Corporate Board of Directors

The Board of Directors governs Chicago Youth Centers (CYC) in accordance with the CYC Mission and Bylaws. It is responsible for ensuring that CYC operates in accordance with applicable laws and ethical standards, and in the best interest of the public.


Dan Feeney
Miller Shakman & Beem LLP
Chairman of the Board

Kevin Cherep
President and CEO
Chicago Youth Centers


Julie D. Alcala, William Blair & Company
Richard G. Baer, Jr., Huntington National Bank
Colleen Bayer, Parent Policy Representative
Jacob A. Beidler, Institutional Capital LLC
Matthew de Castro, Facebook
Charles G. Denison, Moelis & Company
Eugene DeRamus
Phil Doherty
Anne Doherty, Acxiom Corporation
John Dvorak, Wintrust Financial Corporation
Dixie Adams Erwin, Fujitsu America
Daniel M. Feeney, Miller Shakman & Beem LLP
Eric J. Gorman, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP
Patrick M. Hardiman, Winston & Strawn LLP
Jeff Heh, GTCR
John B. Hillman, Fiduciary Financial Partners LLC
Craig Jeffrey, Riley Safer Homes & Cancila LLP
William J. Kelley, Jr., TreeHouse Foods, Inc.
Andrew Kletzing, Facebook
Kristin Krogstie, PwC
Gordon Lang, Jr., Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Laurie E. Lawton, Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois
Richard Lindsay-Jones, Morgan Stanley
Judy Macior, Experian
Devin Maddox, Rivers Casino
Catherine Main, University of Illinois at Chicago
John Malusa, Northern Trust Bank
Amy Weiss Narea
Al B. Reid, Abbott
Raymond L. Rusnak, Jr.
Neal Sales-Griffin, CodeNow
Roger Shores, The Marmon Group, LLC
Kathryn Swick, Google
Thomas D. Vander Veen. Epsilon Economics
Daniel M. Weber, Raymond James and Associates
Steven Weinstein, Altair Advisers LLC
Anna Wermuth, Cozen O'Connor
Edward A. Wiertel, Jr., National Material L.P.
Henry Wisniewski


The CYC Auxiliary Board, comprised of young professionals from Chicago’s business and philanthropic community, serves adjunct to the Board of Directors to advance the work and mission of CYC.


Audrey Baer, JP Morgan Chase & Co.
Eileen Baer, Gartner
Kateland Beals, IBM
Christina Campbell, GE
Dylan Carden, William Blair
Mike Cieslak, Freight Car America
Michelle Fasano, Home Chef
Stephanie Feeney, Inspire11
Michael Field, Credit Suisse
Neil Finn, UTLX Repair
Molly Hennessy, United Airlines
Kevin Lichterman, Wintrust
Alexander Loeb, Grosvenor Capital Management
Larry Luna, KVFCO
Charles McCaleb, Driehaus Capital Management, co-chair
KJ McConnell, GTCR
Paul Morgan, Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund
Abigail Morrison, BMO Harris Bank
Rachael Nass, Epsilon Economics
Chris Owoyemi, International Brotherhood of Teamsters
Keith Quiring, Slalom
Ed Roberge, PwC
Ross Rocklin, Rocklin Manufacturing Company
Jake Schwartz, Inspire11, co-chair
Colin Scott, United Airlines
Jack Silverman, Cortland Capital Marketing Services
Allie Stratis, Northern Trust
Latrice Tillis, Wintrust

For more information about the CYC Auxiliary Board and how to get involved, contact Shannon Page at or 312.913.1700 ext. 451.