About Us: Our Team: Board of Directors

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Tywnia Brewton

Present:  Sr. Manager, Human Resources, Commercial, Baxter Healthcare

Past:  Manager, Human Resources Global Functions, Baxter Healthcare; Manager, U.S. University Relations, Baxter Healthcare

Sue Dye

Present:  Project Manager and Program Advisor, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Past:  Career Coach, Career Management Center, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University; Senior VP HR, Jones Lang LaSalle; Senior Associate, Booz Allen; Alumni Director, Lake Forest College

Lori Goldstein – Secretary

Present:  Employment Attorney & Owner, Law Office of Lori A. Goldstein; Board Member, New Trier High School Board of Education; Board Member, North Suburban Special Education District (NSSED)

Past:  Attorney at Wildman Harrold; Attorney at Holleb & Coff; Board Member and Legal Counsel, Temple Jeremiah

Charles Gurian – Treasurer

Present:  Retired

Past:  Chief Human Resources Officer, Brinks Gilson & Lione; Executive Director, Tribler Orpett & Meyer, P.C.; Office Manager, Duane Morris LLP


Hank Galatz

Present: Associate General Counsel, Employment & Labor Law, W.W. Grainger, Inc.


Rich Jones

Present:  Retired

Past: Director of Corporate Relations, University of Chicago; Vice President, Bank of America; Vice President of International Banking, Continental Bank

Karen Longe

Present:  Retired

Past: President, Karen Longe & Associates, Inc.; Marketing Manager, Zebra Technologies; Program Manager, American Hospital Association;President, Deerpath Art League


Patrick Looby

Present:  Consultant, Supply Chain Solutions, LynnCo Supply Chain Solutions, Inc.

Past: Director of Supply Chain, Ice Mobility; Cemetery Commissioner, City of Lake Forest; Lector Program, Church of Saint Mary – Lake Forest; Supply Chain Planning Manager, Insight Beverages; Director of Inventory Management, American Hotel Register Company;  EDI and Direct Store Delivery eProcurement Services, Walgreen Co.

Seth Palatnik

Tom Ratchford – President

Present:  Financial Consultant; Board, Joseph Academy

Past:  Director Finance, Billing Services Group; Vice President/Finance CFO, Stimsonite Corporation


Ann Rieder

Present:  Founder and President, Regatta Wealth Management 

Past:  Managing Director, VennWell;  Managing Director and Partner, HighTower Advisors;  Senior Vice President & Branch Manager, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney

Barbara Runyen

Present:  Co-Founder & Owner, Executive Coaching Partners, LLC

Past:  Managing Director and National Practice Leader, Jannotta Bray and Right Management; COO and VP Operations, Columbus-Cuneo-Cabrini Medical Center

Claire Thom

Present:  Retired; Board of Directors-Inspyr Therapeutics; Scientific Advisory Board-Third Coast Therapeutics, Inc

Past:  Senior VP, Oncology Therapeutic Area Head, Astellas; Senior VP, Millennium Pharmaceuticals; Senior VP, Takeda

Brent White

Present:  Career Coach and Job Search Strategist, Peoplefocus

Past:  Senior Client Development Director, InsightsNow, Inc; Vice President, Client Development, MetrixLab; Vice President, SmartRevenue; Executive Vice President, TNS North America


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