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 and EVP
Baird & Warner
Brenda Asare
President and CEO
Alford Group
Cliff Barber
Chief Strategy Officer
Archdiocese of Chicago
Kevin Conlon
Founder and President
Conlon & Dunn Public Strategies
Donald Cooke
SVP of Philanthropy
Robert R. McCormick Foundation
Laura Coy
Director of Philanthropy Strategy
William Blair
Jenna Daugherty
Divisional Vice President, Global Citizenship and Sustainability
Abbott
Evelyn Diaz
President
Heartland Alliance
Wendy DuBoe
President and 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 and 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
Dan Kotowski
President and CEO
ChildServ
Mimi LeClair
President and 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
Marquis Miller
Chief Diversity Officer
City of Chicago 
Art Mollenhauer
Former CEO
BBBS of Metropolitan Chicago
Daniel Nielsen
Managing Director
Great Lakes Advisors
Anna Paulson
EVP, Director of Research and Executive Committee Member
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Ashish Shah
CEO and 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 and CEO
Forefront
Vincent Williams
President and CEO
Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council 

*LUC Alumnus or Parent of Alumnus