Board Members

  • Sara Albrecht

    President, Swan Capital LLC

  • Pete Bensen

    Retired, Chief Administrative Officer of McDonald’s Corporation

  • Jack Buck

    President, Free Market Ventures

  • John Buck

    Chairman, The John Buck Company

  • Daniel P. Daly

    President and CEO, SENB Bank

  • Daniel Gard

    President, Concordia University Chicago

  • Ward Hamm

    Assurance Partner, Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP

  • Robert Huffman

    Chief Executive Officer, Relative Value Partners LLC

  • Michael McClain


  • Jim Perry

    Partner, Madison Dearborn Partners

  • John Schoenig

    Director of Teacher Formation and Education Policy, University of Notre Dame

  • John Schreiber

    President, Centaur Capital Partners

  • Avrum Weinfeld

    CEO, Bria Health Services

Tech Committee

This diverse committee will oversee the work of the application relaunch and to set the path forward.

  • Scott Dabson

    Rockford Lutheran School

  • John DiCello

    Archdiocese of Chicago

  • Faizan Mumtaz

    Universal School

  • Joe Oesterling

    Liquid Web

  • Eli Webster

    Agudath Israel


  • Myles Mendoza


  • Anthony Holter

    Executive Director

  • Brian Brookover

    Director of Operations & Finance

  • Joshua Dwyer

    Policy Director

  • Sinthu Ramalingam

    Senior Policy Associate

  • Alissa McCurley-Vogel

    Government Affairs Director

  • Trey Cobb

    Regional Director

  • Scott Dabson

    Regional Director

  • Bobby Sylvester

    Regional Director

  • Juan Rangel

    Strategy Director

  • Meggan Muller

    Data Manager

  • Kaitlin Donnelly

    Managing Director of Development

  • Emma Ciavarella

    Communications Manager

  • Pat Clay

    Executive Assistant

  • Susan Walker

    Finance Associate


  • Neil Ruddock

    Outreach Consultant

  • Anne White

    President, Step Up For Students Illinois


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