Foundation Board & Staff

Board of Directors


Richard P. Hohol, President
Chartered Consultants, Inc.

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

Brenda Knox, Treasurer
Financial Elements, Inc.

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

Dr. Avis Proctor, (Ex-Officio)
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


Brian Battle
Chief Operating Officer
Beacon Power LLC

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

Warner Cruz
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
Pepper Construction Company

Jacob H. Sadoff

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

Melanie L. Witt
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 
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
Assurance Agency, Ltd.

Joe Martin
Senior Vice President
Captive Resources, Inc.

Sam Oliver
Non-Profit Consulting, Inc.

William D. Provan
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
Tilton, Kelly + Bell, L.L.C.

Luz N. Canino-Baker
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
Legat Architects

Thomas P. MacCarthy
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
Kovitz Shifrin Nesbit

Marianne J. Stanke
Client Relations Executive

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
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

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


Laura Brown
Chief Advancement Officer

Amy Desautels
Executive Assistant

Kristyn Meyer
Manager, Annual Giving and Events

Malathi Paul
Scholarship Assistant

Heather Zoldak
Associate Executive Director/Major Gifts

Lauren Chilvers
Manager, Scholarships and Special Projects

Shannon Hynes
Director, Alumni and Affinity Groups

Kate Murphy
Database, Advancement, and Technology Manager

Suzette Tolentino
Senior Director, Finance and Operations 

Last Updated: 4/27/22