YWCA Metropolitan Chicago Board of Directors guides the YWCA in pursuit of our mission to eliminate racism and empower women. Our current board members are:

President

Karen Tulloch
Vice President, Corporate Human Resources
ITW

Vice President

Joycelyn Winnecke
President, JW Advisors LLC
Executive Vice President & General Manager/Media Group, Professional Convention Management Association

Treasurer

Kim J. McGarry

Secretary

John Head
Chief Evangelist
PSC Group, LLC

Asst. Treasurer

Mary Houpt
Manager, Community Partnerships
Peoples Gas and North Shore Gas

Members

Carmin C. Awadzi
Founder and CEO
Magnolia Custom Homes

Alfreda Bradley-Coar
Senior Executive & Chief Commercial Counsel
GE

Tanya Cabrera
Associate Director
University of Illinois

Cindi Cervone Carlson
Senior Vice President
Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

Vilma Chan
Diversity Leader
PricewaterhouseCoopers

Ann Cheeseman
Partner
EY

Noreen Cleary
Senior Director – Benefits, Compensation and Corp Services
USG Corporation

Valerie Corr Hanserd
Director, Communcations and External Affairs
BP America

June Courtney
Group Manager, Senior Vice President
Huntington National Bank

Brad Edwards
Investigator
CBS 2 Chicago

Catherine Greenspon
President
Project Infinite Green

Erin Harris
Associative Director, Enterprise Risk Management
Accenture

Linal Harris
Founder & Managing Principal
Insights 4 Life Coaching, LLC

Beth Hayden
Senior Vice President, People & Development
Backstop Solutions Group

Colleen Healy
Vice President
Hill-Rom

Joan Heggen
Senior Vice President
U.S. Bank

Nicole Johnson-Scales
Senior Vice President
Fifth Third Bank

Kristopher Keys
Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, Compliance and Ethics
Exelon Corporation

Jeanette Kilo-Smith
Director, Diversity & Inclusion
Walgreens

Molly Louthan
Account Executive, Workforce Strategist
Upwork

Dovie D. Majors
Vice President, Operations
SunCoke Energy

Chelsea McCarthy
Partner
Holland & Knight

Suzet McKinney
Executive Director
Illinois Medical District

Linda Nolan
Managing Director, Chicago Wealth Management
Northern Trust

Aletha C. Noonan
Vice President, Central Region
CDW

Jerome Oglesby
Deputy Chief Information Officer, Technology
Deloitte Services LLP

Erica O’Malley
National Practice Leader – Employee Benefit Plan Audit
Grant Thornton LLP

Diana Palomar
Vice President, Community Affairs
ABC 7 Chicago

Bridget Penney
Human Resources Executive
Amazon

Michele Piazza
Founder & President
MP Global Ventures, LLC

Anita J. Ponder
Partner
Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Nadia M. Quarles, Esq.
Assistant Vice President, Business Diversity
The University of Chicago

Diane Randolph
Chief Information Officer
ULTA Beauty

Michelle Redd-Newell
Principle and Owner
Building Blocks Learning Academy

Amanda Rigby
Partner
KPMG LLP

Elif Sagsen-Ercel
Strategy and M&A Executive

Eduardo Salazar
Senior Banker & Managing Director, Commercial Banking
Bank of the West

Kathy Seegebrecht
Chief Marketing Officer
UL

Gilda Livingston Spencer
Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel
Allstate Insurance Company

Mika Stambaugh
Vice President
C-Strategies LLC

Sara Ann Staniszewski
Senior Vice President
Wintrust Financial Corporation

Cathy Traczek
Senior Director, Executive Customer Relations
Comcast Cable

Paroo Uppal
Senior Director
Baxter Healthcare

Ann Wahlgren
Corporate Vice President, Global Menu Strategy
McDonald’s Corporation

Caroline C. Werner
Vice President, Global Human Resources
Korn Ferry

Cheryle Wittert
Regional President
BMO Private Bank

Julie Womack
Director, Account Management
Willis Towers Watson

Board Emeritus

Patti Barnett
Cindy Burrell
Yolanda Daniel
Gwen Butler
Lisa Haag
Kim Hunter
JoAnn Lilek
Julie Scott
Deborah Stevens