Board of Directors

Board Officers

Steven N. Miller, Biography
Partner and Co-Founder, Origin Ventures, Northbrook

Vice President
Gabrielle Griffin
Director & Senior Vice President, Abbot Downing, a Wells Fargo Business, Chicago

Vice President
Charles E. Harris, II
Partner, Mayer Brown LLP, Chicago

Pamella Capitanini
Advertising & Marketing Director, Italian Villiage Restaurants, Chicago

David Glasner
Vice President, Bernstein Global Wealth Management , Chicago


Steven H. Adelman
Partner, Locke, Lord, Bissell & Liddell, Chicago

Frederick N. Bates
(Retired) Corporate Counsel, ITW – Illinois Tool Works Inc., Chicago

Regina Cross 
Private Wealth Advisor, Goldman Sachs, Chicago

Virginia Fitzgerald
Director of Visitor Services, Chicago History Museum, Chicago

Edward Ford
Owner, Ford Jewelers, Chicago

Sidney Lee
Vice President & General Counsel, Golden Country Oriental Foods, Chicago

Chris Mannelli
Managing Director, Victory Gardens Theater, Chicago

Sylvia Margolies
Assistant Director of Development, Midwest Region, American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science,  Winnetka

Stephanie Pendexter
Senior Manager of Communication, Deloitte & Touche LLP, Chicago

Jeffrey C. Rappin
President & CEO, Evergreen Real-Estate Services, Chicago

Carol Rosofsky
Counsel to Programming, Development, and Special Events, Chicago Humanities Festival, Chicago

Anupy Singla
Journalist, Author, Blogger, Chicago

Susan Weiss
Vice President of Business Services Company Operations, Exelon Corporation, Chicago

Chay Yew
Artistic Director, Victory Gardens Theater, Chicago