Board of Directors

Board Leadership

The Rev. Jim Nixon 
Chair
Retired Priest, Episcopal Church
2019-Present
Pictured to the right

Alton Lynum
Vice Chair
Function Head of HR, The Kraft Heinz Company
2021-Present

Jane Clifford
Treasurer
Independent Accounting Professional
2019-Present

Jennifer Schmidt
Secretary
Senior Manager, West Monroe
2019-Present

Members-at-large

Don Cortelyou
Vice President, Wintrust Bank Chicago
2019-Present

Nassir Faulkner
Digital Communications Manager, Illinois State Comptroller
2023-Present

Blair Harvey
Chief Program Officer, Michael Reese Health Trust
2021-Present

Gee Hoon Lim
Director of Finance, Joffrey Ballet
2023-Present

William Massey
Principal, Massey Associates Architects
2022-Present

Julian Morris
Chief Information Officer, The Horton Group
2022-Present

Nina Newhouser
Retired Marketing Professional
2017-Present

Neda Nozari
Attorney at Law & Mediator, Nozari Legal, LLC
2022-Present

Nelson Rosario
Founder and Partner, Rosario Tech Law
Adjunct Professor, Chicago Kent College of Law
2023-Present

Larry Svabek
Lecturer and Fellow, University of Chicago
2023-Present

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