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:


Karen Tulloch
Vice President, Corporate Human Resources

Vice President

Joycelyn Winnecke
JW Advisors LLC


Kim J. McGarry


Yolanda Daniel
Vice President, Finance
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago


Carmin C. Awadzi
Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Magnolia Custom Homes

Tanya Cabrera
Associate Director
University of Illinois

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

Ann Cheeseman

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

Catherine Greenspon
Project Infinite Green

Erin Harris
Associative Director, Enterprise Risk Management

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

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

John Head
Chief Evangelist
PSC Group, LLC

Colleen Healy
Vice President

Joan Heggen
Senior Vice President
U.S. Bank

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

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 Co.

Dovie D. Majors
Vice President, Domestic Coke Operations
Sun Coke

Linda Nolan
Managing Director, Chicago Wealth Management
Northern Trust

Aletha C. Noonan
Vice President, Central Region

Jerome Oglesby
Deputy Chief Information Officer, Technology
Deloitte Services LLP

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

Meg Ostrom

Diana Palomar
Vice President, Community Affairs
ABC 7 Chicago

Michele Piazza
Senior Director – Risk, Security, & Compliance
Peters & Associates

Anita J. Ponder
Seyfarth Shaw LLP

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

Diane Randolph
Chief Information Officer
Ulta Beauty

Amanda Rigby

Kathy Seegebrecht
Vice President, Corporate Marketing
Underwriters Laboratories

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

Mika Stambaugh
Vice President
C-Strategies LLC

Deborah Stevens
Chief Financial Officer
United Way of Metropolitan Chicago

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