Leadership Council

The Leadership Council reports to the Board of Directors. The mission of the Leadership Council is to provide former CFA Society Chicago leaders and current business executives the opportunity to network, exchange ideas, and contribute to the oldest investment analysts’ society in the country.

The Leadership Council is comprised of former CFA Society Chicago leaders and current business leaders in the community. All members are invited to serve by the Leadership Council Subcommittee.

The members of the Leadership Council are:

Robert J. Stucker, Vedder Price – Chair
James P. Stirling, CFA, UBS – Founding Chair
Gary P. Brinson, CFA GP Brinson Investments
William J. Brodsky Chicago Board Options Exchange
John A. Canning, Jr. Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC
Michelle L. Collins Cambium LLC
E. David Coolidge, III William Blair
James S. Crown Henry Crown & Company
Gautam Dhingra, CFA High Pointe Capital Management LLC
Jeffrey J. Diermeier, CFA CFA Institute
Craig S. Donohue CME Group
W. James Farrell SLP, LLC
William C. Foote USG Corporation
David W. Fox, Sr. Northern Trust Company
T. Bondurant French, CFA Adams Street Partners, LLC
Christopher B. Galvin Harrison Street Capital, LLC
King Harris Harris Holdings, Inc.
Mellody L. Hobson Ariel Investments, LLC
Douglas M. Jackman, CFA Thomas White International
Donald P. Jacobs Kellogg School of Management
Richard M. Jaffee Oil-Dri Corp. of America
Edgar D. Jannotta William Blair
Kerry Jordan, CFA D’Orazio Capital Management
Dennis J. Keller DeVry, Inc.
John S. Lillard Wintrust Financial Corporation
Seymour N. Lotsoff, CFA Ziegler Lotsoff Capital Management
John W. Madigan McCormick Foundation
R. Eden Martin Sidley Austin, LLC
John W. McCarter, Jr. The Field Museum
Susan N. McDermott, CFA Pavilion Advisory Group
Andrew J. McKenna Schwarz Supply Source
Alan G. McNally Walgreen Company
William A. Mynatt, Jr. Dovenmuehle Mortgage, Inc.
James J. O’Connor Commonwealth Edison Company
Thomas J. Pritzker Pritzker Organization
J. Christopher Reyes Reyes Holdings, LLC
John W. Rogers, Jr. Ariel Investments, LLC
Patrick G. Ryan Ryan Specialty Group
John F. Sandner Chicago Mercantile Exchange
Michelle Seitz, CFA William Blair
Harrison Steans Financial Investments Corporation
James P. Stirling, CFA UBS
Allan C. Sutherland Capital Solutions International LLC
Richard L. Thomas JPMorgan Chase & Company
Christopher Vincent, CFA William Blair & Company
Marie Winters, CFA, CAIA Northern Trust
Paul G. Yovovich Lake Capital