Loyola University Chicago

Baumhart Center

Housed in the Loyola Business Leadership Hub

Leadership Council

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The Leadership Council is comprised of foremost leaders in social impact, enterprise, and responsibility who believe in and seek to advance the Baumhart Center’s mission of promoting social business in the service of a just, humane, and sustainable world. Members of the Leadership Council provide guidance on the Center’s strategies, as well as connect the Center’s initiatives with valued expertise, partners, and opportunities.

Jennifer Alter Warden
COO & EVP, Baird & Warner
Brenda Asare
President & CEO, Alford Group
Cliff Barber
Chief Strategy Officer, Archdiocese of Chicago
Kevin Conlon
Founder & President, Conlon & Dunn Public Strategies
Donald Cooke
SVP of Philanthropy, Robert R. McCormick Foundation
Laura Coy
Director of Philanthropy Strategy, William Blair
Evelyn Diaz
President, Heartland Alliance
Wendy DuBoe
President & CEO, United Way of Metro Chicago
John Edelman
Managing Director, Edelman
Vicki Escarra
Senior Advisor, Boston Consulting Group
Brian Fabes
Former CEO, Civic Consulting Alliance
Denitra Griffin, Ed.D.
President & Co-Owner, AGB Investigative Services
Francia E. Harrington
Former Executive Leader, Fifth Third Bank
Joe Higgins
Director of External Affairs, Comcast Corporation
Peter Hoskow
Principal & Managing Director, CCS
Mark Ishaug
CEO, Thresholds
Brad Jeffrey
CEO, Causegear
William Kistner
Director, Northwestern Memorial HC
Dan Kotowski
President and CEO, ChildServ
Mimi LeClair
President & CEO, Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago
Kandace Lenti
Managing Director, Wintrust
Eric Lugo
Executive Vice Chancellor, City Colleges of Chicago
Rosemary Matzl
Vice President of Community Affairs, ITW
Kate McAdams
Managing Director, Arabella Advisors
Julia McGuire*
EVP, Campbell & Company
Dorri McWhorter
CEO, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
Kim Michelson
Co-founder, The Honest Game
Art Mollenhauer
Former CEO, BBBS of Metropolitan Chicago
Mark Mulroe*
EVP, A Safe Haven
Daniel Nielsen
Managing Director, Great Lakes Advisors
Anna Paulson
EVP, Director of Research & Executive Committee Member
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Ashish Shah
CEO & Founder, PreparedHealth
Amy Silverstein
Senior Manager, Deloitte's Monitor Institute
Whitney Smith
Head of Regional Philanthropy - North America, JPMorgan Chase
Tim Stojka
CEO, Agentis
William Towns*
Managing Director, 4S Bay Partners
Eric Weinheimer
President & CEO, Forefront

*LUC Alumnus or Parent of Alumnus