The Board of Civic Consulting Alliance includes the senior leadership from Chicago's most prominent corporate, professional, and philanthropic organizations.

They provide leadership and resources:

  • Pro bono project teams
  • "On loan" executives
  • Access to expertise
  • Insight into the political climate that helps our work have the maximum possible impact.


James T. Glerum, Jr., Chair

Paula Allen-Meares Chancellor Emerita, Professor of Medicine, John Corbally Presidential Professor
University of Illinois at Chicago
Frank V. Battle, Jr Retired Partner
Sidley Austin, LLP
Sally Blount Dean
Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
Bram Bluestein Managing Partner
Bluestein & Associates
Ex-Officio Member The Honorable Edward M. Burke Chairman, Committee on Finance
City of Chicago
James Coleman Managing Director, Consumer Goods & Services, North America
Michael Collins Chief Financial Officer
Bain & Company
Michelle L. Collins President
Cambium LLC
Matthew C. Crowl Partner
Schiff Hardin LLP
A. Steven Crown General Partner
Henry Crown and Company
Gillian Darlow Chief Executive Officer
Polk Bros. Foundation
Rob Dongoski Partner
Tyrone C. Fahner President
The Civic Committee of The Commercial Club of Chicago
Bryan R. Funkhouser Principal and Chicago Managing Director of Consulting
Deloitte Consulting LLP
John Garabedian Senior Partner and Managing Director
The Boston Consulting Group
James T. Glerum, Jr. Managing Director, Chairman, Regional Banking North America
Citigroup Global Markets, Inc.
Larry J. Goodman, MD Chief Executive Officer
Rush University Medical Center
Jake Henry Director
McKinsey & Company
David H. Hoffman Partner
Sidley Austin LLP
Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M., Ed.D. President
DePaul University
Linda Imonti Principal, Advisory Services
Leon Jackson President
Kish Khemani Partner
A.T. Kearney
Sunil Kumar Dean and George Pratt Shultz Professor of Operations Management
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Anne Ladky Executive Director
Women Employed
Susan R. Lichtenstein Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Chief Legal Officer
Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc.
Edward M. Liddy Retired Chairman, Allstate
Chairman, The Commercial Club of Chicago
Phyllis Lockett President and CEO
The Renaissance Schools Fund
Bruce Lubin Executive Managing Director and President of Illinois Commercial Banking
The PrivateBank
John Matthews Principal
Monitor Deloitte Strategy
John W. McCarter, Jr. Chair, Board of Regents
Smithsonian Institution
Laurence Msall President
Civic Federation
David Narefsky Partner
Mayer Brown
Mary Nelson Senior Associate
Bethel New Life
David C. Parry Vice Chairman
Illinois Tool Works, Inc.
Eric A. Reeves General Counsel and Managing Director
Duchossois Capital Management
Daniel E. Reidy National Practice Leader for Litigation
Jones Day
Sheli Z. Rosenberg Consultant to
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Robert A. Schriesheim Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Sears Holdings Corporation
Nancy Searle Senior Advisor
Civic Consulting Alliance
Lianne E. Stein Vice President of Global Corporate Citizenship
The Boeing Company
William Von Hoene Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer
Exelon Corporation
Frederick H. Waddell Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Northern Trust Corporation
Vice Chairman, The Commercial Club of Chicago
Robert Wislow Chairman
CBRE Chicago