Campaign Cabinet

United Way of Metropolitan Chicago
2016-2017 Campaign Cabinet Leadership Team

Campaign Chair

Patrick J. Canning
Managing Partner – Chicago

Vice Chair

Robert A. Sullivan
Regional President
Fifth Third Bank, Chicago
Vice Chair

Cabinet Members

Steven C. Bauer
Senior Director
Cushman & Wakefield

Ellen M. Costello
Former CEO and US Country Head
BMO Financial Corp.

Tara M. Dziengel
 Senior Vice President
 Global Head of Anti-Money Laundering
 Northern Trust

Brian D. Ellis
The Boston Consulting Group

Ellie Forman
Corporate Community Relations Manager
Office of the Chairman
Mesirow Financial

John Gimpert
Partner – retired

Ben Greene
 Title Partner

Kathleen Henson
 Founder and CEO
Social Responsibility
 Henson Consulting


Joseph M. Higgins
 Director of External Affairs

Mary H. Houpt
Manager, Community Partnerships
 Peoples Gas and North Shore Gas

Tony W. Hunter
President, National Sales and Strategic Initiatives
Tribune Publishing Company


John H. Idler
President and General Manager
ABC 7/WLS-TV Chicago

Lisa Johnson
Executive Vice President Commercial Banking
Wells Fargo

John P. Kolar
Managing Partner

Andrew Mansfield
SVP Retail Banking
Fifth Third Bank 

Theresa E. Mintle
Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce

Linda D. Nelson
President, Illinois District

Terrence A. Newman
Vice President – Region Manager
 U.S. Banorp Investments
U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc.

Maria Niehus
Vice President, Financial Advisor
 Northern Trust Company

Katie O’Brien-Jensen
Sr. Program Manager, Community Affairs

Kristie Paskvan
 Chief Financial Officer
 Mesirow Financial

Peter Petros
General Counsel and Global Privacy Officer

Debbie Rechter
Managing Director, Global Fixed Income,
Currencies & Commodities BMO Capital Markets

Robert G. Reiter, Jr.
Chicago Federation of Labor

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

Sheryl Schulze, NCIDQ, RID
Senior Project Director, Associate

Tristan Slemmons
Senior Manager, Corporate Citizenship
Deloitte Services LP

Steve Soloman
Vice President Corporate Relations, Exelon
 President, Exelon Foundation

Emily Steckel
 Assistant Vice President
BMO Financial Group

Don Villar
NABET-CWA, Local 41

Casey Warnecke
 Chief Operating Officer
 Lockton Companies, LLC

Adrian Weidenfeller
Vice President, Client Operational & Reporting Solutions
Northern Trust