Our Team

Founding Chair

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Jill (Hebert) White
CEO/Founder
Matrex Exhibits, Inc.

Board of Directors

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Patricia Aluisi

COO

MB Real Estate

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Penny Brown

Civic Consultant

Multiple Chicago Community Boards

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Leslee M. Cohen
Principal
Hershman Cohen, LLC

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Steve Knoop

Managing Principal 

First Chicago Advisors, Inc.

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Allen Kutchins
President
KRD, Ltd.

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Fearon Melton

Vice President - Investments

MBRE Healthcare

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Kristi Piehl
Founder & CEO
Media Minefield

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Ellen Rogin, CPA, CFP®
Founder
Create Great

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Bruce Traan

Head of Cboe Global Indices

Cboe Global Markets

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Deb Smolensky
VP

Well-Being and Engagement & NFP Ventures

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Jacqueline Nyenke
Attorney and Founder

 

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Minni Marwaha
Founder
MNM Holdings, LLC

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Chee-Young Kim

Founder of Hana Accounting and Co-founder of NowSecure

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Clyde Burks

Co-Founder and Managing Director, The PFG Group, LLC