Board of Directors

Steven C. Gustafson
Gould & Ratner LLP

Vice- President
Robert X. Creevy
Corporate Attorney
Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.

Karen K. Riley
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Mitch Basson
Managing Director, Debt Capital Markets
Royal Bank of Canada

Katie Bata
Vice President, Human Resources
Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

Tony Bowers
Director, PwC | Financial Services Advisory
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Erik Bratley
Director – Finance & Accounting
MAXIMUS Consulting

Peggy Gilger, R.N.
School District 63

Kristina E. Johnsen, M.A.
Executive Director
Have Dreams

Alison Kassel
Chief Information Officer – Outsourcing Solutions
TrueBlue Inc.

Milton Pinsky
Chief Executive Officer
Banner Apartments, LLC

Julia Vander Ploeg
U.S. Vice President of Digital


Kellogg Board Fellow
Davis Greene


Life Trustees

Richard Malone
President and Chief Executive Officer
YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago

Gil Fergus
Special Consumer counsel
Illinois Attorney General’s Office

Peggy Gilger, R.N.
School District 63

Medical Advisors

Bennett L. Leventhal, M.D.
Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
New York University Medical Center
Deputy Director, NYU Child Study Center
Deputy Director, Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research

Catherine Lord, Ph.D.
Catherine Lord, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology and founding Director of the Center for Autism and the Developing Brain (CADB),
New York – Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College,
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in collaboration with New York Collaborates for Autism.

Lauren Wakschlag, Ph.D.
Professor of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University
Department of Medical Social Science
Feinberg School of Medicine