The distinguished alumni and executives who serve on the Driehaus College of Business Advisory Council provide insights and ideas for the college's mission, strategy, financial planning, curricula, admission, student career placement and new initiatives. 

 

Chair

 
Denis E. Springer
Retired Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation
 
 
 

Vice Chair



Paul M. Rand*

President and CEO
Zocalo Group
 
 
 

Members

 

 

Peter C. Argianas, CPA*
Chairman, President and CEO
Gold Coast Bank

 

 

Todd Berger
CEO
Redwood Logistics

 

 

H.E. Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani
Chairman
Al Faisal Holding Co.

 

 

Kevin Boyle*
President and CEO
Schulze & Burch Biscuit Co.

 

 

Brian P. Campbell*
President
Campbell Industries, Inc.

 

 

Jeffrey R. Chicoine*
Retired Managing Director
Mesirow Financial, Inc.

 

 

J-P Contreras*
General Manager, IBM Business Analytics
Perficient

 

 

Sebastian Cualoping*
President
Ampac International, Inc.

 

 

Thomas S. Cygan*
Retired President and CEO
ThyssenKrupp Materials NA Coil Processing Group

 

 

Michael de Anda*
Principal
de Anda Capital, LLC

 

 

Kevin G. Delaplane*
Independent Management Consultant

 

 

Anne S. Drennan*
Former Senior Vice President
AllianceBernstein, L.P.

 

 

Berchmans J. Fernandez*
Managing Director
UNA Worldwide

 

 

Cary D. Flynn*
Retired Senior Vice President of Tax
Duke Energy

 

 

Tom Gimbel
Founder and CEO
LaSalle Network

 

 

Howard Goss*
Retired Chairman of the Board
Transco Inc.

 

 

Arnold T. Grisham*
President and CEO
Tri-Valley Bank

 

 

Roberto R. Herencia
CEO
BXM Holdings, Inc.

 

 

Paul W. Hoefert*
Senior Vice President and Head of Private Banking
First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.

 

 

Michael E. Hora
CEO
Hora Enterprises

 

 

James M. Jenness*
Retired Chairman and CEO
Kellogg Co.

 

 

Dennis Kessler
Founder and President
Midwest Family Business Advisors

 

 

Kenton J. Klaus*
Tax Partner
Deloitte

 

 

William P. Kusack, Jr.*
Retired Managing Director
JPMorgan Capital Corporation

 

 

David Landsittel
Certified Public Accountant
David L Landsittel CPA

 

 

Jim G. Logothetis*
Southeast Area Senior Client Service Partner
EY

 

 

James R. Maurer*
Audit Partner and
Practice Leader, Consumer and Industrial Products

 

 

Grant Thornton


 

 

William J. McNally*
Retired Chief Executive
Tribune Co.

 

 

William C. Mitchell*
Retired Chairman
Lake Shore Bancorp, Inc.

 

 

Vito Mitria*
Principal
Beacon Management Advisors, LLC

 

 

Fergal J. Mulchrone
Executive Chairman
Hugh Jordan & Co. Ltd.

 

 

Ron Nahser*
Director, Urban Sustainable Management Programs
Department of Environmental Science and Studies, DePaul University

 

 

Morris M. Oldham
Retired Partner
McGladrey LLP

 

 

Diane M. Pearse*
CEO
Hickory Farms, LLC

 

 

William Pelafas*

 

 

Christopher Pieszko*
Owner
CJP Properties, LLC

 

 

Frank Ptak*
Chairman and CEO
Marmon Holdings, Inc.

 

 

Sam Ramesh
President
Showatech Inc.

 

 

William Ramirez*
Adjunct Professor
Portland State University

 

 

John C. Robak*
President and Chief Operating Officer
Greeley and Hansen

 

 

Brian Ruben*
Audit Partner
Deloitte

 

 

George L. Ruff*
Senior Principal
Trinity Hotel Investors LLC

 

 

Christian A. Saccameno*
Vice President, Segment Manager
US Bank

 

 

John Sassaris*
Group President, Commercial Banking
MB Financial Bank

 

 

Joseph Skender*
Chairman of the Board
Skender Construction

 

 

Stephen S. Stack
Retired President
SeamCraft, Inc.

 

 

William J. Tomazin, Jr.*
Partner
KPMG, LLP

 

 

Daniel C. Ustian*
Chairman
Zemco Enterprise

 

 

Monsignor Kenneth Velo
Senior Executive, Office of Catholic Collaboration
DePaul University

 

 

John J. Vitanovec*
Former Executive Vice President, Tribune Broadcasting Co. - Senior Professional Lecturer and Coordinator of Faculty and Curriculum
School of Accountancy and MIS, DePaul University

 

 

Thomas S. Weber*
Vice President, Internal Audit
Telephone & Data Systems, Inc.

 

 

James Winikates*
Retired Partner
KPMG LLP

 

 

Ernest R. Wish*


* DePaul University alumni.

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