Governance

CEO Leadership Council

  • James S. Austin, Managing Director and Midwest Regional Director, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
  • John Canning, Jr., Chairman, Madison Dearborn Partners
  • David Casper, President and CEO, BMO Harris Bank
  • Susan Collins, Joan and Sanford Weill Dean, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy – University of Michigan (Advisor)
  • Marsha Cruzan, Chicago Market President, U.S. Bank
  • Craig S. Donohue, Executive Chairman & CEO, The Options Clearing Corporation
  • Bryan Durkin, CEO, The CME Group
  • John Ettelson, President and CEO, William Blair
  • Charles Evans, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
  • Matthew Feldman, President and CEO, Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago  (Co-Chair)
  • Michael W. Frerichs, Illinois State Treasurer
  • Dr. Helene D. Gayle, President and CEO, The Chicago Community Trust (Co-Chair)
  • Darrell Hubbard, President and CEO, Urban Partnership Bank
  • Roger Hochschild, President and COO, Discover
  • Connie Lindsey, Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Social Responsibility and Global Diversity & Inclusion, The Northern Trust Company
  • Richard S. Price, Chairman and CEO, Mesirow Financial
  • Jim Reynolds, Chairman and CEO, Loop Capital
  • Larry Richman, President and CEO, CIBC Bank USA
  • John Rogers, Jr., Chairman and CEO, Ariel Investments  (Co-Chair)
  • Edward Wehmer, President and CEO, Wintrust Financial Corporation

Steering Committee

  • Matthew Bruce, Executive Director for Chicagoland Workforce Funders Alliance, The Chicago Community Trust (Treasurer)
  • Sarah Helm, Discover
  • Rodrigo Garcia, Deputy Treasurer & Chief Investment Officer, Illinois State Treasurer’s Office
  • Deborah Graham, Illinois State Treasurer’s Office
  • Tracy Raben, The Options Clearing Corporation
  • Helena Haynes-Carter, U.S. Bank
  • Melissa Donaldson, Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer, and Training & Development, Wintrust Financial (Co-Chair)
  • Auyana S. Orr, Manager, Community Affairs, Ariel Investments, LLC
  • Allison Pittman, Associate Managing Director, CIBC
  • Dave Quinn, Director, Recruiting and Human Resources, The CME Group
  • Tracy Raben, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, The Options Clearing Corporation
  • Steve Thomas, Senior Vice President, Mortgage Capital Markets, Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago
  • Cedric Thurman, Senior Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer, Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago (Co-Chair)
  • Kathryn Medina, Senior Vice President, People & Culture, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Co-Chair)
  • Tricia Myers, US Head Inclusion & Diversity/ People & Culture, BMO Harris Bank
  • Celeste Wright Harris, Vice President, Human Resources, Loop Capital

Staff

  • Courtney Hollins, Senior Business Project Manager, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
  • Yahaira Corona, Senior Business Project Manager, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
  • Dina Carr, D&I Manager, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
  • Toni Cornelius, FSP Project Manager