Board Lists

Board of Trustees

Paul Sutenbach, Chair
Global Market Development Manager, ITW Deltar Fuel Systems
Sheridan Turner, President & CEO
Kohl Children’s Museum of Greater Chicago
Sarah Alshouse
Civic Volunteer and Leader
Pat Anderson
Vice President, Controller & Chief Accounting Office, A.M.
Castle & Co
Jack Ball, Jr.
Senior Vice President, Morgan Stanley
Erin Beavers
Civic Volunteer and Leader
Lauren Blair
Partner, Pedersen & Houpt
Darryl Bradford
Senior Vice President and General Counsel, ComEd
David S. Buhl
Vice President, ThyssenKrupp Materials
Lori Carlson
CFO, Rotary International
Kirstin Carruthers
Civic Volunteer and Leader
Shannon Carstens
Partner, KMPG LLP
Eran Cohen
Managing Director, Wells Fargo Capital Finance
Stephen Cummings
President, Hewitt EnnisKnupp, Inc.
Catherine DeLeeuw
Vice President and Chicago Administrative Complex Manager, RBC Wealth Management
Mike Farrell
President, Advocate Children's Hospital
Nancy Firfer
Senior Advisor, Metropolitan Planning Council, Former President of Glenview
Arthur J. Fogel
Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Corporate Banking Group, Northern Trust Corporation
Dan Gary
Partner, Transaction Advisory Services, EY
John J. Hamill
Partner, Jenner & Block LLP
Tim Hannahs
Senior Vice President Managing Director, Fifth Third Bank
Carolyn Henderson
Literacy Coordinator, Academy for Urban School Leadership
Eboni C. Howard, Ph.D.
Principal Early Childhood Specialist, American Institutes for Research
Dennis Howarter
Chicago Markets Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP
Symeria Hudson
Vice President of Global Home Therapies, Baxter International
Jennifer Keating
Partner, Mayer Brown LLP
Jennifer Durham King
Shareholder, Vedder Price
Anthony Licata
Chicago Partner in Charge, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
Robert Lisk
President, Benchmark Homes
Bryan R. Malis
Managing Director, Altair Advisers LLC
Sean McCracken
Regional Team Leader, VP Treasury Management, Wintrust Commercial Banking
Terry B. McDougall
Director of U.S. Wealth Marketing, BMO Financial Group
Dawn Meiners
Civic Volunteer and Leader
Paul Melville
Principal, Grant Thornton LLP
Marcia Owens
Partner, Hamilton, Thies & Lorch LLP
Jeanine Raquet
Vice President – Agency Sales, Allstate
Carl Rutstein
Senior Partner, Boston Consulting Group
Brad Serlin
President, United Scrap Metal, Inc.
Rod Smith
Vice President of Human Resources, Anixter
Dean G. Stieber
Partner, KPMG LLP
Claudia Temple
Assistant Treasurer, Global Risk Management, Mondelez International
Dana Traci
Vice President, Talent Acquisition, Development and Diversity, Discover Financial Services
Dan Verdeyen
Senior Director of Business Systems, CDW
Rachel Winer
Executive Vice President, Account Director, Leo Burnett
Sherman Wright
Managing Partner, commonground

Past Chairs

Donna Sims Wilson
‎Executive Vice President, CastleOak Securities, L.P.
W. Fritz Souder
Managing Principal, RCP Advisors, LLC

Chair Emeritus

Frederick H. Waddell
President & Chief Executive Officer, Northern Trust Corporation

Founder & Life Trustee

Dolores Kohl
President & CEO, Dolores Kohl Education Foundation; Founder, Kohl Children’s Museum of Greater Chicago

Life Trustees

Thomas Donahoe
Retired, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Diana Mendley Rauner, Ph.D.
President, Ounce of Prevention Fund
John J. Schornack
Retired, Ernst & Young
Estelle Walgreen
Founder, Hispanically Speaking News

Board of Governors

The Board of Governors of Kohl Children's Museum of Greater Chicago is committed to raising money to broaden the Museum’s base of support through fundraising and events and raising awareness of the Museum’s exhibits and outreach programs through corporate and business networking in Chicagoland.

Paul Melville, President
Grant Thornton
T.J. Brown
Mohawk Manufacturing and Supply Co.
Doug DuMars
Kraft Foods
Steve Fine
Law Office of Steven H. Fine
Matthew Gibbons
The PrivateBank
Chuck Gitles
American Chartered Bank
Greg Hayward
Civic Volunteer and Leader
Dean Kalant
Gozdecki, Del Giudice, Americus & Farkas LLP
Andrew Lauck
BDT & Company, LLC
Elizabeth Lesner
Northern Trust
Rusty Magner
Meeker-Magner
Michael Pitts
First National Bank of Omaha
Robert Roth
ECC Insurance Brokers
Robert Russell
Home Run Consultants
David Shpiz
Kindred Partners
Max Stewart
Northern Trust

Program Advisory Council

The Program Advisory Council of Kohl Children's Museum of Greater Chicago provides input on education issues to Museum's education and exhibit departments, facilitates collaborations with schools and other community organizations, and evaluates the Museum programs, exhibits and educational services.

Carolyn Henderson, Chair
Literacy Coordinator, Academy for Urban School Leadership
Alexandra Altman
Civic Volunteer and Leader
Erin Beavers
Civic Volunteer and Leader
Amy Booth, Ph.D
Northwestern University
Stephanie Bynum
Kohl Children’s Museum
Kirstin Carruthers
Civic Volunteer and Leader
Caryn Friedman
The Joseph Sears School
Erika Miller-Gray
Kohl Children's Museum
Kathleen Hart
Glenview Public Schools
Heather Heavey
Northern Suburban Special Education District
Eboni C. Howard, Ph.D.
American Institutes for Research
Jennifer Durham King
Vedder Price
Mady Lesnik
Civic Volunteer and Leader
Wendy Morgan
Musician
Alice Moss
DePaul University
Sue Offutt
McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership – National Louis University
Kaney O’Neill
Consultant
Jan Perney, Ph.D.
National-Louis University
Deanna Sainati
Civic Volunteer and Leader
Sandy Schafernich
One and Only
Luz Maria Solis
Civic Volunteer and Leader
Liza Sullivan
Through Play
Sheridan Turner
Kohl Children's Museum
Kendra Wallace
Cradle2College
Heather Warren, Ph.D.
Rush University
Joyce Weiner
Ounce of Prevention
Lana Weiner
Gertrude B. Nielsen Child Care and Learning Center
Molly Witten, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist

Women's Board

The Women's Board of Kohl Children's Museum of Greater Chicago is committed to supporting and enhancing the Museum's commitment to children by extending the Museum's base of support to include individuals, families and philanthropic organizations and promoting and sustaining the development of exhibits and programs.

Sarah Alshouse, President
Melissa Ackerman
Wendy Baker
Alison Borland
Bethany Crocker
Carrie Diamond
Claire Dwyer
Tiffany Erickson
Susan Flosi
Deirdre Franklin
Lisa Ginsberg
Sarah Ann Harris
Carrie Hughes
Christina Kline
Meredith Mazur
Katie Meehan
Kristen Novelline
Holly Patience
Bridget Pennise
Mollie Rea
Emily Reynolds
Kirby Richards
Kerri Schoonyoung
Margot Spytek
Amanda Sundt
Kendra Wallace
Alicia Waters
Page Wilson

Sustaining Members
Catherine Barton
Beth Beeler
Amanda Bonnell
Nicole Drai
Jennifer Grady
Julie Lipford
Adriane McKnight
Jennifer Rice
Emily Wyner
Meggan Zabel