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

Joycelyn Winnecke

Officer – Vice President

Diane Randolph
Chief Information Officer
ULTA Beauty

Treasurer

Kim J. McGarry
Global Controller and Chief Accounting Officer
Morningstar

Secretary

John Head
Chief Evangelist
PSC Group, LLC

Asst. Treasurer

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

Members

William Campbell
Principal
Slayton Lewis

Vilma Chan
Diversity Leader
PricewaterhouseCoopers

Ann Cheeseman
Partner
EY

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

Valerie Corr Hanserd
Director, Communications and External Affairs
BP America

June Courtney
Group Manager, SVP
FirstMerit Bank

Stacy Davis
Senior Director, Financial Reporting, Consolidation & Compliance
Blackbaud Inc.

Kathryn Ditmars
General Counsel
JLL Americas

Brad Edwards
Investigative Reporter
WBBM/CBS 2 Chicago

Melissa Filipatos
Vice President, Manufacturing West
W.W. Grainger, Inc.

Christine Jurish Furie
Senior Manager
Deloitte Tax LLP

Erin Harris
Enterprise Risk Management Associate Director
Accenture

Linal Harris
Founder & CEO
Insights 4 Life Coaching, LLC

Colleen Healy

Joan Heggen
Senior Vice President
U.S. Bank

Barb Ingold
Senior Director, Supply Chain Risk Management & Advisory Services
McDonald’s Corporation

Tenisha Jackson
Sr. HR Leaders – Talent Acquisition, Diversity and Development
Discover

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

Jeanette Kilo-Smith
Director, Diversity & Inclusion
Walgreens

Irina Konstantinovsky
Executive Vice President, Human Resources
Horizon Therapeutics

Megan Lopp Mathias
Founding Partner
Lopp Mathias Law

Chelsea McCarthy
Partner
Holland & Knight

Kimberly McGarry
Global Controller & Chief Accounting Officer
Morningstar

Tracey Mendrek
Director of Client Partnership
Wight & Company

Linda Nolan
Managing Director, Chicago Wealth Management
Northern Trust

Aletha C. Noonan
Vice President, Central Region
CDW

Melissa Oakley
Founder and Principal
The C3 Company

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

Bethany Pagels-Minor
Senior Product Manager
Apple

Diana Palomar
Vice President, Community Affairs
ABC 7 Chicago (WLS-TV)

Bridget Penney
Human Resources Executive
Amazon

Michele Piazza
Founder & President
MP Global Ventures, LLC

Shannon Pierce
Vice President, Operations
Nicor Gas

Anita Ponder
Partner
Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A.

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

Michelle Redd-Newell
Principle and Owner
Building Blocks Learning Academy

Amanda Rigby
Partner
KPMG LLP

Elif Sagsen-Ercel
Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer
RR Donnelley

Laura Sardegna
Head of Industry – Food, Beverage and Restaurant
Google

Kathy Seegebrecht
Chief Marketing Officer
UL

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

Mika Stambaugh
Founder & President
The MAS Ink

Sara Ann Staniszewski
Senior Vice President, Wintrust Commercial Bank
Wintrust

Edward Taylor
Vice President, US Sales
Mars Wrigley

Cathy Traczek
Senior Director, Executive Customer Relations
Comcast Cable

Anna May Trala
Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer
GTCR

Paroo Uppal
VP, Innovation Consulting
Klick Health

Cheryle Wittert
Regional President/Suburban Illinois
BMO Wealth Management

Julie Womack
Senior Director, Client Management
Willis Towers Watson

Sharon Zackfia, CFA
Partner
William Blair

Board Emeritus

Patti Barnett
Cindy Burrell
Gwendolyn Butler
Yolanda Daniel
Lisa Wilhelm Haag
Beth Hayden
Kimberly Hunter
Nicole Johnson-Scales
JoAnn Lilek
Julie Scott
Deborah Stevens
Karen Tulloch