Current members

"Graduated" Members
2020-2021 Executive Council Dates
Executive Advisory Council Charter

Michael Bedell
Dean and Professor of Management
College of Business and Technology, NEIU

Jessica Mueller
Executive Director of Adult Education, Advancement, and Business Innovation
Northeastern Illinois University 

Heather Acerra 
CEO at Lux Blox

Julia Anderson 

Daniel Contreras 
Director of Technology Strategy

David Arroyo
IT Leadership Development Associate
Dover Corporation

Jack Butler 
Retired Executive

Marlene Byrne 
CEO Marketing

Daniel J. Carini
Business Performance Advisor

Kurt Conway
National Support Services Manager
Sentinel Technologies

Debbie Cortez 
Economic Awareness Council Bank 
Chicago Manager

Dwight Curtis 
Vice Chairman

Eytan Dallal 
Head of Data and Analytics
Sinai Health System

Billie Diaz
Associate Dean of Career Programs
Wilbur Wright College

Barry Dogadko

Dawn Duvall
Vice President of Supply Chain, Customers Service, and Information Technology
Milton Industries, Inc.

Freddy Flores
Regional Business Development Manager
Thyssen Krupp Elevator Company

Stewart Foley
Managing Partner and Editor in Chief
Insurance AUM Journal

Cherie Formacion
DevOps Engineer
Benchmark Analytics

Keith Glantz
President and Chief Creative Officer
Glantz Design

Richard Gendon
Managing Director
Center for Professional Management 

Thomas Gramins
Financial Consultant
Gem Financial Advisors Inc.

Geoffrey J. Harlow
Retired Partner
Wipfli, LLP

Carrie Horton
Treasury Manager
ACCO Brands

Steve Huff
Vice President of Information Technology Security and Risk
Capitol Federal Savings Bank

Jean Boris-Konan
Web Engineer

Monica Lopez
Human Resources Consultant
The Synergy Companies, Inc.

Quintin S. Marx 
Owning Partner
New World Van Lines

Sanjiv Mehta 
Director of M&A and Business Transformation 
Tata Consulting Services

Jason Neusel 
Price Waterhouse Coopers

Mike Penny 
Retired CIO
Medline Industries

Alyxander Pfannes 
Tax Manager
Deloitte Tax, LLP

Eva Prokop 
GetSet Learning, LLC

Elaine Richards 
Chief Operating Officer

Hans H. Roderich 
Retired VP Finance
Chicago Title and Trust Company

Ken Santiago 
Dean, Applied Arts, Workforce Education and Train
Joliet Junior College

Andy Shafer 
Shafer's Innovation and Business Building Services

Mrinal Sinha 
FS North America Lead- Cloud Opensource API M
Cap Gemini

Zachary Slizewski 
Vice President 
JP Morgan Chase

Ed Stuart 
Retired Faculty

David Swanson 
Retired Managing Director
Antares Capital

Rachel Trana 
Manager, Product Engineering

Janita Tucker
Executive Director
Peterson-Pulaski Business and Industrial Council

Millisa Vasich
Talent Development Partner
Northwestern Memorial Healthcare

George Vukotich 

George Wang 
Chief Marketing Officer
Peterson Technology Partner

Rashada Whitehead
Grant Thornton

Carla Cubert 
VP Business Advisory Services
RubinBrown LLP

Mika Stambaugh 

"Graduated" Members

Judith N. Aburmishan

Nicole Ashmore
Assistant Manager/ Assistant Manager of Marketing and Internal Operations
A Cortland Properties, Inc./ AJ Building and Grounds, Inc.

Daniel Bara
4th Wave Consulting

Christopher F. Beaulieu

Omar A. Brown
Human Capital/Organization Transformation and Talent
Deloitte Consulting LLP

Robert Conforti
Director-Domestic Taxes
Trans Union

Edwin Eisendrath
Managing Director
Huron Consulting Group

Jose Fulgencio
LDMS Media

Jose Ignacio Sordo-Galarza
President and Founder
Hispanic Innovation Center Chicago

Jerry Goldstein
Retired Executive Vice President
JP Morgan Chase

Paul Gross
Retired CIO

Doug Hanslip
Career Counsel
Hanslip Group Career Consulting

Jennifer Hill
Senior Manager
Centric Consulting

Janice Howse
District Sales Manager

Dave Jordan
Account Manager
Thomson Reuters Corporation

Pete Karakosta
Director - National Accounts
American Transport Group, LLC

Ray Kim
Past President
Korean American Chamber of Commerce

Linda Klute
Senior Partner/Engagement Partner Retired
Tatum, a Randstad Company

Alicia Mendoza
Graduate Student Representative
Marketing, 2016, NEIU
M.B.A, 2018, NEIU

Chuck Mishoulam
Security Consultant
Alert Protective Services, Inc.

Luis Diaz-Perez
External Affairs Manager
Commonwealth Edison Company

J. Todd Phillips
Founder and CEO
Parson Partners

Gina Purpura
Accounting Specialist
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

Martin D. Rule

Christopher Sulla
Director, Global IT
Sensient Technologies Corporation

Eric Vazquez
Chief Technology Officer
Office of the City Clerk Anna Valencia

George Vukotich

Tom White
Retired CEO
Zurich Financial Asia

Allan Zarach
Executive Vice President of Marketing and Development
Edward J. Zarach & Associates Customs Brokers and International Freight Forwarders