Illinois Wesleyan University Board of Trustees
2017-18

Officers of the Board of Trustees

George A. Vinyard '71
Chair
Retired Vice President and General Counsel
ExteNet Systems, Inc
Lisle, Illinois

Willie G. Brown, Vice Chair
Retired Executive Vice President
State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company
Bloomington, Illinois

Herbert A. Getz '77
Vice Chair
President
Aspen Creek Partners Inc.
Naperville, Illinois

Robert E. Field '67
Treasurer
Attorney
Field Law Firm
New Lenox, Illinois

Ann E. Marquis Fisher '82
Secretary
Retired Personal Banking Officer
Wells Fargo Bank
Pleasanton, California

President of the University

Eric R. Jensen
Illinois Wesleyan University
Bloomington, Illinois

Members of the Board of Trustees

Richard S. Ames
President
Command Plastic Corporation
Tallmadge, Ohio

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

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

Cathy T. Carswell '65
Executive Committee

Former President
Kappa Kappa Gamma
Greenwich, Connecticut

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

Ceasar Douglas Jr. '75
Professor of Management
College of Business - Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida

Steven J. Dudash '99
President, Senior Financial Planner
IHT Wealth Management
Chicago, Illinois

Vaughn Hoffman
Senior Minister
Wesley United Methodist Church
Bloomington, Illinois

Deon Hornsby '97
Regional Underwriting Manager
American International Group
Dundee, Illinois

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

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.
Munster, Indiana

Elly Jones '91
Division Manager
State Farm Insurance Companies
Murfreesboro, Tenneessee

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

Kathy Larey Lewton '70
Principal
Lewton, Seekins & Trester
Stamford, Connecticut

Michael A. Mason '80 H '06
Vice-President – Chief Security Officer
Verizon Communications
Lebanon, New Jersey

Thomas C. McKinney, Jr. '76
Executive Committee

Pediatrician
St. Louis Pediatric Associates
Chesterfield, Missouri

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

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

Mark Ohlendorf '82
Former Co-President and Chief Financial Officer
Brookdale Senior Living, Inc.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Stephen L. Ondra '80
Sr. VP/Chief Medical Officer
Health Care Service Corporation
Williston, Florida

J. William Roberts '64
Managing Partner
Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
Springfield, Illinois

Ronald L. Ruecker '66
Retired Senior Physician
Internal Medicine Subspecialty Associates
Decatur, Illinois

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

Martina L. Scanlan '87
Retired-Publisher
Interiors & Sources Magazine
Principle - The Wig Exchange San Francisco Bay Area
Moraga, California

Barbara H. Scudder '82
Certified Public Accountant
Plainfield, Illinois

James A. Shirk
President
Beer Nuts, Inc.
Bloomington, Illinois

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

Marc F. Talluto '94
Chief Executive Officer
Fruition Partners, Inc.
Elmhurst, Illinois

Byron Tucci '66
Retired Managing Director, Investments
Wells Fargo, LLC
Bloomington, Illinois

Steven J. Wannemacher '73
Executive Committee

Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors
Heritage Enterprises, Inc.
Bloomington, Illinois

David G. Wilkins '74
Chief Compliance Officer
SNC-Lavalin Group
Midland, Michigan

Jill E. York '85
Sr. VP & CFO
MB Financial, Inc.
Elmhurst, Illinois

Robert K. Zimmermann '71
Retired Vice President of Energizer Holdings
St. Louis, Missouri

 

Honorary Trustees

The Earl of Buckinghamshire
London, England

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

Kenji Tanaka H'91
Tokyo, Japan

Kent W. '62 and Sue Wallace
Dallas, Texas

 

Emeritus Trustees

Marvin D. Bower '45
Scottsdale, Arizona

Ronald B. Cate '54
Wildrose, Wisconsin

Gilbert L. Dorsey '62
Bloomington, Illinois

Robert E. Evans '62
Worcester, Massachusetts

David W. Gaffron
Bloomington, Illinois

Craig C. Hart H'08
Hudson, 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

John W. Remo '58
West Lafayette, Indiana

Sidney G. Smith '60
Carbondale, Illinois

John C. Stutzman '54
Bloomington, Illinois

Anne Colwell Tryon
Frankfort, Michigan

Martha Coolidge Wetzel '52
South Pasadena, California

Richard F. Wilson
Bloomington, Illinois