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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Mawiyah Coates

Senior HIV/STI Health Educator at Hektoen Institute, LLC

Mawiyah is currently a member of the Board of Directors for The Ounce of Prevention and works humbly to assist in meeting the organization’s mission which is to give children in poverty the best chance for success…

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John Gallop

Chief Executive Officer at Intrinsic Edge Capital Management

John Gallop joined the Intrinsic Edge team in 2017 to provide strategic, operational, and institutional leadership to the firm. He spent over 13 years at Advisory Research, a Chicago based investment firm, serving on the management committee and…

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Mark Greenberg

Studio Manager, Wilco’s Loft

Mark Greenberg is the studio manager and part of the production team at The Loft, Wilco’s Chicago recording studio and HQ…

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Chris Keogh

Midwest Region Head of Private Wealth Management at Goldman Sachs

Chris Keogh is Midwest region head of Private Wealth Management (PWM) in Chicago…

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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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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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ASSOCIATE Board officers

Honorary Board

Paul Adelstein

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

Dan Bernstein

Radio Host, The Bernstein & McKnight Show, AM 670 The Score