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Leadership

Officers

Dan Russell 

Chair of the Board

Hornblower Cruises and Events

 

Donna J. Pugh

President, The Magnificent Mile Charitable Foundation

Foley & Lardner LLP

 

 

  Nicole Benolken

Treasurer

360 CHICAGO

 

Grace Rappe

Secretary

HDR

 

SmithAmundsen

Legal Counsel

Board of Directors

  • Tony Abruscato

The Get Growing Foundation

 

  • Holly H. Agra*

Chicago’s First Lady Cruises

 

  • Robert Agra III

Chicago’s First Lady Cruises

 

  • Jack Aiello

Garrett Popcorn Shops

 

  • Lindsay-Walsh, Katie

Macerich – The Shops at North Bridge

 

  • Carolyn Ascher

Amlings Interior Landscape

 

  • Curt Bailey

Related Midwest

 

  • Andy Blackburn

Marquee 360 (Chicago Cubs)

 

  • Jay Blunk

Chicago Blackhawks

 

  • Bradley Borowiec

The Wrigley Building/Zeller Realty Group

 

  • Laura Bossert

737 North Michigan Avenue/CBRE

 

  • Borowiec, Bradley

Zeller Realty Group

 

  • Todd Buntin

Bloomingdale's

 

  • Vanessa Casciano

Magellan Development Group LLC

 

  • Robert Christie

Northwestern Memorial HealthCare

  

 

  • Nick Canellis

Water Tower Realty

 

  • Nancy Capadona

HEARN/John Hancock Center

 

  • Christine Carlyle

Solomon Cordwell Buenz & Associates

 

  • Richard Cialabrini

Constellation Energy

 

  • Jennifer Clark

Loyola University Chicago

 

  • John R. Colletti

Gibsons Restaurant Group

 

  • Gabriel Constantin

Trump International Hotel & Tower

 

  • Grant DePorter*

Harry Caray's Restaurant Group

  

  • Andrew Carlson

LAZ Parking Chicago, LLC

 

  • Shevket Dardovski

SP Plus

 

  • Pete Demay

Intercontinental Chicago Magnificent Mile

 

  • Patrick Donelly

Hyatt Regency Chicago

 

  • Patrick M. Donley

Power Construction Co.

 

  • Susan A. Ellefson

The Peninsula Chicago

 

  • Rick Fawell

Gensler

 

  • Justine Fedak

 New Venture Pending

 

  • Mitchell C. Feldman

Water Tower Place/General Growth Properties, Inc.

 

  • Wei Fraser

Lakeshore Beverage

 

  • Richard Gamble

RVC

 

  • Marilynn K. Gardner

Navy Pier, Inc.

 

  • Steve Gardner

InterPark

 

  • Dan Gibbons

Clayco

 

  • Lee Golub

Golub & Company

 

  • Susan Hayes Gordon

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

 

  • Barry Graham

900 North Michigan Shops

 

  • Robert Grusin

Point B Communications

 

  • Robert Habeeb

Maverick Hotels and Restaurants

 

  • Steven J. Hartenstein

Phil Stefani Signature Restaurants

  

  • Debbie Havens

American Airlines

  

  • Jacqueline C. Hayes

Jacqueline Hayes & Associates, Ltd.

  

  • Lindsay D Hearn

HEARN/John Hancock Center

 

  • Christopher Howard

AV Concepts

 

  • Susan Jablonski

Jablonski and Associates

  

  • George Jordan

Oxford Hotels and Resorts

 

  • Camille Julmy*

Parkside Realty

 

  • Tony Karman

EXPO CHICAGO

   

  • Jennifer L. Kunde

Northwestern University

 

  • Edward J. Kus

Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

 

  • Dean G. Kutrumanes

REALTOR Building/GNP Realty Partners

 

  • Michael Mackey

Alliant Mesirow Insurance Services

 

  • David Macknin

ChicagoRisk, Inc.

 

  • Damien McArdle

The Drake Hotel

 

  • John C. McCarthy*

GO Airport Express

 

  • Lyn McKeaney

Lodge Management Group

 

  • Kay Nelson

Mid-America Asset Management

 

  • Stanley Nitzberg

Mid-America Real Estate Corporation

 

  • Lori Olson

401 North Michigan Avenue/Zeller Realty Group

 

  • Tim O’Malley

Ateema Media & Marketing

 

  • Erin O'Niel

Gleacher Center/CBRE

  

  • Lynn J. Osmond

Chicago Architecture Center

 

  • Nancy Paridy

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

 

  • Amy Patel

BMO Harris Bank

 

  • Donna Pugh

Foley & Lardner LLP

 

  • Donovan Pepper

Walgreen Co.

 

  • Lou Raizin

Broadway in Chicago

 

  • Grace Rappe

HDR

 

  • Christine A. Reller

ABC 7 Chicago

 

  • Brian Riggle 

Madison Capital

 

  • John Robak

Greeley and Hansen

 

  • Tom Robertson

Chicago Marriott Magnificent Mile

 

  • Richard J. Roman*

The Signature Room at the 95th

 

  • Mary Ann Rose*

Tamar Productions, Inc.

 

  • Dan Russell

Hornblower Cruises and Events

 

  • Robert Schofield

The Langham, Chicago

 

  • Marc S. Schulman*

The Eli's Cheesecake Company

 

  • Ted Selogie

Swissotel Chicago

  

  • McKenzie-Lee, Shauna

Starbucks Reserve Roastery (Chicago)

 

  • Richard Simon

United Service Companies

  

  • Richard Similio

150 North Michigan

 

  • Peter Simoncelli*

The Ritz-Carlton Chicago

 

  • Gail Spreen

Jameson Realty

 

  • Elizabeth St. Louis

Tiffany

 

  • Erica Strama

Macerich – The Shops at North Bridge

 

  • Stacy Sweat

Stacy Sweat Designs

 

  • Todd Temperly

Waldorf Astoria Chicago/Conrad Chicago

 

  • Daniel Thomas

TimeZoneOne

 

  • Lisa Tienken

American Girl Place

 

  • Kevin Trojanowski

Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises

 

  • Donald V. Versen, Sr.*

Former Banking Executive

 

  • Roger Walters

SP Plus

 

  • Stephen Wancha

Four Seasons Hotel Chicago

 

  • Ralph Weber*

Weber Alliance

 

  • Randall Williams

21c Museum Hotels

 

  • Mike Wilson

The Shops at North Bridge, A Macerich Co.

 

  • Danny Wirtz

Breakthrough Beverage Group

 

  • Kelly Wisecarver

Wisecarver Public Relations

 

  • Maria Zec

The Peninsula Chicago

 

Association Staff

Kimberly Bares

President and Chief Executive Officer

Joelle Scillia

Director of Marketing and Communications 

 

Ian Tobin

Director of Planning and Placemaking 

 

Willie Richardson

Accountant