Board Members

Governing Board - comprised of chairpersons, chief executives and presidents of major institutions in Illinois, including representatives from business and industry, labor, agribusiness and education, as well as professional services and association management.

Board of Trustees - includes business, corporate, and institutional leaders in Illinois from industry, agriculture, finance, professional services, education, and labor.

Executive Commitee - Operational activities of the Boards are vested in the Trustee Executive Committee, which includes the Econ Illinois President and Governing Board Chair as non-voting members. Other committees of the Board include: Finance Committee; Audit Committee; Personnel Committee; Program Committees; and the Nominating Committee.

We are proud to announce 4 new board members this year!



Econ Illinois Governing Board

Chair:

Pamela C. Piarowski, CPA**
Senior Vice President Finance
BMO Harris Bank N.A.

Members:

Martin Cabrera
CEO
Cabrera Capital Markets, LLC
 
Chris Concannon
President & COO
Cboe Global Markets
 
Tom Cullerton
Illinois State Senator
23rd District
 
Charles L. Evans
President and Chief Executive Officer
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Michael Frerichs
Treasurer
State of Illinois
 
Joseph M. Guinan
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Advantage Futures
 
Arvid C. Johnson, Ph.D.
President
University of St. Francis
 
Edward Provost
Retired
President and COO
Chicago Board Options Exchange

Christopher Shannon
Partner
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
 
Michael G. Timmers
Partner
Kirkland & Ellis

 



Econ Illinois Board of Trustees

Chair:

William A. Testa, Ph.D.*
Vice President and Director of Regional Programs
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Members:

Robert L. Anderson *
President
Anderrob and Associates
 
Cynthia Au *
Vice President Human Resources
Cabrera Capital Markets, LLC
 
Karen Bourbulas
Vice President
Operations & Technology
Northern Trust
 
Catherine M. Bourke
Vice President, Public Affairs
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
 
Michael J. Conti*
Chief Legal Officer
Rosenthal Collins Group, LLC
 
Jeffrey R. Egan
Managing Director
Shorebridge Capital
 
Julian Federle
Chief of Policy & Programs
Office of the Treasurer
State of Illinois
 
Sheryl Szot Gallaher *
Director
Office of Economic Education
University of St. Francis
 
John M. Geiringer
Partner
Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg LLP
 
Adam Ginsburgh
Managing Director
Align Income Share Funding LLC
Anne C. Kaplan, Ph.D. *
Vice President
Outreach, Engagement, & Regional Development
Northern Illinois University
 
Hazel King *
President
H.A. King & Associates, Inc.
 
William C. Kling
Attorney at Law/Teaching at UIC
 
David L. Kohn
Executive Director of Public Affairs
Union League Club of Chicago
 
Maureen Lagan
Managing Director
Deloitte
 
Gabe Martinez
Financial Advisor & Managing Partner
West Madison Wealth Management
 
Michael Miroballi, CFA® *
President
Huntington Investment Company
 
George M. Morvis
President and CEO
Financial Shares Corporation

Jane Ott
President
North South Capital
 
Mike Piotrowski
Managing Partner
Marquette Associates
 
James M. Ratcliffe
Retired
Vice President, Corporate Relations
R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co.
 
Daniel T. Roche
Vice President
Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services
 
Stanley Rupnik
Chief Investment Officer
Teachers' Retirement System of Illinois

David A. Van Vickle
Assistant Regional Director - Division of Risk Mangement Supervision
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
 
Frank M. Whittaker
Retired
Union League Club
 
Gregory Williams
Managing Director & Business Development Mgr.
Wellington Management

* Member of the Executive Committee
** Ex-officio member of the Executive Committee

Executive Committee

Chair:

William A. Testa, Ph.D.
Vice President and Director of Regional Programs
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Members:

Michael Miroballi
BMO Harris Bank N.A.
Treasurer and Vice-Chair, Finance

James M. Ratcliffe
R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, Retired
Secretary

Sheryl Szot Gallaher
Director, Office of Economic Education
Governors State University
Vice-Chair, Programs

Anne C. Kaplan, Ph.D.
Vice President Outreach, Engagement & Regional Development
Northern Illinois University
Vice-Chair, Personnel

Robert L. Anderson
President
Anderrob and Associates

Hazel King
President
H.A. King & Associates, Inc.

Cynthia Au
Vice President Human Resources
Cabrera Capital Markets, LLC

Ex officio Member:

Pamela C. Piarowski
Senior Vice President of Finance
BMO Harris Bank N.A.