Foundation Board & Staff

Board of Directors


Officers

Richard P. Hohol, President
President
Chartered Consultants, Inc.

Rafael Malpica, Vice President Board Membership
Director, Community and Guest Relations
Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital

Brenda Knox, Treasurer
President
Financial Elements, Inc.

Georgeanna Mehr, Past President
(Retired) President
Hoffman Estates Community Bank

Dr. Avis Proctor, (Ex-Officio)
President
Harper College

Laura J. Brown, (Ex-Officio)
Vice President, Harper College
Chief Advancement Officer, Harper College Educational Foundation

Patty Moyer, Vice President Development
Vice President
Cedar Creek Investment LLC & Terra Cotta Corners LLC

Susan Rogers, Vice President Programs
Chief People Officer
School Health Corporation

Ella Liberman, Secretary
Assistant General Counsel - Regulatory
Markel Corporation

Jim Pfeiffer, Member at Large
Division Counsel
Northrop Grumman Corp

Diane Hill, (Ex-Officio) Trustee Liaison
(Retired) Northwestern University
School of Communication


Directors

Brian Battle
Chief Operating Officer
Beacon Power LLC

John Chapman
Chief Executive Officer/Chief Investment Strategist
Clearwater Capital Partners, LLC

Warner Cruz
President
J.C. Restoration

Polly Davenport
Senior Vice President/Chief Regional Officer
AMITA Health

MacAdam Glinn
General Manager, Aviation
Mortenson Construction

Steve Jackson
Vice President
Power Construction Company, LLC

Dierdre Manna
Senior Vice President/Head of Government & Industry Affairs 
Zurich North America

Monica Mueller
Vice President, Government Affairs
Motorola Solutions 

Scot Pepper
President
Pepper Construction Company

Jacob H. Sadoff
Co-Owner
Restore

Anthony Way
Senior Vice President/Practice Leader
Assurance Agency, Ltd.

Melanie L. Witt
President/Attorney
Witt Law, P.C.

Dee Beaubien
(Retired) Mental Health Counselor and Consultant.

Mark W. Cleary
(Retired) Vice President of Supply Chain Management
Northrop Grumman Corporation Electronic Systems

Raju Dalta 
President
Vistex, Inc.

Kathleen A. Gilmer
(Retired) Outreach Centers Director
Northern Illinois University

Don Houchins
Executive Director, Women's and Children's Services
Northwest Community Healthcare

Dan Klaras
President
Assurance Agency, Ltd.

Joe Martin
Senior Vice President
Captive Resources, Inc.

Sam Oliver
President
Non-Profit Consulting, Inc.

William D. Provan
Partner
American Commercial Bank & Trust

Drew J. Schaefer
Senior Vice President - Division Head
Cornerstone National Bank & Trust

Bradley Stetson
Chairman & CEO
Barrington Bank & Trust

Thomas G. Wischhusen
Senior Vice President & Senior Managing Director
Northern Trust


Emeritus Directors

Martha A. Bell
Principal
Tilton, Kelly + Bell, L.L.C.

Luz N. Canino-Baker
President
LNC Coaching LLC.

Nancy M. Castle, Ph.D.
(Retired) Director, Center for Non-Governmental Organizational Leadership and Development
Northern Illinois University

Robert P. Fiorani
(Retired) Vice President Communication
Schneider Electric

Randy L. Green
President and Chief Executive Officer
First Bank of Highland Park

Diane G. Hill
(Retired) Northwestern University
School of Communication

Richard D. Hoffman
(Retired) President
Atomatic Mechanical Services, Inc.

William H. Kesler
(Retired) Executive Vice President/Treasurer
HSBC Finance Corporation

Joseph J. Legat
Founder
Legat Architects

Thomas P. MacCarthy
Chairman
Cornerstone National Bank & Trust Company

James A. Moehling
Attorney and Counselor

Rita L. Mullins
(Retired) Mayor
Village of Palatine

Eric Pan
Practice Group Strategy Leader - GGB
Arthur J. Gallagher

Richard D. Schonhoff
(Retired) President
Northern Trust

Gerald J. Smoller
Principal
Kovitz Shifrin Nesbit

Marianne J. Stanke
Client Relations Executive
Deloitte

Donald D. Torisky
Century Solutions, L.L.C.

Gregory G. Werner
Senior Vice President
Mortenson Construction

Mary Jo Willis
(Retired)Professor Emerita
Harper College Speech and Theatre Department

Jeffery J. Bowden
(Retired) Senior Vice President
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Rita Canning
Community Philanthropist

Clark Delanois
Senior Vice President
Northern Trust

Dr. Kenneth L. Ender
Immediate Past President
Harper College

Robert H. Glorch
(Retired) Attorney
Law Offices of Robert H. Glorch

Richard T. Guttman
(Retired) Vice President, Industry & Government
Affairs and Assistant General Counsel
Schneider Electric

Dr. Robin M. Hoffer
(Retired) GCG Financial Inc.

Kris Howard Jensen
(Retired) Girl Scouts – Illinois Crossroads Council
(Retired) Harper College Board of Trustees

James R. Lancaster
(Deceased) Executive Vice President
First Chicago NBD

Jack A. Lloyd
Market President
BMO Harris Bank

James P. Meier
Principal/Project Manager,
MeritCorp Group, LLC

Lane Moyer
Partner
Vedder Price PC

Kenneth J. Nykiel
(Deceased) Partner
Clifton Gunderson LLP

Carol C. Pankros
(Retired) Founder and Financial Advisor
CCP, Inc.

Al Shapiro 
(Deceased) President
Active Glass Company Inc.

Jeffrey F. Sronkoski
Principal and Chairman
Legat Architects

Stephen J. Topolski
(Retired) Partner
PTW

Dr. Robin S. Turpin
Director, Health Delivery Systems and Pharmacoeconomics
Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.


Staff

Laura Brown
Chief Advancement Officer
847.925.6133

Amy Desautels
Executive Assistant
847.925.6278

Kristyn Meyer
Manager, Annual Giving and Events
847.925.6468

Malathi Paul
Scholarship Assistant
847.925.2156

Heather Zoldak
Associate Executive Director/Major Gifts
847.925.6319

Lauren Chilvers
Manager, Scholarships and Special Projects
847.925.6305

Shannon Hynes
Director, Alumni and Affinity Groups
847.925.6701

Kate Murphy
Database, Advancement, and Technology Manager
847.925.6610

Suzette Tolentino
Senior Director, Finance and Operations 
847.925.6182

Last Updated: 4/27/22