Campaign Cabinet

United Way of Metropolitan Chicago
2015-2016 Campaign Cabinet Leadership Team

Campaign Chair

Patrick J. Canning
Managing Partner – Chicago

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
Co-chair, Workplace Giving

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 & Engagement|Community Initiatives
BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois

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

Will Darley
International Sales
W.S. Darley & Co.

Laura Eilts
Grant Thornton

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

Peter Heisinger
Regional Vice President – West Region

Kathleen Henson
Founder and CEO
Henson Consulting

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

Joseph M. Higgins Director of External Affairs Comcast

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

John H. 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

Dorri C. McWhorter
YWCA Metropolitan Chicago

Theresa E. Mintle
Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce

Linda D. 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
Sr. Program Manager, Community Affairs

Peter Petros
General Counsel and Global Privacy Officer

Gregory J. Pusinelli
William Blair & Company, L.L.C

Jorge Ramirez
Chicago Federation of Labor

Robert G. Reiter, Jr.
Chicago Federation of Labor

Yolanda Richards
Business Development Associate
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

Don Villar
NABET-CWA, Local 41

Casey Warnecke
Chief Operating Officer
Lockton Companies, LLC

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