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Local Advisory Board

The Board of Advisors provides guidance and counsel to LISC Chicago. The Board’s purview includes policy development and strategic planning; budget and finance; credit review and supervision; and fundraising.

Board members are selected on the basis of their engagement in community development matters in the metro Chicago area. They include:

Gery Chico, Chicago & Nunes, P.C. (Chair) 
Ramon Cepeda, Northern Trust
Eleanor Gorski, First Deputy Commissioner of the City of Chicago, Department of Planning & Development
Lori Healey, Clayco, Inc
Amy Isuani, State Farm
Robert Jank, Northern Trust (retired)
Bernita Johnson-Gabriel, World Business Chicago
Jeffrey S. Kunkel, JPMorgan Chase
Betty T. Latson, U.S. Bank
Nathan Linsley, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
John G. Markowski, Community Investment Corporation
Jeremy Newtson, Stifel, Nicolaus + Co., Inc.
Karin Norington-Reaves, Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership
Terry Peterson, Rush University Medical Center
John Petrovski, BMO Harris Bank
Howard C. Pizer, United Center Joint Venture/Chicago White Sox
David Reifman, Clayco
Paul Roldan, Hispanic Housing Development Corporation
Lori Flores Rolfson, Peoples Gas and North Shore Gas
Juan Salgado, City Colleges of Chicago
Richard Sciortino, Brinshore Development, LLC 
Anne-Marie St. Germaine, Terrace Strategies
David Vitale


David Anderson (Emeritus), HCE INTL, LLC
Franklin Cole (Emeritus), Croesus Corporation
Frances Grossman (Emeritus), ACCION Chicago
Perry Pero (Emeritus), Northern Trust (Ret.)