Our Staff and Board

Staff

Sarah Hoppe Knight, Interim Executive Director + Director of Programs

Caroline Bielby, Grants & Office Manager

Beth Richman, Marketing & Communications Consultant

Sue Hansen PhD, Advisor to ARLI Program

 

Board

Executive Committee

Chris Santiago, BlueRoad Ventures (Chairperson)

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

Talbott Baldwin, DCS Advisory (Treasurer)

Maryam Brown, Daniels Health (Member at Large)

Brian Duwe, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP (Member at Large)

C. Graham Gerst, Global IP Law Group LLC (Member at Large)

Jeannine W. James (Member at Large)

Michael Patock, Ellwood Associates (Member at Large)
Ann Streeper (Member at Large)

Alex Washington, Wind Point Partners (Member at Large)

Directors

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