Local market advisory councils help to better inform and connect our work across multiple sectors and neighborhoods.

Meet the Chicago Advisory Council

George Burciaga
CEO & Managing Partner
Ignite Cities
Chicago, IL

Hamilton Chang
Executive Editor & Board Member
Mandarin Leader Media & Magazine
Chicago, IL

Evelyn Diaz
Heartland Alliance
Chicago, IL

Sidney Dillard
Partner, Head of Corporate Investment Banking Division
Loop Capital
Chicago, IL

James (Jim) Due
Senior VP, Head of Risk & Policy
Northern Trust
Chicago, IL

Tiffany Hamel-Johnson
President & CEO
Chicago United
Chicago, IL

Monique B Jones
President & CEO
Chicago, IL

Rodney Jones-Tyson
Chief Risk Officer
Robert W. Baird & Co.
Chicago, IL

Emmet Pierson
President & CEO
Community Builders of Kansas City
Kansas City, MO

Angie Reyes
Executive Director & Founder
Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation
Detroit, MI

John Sassaris, Treasurer/Secretary & Finance Committee Chair
Senior Vice President & Market Executive
Fifth Third Bank
Chicago, IL

Sakura Takano, Vice Chair
Rotary Charities
Traverse City, MI

Robbyn Wahby
Executive Director
Missouri Charter Public School Commission
St. Louis, MO

Cheryl Wilson, Chair
Managing Director, Community Development
Chicago, IL