Board of Directors

High Jump’s Board of Directors is a diverse and dedicated group of individuals working to expand the accessibility of our academic enrichment program to talented and motivated middle school students with limited family income.

Officers

Chair:

CINDY O’CONNOR

Vice President:

NICK SHIELDS, Cohort 6

Director of Communications and Public Affairs

Office of the President, Cook County

Treasurer:

GEORGY ANN PELUCHIWSKI

Partner

Greenwich Leadership Partners

Secretary:

SONYA MALUNDA

President

Associated Colleges of the Midwest

Immediate Past Chair:

KATIE BARBER

DIRECTORS

JOHN AKALAONU, Cohort 4
Senior Vice President, Customer Delivery
CDK Global

SONIA ANTOLEC, Cohort 7
Judge, Illinois Court of Claims
General Counsel, The 1937 Group

OMID BAÑUELOS, Cohort 10
Associate
Williams & Connolly, LLP

MARC CERONE
Director
Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture LLP

DAVID CHAZEN
Managing Director
Chazen Capital Partners

SARAH COBB

SARAH COGSWELL
Senior Vice President
Jones Lang LaSalle

VINCENT COZZI

MARY FIFIELD
Senior Vice President
Brookfield Asset Management

JAMIE-CLARE FLAHERTY
Director, Strategic Initiatives
Obama Foundation

TIM FRIEDMAN
Principal
Heracles LLC

WILKINGSON GERMAIN

ARLA GOMBERG

PAM GORDON

SHELLEY GREENWOOD
Assistant Head of School
Latin School of Chicago

CYNTHIA HEUSING

MARIANA INGERSOLL

LENA JESSEN

ERIK KING
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

KAREN KREHBIEL
Partner
Berger Schatz

SOPHIA LADOUCEUR
Vice President, Corporate Finance
Ventas, Inc.

KERRIE MALONEY LAYTIN

JOHN G. LEVI
Partner
Sidley Austin LLP

DENEESE WALIA LEVIN
Partner
Kirkland & Ellis

KIM LYNCH
General Counsel
West Monroe Partners

THOMAS MEYERS
Head of Client Solutions, Americas
Aviva Investors

ANNA MEYTINA-LURYE

DARA MILNER
Educational Consultant

PHILIP NEVELS, Cohort 5
Director of Corporate Strategy
AES

HEIDI ORTOLAZA-ALVEAR, Cohort 10
Vice President of Strategy and Business Development
Esperanza Health Centers

ABIGAIL PHELPS
Owner
Club Pilates

JANET RAUSCHENBERGER

SCOTT B. ROSE
Investment Manager
Rose Investors, LLC

STEPHANIE ROSS
Assistant Clinical Professor
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine

CHERYL RUDBECK

DIANE SALTOUN
Executive Inspector General
Office of the Illinois Attorney General

KIM TAYLOR
Vice President and General Counsel
University of Chicago

ERRETT VAN NICE
Managing Director
UBS Private Wealth Management

RAMON VILLALPANDO, Cohort 5

DIRECTORS EMERITI

Diana Aixalá

Richard J. Almeida

Bill Barker

Sally Carton

Paula H. Crown

Charles S. Gofen

Frank Hogan

Langdon D. Neal

Annmarie Neumeier

Eleanor Nicholson

Richard Rothkopf

Todd A. Smith

Tina Wardrop