Campaign Cabinet

United Way of Metropolitan Chicago
2015-2016 Campaign Cabinet

Campaign Chair

Patrick J. Canning
Managing Partner

Leadership Team

Julia Bristow Briggs
Managing Director
Northern Trust
Chair, Individual Giving & Affinity Groups

Lisa Johnson
Executive Vice President Commercial Banking
Wells Fargo
Co-chair, Workplace Giving

James P. Kolar
Market Managing Partner
Co-chair, Workplace Giving

Timothy P. Maloney
Illinois President
Bank of America
Chair, Neighborhood Network Partnerships

Kristie Paskvan
Chief Financial Officer
Mesirow Financial
Chair, Neighborhood Network Partnerships

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

Cabinet Members

L. Marie Asad
Community Relations Coordinator
Medicaid Community Outreach
BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois

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

Laura Creekmur
Manager, Enterprise Volunteer Programs

Will Darley
Associate Relationship Manager
Fifth Third Bank

Laura Eilts
Corporate Citizenship Leader, Central Region

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

Beth Gallagher
Director of Community Involvement

John Gimpert
Partner – retired

Jerome Harper
Vice President Senior Consultant
Social Responsibility
Northern Trust

Dean M. Harrison
President & Chief Executive Officer
Northwestern Memorial Healthcare

Kathleen Henson
Founder and CEO
Henson Consulting

Mary Jo Herseth
SVP & National Head of Banking, US
BMO Private Bank

Joe Higgins
Director of External Affairs

Tony Hunter
CEO, Tribune Publishing
Chicago Tribune

John Idler
President & General Manager
ABC 7 / WLS-TV Chicago

Jasmine M. Johnson, MSM
Government Relations & Corporate Affairs
Alliance Development Manager for Illinois
Pfizer Inc.

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

Matthew Krentz
Senior Partner and Managing Director
The Boston Consulting Group

Daniel C. Marple
Vice President & General Manager
Convenient Meals
ConAgra Foods

Dorri C. McWhorter
YWCA Metropolitan Chicago

Theresa Mintle
Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce

Linda Nelson
President Illinois District

Terrence “Terry” Newman
Vice President – Region Manager
The Private Client Group
U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc.
U.S. Bancorp Insurance Services, LLC

Katie O’Brien-Jensen
Community Relations Coordinator
Illinois Tool Works 

Peter Petros
General Counsel/Global Privacy Officer

Gregory J. Pusinelli
William Blair & Company, LLC

Jorge Ramirez
Chicago Federation of Labor

Bob Reiter
Chicago Federation of Labor

Yolanda Richards
World Business Chicago

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

Warren Smith
Central Region Talent Leader

Emily Steckel
Relationship Manager
Diversified Industries
BMO Harris Bank

Casey Warnecke
Chief Operating Officer
Lockton Companies, LLC

Adrian Weidenfeller
Vice President
Client Operational & Reporting Solutions
Northern Trust