Loyola University Chicago

Board of Trustees

University Bylaws provide for up to 50 trustees to serve on Loyola's Board of Trustees.

Board Chair

Susan S. Sher (JD ’74)

Senior Advisor to the President

University of Chicago


Board Vice Chair

Mark A. Hoppe

Regional President Fifth Third Bank




Ellen S. Alberding


Joyce Foundation


Kim D. Blickenstaff (BA '74, MBA '76)

Chairman of the Board

Tandem Diabetes Care


Margaret Mary Cosgrove, BVM (MUND '70)


Client Services Great Lakes Advisors


Christopher J. Devron, SJ (MA '95)


Fordham Preparatory School


Walter C. Deye, SJ (MDiv '77)


Cincinnati Jesuit Community


Melanie C. Dreher

Dean Emeritus

Rush University College of Nursing


John P. Fitzgibbons, SJ (PhD '93)

Past President and Special Liaison to the Board of Trustees

Regis University


Rick Hammond


Insurance Claims and Litigation Consultants, LLC


Michael R. Haney

President and CEO

Newcastle Limited


Mary Hasten


The Hasten Foundation


Jackie Taylor Holsten (JD '99)

SVP General Counsel

Holsten Real Estate Development Corp


Timothy P. Kesicki, SJ (MA '88)

Past President

Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States


William G. Kistner (BBA '72)

Retired Partner

Ernst & Young


William F. Lynch

Vice Chairman and Market Lead

Wintrust Financial Corporation


Rocco J. Martino (MBA '78)

Managing Partner



Barry C. McCabe

Retired President

Hometown America


Eileen M. Mitchell (BS '90)


AT&T Illinois


Robert L. Niehoff, SJ

President Emeritus

John Carroll University


Sharon O'Keefe (MSN '76)

Retired President

University of Chicago Medical Center


Taylor J. O'Malley (BBA '89)

Co-Founder & President

Balyasny Asset Management


Gregory J. O'Meara, SJ

Rector of the Jesuit Community

Marquette University


Elizabeth M. Parkinson (BS '75)


Parkinson Group Holdings


Jo Ann Rooney


Loyola University Chicago


Mark S. Rzepczynski (BA '79)


AMPHI Research and Trading


John G. Schreiber (BBA '68)


Centaur Capital Partners, Inc.


Brian K. Speers (JD '93)

Managing Director

Merrill Lynch


Cynthia Hank Stark


Stark Insights


Julie H. Sullivan


University of St. Thomas


Robert A. Sullivan

Retired Chairman

Fifth Third Bank, Chicago


Bryan S. Traubert


Pritzker Traubert Foundation


Kevin W. Willer

Co-Managing Partner

Chicago Ventures

As of 2/25/2022


Trustees can log-in to the Board of Trustees website here.


Please address inquiries on board-related matters to George A. Trone, PhD, Special Assistant to the President and Liaison to the Board of Trustees (gtrone@luc.edu