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Leadership

Officers

Richard Simon

Chairman of the Board

United Service Companies

 

Rich Gamble

Vice Chair

Chicago Zoological Society/Brookfield Zoo

 

Robert Christie

President, The Magnificent Mile Charitable Foundation

Northwestern Memorial HealthCare

 

 

Dan Russell

Treasurer

Entertainment Cruises

 

Donna J. Pugh

Secretary

Foley & Lardner LLP

 

David Ritter

Legal Counsel

Barnes and Thornburg, LLP

 

John Chikow

President and CEO (Ex-Officio)

Board of Directors

  • Tony Abruscato

Flower Show Productions, Inc.

 

  • Holly H. Agra*

Chicago’s First Lady Cruises

 

  • Robert Agra III

Chicago’s First Lady Cruises

 

  • Jack Aiello

Garrett Popcorn Shops

 

  • Kristin Anunson

Macerich – The Shops at North Bridge

 

  • Carolyn Ascher

Amlings Interior Landscape

 

  • Curt Bailey

Related Midwest

 

  • Andy Blackburn

Chicago Cubs

 

  • Jay Blunk

Chicago Blackhawks

 

  • Bradley Borowiec

The Wrigley Building/Zeller Realty Group

 

  • Laura Bossert

737 North Michigan Avenue/CBRE

 

  • Thea Robinson Caldini

David Yurman

 

  • Nick Canelis

Water Tower Realty

 

  • Nancy Capadona

HEARN/John Hancock Center

 

  • Christine Carlyle

Solomon Cordwell Buenz & Associates

 

  • Mark Cechini

Bloomingdale’s

 

  • Walt Chadick

Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Co.

 

  • John C. Chikow

The Magnificent Mile Association

 

  • Robert Christie

Northwestern Memorial HealthCare

 

  • Richard Cialabrini

Constellation Energy

 

  • Jennifer Clark

Loyola University Chicago

 

  • John R. Colletti

Gibsons Restaurant Group

 

  • John Curran

Big Bus Tours

 

  • Doug Dean

Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile

 

  • Grant DePorter*

Harry Caray's Restaurant Group

 

  • Robert Dion

Davis Harrison Dion, Inc.

 

  • Antonio DiPaolo

LAZ Parking

 

  • Patrick Donelly

Hyatt Regency Chicago

 

  • Patrick Donley

Power Construction Co.

 

  • Susan A. Ellefson

The Peninsula Chicago

 

  • Rick Fawell

Gensler

 

  • Justine Fedak

BMO Harris Bank

 

  • Mitchell C. Feldman

Water Tower Place/General Growth Properties, Inc.

 

  • Wei Fraser

Lakeshore Beverage

 

  • Rich Gamble

Chicago Zoological Society/Brookfield Zoo

 

  • Marilynn K. Gardner

Navy Pier, Inc.

  • Steve Gardner

InterPark

 

  • Dan Gibbons

Tur Partners

 

  • Lee Golub

Golub & Company

 

  • Robert Grusin

Point B Communications

 

  • Kirsten Guill

Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park

 

  • Robert Habeeb

Maverick Hotels and Restaurants

 

  • Christian Hansen

Loews Chicago Hotel

 

  • Steven Hartenstein

Phil Stefani Signature Restaurants

 

  • Patrick Hatton

Chicago Athletic Association Hotel

 

  • Debbie Havens

American Airlines

 

  • Jacqueline C. Hayes

Jacqueline Hayes & Associates, Ltd.

 

  • Susan Hayes Gordon

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

 

  • Barry Graham

900 North Michigan Shops

 

  • Lindsay Hearn

HEARN/John Hancock Building

 

  • Christopher Howard

PSAV

 

  • Derrick Johnson

Zeller Realty Group

 

  • Camille Julmy*

CBRE

 

  • Tony Karman

EXPO CHICAGO

 

  • Sara Kearney

The Park Hyatt Chicago

 

  • Jill Grabel Kirby

Madison Capital

 

  • Stacy Kolios

900 North Michigan Shops

 

  • Basil M. Kromelow*

 

 

  • Jennifer Kunde

Northwestern University

 

  • Edward J. Kus

Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

 

  • Dean G. Kutrumanes

REALTOR Building/GNP Realty Partners

 

  • Daniel J. Lynch

UNITED

 

  • Michael Mackey

Alliant Mesirow Insurance Services

 

  • Damien McArdle

The Drake Hotel

 

  • John C. McCarthy*

GO Airport Express

 

  • Lyn McKeaney

Lodge Management Group

 

  • Neal Nealis

Neal Nealis, DDS

 

  • Heath Nielsen

Starbucks Coffee Company

 

  • Stanley Nitzberg

Mid-America Real Estate Corporation

 

  • Lori Olson

401 North Michigan Avenue/Zeller Realty Group

 

  • Tim O’Malley

Concierge Preferred

 

  • Lynn J. Osmond

Chicago Architecture Foundation

  • Nancy Paridy

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

 

  • Donovan Pepper

Walgreen Co.

 

  • David Pinkerton

Lakeside Bank

 

  • Donna J. Pugh

Foley & Lardner LLP

 

  • Lou Raizin

Broadway in Chicago

 

  • Grace Rappe

RATIO Architects

 

  • Christine A. Reller

ABC 7 Chicago

 

  • David B. Ritter

Barnes and Thornburg LLP

 

  • Tom Robertson

Marriott

 

  • Alicia Rocha

Texas de Brazil

 

  • Ramiro Rodriguez

Southwest Airlines

 

  • Richard J. Roman*

The Signature Room at the 95th

 

  • Mary Ann Rose*

Tamar Productions, Inc.

 

  • Ruben Ruban

Ruban Group

 

  • Dan Russell

Entertainment Cruises

 

  • Robert Schofield

The Langham, Chicago

 

  • Marc S. Schulman*

The Eli's Cheesecake Company

 

  • Richard Simon

United Service Companies

 

  • Peter Simoncelli*

The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago

 

  • Jennifer Siragusa

Gleacher Center/CBRE

 

  • Steve Sise

Golub & Company

 

  • Melissa Skoog

Skoog Productions

 

  • Erica Strama

Macerich – The Shops at North Bridge

 

  • Robin Loewenberg Tebbe

Magellan Development Group LLC

 

  • Daniel Thomas

TimeZoneOne

 

  • Lisa Tienken

American Girl Place

 

  • Michael A. Toolis

Stantec Architecture, Inc.

 

  • Kevin Trojanowski

Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises

 

  • Dan Uslan

Modern Luxury

 

  • Donald V. Versen, Sr.*

 

 

  • Roger C. Walters

SP Plus

 

  • Ralph M. Weber*

Weber Alliance

 

  • Nichole Williamson

360 CHICAGO

 

  • Danny Wirtz

Breakthrough Beverage Group

 

  • Kelly Wisecarver

Wisecarver Public Relations, LLC

 

  • Maria Zec

The Peninsula Chicago

 

*Past Chairman of the Magnificent Mile Association

Association Staff

John Chikow

President and CEO

 

Donna Dugo

Membership Director

 

Marisa Basile

Executive Administrator

 

Norene Chip

Member Services Manager

 

Ashley Gordon

Marketing and Strategic Partnerships Director

 

Olivia Jepson

Digital Media Associate

 

Phil Levin

Planning and Advocacy Director

 

Ryann Hoffenberg

Member Services Coordinator

Kristi McCotter

Meetings and Events Director

 

Willie Richardson

Accountant

 

Adam Skaf

Senior Public Relations Manager

 

Allan Sorsby

Marketing Associate