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The Council on Chicago Booth advises Booth's leadership in their efforts to maintain faculty excellence and develop the highest quality management education programs in the world. We gratefully acknowledge the extraordinary contributions of Chicago Booth Council members.

2013 - 14 Council Members

John A. Edwardson†, Chair
MBA '72
Retired Chairman
CDW Corporation
Winnetka, Illinois

Robert V. Adams*
MBA '61
Retired Chairman
Adams Capital Management
Santa Monica, California

Nicholas W. Alexos
MBA '88
Managing Partner
Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC 
Chicago, Illinois

Andrew M. Alper†
AB '80, MBA '81
Chairman
Alper Investments 
New York, New York

John P. Amboian
AB '83, MBA '84
Chairman & CEO
Nuveen Investments, Inc.
Chicago, Illinois

Calvin H. Baker
MBA '69
Managing Director & Senior Portfolio Manager
Brown Capital Management
Baltimore, Maryland

Angela Blatteis
MBA '86 
Ambassador
The Gores Group, LLC
Los Angeles, California

Norman R. Bobins*
MBA '67
Chairman
The PrivateBank and Trust Company
Chicago, Illinois

Dennis S. Bookshester*
Professional Investor and Advisor
Coconut Grove, Florida

David G. Booth†*
MBA '71
Co-CEO, Chairman, President & Founder
Dimensional Fund Advisors, Inc.
Austin, Texas

Barbara L. Bowles
MBA '71
President
Landers-Bowles Family Foundation
Chicago, Illinois

Peter C. Browning*
MBA '76
Managing Director 
Peter Browning Partners, LLC
Charlotte, North Carolina

Philip Alan Canfield
MBA '96
Managing Director
GTCR LLC
Chicago, Illinois

Charles H. Cannon
MBA '82
Executive Chairman 
JBT Corporation
Chicago, Illinois

Jaime Chico-Pardo ◊
MBA '74
President and CEO
ENESA
Mexico City, Mexico

Dennis H. Chookaszian*
MBA '68
Retired Chairman and CEO
CNA Insurance Companies
Wilmette, Illinois

Kenneth J. Coates*
MBA '64
Senior Partner
TriMentor Group LLC
Santa Barbara, California

Stephen J. Czech
MBA '98
Managing Partner & Chief Investment Officer
Czech Asset Management, LP
Greenwich, Connecticut

Robert C. Davidson Jr.*
MBA '69
Retired Chairman & CEO
Surface Protection Industries, Inc.
Pasadena, California

Gregory T. Durant
MBA '88
Vice Chairman
Deloitte
New York, New York

Richard Elden
MBA '66
Founder
Lakeview Capital Management LLC
Chicago, Illinois

Merrick M. Elfman
MBA '83
Senior Managing Director
Sterling Partners
Chicago, Illinois

Lawrence I. Field*
Chairman & CEO
Field Holdings
Northbrook, Illinois

David W. Fox*
MBA '58
Retired Chairman, Board of Governors
Chicago Stock Exchange
Burr Ridge, Illinois

Joel F. Gemunder
MBA '62
Retired President & CEO
Omnicare Management Company
Amelia Island, Florida

Timothy M. George†
AB '74, MBA '75
Managing Director
Lazard Freres & Co.
New York, New York

Melvin R. Goodes*
MBA '60
Retired Chairman & CEO
Warner-Lambert Company
Mendham, New Jersey

Kathryn C. Gould†
MBA '78
Co-Founder
Foundation Capital
Portola Valley, California

James W. Harding*
MBA '40
Retired Chairman of the Board
Kemper Financial Services
Burbank, California

Michael E. Herman*
MBA '64
President
Herman Family Trading Company
Kansas City, Missouri

James Hill Jr.*
MBA '67
Retired Managing Partner
Mitchell & Titus
Chicago, Illinois

Michele J. Hooper
MBA '75
CEO, Managing Partner & Co-Founder
The Director's Council
Wilmette, Illinois

Mark S. Hoplamazian
MBA '89
President & Chief Executive Officer
Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Chicago, Illinois

David W. Johnson*
MBA '58
Retired Chariman, President and CEO
Campbell Soup Company
New Hope, Pennslyvania

George Kadifa
MBA '89
Executive Vice President, HP Software
Hewlett-Packard Company
Palo Alto, California

Thomas L. Kalaris ◊
MBA '78
Retired CEO, Wealth Management
Barclays Bank PLC
London, United Kingdom

Edward L. Kaplan
MBA '71
Chairman Emeritus & Co-Founder
Zebra Technologies Corporation
Northbrook, Illinois

Karen Katen†
AB '70, MBA '74
Senior Advisor
Essex Woodlands
New York, New York

Dennis J. Keller†
MBA '68
Co-Founder, Retired Chairman and CEO
DeVry, Inc.
Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois

James M. Kilts †*
MBA '74
Founding Partner
Centerview Partners
Greenwich, Connecticut

Craig P. Kipp
MBA '83
Former President & CEO
Boart Longyear
Park City, Utah

David M. Kirchheimer
MBA '78
Principal, CFA & CFO
Oaktree Capital Management LP
Los Angeles, California

Cary A. Kochman
JD '90, MBA '90
Head of North American
Mergers & Acquisitions Group
Citigroup
Chicago, Illinois

Robert J. Lavidge* 
MBA '47 
President Emeritus
Elrick and Lavidge
Scottsdale, Arizona

Richard Leventhal
MBA ’70
Chairman and CEO
Fedway Associates Inc.
Basking Ridge, New Jersey

Jerry W. Levin*
MBA '68
Chairman & CEO
JW Levin Partners
New York, New York

James W. Lewis*
MBA '70
Founder & Chairman
Geometry Group, Inc.
Miami Beach, Florida

Michelle Liem
MBA ’89
Executive Director
Nuri Holdings Pte Ltd.
Singapore

Michael D. Lockhart
MBA '75
Retired Chairman, President & CEO
Armstrong World Industries, Inc.
Lancaster, Pennslyvania

Mark Loughridge
MBA '82
Retired CFO
IBM Corporation
Westport, Connecticut

Joseph Mansueto
AB '78, MBA '80
Chairman & CEO
Morningstar, Inc.
Chicago, Illinois

Roxanne M. Martino
MBA '88
CEO, Partner and Portfolio Manager
Aurora Investment Management LLC
Chicago, Illinois

Peter W. May†*
AB '64, MBA '65
President & Founding Partner
Trian Partners
New York, New York

Robert C. McCormack*
MBA '68
Advisory Partner
Trident Capital
Burr Ridge, Illinois

Mark G. McGrath*
MBA '69
Retired Senior Advisor
Gleacher and Company
Chicago, Illinois

John A. McQuown
Partner & Director
Diversified Credit Investments
San Francisco, California

Leo Melamed*
Chairman & CEO
Melamed & Associates
Chicago, Illinois

Robert B. Nagel
MBA '63
Chairman & Partner
CEO Partners, Inc.
Winnetka, Illinois 

Joseph Neubauer†*
MBA '65
Chairman
Aramark Corporation
Philadelphia, Pennslyvania

James B. Nicholson
MBA '67
President & CEO
PVS Chemicals
Detroit, Michigan

Michael P. Polsky†
MBA '87
President & CEO
Invenergy LLC
Chicago, Illinois

Janet Pucino
MBA '94
CEO & Founder
Deep Canyon Media, LLC
Beverly Hills, California

Paul E. Purcell
MBA '71
Chairman, President & CEO
Robert W. Baird & Company, Inc.
Chicago, Illinois

George G. Rinder*
EX '41, MBA '42
Retired Vice Chairman
Marshall Field & Company
Burr Ridge, Illinois

Linnea Conrad Roberts
MBA '90
Advisory Director, Investment Banking
Goldman Sachs
New York, New York

Robert Rothman*
MBA '77
President & CEO
Black Diamond Group
Tampa, Florida

Steven G. Rothmeier†*
MBA '72
Retired Chairman
Great Northern Capital
St. Paul, Minnesota

William C. Rusnack*
MBA '70
Retired President & CEO
Premcor, Inc.
St. Louis, Missouri

Tandean Rustandy
MBA '07 (AXP-6)
Chief Executive Officer
PT Arwana Cirtramulia Tbk
Jakarta, Indonesia

Jorge A. Saieh
AM '97, MBA '98
Chairman
CorpBanca S.A.
Santiago, Chile

George U. Sauter
MBA '80
Retired Managing Director & Chief Investment Officer
The Vanguard Group, Inc.
Malvern, Pennsylvania

Frits Seegers ◊
MBA '89
Chief Executive Officer
CT Corporation
Jakarta, Indonesia

Thomas W. Sidlik
MBA '73 
Member of the Board of Directors
Delphi Automotive PLC
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Martin Slark
Vice Chairman & CEO
Molex Inc.
Lisle, Illinois

Fred G. Steingraber*
MBA '64
Chairman Emeritus
A.T. Kearney
Kenilworth, Illinois

Joel M. Stern*
MBA '64
Chairman & CEO
Stern Value Management
New York, New York

Philip W.K. Sweet Jr.*
MBA '57
Retired Chariman & CEO
Northern Trust Corporation
Palm Beach, Florida

Diane Swonk
MBA '89
Senior Managing Director & Chief Economist
Mesirow Financial, Inc.
Chicago, Illinois

Richard K. Sykes
MBA '90
Director & Midwest Office Manager
McKinsey & Company
Chicago, Illinois

Ronald E. Tarrson
MBA '72
Owner
Santa Fe Aero Services
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Immanuel Thangaraj
AB '92, MBA '93
Managing Director
Essex Woodlands
Palo Alto, California

Peter Q. Thompson
MBA ' 
Chief Executive Officer
Perkins Investment Management LLC
Chicago, Illinois

Mary Ann Tolan†
MBA '92
Board Chairman
Accretive Health
Chicago, Illinois

James L. Tyree
Retired Executive Vice President
Abbott Laboratories
Chicago, Illinois 

Bill Uhrig
MBA ’84
Partner
Three Cities Research, Inc.
New York, New York

Roger M. Vasey*
MBA '70
Managing Partner
Conyers Capital LLC
Naples, Florida

Kenneth A. Viellieu
MBA '84
Managing Director
Moelis & Company
Chicago, Illinois

David J. Vitale*
MBA '76
President
Chicago Board of Education
Chicago, Illinois

Jack Wadsworth◊
MBA '63
Advisory Director
Morgan Stanley Asia, Ltd.
San Francisco, California

Todd Evan Warnock
MBA '88
Founding Partner & Senior Advisor
RoundTable Healthcare Partners
Winnetka, Illinois

Bryan White
MBA '89 
Managing Director and Global Head
BlackRock Alternative Advisors
Seattle, Washington

Patricia A. Wier*
MBA '78
President
Patricia A. Wier Inc.
Chicago, Illinois

Ernest R. Wish*
MBA '71
Chairman
Wish Enterprises
Chicago, Illinois

John E. Yoshimura
MBA '87
Partner and Board Member
A.T. Kearney, Inc.
Chicago, Illinois

Cynthia L. Zollinger
MBA '79
President & CEO
Cornerstone Research
San Francisco, California

 

*Denotes Life Member, Chicago Booth Council
†Denotes Member, University of Chicago Board of Trustees
‡Denotes University of Chicago Life Trustee
◊Denotes Chicago Booth Global Advisory Board
EX denotes enrollment in University of Chicago degree program and class year