Office of the President

Illinois Wesleyan University Board of Trustees

Officers of the Board of Trustees

George A. Vinyard '71
Glen Ellyn, Illinois

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

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

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

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

Ann E. Marquis Fisher '82
Personal Banking Officer (retired)
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
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

Cathy T. Carswell '65
Executive Committee

Former President
Kappa Kappa Gamma
Greenwich, Connecticut

Michael A. Clark '76
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

Richard F. Hanna '81
Partner/CPA (retired)
Price Waterhouse Cooper Foundation
Northville, Michigan

Martha D. Henderson '83
Gurvitz Marlowe & Ferris LLP
Woodland Hills, California

Vaughn Hoffman
Senior Minister (retired)
Wesley United Methodist Church
Bloomington, Illinois

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

Scott Huch '86
Direct Creative, Inc.
Falls Church, Virginia

Nancy J. Hutson '71 
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.
Munster, Indiana

Colleen Kannaday
Advocate BroMenn Medical Center
Normal, Illinois

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

Kathy Larey Lewton '70
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

St. Louis Pediatric Associates
Chesterfield, Missouri

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

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

Mark Ohlendorf '82
Former 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

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

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

Ronald L. Ruecker '66
Senior Physician (retired)
Internal Medicine Subspecialty Associates
Decatur, 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
Principle - The Wig Exchange San Francisco Bay Area
Moraga, California

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

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

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

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

Byron Tucci '66
Managing Director, Investments (retired)
Wells Fargo, LLC
Bloomington, Illinois

Steven J. Wannemacher '73
Executive Committee

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

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

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

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