Executive Committee

Frank Clark – Chairman of the Board & President
Chairman & CEO
ComEd (Retired)

Tony Anderson
Former Vice Chairman & Managing Partner
Ernst & Young

James Reynolds
Chairman & CEO
Loop Capital

John Rogers Jr.
Chairman, CEO & CIO
Ariel Investments

Melody Spann-Cooper
Chairman, Midway Broadcasting &
President, WVON Radio

John Hooker
Exec. Vice President of Legislative & External Affairs
ComEd (Retired)

Marty Nesbitt
President & Co-CEO
Vistria

Sam Scott
Chairman, President & CEO
Corn Products International, Inc. (Retired)

Steve Davis
CEO
The Will Group

Charles Smith, Emerging Leader (Member at Large)
CEO
CS Insurance Strategies

Sustaining and Established Member Listing

Zaid Abdul-Aleem
Managing Director
Moellis & Company

Jimmy Akintonde
President & CEO
Ujamaa Construction Inc.

Dwayne Barlow
President
The Bartech Group

Yasmin Bates-Brown
Executive Vice President (Retired)
BMO Harris

Robert Blackwell
CEO
E.K.I. Digital

Leslie “Les” Bond
CEO
Attucks Asset Management, LLC

Alvin Boutte, Jr.
Vice President
IFS Securities

Ernest Brown
President
Brown & Momen, Inc.

Levoi Brown
Managing Director
BMO Harris Bank

Gregory Chappell
Principal/CFO
Unison Consulting

James Compton
Past President
Chicago Urban League

Dennis Cook
President & CEO
WES Health Systems

Veranda Dickens
Chairman
Seaway Bank

Shirley Evans-Wofford
Founder
Lambert Risk Management Services, Inc.

Willard Evans, Jr.
President
The Evans Advisory Group

Dr. Leon Finney
CEO & President
Woodlawn Community Development Corp.

Michael Fisher
Agency Field Executive
Country Financial

Jim Floyd
Vice President & General Manager Central Division
McDonalds Corporation

Michelle Gaskill
President
Trinity Hospital

Martin Greene
Partner
Greene & Letts

Wallace Harris Jr.
SVP Head U.S. Personal & Small Business Banking, Chief CRA Officer
BMO Harris Bank

Stephanie Hickman
President & CEO
Trice Construction

Elzie Higginbottom
Chairman & CEO
East Lake Management and Development Corp.

Tim Hughes
Director, Real Estate
ComEd

Larry Ivory
President & CEO
Illinois Black Chamber of Commerce

Don Jackson
Founder, Chairman & CEO
Central City Productions

Joel Johnson
President & CEO
Human Resource Development Institute

Phillip Craig Johnson
Principal/Co-Owner
Johnson & Lee LTD.

Eric Douglas Keene
Founder & President
Keene Advisory Group

Paul King Jr.
President
Comprehensive Construction Consulting, Inc.

Anedra Kerr
Chief Development Officer
After School Matters

Michael “Mike” Lewis
Executive Vice President (Retired)
BMO Harris N.A.

Lyle Logan
Executive Vice President Financial Institutions Group
Northern Trust Corporation

Kimberly McCullough
Assistant Director
Illinois Department of Central Management

Thomas McElroy
Principal & CEO
Level-1 Global Solutions LLC

Lester McKeever
Managing Principal
Washington, Pittman & McKeever, LLC

Deryl McKissack
President & CEO
McKissack & McKissack

Christopher C. Melvin Jr.
Managing Partner
Melvin & Company LLC.

Gabriel Mitchell
President
Angel Flight Marketing Services

Langdon Neal
Principal & Owner
Neal & Leroy, LLC

Martin Nesbitt
President & CEO
The Vistria Group

Dr. Clarence Nixon Jr.
CEO & Founder
TLAB

Terry Peterson
Vice President, Corporate & External Affairs
Rush University Medical Center

Mamon Powers, Jr.
President
Powers & Sons Construction Company, Inc.

Quintin Primo III
Chairman & CEO
Capri Capital Partners, LLC

Stephen Pugh
Partner
Pugh, Jones & Johnson, P.C.

Stanley Rakestraw
Founder
SCR Medical Transportation Inc.

Mary Richardson-Lowry
Partner
Mayer Brown

Claude Robinson
Executive Vice President, External Affairs and Diversity
UCAN

Dee Robinson
President
Robinson Hill, Inc.

Jelani Rucker
Director of Marketing & Business Development
JMC Steel Group

Nicole Johnson-Scales
Senior Vice President, Community Development
Fifth Third Bank

Desiree Tate
President
Desiree Tate & Associates

Jackie Taylor
Founder, CEO, Executive Director
Black Ensemble Theatre

Uduak Udofia
Senior Vice President (Retired)
BP

Leon I. Walker, Esq.
Managing Partner
DL3 Realty, L.P.

Monica Walker
CEO & CIO
Holland Capital Management

Charles “Chuck” Walls
Vice President of Revenue Assurance
ComEd

Kenneth Webb
Founder, President & CEO
Fact Finders Group Inc.

Dr. Cheryl R. Whitaker
Chairman & CEO
NextLevel Health Partners

Dr. Eric E. Whitaker
Consultant Business Development
Grosvenor

George Williams
CEO
PMI Energy Solutions, LLC

Norma Williams
CEO
NJW Consulting

Andrea Zopp
Former President & CEO
Chicago Urban League

Emerging Leaders

Felicia Rauls, Co-Chair
Vice President – Head of Operations
Mesirow Financial

Jeffrey Allen
Commercial Banker
BMO Harris

Selamawi “Mawi” Asgedom
President
Mawi Learning

Kelly Baria-Powers
Director of Business Development
Powers & Sons Construction

Torrey Barrett
Executive Director
K.L.E.O. Community Family Life Center

DeRondal Bevly
Founder & Managing Director
RubyRose Strategies, LLC

Meredith Brooks
Associate
Foley & Lardner LLP

Micaela Brown
Media Personality
MB Report

Kam Buckner
Executive Director
World Sports Chicago

James Carter
Financial services

Chanel Coney
Associate, Business Development
Grosvenor Capital Management, L.P.

D’Javan Conway
President
Conway Consulting LLC

Tarrah Cooper
Managing Director
Mercury

Bennie Currie
Financial Services Professional
New York Life Insurance Company

Kareem Dale
Attorney, Director and Senior Counsel
Discover Financial Services

Jessica Davis
Associate Attorney
Smith Amundsen, LLC

Chris-Tia Donaldson
CEO
Thank God It’s Natural

Robert Doyle III
Client Implementation Project Manager
Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services

Tregg Duerson
Wealth Advisor
JP Morgan

Cory Fulton
Vice President
Senior Investment Analyst
Mesirow Financial

Corliss Garner
Vice President and Senior Manager
Community Affairs Diverse Markets
BMO Harris Bank

Aaron Gillum
Managing Partner
Caerus Investments

Cornelius Griggs
Managing Partner
GMA of Illinois

Jasper Hagen
Account Executive
iHeart Media Chicago

Jud Henry
Senior Vice President
EnTrust Tenant Advisors

DeAnna E. Ingram
Associate Consultant
RVK Inc

Jamal Jackson
Managing Attorney
Jackson Corporate Law Offices, P.C.

William Lumpkin
Group Manager – Global Immunology
Baxter Healthcare

Malik Murray
Vice President, Institutional Marketing
Ariel Investments

Nat Piggee
Manager
TigerLaw

David Raglin
Managing Director
Suvii

Darryl Rodgers
Vice President
Bernstein Private Wealth Management

Aaron Sims
Senior Vice President- Asset Based Lending
Associated Bank

Corey Smith
President
New Horizon Steel, LLC

Curtis Tarver
Attorney at Law
Saulter Tarver P.C.

Kelsey A. Taylor
President
Engage Civil Incorporated

Lawrence Watkins
Founder & CEO
Great Black Speakers

Sandor Williams
External Affairs Manager
ComEd

Jeffrey Wright
Senior Commercial Banking Associate
Urban Partnership Bank