Board of Directors

    Chair

    • William D. Forsyth III '86 BUS

      • President and Founder, Frontier Partners, Inc.
      • Winnetka, IL

    Vice Chair

    • Michael Harring ’72 LAS

      • Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, North America, John Deere (Retired)
      • Moline, IL

    Immediate Past Chair

    • Steve Van Arsdell '72 BUS, MAS '73 BUS

      • Chairman and CEO, Deloitte & Touche LLP (Retired)
      • Naperville, IL

    Voting Directors

    • Carrie Casper '01 FAA

      • Assistant Vice President of Advancement, Illinois Institute of Technology
      • Chicago, IL
    • Daniel Jensen '88 ENG

      • Head of Engineering for Services, Rolls-Royce
      • Indianapolis, IN
    • Norma J Lauder ’71 BUS

      • Director, ILLINOIS MS Tax Program (Retired)
      • Oak Brook, IL
    • Joan Mahon ’85 ACES

      • Sr. Sales Enablement Consultant, Steelcase
      • Syosset, New York
    • Jeffrey Osuji '09 LAS, MBA '11 BUS

      • Managing Partner, MD Newsline
      • Chicago, IL
    • Harsha Sankar '19 ENG

      • Associate, Technology Consulting, PwC
      • Chicago, IL
    • Tami Craig Schilling '90 ACES

      • Lead, Knowledge Transfer, Bayer Crop Science
      • Okawville, Illinois
    • James Schlueter '80 MEDIA

      • Director of Technology Communications, The Boeing Company (Retired)
      • Spirit Lake, IA
    • Cedric D. Thurman '87 BUS

      • Senior Vice President/Chief Diversity Officer, Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago
      • Chicago, IL

    Ex Officio Directors

    • Thomas R. Bearrows '79 LAS, JD '82 LAW

      • University Counsel, University of Illinois
    • Jennifer Dillavou '82 EDU

      • President, University of Illinois Alumni Association
    • Kay Schwichtenberg MBA '84, BUS, Chicago

      • Chair, University of Illinois Foundation
    • Avijit Ghosh

      • CFO, University of Illinois
    • Robert J. Jones

      • Chancellor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    • Timothy L. Killeen

      • President, University of Illinois
    • Jill Smart '81 BUS

      • Board of Trustees Representative, University of Illinois