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…

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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. He composes and produces music for film, television, and video games through his own studio…

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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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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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Tanyala Rodgers-Coe

Senior Executive Assistant at LAMB Partners

Tanyala worked as a Senior Executive Assistant for 12 years at LAMB Partners, a family investment office based in Chicago. She graduated from Robert Morris University earning a bachelor’s degree in business administration…

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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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Tonya Howell

Educator/Social & Emotional Learning Integration Specialist, Chicago Public Schools

Tonya has been an educator in Chicago since 2001, serving as a classroom teacher, instructional coach for teachers, principal…

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Gabriella Pehanich

Senior Director of the Strategic Initiatives Fund, YMCA of the USA

Gabriella is a nonprofit development professional and currently oversees the investments of YMCA of the USA’s largest private funder….

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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