Our Staff and Board

Staff

Sarah Hoppe Knight, Co-Executive Director

KJ Hardy, Co-Executive Director

Caroline Bielby, Grants & Office Manager

 

Kayla Valenti, Program & Office Coordinator

Beth Richman, Marketing & Communications Consultant

Sue Hansen PhD, Advisor to ARLI Program

 

Board of Directors
Chris Santiago, BlueRoad Ventures (Chairperson)

Jen Kobayashi, Wang Kobayashi  Austin, LLC (Vice Chairperson)

Talbott Baldwin, DCS Advisory (Treasurer)

Michael Patock, Ellwood Associates (Secretary)

Brian Duwe, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLC

C. Graham Gerst, Global IP Law Group LLC

Jeannine W. James

Maryam Brown, Daniels Health

Ann Streeper (Program Chairperson)

Alex Washington, Wind Point Partners

Julie Anastos

Mark Anderson, GTCR
Rebecca Berger

Mary Beth Canfield 

Phyllis Chambers

Patricia S. Hagenah

Kat Henry, Pulaski International School of Chicago

Tony Hoban, William Blair

Nancy Jaffee

Sue Laue

Lisa Caputo Love, Hawthorne Scholastic Academy

 

Life Trustees

Joyce Rumsfeld (Founder)
Judith S. Block

Wiley N. Caldwell
John B. Foster  
Mary Galvin

Robert J. Gariano, Robert Gariano & Associates

Louanne Holland

Robert D. Horne, Dodge Capital

Edgar D. Jannotta
Frederick A. Krehbiel
Josephine B. Minow

Newton Minow

Shirley Ryan

Harrison I. Steans

Stephen R. Wilson