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Board of Trustees


Officers of the Board of Trustees

Timothy J. Szerlong '74

John W. (Jack) Dickens '86
Vice Chair

W. Thomas Lawrence '80
Vice Chair

Edward B. Rust, Jr. '72, H'94
Vice Chair

Robert K. Zimmermann '71

Herbert A. Getz '77

Members of the Board of Trustees

Rod Adams '95
PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP
Chicago, Illinois

Richard S. Ames
Former President
Command Plastic Corporation
Chagrin Falls, Ohio

Phyllis Barker '73
Director of Volunteer Services (retired)
Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly, Chicago Chapter
Chicago, Illinois

Frank Beard
Resident Bishop
Illinois Great Rivers Conference, United Methodist Church
Springfield, Illinois

Dirk Behrends '87
Vice President, Association Solutions
Togetherwork Holdings, LLC
Oakland Park, Florida

Michael A. Clark '76
Retired Partner
Sidley Austin LLP
Grayslake, Illinois

Mark Denzler '93
President and CEO
Illinois Manufacturers’ Association
Springfield, Illinois

Jack Dickens '86
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, retired
Chicago, Illinois

Steven J. Dudash '99
IHT Wealth Management
Chicago, Illinois

Ann E. Marquis Fisher '82
Personal Banking Officer (retired)
Wells Fargo Bank
Paradise Valley, Arizona

Herbert A. Getz '77
Buntrock Foundations
Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois

Ron Greene
President and Chief Executive Officer
Bloomington, Illinois

Deon Hornsby ’97
Underwriting Director, Southeast Region
Dundee, Illinois

John S. Horton '82
Pacific Consolidated Industries Inc.
Paradise Valley, Arizona

Nancy J. Hutson '71
Former Senior Vice President,
Pfizer, Global R&D Director,
Groton/New London Laboratories
DeLand, Florida

Mark A. Israel '91
Senior Managing Director
Compass Lexecon
Washington, DC

Daniel E. Jameson '80
Vice President - Marketing, Government Affairs & Municipal Services
Republic Services, Inc.
Monticello, Indiana

Jim Joslin '93
Partner & General Counsel
R&R Capital
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Colleen Kannaday
Carle BroMenn Medical Center
Normal, Illinois

Danielle Kays ’01
Commercial Litigation Attorney
Labor & Employment Department
Seyfarth Shaw LLP

W. Thomas Lawrence '80
Tax Managing Partner (retired)
Ernst & Young LLP
Chicago, Illinois

Kathy Larey Lewton '70
Lewton, Seekins & Trester
Danvers, Illinois

Thomas C. McKinney, Jr. '76
Pediatrician (retired)
St. Louis Pediatric Associates
St. Charles, Missouri

Leah A. Merrifield '78
LAM Consulting
St. Louis, Missouri

Sundeep V. Mullangi '97
Managing Director in Investment Research
PPM America
Chicago, Illinois

Thomas J. Neis '70
Neis Insurance Company, Inc.
Crystal Lake, Illinois

Stephen L. Ondra '80
Chief Medical Advisor
Williston, Florida

Laura Randolph '92
Plastic Surgeon
Laura C. Randolph, M.D., S.C.
Bloomington, Illinois

Edward B. Rust, Jr. '72, H'94
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (retired)
State Farm Insurance Companies
Bloomington, Illinois

Martina L. Scanlan '87
Publisher (retired)
Interiors & Sources Magazine
Principal - The Wig Exchange San Francisco Bay Area
Moraga, California

Corey C. Schieler '97
Director - Venture Capital
State Farm Insurance Companies
Normal, Illinois

Andy Shirk
Leadership Team Coach and Facilitator
Bloom Growth
Normal, Illinois

Kimberly Sterling '92
Operations Vice President
State Farm
Bloomington, Illinois

Timothy J. Szerlong '74
President (retired)
Worldwide Field Operations, CNA Financial Corporation
Lake Forest, Illinois

Marc F. Talluto '94
Entrepreneur l Investor
Elmhurst, Illinois

Derrick Tillman-Kelly ’09
President, Illinois Wesleyan University Alumni Association;
Chief of Staff
The Ohio State University College of Engineering
Columbus, Ohio

George A. Vinyard '71
Glen Ellyn, Illinois

Steven J. Wannemacher '73
Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors
Heritage Enterprises, Inc.
Bloomington, Illinois

Stephanie A. Whyte '91, M.D.
Senior Medical Director
Aetna Medicaid (CVS Health)
Frankfort, Illinois

Jill E. York '85
President, Head of Equipment Finance and Leasing Solutions (retired)
Fifth Third Commercial Bank
Bonita Springs, Florida

Joshua D. Yount '95
Partner - Mayer Brown Practices
Oak Park, Illinois

Robert K. Zimmermann '71
Vice President of Energizer Holdings (retired)
St. Louis, Missouri


Honorary Trustees

The Earl of Buckinghamshire
London, England

Howard F. Fricke '60, H'09 and Sharon Fricke '60
Reno, Nevada

Kent W. Wallace '62
Dallas, Texas


Emeritus Trustees

Marvin D. Bower '45
Scottsdale, Arizona

Cathy T. Carswell '65
Greenwich, Connecticut

Ronald B. Cate '54
Wildrose, Wisconsin

Gilbert L. Dorsey '62
Bloomington, Illinois

Robert E. Field '67
New Lenox, Illinois

David W. Gaffron
Bloomington, Illinois

J. Richard Hull '55
Sarasota, Florida

John E. Jordan '57
Urbana, Illinois

Parker Kemp
Lexington, Illinois

Garry D. Kinder '55
Dallas, Texas

Rebie R. Kingston H'96
West Bloomfield, Michigan

The Hon. John W. Maitland, Jr.
Bloomington, Illinois

Robert E. Page '58, H'86
Rancho Santa Fe, California

J. William Roberts '64
Springfield, Illinois

Ronald L. Ruecker '66
Webster Groves, Missouri

James A. Shirk
Bloomington, Illinois

Sidney G. Smith '60
Carbondale, Illinois

Byron Tucci '66
Bloomington, Illinois

Anne Colwell Tryon
Frankfort, Michigan

Martha Coolidge Wetzel '52
South Pasadena, California

Richard F. Wilson
Bloomington, Illinois