Board of Directors

President
Steven C. Gustafson
Partner
Gould & Ratner LLP

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

Treasurer
Milton Pinsky
Chief Executive Officer
Banner Apartments, LLC

Secretary
Karen K. Riley
Director
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.
Nurse
East Maine School District 63

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

Alison Kassel
Chief Information Officer – Outsourcing Solutions
TrueBlue Inc.

Julia Vander Ploeg
U.S. Vice President of Digital
McDonald’s

Kellogg Board Fellow
Davis Greene

 

Life Trustees

Gil Fergus
Special Consumer counsel
Illinois Attorney General’s Office

Peggy Gilger, R.N.
Nurse
East Maine School District 63

Richard Malone
President and Chief Executive Officer
YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago

Medical Advisors

Bennett L. Leventhal, M.D.
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Deputy Director, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Director of Training, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
​University of California, San Francisco
STAR Center for ASD & NDDs

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