ADVISORY COUNCILS

Meet the Youth Guidance Advisory Councils

Youth Guidance’s Advisory Councils are composed of individuals who are committed to helping youth schools. Each council member has a strong desire be actively involved in solving the issues these youth face. Each devotes time, talent and expertise to the current and future work of Youth Guidance programming.

BAM Advisory Council Co-Chair

Mark D. Gerstein

Past Global Chair, Mergers & Acquisitions, Latham & Watkins

BAM Advisory Council Co-Chair

Mark D. Gerstein

Past Global Chair, Mergers & Acquisitions, Latham & Watkins

BAM Advisory Council Co-Chair

Torrence Hinton

President, Peoples Gas and North Shore Gas

BAM Advisory Council Co-Chair

Torrence Hinton

President, Peoples Gas and North Shore Gas

BAM Advisory Council Chair

Christyanna Egun

Sr. Director of Boston Partnerships, Equity & Inclusion at Massachusetts General Hospital

BAM Advisory Council Chair

Christyanna Egun

Sr. Director of Boston Partnerships, Equity & Inclusion at Massachusetts General Hospital

WOW Advisory Council Co-Chair

Rachel Graham

Director of Programs at Lefkofsky Family Foundation

WOW Advisory Council Co-Chair

Rachel Graham

Director of Programs at Lefkofsky Family Foundation

WOW Advisory Council Co-Chair

Dinaz Mansuri

Executive Director at The Mayer and Morris Kaplan Family Foundation

WOW Advisory Council Co-Chair

Dinaz Mansuri

Executive Director at The Mayer and Morris Kaplan Family Foundation

James Anderson

Chief Executive Officer at Waller Helms Advisors

James Anderson

Chief Executive Officer at Waller Helms Advisors

Terrell Anderson

Executive Vice President of Strategy and Growth at Clinify

Terrell Anderson

Executive Vice President of Strategy and Growth at Clinify

Bradley Beile

Chief Operating Officer at Metro Edge

Bradley Beile

Chief Operating Officer at Metro Edge

Michael Cassel

Vice President, State and Local Government Affairs, ID.me

Michael Cassel

Vice President, State and Local Government Affairs, ID.me

Jadine Chou

Chief Safety and Security Officer at Chicago Public Schools

Jadine Chou

Chief Safety and Security Officer at Chicago Public Schools

Don Cooke

Senior Vice President at McCormick Foundation

Don Cooke

Senior Vice President at McCormick Foundation

Stephen Cruise

Managing Director, Global Head of Industrials Client Advisory at Greenhill & Co., LLC

Stephen Cruise

Managing Director, Global Head of Industrials Client Advisory at Greenhill & Co., LLC

John DeCaro

Founding Principal at Elementum Advisors

John DeCaro

Founding Principal at Elementum Advisors

Zachary Fardon

Managing Partner, King & Spalding

Zachary Fardon

Managing Partner, King & Spalding

Mike Flores

SVP Investor Relations Officer at McDonald's

Mike Flores

SVP Investor Relations Officer at McDonald's

Kimberly Flynn

Managing Director, Alternative Investments at XA Investments LLC

Kimberly Flynn

Managing Director, Alternative Investments at XA Investments LLC

Brent Gledhill

President and Chief Executive Officer, William Blair

Brent Gledhill

President and Chief Executive Officer, William Blair

Michael Gold

Chief Operating Officer at Pine Tree

Michael Gold

Chief Operating Officer at Pine Tree

Larry A. Green

Senior Certified Executive Career Counseling

Larry A. Green

Senior Certified Executive Career Counseling

Michael T. Harris

Senior Vice President, Wintrust Construction, Engineering & Architecture

Michael T. Harris

Senior Vice President, Wintrust Construction, Engineering & Architecture

David Helms

Managing Director at Waller Helms Advisors

David Helms

Managing Director at Waller Helms Advisors

Zachary Judd

Partner, Corporate Department at Latham & Watkins LLP

Zachary Judd

Partner, Corporate Department at Latham & Watkins LLP

Edward G. Lance IV

Senior Counsel at Archer Daniels Midland Company

Edward G. Lance IV

Senior Counsel at Archer Daniels Midland Company

Gary J. Levin, CPA

Retired Partner, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services

Gary J. Levin, CPA

Retired Partner, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services

Mike Macankanja

Managing Director at JPMorgan Chase

Mike Macankanja

Managing Director at JPMorgan Chase

Saumil Mehta

Vice President, Commercial Aviation Legal Affairs at Intelsat US

Saumil Mehta

Vice President, Commercial Aviation Legal Affairs at Intelsat US

Tim O’Gara

Partner and Founder, Shannon Advisors LLC

Tim O’Gara

Partner and Founder, Shannon Advisors LLC

Hon. Toni Preckwinkle

Cook County Board President

Hon. Toni Preckwinkle

Cook County Board President

Jason M. Quintana

Partner, Mayer Brown LLP

Jason M. Quintana

Partner, Mayer Brown LLP

Officer

John R. Raitt

Retired Partner, Harris Associates L.P.

Officer

John R. Raitt

Retired Partner, Harris Associates L.P.

Arnaldo Rivera

Chief Administrative & Equity Officer, Navy Pier

Arnaldo Rivera

Chief Administrative & Equity Officer, Navy Pier

John H. Schmidt

Senior Managing Director at Accenture

John H. Schmidt

Senior Managing Director at Accenture

Patrick Schweska

Public Policy Manager, Amazon Web Services

Patrick Schweska

Public Policy Manager, Amazon Web Services

Andrew Spinelli

Director, Brunswick Group

Andrew Spinelli

Director, Brunswick Group

Stuart A. Taylor II

CEO, The Taylor Group

Stuart A. Taylor II

CEO, The Taylor Group

Karen Van Ausdal

irector of Practice, CASEL

Karen Van Ausdal

irector of Practice, CASEL

Kim Van Horn

Chief Administrative Officer, Paul M. Angell Family Foundation

Kim Van Horn

Chief Administrative Officer, Paul M. Angell Family Foundation

Ed Wittenstein

Partner, Worsek & Vihon LLP

Ed Wittenstein

Partner, Worsek & Vihon LLP

Rob Womsley

Partner, Water Street

Rob Womsley

Partner, Water Street

Elizabeth Yntema

President, Dance Data Project

Elizabeth Yntema

President, Dance Data Project

Tavares Brewington

VP & General Counsel at Keolis America Inc.

Tavares Brewington

VP & General Counsel at Keolis America Inc.

Ramon DeJesus

Talent Development Trainer at ActBlue

Ramon DeJesus

Talent Development Trainer at ActBlue

Turahn Dorsey

Former Chief of Education at City of Boston

Turahn Dorsey

Former Chief of Education at City of Boston

Emerson Foster

Head of Human Resources U.S Business Unit & Global Product Launch at Takeda

Emerson Foster

Head of Human Resources U.S Business Unit & Global Product Launch at Takeda

Latoya Gayle

Co-Founder at March Like a Mother

Latoya Gayle

Co-Founder at March Like a Mother

Dr. Charles Grandson IV

Chief Equity & Strategy Officer at Boston Public Schools

Dr. Charles Grandson IV

Chief Equity & Strategy Officer at Boston Public Schools

Matt Hamilton

Managing Director, Summit Partners

Matt Hamilton

Managing Director, Summit Partners

Nadia Harden

Sr. Manager of Audience Development & Engagement at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Nadia Harden

Sr. Manager of Audience Development & Engagement at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Corey Harris

Chief of Schools at Boston Public Schools

Corey Harris

Chief of Schools at Boston Public Schools

Conan Harris

CEO/Founder at CJ Strategies LLC

Conan Harris

CEO/Founder at CJ Strategies LLC

Hon. Leslie Harris

Retired Judge, Massachusetts Trial Courts

Hon. Leslie Harris

Retired Judge, Massachusetts Trial Courts

Daphne Johnson

Chief Program Officer, Chicago Park District

Daphne Johnson

Chief Program Officer, Chicago Park District

Allan Kiser

VP and Compliance Officer at Fidelity Investments

Allan Kiser

VP and Compliance Officer at Fidelity Investments

Melissa Luna

Senior Executive Director at GreenLight Fund

Melissa Luna

Senior Executive Director at GreenLight Fund

William Morales

Former Commissioner of BCYF at City of Boston

William Morales

Former Commissioner of BCYF at City of Boston

Edward Powell

VP of Community Engagement at Justice Resource Institute

Edward Powell

VP of Community Engagement at Justice Resource Institute

Sally Sharp Lehman

Principal at Sharp Lehman Consulting

Sally Sharp Lehman

Principal at Sharp Lehman Consulting

Andi Smith

Executive Director, Washington at Ballmer Group

Andi Smith

Executive Director, Washington at Ballmer Group

Dr. Susan Enfield

Superintendent at Highline Public Schools

Dr. Susan Enfield

Superintendent at Highline Public Schools

Aaron Garcia

Community Inclusion Manager at White Center Community Development Association; Highline School Board Member

Aaron Garcia

Community Inclusion Manager at White Center Community Development Association; Highline School Board Member

Aimee Khuu

Executive Director for PSJH Global Partnerships and Co-Chair of Southwest Youth & Family Services Board of Directors

Aimee Khuu

Executive Director for PSJH Global Partnerships and Co-Chair of Southwest Youth & Family Services Board of Directors

Hon. Bobbe Bridge

Former Associate Justice at Washington Supreme Court

Hon. Bobbe Bridge

Former Associate Justice at Washington Supreme Court

Jack Thompson

Affinity Relationship Manager at Cross Country Mortgage

Jack Thompson

Affinity Relationship Manager at Cross Country Mortgage

Leo Flor

Director at King County Department of Community and Human Services

Leo Flor

Director at King County Department of Community and Human Services

Nicole Yohalem

Independent Consultant

Nicole Yohalem

Independent Consultant

Regina Elmi

Co-Founder and Member at Somali Parents Education Board

Regina Elmi

Co-Founder and Member at Somali Parents Education Board

Robert Gant

Community Partnerships Manager at King County Juvenile Court Services

Robert Gant

Community Partnerships Manager at King County Juvenile Court Services

Zoe Stemm-Calderon

Director of Education at Raikes Foundation

Zoe Stemm-Calderon

Director of Education at Raikes Foundation

Cassidy Alpern

FTI Consulting Strategic Communications

Cassidy Alpern

FTI Consulting Strategic Communications

Davida Barrett-McPhee

Davida Barrett-McPhee

Ali Bauer

Vice President Business Development, Mary Cook Associates, Inc

Ali Bauer

Vice President Business Development, Mary Cook Associates, Inc

Tamar Bobys

Enterprise Account Manager at Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Tamar Bobys

Enterprise Account Manager at Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Susan Bondurant

Community Engagement Director, Chicago Friends School

Susan Bondurant

Community Engagement Director, Chicago Friends School

Kathleen Elizabeth Cangemi

Program Officer, Community Health Initiatives at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

Kathleen Elizabeth Cangemi

Program Officer, Community Health Initiatives at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

Amy Dowdell

Vice President, Corporate Accounting Global, Global Finance at Mondelēz International

Amy Dowdell

Vice President, Corporate Accounting Global, Global Finance at Mondelēz International

Rachel Dvorken

Executive Vice President/General Counsel, Sinai Health System

Rachel Dvorken

Executive Vice President/General Counsel, Sinai Health System

Jennifer Faron

Partner P&W Partners LLC

Jennifer Faron

Partner P&W Partners LLC

Lara Gatermann

Vice President, EuroCentra Inc.

Lara Gatermann

Vice President, EuroCentra Inc.

Erika Grim

Senior Vice President, Private Client Manager, U.S. Trust

Erika Grim

Senior Vice President, Private Client Manager, U.S. Trust

Jessica Hart

Senior Vice President, OCIO Retirement Practice Lead, Multi Manager Solutions at Northern Trust Asset Management

Jessica Hart

Senior Vice President, OCIO Retirement Practice Lead, Multi Manager Solutions at Northern Trust Asset Management

Monique“Mo” L . Harvey

Unorthodox Creator

Monique“Mo” L . Harvey

Unorthodox Creator

Catherine Hayden

Professor of Psychology at Loyola University Chicago

Catherine Hayden

Professor of Psychology at Loyola University Chicago

Lynn Jackson

Community Leader

Lynn Jackson

Community Leader

Julie Knudson

Chief People Officer Green Thumb Industries

Julie Knudson

Chief People Officer Green Thumb Industries

Beth Kuebler

VP Internal Audit at Ventas, Inc.

Beth Kuebler

VP Internal Audit at Ventas, Inc.

Immediate Past Chair

Ann Lennon

Managing Director at Accenture

Immediate Past Chair

Ann Lennon

Managing Director at Accenture

Yvon Milano

VP, Enterprise PMO at Kellogg Company

Yvon Milano

VP, Enterprise PMO at Kellogg Company

Debora Mitchell

Morgan Stanley

Debora Mitchell

Morgan Stanley

Maryn Margaret “Mimi” Moore

Partner at Bryan Cave

Maryn Margaret “Mimi” Moore

Partner at Bryan Cave

Reverend Jihan Murray – Smith

Senior Associate Rector at The Church of the Holy Spirit

Reverend Jihan Murray – Smith

Senior Associate Rector at The Church of the Holy Spirit

Jen Parkinson

Science Teacher at Winnetka Public School

Jen Parkinson

Science Teacher at Winnetka Public School

Carrie Parr

Carrie Parr

Kelly Paxson

VP Connections at iHeartMedia

Kelly Paxson

VP Connections at iHeartMedia

LaSandra Pierce

Consumer Banking National Performance Executive

LaSandra Pierce

Consumer Banking National Performance Executive

Dr. Anita Rao

Dr. Anita Rao

Diane H. Reilly

Photographer

Diane H. Reilly

Photographer

Chiara Rodgers

Clinical Research Champion | Founder | 40 Under 40 Leader | CHIEF Member

Chiara Rodgers

Clinical Research Champion | Founder | 40 Under 40 Leader | CHIEF Member

Mena Ruiz

Mena Ruiz

Dr. Angelique A. Sallas

Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Angelique A. Sallas

Clinical Psychologist

Beth Schmidt

Community Leader

Beth Schmidt

Community Leader

Elisabeth Siciliano

Vice President, Executive Office & Corporate Counsel at Obama Foundation

Elisabeth Siciliano

Vice President, Executive Office & Corporate Counsel at Obama Foundation

Chair, Stewardship & Government Affairs

Gregory G. Simoncini

Principal, Simoncini Strategies

Chair, Stewardship & Government Affairs

Gregory G. Simoncini

Principal, Simoncini Strategies

Tristan Slemmons

Corporate Citizenship Lead at Deloitte

Tristan Slemmons

Corporate Citizenship Lead at Deloitte

Mashana Smith

Clinical Psychologist, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Assistant Professor, Northwestern University

Mashana Smith

Clinical Psychologist, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Assistant Professor, Northwestern University

Kemi Solade

Sales Leader, Strategic Advisor, Master Connector, Talent Harnesser, Diversity Advocate: Treasury Management and Payments , Commercial Lending, Business Planning BMO

Kemi Solade

Sales Leader, Strategic Advisor, Master Connector, Talent Harnesser, Diversity Advocate: Treasury Management and Payments , Commercial Lending, Business Planning BMO

Chris Steadley

Managing Vice President of DE&I, Garnter

Chris Steadley

Managing Vice President of DE&I, Garnter

Rachel Goodman Sturges, PsyD

Rachel Goodman Sturges, PsyD

Rocio Telinski

Talent Acquisition, Recruiting and Human Resources Director - Information Technology - Executive and Diversity Search

Rocio Telinski

Talent Acquisition, Recruiting and Human Resources Director - Information Technology - Executive and Diversity Search

Tracey Wik

Talent Management/Leadership/Organization Effectiveness/Strategist/Belonging & Growth Enabler

Tracey Wik

Talent Management/Leadership/Organization Effectiveness/Strategist/Belonging & Growth Enabler

Betsy Wille

Director, The Cybersecurity Studio

Betsy Wille

Director, The Cybersecurity Studio

Dana Williamson

Associate General Counsel - North America, Lincoln International

Dana Williamson

Associate General Counsel - North America, Lincoln International

Sue Benton

Member at Benton Firm LLC

Sue Benton

Member at Benton Firm LLC

Founder & CEO

Alan Cohen

Child Poverty Action Lab

Founder & CEO

Alan Cohen

Child Poverty Action Lab

Business Strategy & Initiative Executive

Amii Sibley Foster

Bank of America Private Bank

Business Strategy & Initiative Executive

Amii Sibley Foster

Bank of America Private Bank

Director of College and Careers Programs

Armando Banchs

Big Thought

Director of College and Careers Programs

Armando Banchs

Big Thought

Associate Director of Corporate Work Program Business Development

Camille Ehlers

Paul Quinn College

Associate Director of Corporate Work Program Business Development

Camille Ehlers

Paul Quinn College

Council Member

Councilman Casey Thomas II

Dallas City Council District 3

Council Member

Councilman Casey Thomas II

Dallas City Council District 3

Executive Director of Engagement Services

Juany Valdespino-Gaytan

Dallas Independent School District

Executive Director of Engagement Services

Juany Valdespino-Gaytan

Dallas Independent School District

Community Manager

Maria Hazan-Cohen

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Community Manager

Maria Hazan-Cohen

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Qualitative Researcher

Rachel Tache

Child Poverty Action Lab

Qualitative Researcher

Rachel Tache

Child Poverty Action Lab

Senior Consultant, Human Capital

Waymond Stewart

Deloitte

Senior Consultant, Human Capital

Waymond Stewart

Deloitte

Founding Executive Director

Sarah Haberberger

GreenLight Kansas City at GreenLight Fund

Founding Executive Director

Sarah Haberberger

GreenLight Kansas City at GreenLight Fund

Director of Talent Development

Rebecca Williams

SchoolSmartKC

Director of Talent Development

Rebecca Williams

SchoolSmartKC

Vice President for Access and Engagement

Rodney Smith, Ed.D.

William Jewell College

Vice President for Access and Engagement

Rodney Smith, Ed.D.

William Jewell College

Deputy Superintendent of Student Services

Carl Skinner, Ed.D.

Hickman Mills C-1 School District

Deputy Superintendent of Student Services

Carl Skinner, Ed.D.

Hickman Mills C-1 School District

Executive Director

Porsche Seals

Caring for Kids Network

Executive Director

Porsche Seals

Caring for Kids Network

Regional Policy Director

A.J. Hermann

Accelerator for America

Regional Policy Director

A.J. Hermann

Accelerator for America

President

Vickie Wolgast

South Kansas City Chamber of Commerce

President

Vickie Wolgast

South Kansas City Chamber of Commerce

Director of Community Engagement

Andrew Weisberg

Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce

Director of Community Engagement

Andrew Weisberg

Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce

Community Impact Maker

Angel McGee

Community Impact Maker

Angel McGee

Impact Strategist

Donna Bushur

Health Forward Foundation

Impact Strategist

Donna Bushur

Health Forward Foundation

Executive Director Student Services

Jermaine Wilson, Ph.D.

Kansas City Kansas Public Schools

Executive Director Student Services

Jermaine Wilson, Ph.D.

Kansas City Kansas Public Schools

Deputy Chief of Staff/General Counsel

Melesa N. Johnson, Esq.

City of Kansas City Mayor’s Office

Deputy Chief of Staff/General Counsel

Melesa N. Johnson, Esq.

City of Kansas City Mayor’s Office

Maria C. Green

Retired at Ingersoll Rand

Maria C. Green

Retired at Ingersoll Rand

Scott Myers

Executive Director Winnetka Music Festival at Valslist.com

Scott Myers

Executive Director Winnetka Music Festival at Valslist.com