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. 



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




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



Todd Berger
Redwood Logistics



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



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



Brian P. Campbell*
Campbell Industries, Inc.



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



J-P Contreras*
General Manager, IBM Business Analytics



Sebastian Cualoping*
Ampac International, Inc.



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



Michael de Anda*
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
BXM Holdings, Inc.



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



Michael E. Hora
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



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



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*
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*
Hickory Farms, LLC



William Pelafas*



Christopher Pieszko*
CJP Properties, LLC



Frank Ptak*
Chairman and CEO
Marmon Holdings, Inc.



Sam Ramesh
Showatech Inc.



William Ramirez*
Adjunct Professor
Portland State University



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



Brian Ruben*
Audit Partner



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.*



Daniel C. Ustian*
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



Ernest R. Wish*

* DePaul University alumni.