Board of Directors

Officers

Karen Wilson

Karen Wilson

Chair

President and CEO – MAKE Corporation

Brook Klawitter

Brook Klawitter

Vice Chair

Director – Finance Shared Services – USG Corporation

Karen Atwood

Karen Atwood

Immediate Past Chair

Retired – Executive Vice President – Service and Technology – Health Care Services Corporation

Jim Pieper

Jim Pieper

Treasurer

Senior Vice President – TransUnion

Terry Wheat

Terry Wheat

Secretary

Retired – Nurse Surveyor – The Joint Commission

Tom Cox

Tom Cox

Board Governance and Membership Chair

Partner – McCarthy Duffy LLP

Directors

Dave Breen

Dave Breen

President & CEO – Special Olympics Illinois

Kristin Achterhof

Kristin Achterhof

Partner & National Co-Chair – Intellectual Property Litigation Practice – Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Bill Asbury

Bill Asbury

Heavy Equipment Technician – Roland Machinery

Jim Bednar

Jim Bednar

Knights of Columbus

Kevin Cassidy

Kevin Cassidy

President – Employer Solutions Division – Health Care Services Corporation

Wheeler Coleman

Wheeler Coleman

CEO and Executive Partner – Executive Consultants United LLC

Jim Corrigan

Jim Corrigan

Investment Advisor – Ausdal Financial Partners

Colleen Costello

Colleen Costello

Athlete & Global Messenger – Belleville PTOEC Board Member

Jenny Fortner

Jenny Fortner

Managing Director – Goldman Sachs & Co.

Daniel Freed

Daniel Freed

Major League Scout – Oakland Athletics

Terrence J. Hancock

Terrence J. Hancock

President – Teamsters Local 731 President – Teamsters Joint Council 25

Rep. Fran Hurley

Rep. Fran Hurley

35th District – Illinois General Assembly

Jim Jacobs

Jim Jacobs

Chief Executive Officer – Country Financial

Rob Johnson

Rob Johnson

Journalist

Russ Laine

Russ Laine

Retired – Chief of Police Algonquin Police Department

Jill Mehrberg

Jill Mehrberg

Board Member

Tom Murray

Tom Murray

Retired – Executive Vice President – Sargent & Lundy

Patrick O’Connor

Patrick O’Connor

Retired SVP – Chief Human Resources and Diversity Officer – Health Care Services Corporation

Scott Paddock

Scott Paddock

President – Chicagoland Speedway and Route 66 Raceway

John Penn

John Penn

VP & Midwest Regional Manager – Laborers International Union of North America

Robert G. Reiter, Jr.

Robert G. Reiter, Jr.

President – Chicago Federation of Labor

Zach Reynolds

Zach Reynolds

Managing Director – DiversifiedSearch

Chad Rollins

Chad Rollins

Executive Director – William M. BeDell ARC

Sharon Rossmark

Sharon Rossmark

Founder & CEO – Women and Drones, LLC

Angelo Russo

Angelo Russo

Partner – McGuire Woods LLP

Randy Schaab

Randy Schaab

Retired – Business Analyst – State Farm Insurance

Kathy Schniedwind

Kathy Schniedwind

Retired – Head Athletic Trainer – Illinois State University

Jenny Sepulveda

Jenny Sepulveda

Director of Business Development – Guaranteed Rate

Eileen Sethna

Eileen Sethna

Partner – Banking & Restructuring – Levenfeld Pearlstein LLC

Ben Simpson

Ben Simpson

Athlete & Global Messenger – YMCA Springfield Park District – Be Humble Gym

Daniel Smrokowski

Daniel Smrokowski

Athlete Leader – SEASPAR Sargent Shriver International Global Messenger – Special Olympics Founder & CEO – Special Chronicles

Bernita Thigpen

Bernita Thigpen

Tax Managing Director – KPMG

Tom Thompson

Tom Thompson

First Vice President – Commercial Banker – Bankers’ Bank USA

Brian Vandenberg

Brian Vandenberg

Senior VP & General Counsel – American Medical Association

Board Service

Board of Directors Roles and Responsibilities

For more information on Board Service, please contact Bailey Sweeney at bsweeney@soill.org