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Board of Trustees

Officers

Leonard F. Amari, President
Claireen Herting, 1st Vice President
Jon DeMoss, 2nd Vice President
Michael V. Favia, 3rd Vice President
Mary Ann Hynes, Treasurer
Hon. Celia Louise Gamrath, Secretary
Cathy Gonzales O'Kelly, Asst. Secretary

Members

Leonard F. Amari, President
BSEd, Northern Illinois University
JD, The John Marshall Law School
Managing Partner, Amari & Locallo (Chicago, IL)

Kenneth C. Anderson, Trustee
BBA, Loyola University Chicago
President, Aston Asset Management (Chicago, IL)

Christine M. Castellano, Trustee
BA, summa cum laude, University of Colorado
JD, cum laude, University of Michigan Law School Senior Vice President; Corporate Secretary; Chief Compliance Officer, Ingredion Incorporated

Erhard R. Chorlé, Trustee
BS, DePaul University
JD, The John Marshall Law School
General Counsel, Advanced Equities Financial Group (Chicago, IL)

Jon W. DeMoss, 2nd Vice President
BS, University of Illinois
JD, University of Illinois College of Law
President & CEO, ISBA Mutual Insurance Co. (Chicago, IL)

James B. Durkin, Trustee
BS, Illinois State University
JD, The John Marshall Law School
Partner, Arnstein & Lehr LLP (Chicago, IL)

J. Timothy Eaton, Trustee
BA, Miami University of Ohio
JD, Southern Illinois University School of Law
LLM, Washington University School of Law
Partner, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP (Chicago, IL)

Hon. Timothy C. Evans, Trustee
BS, University of Illinois
JD, The John Marshall Law School
Chief Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County (Chicago, IL)

Michael V. Favia, 3rd Vice President
BBA, Loyola University Chicago
JD, The John Marshall Law School
Principal, Michael V. Favia & Associates (Chicago, IL)

Joseph M. Gagliardo, Trustee
BS, DePaul University
JD, The John Marshall Law School
Partner, Laner Muchin Dombrow Becker Levin & Tominberg Ltd. (Chicago, IL)

Hon. Celia Louise Gamrath, Secretary
BS, Indiana University
JD, The John Marshall Law School
Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County (Chicago, IL)

Claireen Herting, 1st Vice President
BS, University of Illinois
MBA, Northwestern University
JD, The John Marshall Law School
President, Specialized Tax Consulting, Ltd. (Park Ridge, IL)

Paula Hudson Holderman, Trustee
BA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
JD, The John Marshall Law School
Chief Attorney Development Officer, Winston & Strawn LLP (Chicago, IL)

Mary Ann Hynes, Treasurer
BA, Loyola University Chicago
MBA, Lake Forest Graduate School of Business
JD, LLM, The John Marshall Law School
Senior Counsel, Dentons (Chicago, IL)

Nancy Lee Johnson, Trustee
BA, Radcliffe College
Former Member, United States House of Representatives
Senior Public Policy Advisor, Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC (Washington, DC)

George F. Mahoney III, Trustee
BA, Lewis University
JD, DePaul University College of Law
Partner, Mahoney, Silverman & Cross LLC (Joliet, IL)

Hon. Jessica A. O'Brien, Trustee
BS, Boston University
JD, The John Marshall Law School
LLM, The John Marshall Law School
LLM, The John Marshall Law School
Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County (Chicago, IL)

Cathy Gonzales O'Kelly, Asst. Secretary
AB, College of William and Mary
JD, University of Virginia School of Law
Shareholder, Vedder Price PC (Chicago, IL)

Floyd D. Perkins, Trustee
BS, University of Illinois
JD, The John Marshall Law School
LLM, The John Marshall Law School
Partner, Ungaretti & Harris LLP (Chicago, IL)

Jordan H. Peters, Trustee
AB, Brown University
JD, The John Marshall Law School
Partner, Freeborn & Peters LLP (Chicago, IL)

Dixie Lee Peterson, Trustee
BA, University of Colorado
JD, The John Marshall Law School

Larry R. Rogers, Trustee
BA, St. Xavier College
JD, DePaul University College of Law
Partner, Power, Rogers & Smith, PC (Chicago, IL)

James F. Sullivan, Trustee
BA, DePaul University
MS, University of South Carolina

Nicholas C. Zagotta, Trustee
BBA, University of Notre Dame
JD, The John Marshall Law School
Partner, Roberts, McGivney & Zagotta LLC (Chicago, IL)

Roger Zamparo, Jr., Trustee
BS, Ohio University
JD, The John Marshall Law School
Principal, Zamparo Law Group, P.C. (Rolling Meadows, IL)

Emeritus Board Members

Giacomo (Jack) A. Pecoraro, Chairman
BGS, Roosevelt University
JD, The John Marshall Law School
Attorney at Law (Springfield, IL)

Hon. Joseph E. Birkett
BA, North Central College
JD, The John Marshall Law School
Justice, Illinois Appellate Court, 2nd District (Wheaton, Illinois)

Hon. Stephen J. Culliton (Ret.)
BBA, University of Notre Dame
JD, The John Marshall Law School
Chief Justice, 18th Judicial Circuit Court (Wheaton, IL)

Umberto S. Davi
BS, Western Illinois University
JD, The John Marshall Law School
Principal, Davi & Associates PC (Western Springs, IL)

Peter J. DiConza Jr.
BBA, Manhattan College
JD, The John Marshall Law School
Attorney (Manhasset & Brooklyn, NY)

Thomas J. Durkin (Ret.)
BA, DePaul University
Thomas Havey & Co. (Chicago, IL)

Hon. Thomas R. Fitzgerald (Ret.)
JD, The John Marshall Law School
Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Illinois

Hon. Wilson Frost
BA, Fisk University
JD, IIT Chicago - Kent College of Law
Attorney, Frost & Greenblatt Chtd. (Chicago, IL)

Victor P. Henderson
BSE, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
JD, Georgetown University Law Center
Partner, Henderson Adam, LLC (Chicago, IL)

Warren Lupel
BA, Roosevelt University
MA, Loyola University
JD, The John Marshall Law School
Special Counsel, Much Schelist (Chicago, IL)

Bruce R. Meckler
BA, Bradley University
JD, The John Marshall Law School
Partner, Meckler Bulger Tilson Marick & Pearson LLP (Chicago, IL)

Leo Melamed
JD, The John Marshall Law School
Chairman Emeritus, CME Group, Inc. &
Chairman & CEO, Melamed & Associates Inc.
(Chicago, IL)

Jorge Ramirez
BA, University of Texas - El Paso
JD, IIT Chicago - Kent College of Law
President, Chicago Federation of Labor (Chicago, IL)

Thomas M. Tully
BSS, John Carroll University
LLB, DePaul University College of Law
Principal, Thomas M. Tully & Associates (Chicago, IL)

Peter R. Wirtz
President, Bismark Enterprises, Inc. (Chicago, IL)

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