The impact council is a group of leaders who are committed to educational equity and high impact philanthropy. In addition to supporting A Better Chicago, the impact council strengthens our grantees by providing professional development opportunities to their rising leaders.

To learn more, please contact impactcouncil@abetterchicago.org.


Impact council

 

Ahmed Abdel-Saheb
Investment Banking Associate
Greenhill & Co.

Nikhil Angelo
Associate, Restructuring
Lazard

Andrew Baumgarten
Associate
BDT Capital Partners

Stephen Bernacki
Chief Financial Officer
The Alinea Group Restaurants & Tock LLC

David Bierman
Vice President
Houlihan Lokey, LLC

Keith Borchers
Director, Global Financial Planning & Analysis
Cheetah Digital

Brandon Boros
MBA Candidate
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Eileen Buckley
National Corporate Responsibility Director
PwC

Mark Capeless
Principal
Bain & Company

Chris Chapman
Trader
IMC

Ben Chrischilles
Manager
Huron Consulting Group

Brian Chung
Financial Engineer
Balyasny Asset Management

Janet Coscino
Associate
Jones Day

Hans De Schaaf
Key Account Manager
Euromonitor International

Bryan DeVries
Investment Banking Analyst
Lazard

Stephanie Dolan
Principal
Civic Consulting Alliance

Joe Duffy
Private Wealth Advisor
Goldman Sachs

Taylor Edgerton
Consultant
Bain & Company

Thomas Egbert
MBA Candidate
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Michael Facchinello
UX Director
Clique Studios

Jesse Feinberg
Director of Sales and Marketing
Certasun

Jonathan Feldman
Consultant
Boston Consulting Group

Katherine Finnegan
Vice President
Finnegan Family Foundation

Jimmy Flaherty
Principal
BDT Capital Partners

Will Geiger
Senior Vice President
Railroad Financial Corporation

Amy Gooden
Senior Vice President
Left Hook

JP Graziano
Resident Sales Director
Aon Risk Solutions

Bryan Hall
Investment Banking Analyst
Lazard

Josh Hoen
Vice President, External Affairs
Teach For America

Alice Hurh
Principal
Heidrick & Struggles

Kevin Jackson
Vice President, Global Finance
InnerWorkings

Ashley Jelinek
Chief Operating Officer
Corporate Settlement Solutions

Marissa Jennings
Regional Vice President - Distribution
Zurich Insurance Company

Brittany Jones
Manager
Bain & Company

Allison Kahler
Principal
Bain & Company

Matt Kamhi
Director of Strategy
Shiftgig

Zoey Keeney
Teacher and College Counselor
Legal Prep Charter Academy

Kirsta Kellin
MBA Candidate
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Michael Koenig
Private Equity Associate
Prairie Capital

Drew Macha
Director
Madison Dearborn Partners LLC

Brian Malkin
MBA Candidate
Kellogg School of Management

John McGowan
Senior Customer Success Manager
Inkling

Sinead Mullen
Principal
Bain & Company

Ed Nakayama
Vice President
William Blair & Company LLC

Michael Perkins
Procurement Category Manager
Chicago Public Schools

Allison Prescott
Vice President
Creek Lane Capital

Kevin Pung
Investment Banking Analyst
Lazard

Julia Quinn
Associate Director, Crime & Education Labs
University of Chicago Urban Labs

Joseph Robinson
Vice President
Lincoln International

Amanda Rychel
Vice President of Strategy
Distinctive Schools

Edward Schlicksup
Director of Federal Engagement
Bluewolf

Vickie Schmuker
Associate Director
The Siegfried Group, LLP

Rachel Schneider
MS Candidate, Learning & Organizational Change
Northwestern School of Education & Social Policy

Sam Schwartz
Development Director
First Hospitality Group

Nick Scordo
Head of Business Development
RBN Insurance Services

Liz Siciliano
Chief of Staff
The Barack Obama Foundation

Elizabeth Sinha
Senior CRM Manager
ParkWhiz

Rish Sinha
Vice President
BDT Capital Partners

Andrew Sparks
Senior Strategy Analyst
Accenture

Lindsey Sullivan
Counsel
Ropes & Gray LLP

Carrie Sweeney
Manager, Retail Partnerships
Pinterest

Dave Wainman
Senior Orthopedic Sales Consultant
DePuy Orthopedics

Elizabeth Weilburg
Human Resources Manager
Citadel

Adam Wexner
Partner
Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Matt Whittaker
Manager
Bain & Company

Halden Williams
Director
PwC

Kendra Zehentbauer
Consultant
Boston Consulting Group

Austin Zheng
Investment Banking Analyst
Lazard