Board of Directors

Jeffrey M. Yordon

Board Chair

B.S. Political Science ’70

President
Athenex Pharmaceuticals

Michael A. Cullen

Board Vice Chair and Chair, Audit Committee

B.S. Finance ’84
B.S. Accountancy ’87

President & CEO
NB&T

Chris Cole

Board Treasurer and Chair, Finance Committee

B.S. Accountancy ’75

Retired Senior Vice President Finance Strategy
McDonald’s USA, LLC

William E. Taylor

Assistant Treasurer

B.S. Accountancy ’67

Retired Partner
Deloitte & Touche

John F. (Jack) Tierney

Chair, Investment Committee

B.S. Marketing ’75
M.S.E. ’78

Executive Director, Unit Trust Division
Invesco Ltd.

Christine Speiser

Chair, Grants Committee

B.S. Education ’73, Elementary Education

M.S. Education ’83 Educational Administration

Consultant

Cynthia Crocker

Chair, Leadership Committee

B.S. Marketing ’80

Retired Senior Vice President
Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
Equity Group Investments

Jaymie F. Simmon

Chair, Red and Black Committee

B.S. in Education ’70
Writer

Stacey Barsema

President, Barsema Foundation

William A. Boston

B.S. Marketing ’70
M.B.A. ’71

Chairman & CEO
DynamicSignals, LLC

Brent R. Brodeski

B.S. Finance ’88

M.B.A. ’91

Chief Executive Officer
Savant Capital Management, Inc.

Kenneth C. Chessick M.D., J.D.

J.D. Law ’84

Medical Negligence Attorney
Chairman and CEO, Restaurant.com

Carol Y. Crenshaw

B.S. Accountancy ’78

Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Chicago Community Trust

John Thomas (Tom) Futrell

M.B.A. ’79

Senior Vice President
First Trust Advisors, LLC

Montel M. Gayles

B.S. Communication Studies’83

Attorney At Law

Gayles Consulting PC

Jeffrey T. Liesendahl

B.S. Accountancy ’87

Co-Founder
Accertify, Inc.

Anthony L. Kambich

B.S. Education ‘59

President, Deerfield/North Shore Montessori Schools

John McKearn, Ph.D.

B.S. Biological Sciences ’75

Managing Director
RiverVest

James B. Pick, Ph.D.

M.S. Education ’69

Professor, School of Business,  University of Redlands

Manny Sanchez

B.S. Political Science ’70

Founder and Managing Partner
Sanchez Daniels & Hoffman LLP

Janet Pucino

B.A. Music ’76

CEO and Founder, Deep Canyon Media

CIO, Prolacta Bioscience

Janet Viane

B.S. Management ’80

M.B. A. ’83

CEO, Evoke Productions

 

 

 

Catherine B. Squires CFRE

B.M. Music ’80

President and Chief Executive Officer

Ex-officio

Douglas D. Baker, Ph.D.

President, Northern Illinois University

Ex-officio