Our Board of Trustees

Our board’s tireless commitment and passion for our mission keeps Brightpoint fiscally healthy and thriving. With their stewardship, we are supported to create and implement meaningful, impactful, and sustainable programs that advance us towards our vision.

Board of Trustees


Alan Conkle


Erin McInerney


Mike Sennett


Sheri Hawkins


Charlie Gofen

Immediate Past Chair


Gary Ahlquist

PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLC

Steve Anderson

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Arthur Anderson

Power of Fathers Program

Sharde "Dee" Armstrong

Illinois Tool Works, Inc.

Renee Bell

Russell Reynolds Associates

George Bermingham

Retired, Brown Brothers Harriman

Suzanne Bernard

Northern Trust Asset Management

Sean Blair

Mutare Software

Claudia Calvo-Parra

Parent Advisory Board, Bloomington Crisis Nursery

Kelleye M. Chube

Illinois Commission on Equity & Inclusion

Alan Conkle

PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLC

James Corkery


Rachel Cowen

McDermott, Will & Emery

Heather Fine

Major, Lindsey & Africa

Fellicia Foster

BMO Harris

Charlie Gofen

Gofen and Glossberg, LLC

Sheri Hawkins, CFA

Northern Trust Asset Management

Rosalie Hawley

Wells Fargo

Gloria Hicks

Community Lifeline Advocacy Center

Jill Huletz

Bank of America

Daniel Johnson, MD

University of Chicago Medicine

Walter Katz

Arnold Ventures

Christine Leahy

CDW Corporation

Daniel Lewis

Chair Southern Regional Board

Wendy Mamola

Chair, Head Start Parent Policy Council

Paul Mastrapa

Health Care Services Advisor

Erin McInerney

Retired EVP, BMO Harris

Amber Mercier

IES Abroad

James W. Mitchell, M.D.

Comer Children's Hospital, UChicago Medicine

Thomas Murphy

Retired Partner, McDermott, Will & Emery

Tracy Patkunas

Chair, Central Regional Board

Nathan (Nate) Pietrini

High Jump

Aisha Ray

Erikson Institute

Chanel Robinson

Little City Foundation

Timothy J. Ruby

J.P. Morgan Chase

Michael Sennett

Water Quality Association

Beverley A. Sibblies

Independent Financial Services

Mark Tresnowski

Madison Dearborn Partners

Hannah Warmanen


Bradley Washington

U.S. Department of Agriculture & Nutrition Service

Dana Williamson

Lincoln International

Paul Wood

Co-Founder (Retired), Madison Dearborn Partners

Kyle J. York

Illinois Bank & Trust

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