leib ’95

CEO and Founder

NexLP, Inc.

Averill Leviton

Liaison, Consular Corps

Office of the Secretary of State

Frederick C. Lowinger

Senior Counsel

Sidley Austin LLP

Howard Mendelsohn ’49


Howard Mendelsohn & Company

Sylvia Neil

Lecturer in Law

University of Chicago Law School

Arlen D. Rubin

Retired CFO

Live Marketing, Inc.

Barry M. Sabloff

Vice Chairman

Marquette National Corporation

Asha L.I. Spencer


Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott, LLP

Arthur Sussman

Lecturer in Law

University of Chicago Law School

Andreas Waldburg-Wolfegg

Portfolio Manager and International Analyst

Columbia Wanger Asset Management, LLC

Sona Wang

Managing Director

Ceres Venture Fund, L.P.

Allison Grant Williams

COO, Global Funds Services

Northern Trust Corporation

Hugh C. Williams

President and CEO

Continental Painting & Decorating, Inc

Robert A. Wislow


CBRE Chicago

William E. Wolf

Founding Principal

BW Capital Partners


Lerone Bennett Jr.
Sydney Smith Gordon
Samuel E. Pfeffer
Victor Skrebneski
Helena Chapellín Wilson ’76


Bill Kurtis
Allen M. Turner