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Crain's honors notable LGBTQ executives
2019-08-02

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Crain's Chicago Business has published a second annual Notable LGBTQ Executives with 84 Cbhicago area leaders in the business and nonprofit world.

Included are:

James Alexander, Co-trustee, Elizabeth Morse Genius Charitable Trust, Elizabeth Morse Charitable Trust

Jill Allread,CEO, Public Communications

Tracy Baim, Publisher, Chicago Reader

Jan Berger, CEO Health Intelligence Partners

Rick Bowman, CEO Shiftgig

Shimmy Braun, Senior vice president of mortgage lending Guaranteed Rate

Jeff Brown, Chief financial officer, Navy Pier

Rodrigo Carrillo, Executive director, Lincoln Park Community Services

Bernard Cherkasov, National chief operating officer Cradles to Crayons

Danny M. Cohen, Founder and executive director Unsilence

Bryce Cooper, Partner, Winston & Strawn

Ross Currie, Vice president and director of client services, Conroy Media

Justin DeJong, Vice president of enterprise communications American Medical Association, Chicago

Jennifer des Groseilliers, CEO and general agent, MassMutual Illinois

C.J. Dillon, Chief programming officer, Auditorium Theatre

Alan Durand, Director of human resources Uptake Technologies

Dan Earles, Principal Earles Architects & Associates

Colleen Egan, Founding member, Women in Entrepreneurship Institute

Zurich Esposito, Executive vice president, AIA Chicago

Bill Farwig, Senior vice president and Midwest director of human resources Lockton

Corey Flournoy, Global head of inclusion and diversity Groupon

Robert Fracassa, Director of global digital analytics and optimization strategy Hyatt Hotels

Daniel Fulwiler, President and CEO Esperanza Health Centers

Adam Gilbert, Head of digital, Midwest Initiative

Virginia Gonzalez McGathey, President and CEO McGathey Commodities

Jeremy H. Gottschalk, General counsel and board secretary Sittercity

Maya Green, Regional medical director Howard Brown Health

Ryan Green,Chief of staff and external affairs Chicago State University

Jeffrey Grove, President-elect American Osteopathic Foundation

JC Grubbs, Founder and CEO Tandem

Moira Hardek, CEO Galvanize Labs

Kevin Hauswirth, Principal Hauswirth/Co

Todd Heiser, Managing director Gensler Chicago

Derrick Heldt-Alvarez, Senior director, data governance and management Pipeline Health

Magda Houlberg, Chief clinical officer Howard Brown Health

Kim Hunt, Executive director; interim vice president of policy and advocacy Pride Action Tank; AIDS Foundation of Chicago

Jackie Kaplan-Perkins, Founder LeaderShifting Consulting

Kristin Keglovitz Baker, Chief operating officer Howard Brown Health

Tom Kehoe, President Kehoe Designs

Ray J. Koenig III, Member in charge, Chicago Clark Hill

Franco La Marca, Vice president and financial adviser Bernstein Private Wealth Management

Nick Libert, Founder and CEO EXIT Strategy Realty

William M. Libit, Chief operating partner Chapman & Cutler

Brad Lippitz, President Brad Lippitz Group/Compass Real Estate

Emily Lowder, Vice president, Comer Children's Hospital University of Chicago Medicine

Jason Lyrla, Audit managing director KPMG

Joey Mak, Vice president of programs Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, Chicago Thumbnail

Jody Michael, Founder and CEO Jody Michael Associates

JD Miller, Chief revenue officer Motus

Veronika Mix, Vice president of community outreach and marketing IlliniCare Health

Charles A. Montorio-Archer, President and CEO, One Hope United

Gail Morse, Partner Jenner & Block

Robert Neubert, Director of catering sales Hilton Chicago

John Peller, President and CEO AIDS Foundation of Chicago

Judy Perloff, Chief program officer Chicago House

Lauren Peters, Chief of staff, Illinois Department of Insurance

John Pfeiffer, Partner Open Door Advisors

Glen Pietrandoni, Senior director, patient care and advocacy Walgreens

Nabeela Rasheed, Section head, intellectual property AbbVie

Bryan Reynolds, Director of sales operations TBI

Jackie Richter, Founder and president Heels & Hardhats Contracting

Dean Ricker, President Skolnik Industries

Danya Rosen, Executive director Chicago Run

Bill Rossi, Chief financial officer Earles Architects & Associates

Ryan Ruskin, President and CEO Ruskin Group

Anthony Ruth, Senior vice president of marketing and communications One Hope United

William Schleizer, CEO Delta Institute

Jack Segal, Regional vice president of communications Comcast

Mike Simmons, Founder and CEO Blue Sky Strategies

Staci Slattery, Managing broker, partner North Clybourn Group/ Biazar Group

Bernadette Smith, Founder and CEO Equality Institute

Jennifer Sobecki, CEO Designs for Dignity

Mike Stent, Senior director of internal audit Zebra Technologies

Scott Stuart, CEO Turnaround Management Association

Howard Suskin, Partner Jenner & Block

Rich Sypniewski, CEO Sagin

Tony Tintinalli, Regional president, Chicago North region BMO Harris Bank

Mario Treto, Director, Real Estate Division Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation

Modesto Valle, CEO Center on Halsted

Terry Vanden Hoek, Chief medical officer University of Illinois Hospital & Clinics

Christy Webber, Founder and CEO Christy Webber Landscapes

Annika Welander, Managing director and partner Someoddpilot

Juliane Wolf, Design principal and partner Studio Gang

Shelley Young, Owner and chef The Chopping Block

Further information on the honorees can be found at www.chicagobusiness.com/notable/crains-notable-lgbtq-executives


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