Board Lists

Board of Trustees

Paul Sutenbach, Chair
Kohl Children's Museum Board of Trustees
Sheridan Turner, President & CEO
Kohl Children’s Museum of Greater Chicago
Jack Ball, Jr.
Senior Vice President, Morgan Stanley
Erin Beavers
Civic Volunteer and Leader
Darryl Bradford
Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Exelon Corporation, Corporate Headquarters
David Buhl
Vice President, ThyssenKrupp Materials NA
Lori Carlson
CFO, Rotary International
Shannon Carstens
Partner, KMPG LLP
Franco Cisternino
General Manager, Nylok LLC, A Marmon Group/Berkshire Hathaway Company
Eran Cohen
Managing Director, Wells Fargo Capital Finance
Bethany Crocker
Civic Volunteer and Leader
Stephen Cummings
CEO, Hewitt Ennis Knupp, Inc.
Kate DeLeeuw
Vice President & 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
Art Fogel
Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Corporate Banking Group, The Northern Trust Corporation
Dan Gary
Partner, Ernst & Young
Jon Glick
Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
John Hamill
Partner, Jenner & Block LLP
Tim Hannahs
Senior Vice President & Managing Director, Fifth Third Private Bank
Carolyn Henderson
Literacy Coordinator, Academy for Urban School Leadership
Symeria Hudson
Global Franchise Head, Global Home Therapies, Baxter International Inc.
Jennifer Keating
Partner, Mayer Brown LLP
James Kratochvil
Chief Development Officer, Northwestern Mutual
Anthony Licata
Chicago Partner in Charge, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
Bryan R. Malis
Managing Director, Altair Advisers LLC
Jason Maslan
Managing Director, Protiviti Inc
Sean McCracken
Head of Middle Market Treasury Management Sales, Wintrust Commercial Banking
Terry McDougall
Director of U.S. Wealth Marketing, BMO Financial Group
Dawn Meiners
Civic Volunteer and Leader
Paul Melville
Principal, Grant Thornton LLP
Marcia Owens
Law Firm Partner, Hamilton, Thies & Lorch LLP
Alicia Pando
CTO, Magnetar Capital, LLC
Jeff Ptak
Head of Global Manager Research, Morningstar Investment Management
Jeanine Raquet
Senior Vice President – Agency Operation, Allstate
Carl Rutstein
President, The Kessler Group
Brad Serlin
President, United Scrap Metal
Ann Sickon
Executive Director, Center for Independent Futures
Rod Smith
Executive Vice President, Human Resources, Anixter
Dean Stieber
Partner, KPMG LLP
Claudia Temple
Assistant Treasurer, Global Risk, Mondelez International
Dana Traci
Vice President, Human Resources - Talent Acquisition, Development & Diversity, Discover Financial Services
Dan Verdeyen
Chief Architect, CDW
Estelle Walgreen
Co-Founder & President, HSN Media Inc.
Rachel Winer
Executive Vice President, Accounts Director, Leo Burnett

Past Chair

Donna Sims Wilson
‎President, Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors L.P.

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, First Lady of Illinois
John J. Schornack
Retired, Ernst & Young
W. Fritz Souder
Managing Principal, RCP Advisors, LLC

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.
Steve Fine
Law Office of Steven H. Fine
Mason Floyd
Martin, Brown, Sullivan, Roadman & Hartnett, Ltd.
Matthew Gibbons
The PrivateBank
Chuck Gitles
American Chartered Bank
Greg Hayward
Civic Volunteer and Leader
Jessica Hochman
Civic Volunteer and Leader
Dean Kalant
Gozdecki, Del Giudice, Americus & Farkas LLP
Phil Kenny
Willis of Illinois, Inc.
Brad Krieschen
PNC Bank
Andrew Lauck
RedBird Capital Partners
Elizabeth Lesner
Northern Trust
Jason Lipshultz
Rusty Magner
Meeker-Magner Risk Management
Michael Moylan
Glenview Bank and Trust
Navin Nagrani
Hilco Real Estate
Michael Pitts
First National Bank of Omaha
Robert Roth
ECC Insurance Brokers
Robert Russell
Home Run Consultants
David Shpiz
Kindred Partners
Max Stewart
BMO Harris Bank
Jim Stucker
Heather Szymusiak
MB Financial

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
Kirsten Carruthers
Civic Volunteer and Leader
Caryn Friedman
The Joseph Sears School
Erika MillerGray
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
James Kratochvil
Northwestern Mutual
Dawn Meiners
Civic Volunteer and Leader
Wendy Morgan
Alice Moss
DePaul University
Kaney O’Neill
Jan Perney, Ph.D.
National-Louis University
Sandy Schafernich
One and Only
Luz Maria Solis
Civic Volunteer and Leader
Liza Sullivan
Through Play
Sheridan Turner
Kohl Children's Museum
Kendra Wallace
The Joseph Sears School
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.

Bethany Crocker, President
Sarah Alshouse
Wendy Baker
Maggie Beitler
Ryanne Bumps
Sheila Canmann
Anika Chase
Maxie Clarke
Alison Donnelly
Tiffany Erickson
Sonia Esler
Deirdre Franklin
Gina Gooden
Lindsay Greenwood
Sarah Ann Harris
Anne Hart
Emily Heinlein
Carrie Hughes
Christina Kline
Emily Link
Liz Martin
Dana McLaughlin
Holly Patience
Bridget Pennise
Mollie Rea
Anne Reilly
Megan Roberts
Kerri Schoonyoung
Kristin Shea
Kathryn Sheridan
Missy Shinall
Margot Spytek
Andrea Tingue

Sustaining Members

Susanna Ver Eecke