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Coming from architecture, construction, design and business, CAC board members bring years of experience and leadership to inspire, educate and mentor Chicagoans of all ages and tourists from around the world on the way design impacts the world around us.

2024 Board Members are:

Kelly Powers Baria
Vice President, Powers & Sons Construction Company

Gia Biagi
Principal of Urbanism & Civic Impact, Studio Gang

Andreason Brown
Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer, Spencer Foundation

Andre Brumfield
Principal, Design Director & Global Director for Cities + Urban Design, Gensler

Joseph G. Burns
Managing Principal, Thornton Tomasetti

Stephen Cruise
Managing Director, Greenhill & Co, LLC 

Rama Dandamudi
President, 210 Design House 

Ann Drake
Founder & President, Lincoln Road Enterprises

Graham Grady
Partner, Taft Stettinius & Hollister

Melissa Harmening
Regional Sales Manager, MillerKnoll

Sandra Helton

Kapil Khanna
President, Lamar Johnson Collaborative

Daniel Lopez Jr.
President, Harold Washington College

Ursula Moncau
President, Schaumburg Bank & Trust Company, N.A.

Juan Gabriel Moreno
President, Juan Gabriel Moreno Architects

David Nelson
Partner, Head of Global Investments & Real Estate, DRW Holdings

Michael Newman
President & Chief Executive Officer, Golub & Company LLC

Jenny Niemann
President, Chief Executive Officer & Owner, Forward Space

Catherine Odelbo
Morningstar, Inc. (Retired)

Lucie Oken
2024 Board Fellow; MBA Candidate, Class of 2024, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Lisa Pickell
President, Orren Pickell Building Group

Brandi Pitts
Senior Vice President, Brand Marketing and Media, Ulta Beauty

Robert S. Rivkin
Senior Vice President & Chief Legal Officer, United Airlines Holdings, Inc.

Adam Semel
Managing Partner, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

Katie Spring
Managing Director, Edelman

Damona Strautmanis
Chief Executive Officer, Impact Development Services LLC

Danielle Tillman
Managing Principal, bKL Architecture

Ann Thompson, Chair AIA
Executive Vice President, Architecture and Design, Related Midwest

Edna Uribe
President & General Manager, TelevisaUnivision, Inc.

Kate Van Zeyl, DBIA, AIA
Vice President & General Manager, Turner Construction Company

Bill Williams
Principal & Managing Member, KMW Communities LLC

Theodore I. Yi
Partner, Quarles & Brady, LLP

Weifang Zhou
EVP & President of Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC), UL Inc.

EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS

Jason Golub, AIA
Regional Director, Ware Malcomb
AIA Representative

Constance Rajala
Docent-at-Large

Ross Wirth
Docent Council President

LIFE TRUSTEES

Henry H. Kuehn

John C. Pintozzi
Senior Vice President & Controller, The Allstate Corporation

PRESIDENT EMERITA

Lynn J. Osmond
President & Chief Executive Officer, Chicago Architecture Center (1996-2022) 

TRUSTEES EMERITUS

John DiCiurcio
Chief Operating Officer, Turner Construction Company

Walter Eckenhoff
Founding Principal, Eckenhoff Saunders Architects

Jan Grayson

Lori Healey
Senior Vice President, OPC Implementation Lead, Obama Foundation

Jeffrey Jahns
Partner, Seyfarth Shaw (Retired)

Alvin Katz
Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Daniel Maguire
Chief Executive Officer, Executive Construction Inc. (Retired)

Lloyd B. Morgan
Morgan Interests, LLC

Richard H. Schnadig
Special Assistant Corporation Counsel, City of Chicago Dept of Law (Retired)

John Syvertsen
Senior Principal, Cannon Design (Retired)

John J. Viera
Commonwealth Edison (Retired)