Who We Are > Board of Trustees

The Community House extends our thanks to the many generous community volunteers and contributors who take time away from their busy lives to share financial gifts and work tirelessly on committees, fundraising, and planning for the future of The Community House.

Executive Officers

  • Jennifer Sherman Cherry, Chair Federal Signal Corporation
  • Braden Waverley, Vice Chair– ABW Holdings, LLC
  • Trayce Biancalana, Secretary
  • Eileen Sachanda, Treasurer The Northern Trust Company

Board Of Trustees

  • Jeff Akers- Adams Street Partners
  • Artemis Anos
  • Michael R. Ascher- Major, Lindsey & Africa
  • Trayce Biancalana
  • Jennifer Sherman Cherry- Federal Signal Corporation
  • Walter H. Clark- RMB Capital Management
  • Nicholette Cutrera- BMO Harris Bank
  • Michael J. Devine- Mesirow Financial
  • Dixie Lee Erwin IBM
  • Trevor Ferguson- Aramark
  • Kate Fridholm- Lincoln Park Zoo
  • Victor J. Galati- Galmont Consulting, LLC
  • Alyssa Guido
  • Mary Blue Henneman- The Cambridge Group
  • Peter H. Huizenga, Jr.- Huizenga Capital Management
  • David G. Killpack- Wintrust Commercial Banking
  • Lisa C. Lambert
  • Timothy G. Lyne- GE Antares Capital
  • Phil Mavon- Mavon Insurance Group
  • Clay Naccarato- Molto Capital, LLC
  • Linda Riordan- US Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management
  • David Rogero- Cressey & Company, LP
  • Eileen L. Sachanda- The Northern Trust Company
  • Stephanie Seppanen
  • Jennifer H. Templeton
  • Elisa S. Templeton
  • John Treiber- Deloitte & Touch LLP
  • Wesley A. Urick- Black Rock
  • Braden Waverley- ABW Holdings, LLC

Life Trustees

  • Ardie Baroni
  • Henry G. Bates
  • Winston C. Black, Jr.
  • Kevin R. Burke – Burke Beverage, Inc.
  • Norman V. Chimenti 
  • Michael P. Connelly 
  • Robert C. Early
  • David W. Fox- Northern Trust (Retired Chairman)
  • William S. Gray
  • Lavina Gross
  • Ann E. Grube 
  • Kenneth W. Hadland- McDonald’s Corporation
  • Ly Hotchkin 
  • James T. Hultquist
  • Dick Johnson- NBC 5 Chicago
  • Dennis J. Keller- Devry Inc.
  • Fred A. Krehbiel
  • Jay W. McGreevy- Remco Federal, Inc.
  • James D. Parsons – The Brinson Foundation
  • Suzanne Petree 
  • Sally S. Porter
  • Phillip B. Rooney- Claddagh Investments
  •  John L. Rose 
  • Edward F. Ryan
  • Samuel C. Stout, Jr.
  • Frank W. Swan- Nationwide Foods
  • Katharine V. Sylvester 
  • George S. Trees, Jr.
  • James G. Tuthill Jr.- Tuthill Corporation
  • Robert E. Wangard- McGuireWoods LLP
  • Harriet Luebchow