Board of Directors

Brian Black – President

Chief Investment Officer, LAMB Partners

Brian has worked in the securities/investment management industry for 17 years and is currently the chief investment officer of LAMB Partners, a family investment office based in Chicago....

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Nick Markos – Secretary

Operations, Cards Against Humanity

Nick provides a mix of pragmatism, industriousness, skepticism, and creativity to the board. He has negotiated contracts, opened for Bob Dylan, and slept outdoors. He’s...

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Adam Langsam – Treasurer

Chief Operating Officer, William-Harris Investors Adam has over 25 years in the financial services industry managing a broad array of businesses in the investment arena. He is currently the Chief Operating Officer at...
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Tracy Varley

Senior Vice-President, Marsh, Inc.

Tracy is currently a Senior Vice President at Marsh Inc. where she leads operations for the U.S. Central region, which includes 18 offices throughout the Midwest and South Central US. Prior to...

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Syrennia McArthur Hanshaw

University of Chicago Charter School Campuses; Intonation Parent

Syrennia is a married mother of 3 children, all Intonation students. She is originally from AL, and eventually moved to...

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Russel Miron

Partner/COO at FNY Capital Management

Russ spent 30 years in the financial services industry and is currently the COO of FNY Capital. Previously, he was a Managing Director at JPMorgan, a Senior Managing Director...

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Anna Shapiro

Artistic Director and Ensemble Member at Steppenwolf Theatre, Chair in Department of Theatre, Northwestern University

Anna D. Shapiro was awarded the 2008 Tony® Award for Best Direction of a Play for August: Osage...

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David Singer

Recording Artist and Composer

David is a musician and filmmaker based in Chicago. He has released five critically acclaimed records and played hundreds of shows around the world. Greg Kot of NPR’s Sound...

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Cristina Stirratt

Co-Founder and Executive Director, Noteworthy Mentoring

Cristina Stirratt is a Chicago-based freelance photography producer and the Co-Creator and Executive Director of  Noteworthy Mentoring, an art based mentoring...

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Chris Keogh

Midwest Region Head of Private Wealth Management Chris Keogh is Midwest region head of Private Wealth Management (PWM) in Chicago...
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ASSOCIATE Board officers

Honorary Board

Paul Adelstein

Actor, Girlfriend's Guide to Divorce, Prison Break, Scandal

Dan Bernstein

Radio Host, The Boers and Bernstein Show, AM 670 The Score

Liza Weil

Actor, Gilmore Girls, How to Get Away with Murder