Board of Directors

Maureen Schulman, President
Maureen Schulman Public Relations, Chicago, IL

Marc Schulman, Treasurer
President, The Eli’s Cheesecake Company, Chicago, IL

Cheryl Sloane, Secretary
Entrepreneur/Producer, Chicago, IL

Marilyn Lederer
Former Executive Director, The CHEST Foundation, Northbrook, IL

Dr. Charles Guengerich
President Emeritus, Wright College, Chicago, IL

Doug Wertheimer
Wertheimer Box & Paper Company, McCook, IL

Paul Kendrick
Executive Director, Rust Belt Rising
Adjunct Professor of Career Development at National Louis University
Former Director of College Success, Harlem Children’s Zone

Portia Harper
University of Chicago Medicine

Andhi Michaux
Chief HR Officer, Garda Capital Partners

Henry Ford Jones
Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, ConAgra Brands

Alexa Rice
Masters in Divinity at Harvard Divinity School
Former Account Executive for BBDO, NY Advertising Agency
Former Senior Account Director for HandshakePartners, a social impact consulting firm
Currently, a Board Member, Openlands Chicago and the Illinois Council on Women and Girls