Board of Directors
The University of Illinois Foundation Board of Directors is the governing body of our organization. The Board is responsible for identifying and supporting our mission and selecting our chief executive.
The Board consists of a regular membership of 19 to 24 elected directors. Once elected, a Board member serves as a regular director for a term of three years.
Officers of the Board
Kay M. Schwichtenberg ’84
President & CEO, Central Life Sciences
Anthony G. DiTommaso ’74, MS ’77
Managing Partner, Ecvall, LLC
Immediate Past Chair
Alan D. Feldman ’74, MBA ’76
(Retired) Chairman, President & CEO, Midas, Inc.
James H. Moore, Jr.
Jacquline N. Schweighart ’03, EdM ’09
Treasurer/Chief Financial Officer
Christine C. Devocelle MBA ’13
Chief Investment Officer
Ellen J. Ellison
Kelly L. Bennett '04, MAS '05
Michelle S. Bolger MBA ’14
Wesley W. Curtis ’83, JD ’86
Shakeeb Alam ’97
Co-Founder & President, East Bridge Capital Management
Donald E. Bielinski ’71
Managing Partner, SMB Interim Management, LLC
Mark D. Coe ’84
Managing Member & Chief Investment Officer, Intrinsic Edge Capital Management, LLC
Laura L. Fraley ’77, MS ’79
Principal, Greenway Family Office, LLC
Karen M. Golz ’76
(Retired) Global Vice Chair, Ernst & Young Global Limited
Mary Kay Haben ’77
(Retired) President, North America, William Wrigley Jr. Co.
Stuart L. Levenick ’76
(Retired) Group President, Caterpillar, Inc.
Leon J. Loichle MA ’71
(Retired) Global Personnel Development Manager, Ford Motor Company
Jean M. Manning ’72, MBA ’78, JD ’83
Emeritus Chief Counsel for Employment, United States Senate
A. Helen McGrath ’77, MS ’78
(Retired) Vice President, AT&T Inc.
Sam Mendenhall ’88, JD ’91
Partner, Winston & Strawn, LLP
Saul J. Morse ’69, JD ’72
Attorney, Brown, Hay & Stephens, LLP
Richard C. Osborne MBA ’73
Senior Managing Director, Madison Industries
Deborah A. Paul, PhD MS ’79
(Retired) Biochemist/Director, Business Development & Licensing, Abbott Laboratories
Mary Ellen Penicook ’81, JD ’87
(Retired) Corporate Attorney & Assistant Secretary, Federal Signal Corporation
José L. Santillan ’80
(Retired) Senior Securities Compliance Examiner, Industry Expert, Division of Enforcement, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission
Khawar M. Siddique ’94, MD ’98
CEO, Beverly Hills Spine Surgery, Inc.
Paul T. Tucker ’70, MS ’71, PhD ’75
(Retired) Corporate Vice President, Computer Sciences Corporation
Donald J. Edwards ’88
Chair, University of Illinois Board of Trustees
Chief Executive Officer, Flexpoint Ford, LLC
Timothy L. Killeen
President, University of Illinois System
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Comptroller, University of Illinois System
William D. Forsyth III ’86
Chair, University of Illinois Alumni Association
President and Founder, Frontier Partners, Inc.
James H. Moore, Jr.
President/CEO, University of Illinois Foundation
James M. Benson ’68
Chairman, Benson Botsford, LLC
Gary K. Bielfeldt ’58, MS ’59
Managing Partner, Bielfeldt & Company, LLC
Henry B. Blackwell II ’52
(Retired) Counsel, Baker & Daniels, LLP
Alice C. Campbell JD ’43
(Retired) Treasurer, The Robert Campbell Company
Doris K. Christopher ’67
Founder & Chairman, The Pampered Chef, Ltd.
Richard G. Cline ’57
Chairman, Hawthorne Investors, Inc.
James R. DeBord ’69, MS ’71, MD ’74
(Retired) Professor of Surgery, University of Illinois College of Medicine
Jane Phillips Donaldson ’65, MS ’67
Partner, Phillips Oppenheim
David J. Downey ’63, JD ’66
President, The Downey Group, Inc.
W. Robert Felker ’74
Partner, Gator Trading
Juanita F. Francis ’70
President, F2 Family Foundation
Louis A. Friedrich ’67
(Retired) Principal, Bernstein Global Wealth Management
John A. Georges ’51
(Retired) Chairman & CEO, International Paper Company
Phillip C. Goldstick ’53
(Retired) Chairman of the Board, G. Equity Investment Group, Ltd.
G. Stephen Irwin MD ’77
(Retired) President & Chairman, The Center for Outpatient Medicine
Mannie L. Jackson ’60
(Former) Chairman, Harlem Globetrotters
Gail Veasman Kellogg ’65
(Retired) Partner, Hewitt Associates
Shahid R. Khan ’71
President, Flex-N-Gate Corporation
Robert Klaus ’57
President, Klaus Companies
Gregory B. Lykins ’69
Vice Chairman, First Busey Corporation
Co-Founder and Partner, Amory Capital LLC
R. Eden Martin ’62
Of Counsel, Sidley Austin, LLP
William C. Merchantz ’79
(Retired) President & CEO, Lakeview Technology, Inc.
Steven L. Miller ’67
Chairman & President, SLM Discovery Ventures, Inc.
Joseph A. Piscopo ’65
(Retired) Chairman, Pansophic Systems, Inc.
Roger L. Plummer ’64
President, Plummer & Associates Consulting
Gayl S. Pyatt ’64
(Retired) Attorney, Gayl Simonds Pyatt, Attorney at Law
Mark A. Pytosh ’86
President & CEO, CVR GP, LLC
Jane Hayes Rader ’54
(Retired) Commissioner, Illinois Human Rights Commission
Edwin A. Scharlau II ’66, MS ’68, PhD ’74
(Retired) Vice Chairman, Busey Bank
George T. Shapland ’55
President, Shapland Management Company
Bernard Shaw ’66
(Retired) Principal Washington Anchor, CNN
Michael T. Tokarz ’71, MBA ’73
Chairman, The Tokarz Group, LLC
Carl L. Vacketta ’63, JD ’65
(Retired) Senior Counsel, DLA Piper, LLP (U.S.)