Our Board of Trustees represents a cross section of Chicago’s civic, corporate, professional, and philanthropic communities.

The board’s constant stewardship and fundraising support enables Erikson to maintain its reputation as a premier institution of higher education.

Executive officers

Kate Neisser, Chair
Civic Leader

Michelle L. Collins, Vice Chair
President, Cambium, L.L.C.

Bruce E. Huey, Treasurer
Partner, Friedman & Huey Associates

John L. Hines, Jr., Secretary
Partner, Clark Hill PLC

Life trustees

T. Berry Brazelton, M.D.
Richard P. Kiphart
Lorraine B. Wallach
Bernice Weissbourd

Members of the board

Catherine M. Adduci
President of the Board, Village of River Forest

Eric Adelstein
Partner, Adelstein Liston

Virginia Bobins
Civic Leader

Barbara T. Bowman
Professor and Interim President of External Affairs, Erikson Institute

JaCee M. Burnes
Civic Leader

Jeanna M. Capito
Independent Consultant
President, Alumni of Erikson Institute

Ikram Goldman
President, ikram

Sabrina Gracias
Director of Investor Relations, Valor Equity Partners

Toby Herr
Director, Project Match

Lewis S. Ingall
Executive Vice President, Heitman

Mary A. Laraia
Deputy Superintendent, Cook County Forest Preserve District

Mitchell J. Lederer
Partner, Brand Capital, L.L.C.

Edward S. Loeb
Partner, Harris Associates

Shirley R. Madigan
Chair, Illinois Arts Council

Sarah Mangelsdorf
Dean, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Northwestern University

Judith K. McCaskey
Civic Leader

John W. McNulty
Retired General Solicitor, Ameritech

Linda F. Morris
Executive Vice President, PNC

Ashley Hemphill Netzky
Civic Leader

Kathy Richland Pick
Owner, Kathy Richland Photography

Clare M. Pinkert
Law Clerk in the Chamber of U.S. Magistrate Judge Young Kim
Northern District of Illinois

James J. Roche
Attorney, James J. Roche & Associates

Cari B. Sacks
Civic Leader

Richard S. Schuham
Executive Vice President, Studley, Inc.

Joy Segal
Civic Leader

Sara Crown Star
Civic Leader

Scott D. Steffens
Partner, Grant Thornton

Sandra Perez Sterling
Civic Leader

Eve M. Tyree
Civic Leader

Patricia R. Walsh
Civic Leader

Adrienne E. White
Executive Director, American Osteopathic Association

Susan J. Wislow
Civic Leader

Sheri B. Zuckerman
Civic Leader


For board inquiries, please call (312) 893-7114.