Chicago Committees

Below are the Private Directors Association standing Committees and Chairs. All of the Committee Chairs and Members volunteer their time to support the organization. The Committees meet on a regular basis. As a Member of the Private Directors Association, you are welcome to serve on any Committee. To do so, please contact the Chair of the Committee as listed below. Interested in learning more about one or more of our committees, click here to read the committee definitions!

CHICAGO COMMITTEE LEADERSHIP

TITLE NAME COMPANY NAME
Chairperson Audit Bruce Goldstein Amherst Partners
Chairperson Board Opportunities Dennis Kessler Midwest Family Business Advisors
Chairperson Body of Knowledge Shep Pryor Teamwork Technologies
Chairperson Communications & Marketing M. Jay Heilbrunn The Distributor Board, Inc.
Chairperson Director Development & Referral Bruce Werner Kona Advisors LLC
Co-Chairperson Education Kristi Daeda Family Business Consulting Group
Co-Chairperson Education Mark Trembacki Risk Management Levers
Chairperson Effective Director Workshop Series Ada Nielsen The PeregrineMaven Group
Chairperson eNewsletter Editorial M. Jay Heilbrunn The Distributor Board, Inc.
Chairperson Engagement Tom Horne The Full Picture, Inc.
Chairperson Family Business Centers David Spitulnik Spitulnik Advisors
Co-Chairperson Golf Mark Kilgore Sterling Kilgore
Co-Chairperson Golf Bruce Goldstein Amherst Partners
Co-Chairperson Golf M. Jay Heilbrunn The Distributor Board, Inc.
Chairperson Logistics Ann Linton Ann Linton LLC
Co-Chairperson Membership Daniel McHugh The PNC Financial Services Group
Co-Chairperson Membership Rebecca Wing Rebecca Wing
Chairperson Model Board Meeting Rob Sligh The Family Business Consulting Group
Chairperson Nominating Dennis Kessler Midwest Family Business Advisors
Chairperson Program Karen Kane Karen Kane Consulting
Chairperson Social Events Venita Fields Pelham S2K Managers LLC
Chairperson Sponsorship Cindy Burrell Diversity in Boardrooms
Chairperson Steering Dennis Kessler Midwest Family Business Advisors

 

CHICAGO PILLAR CHAIRPERSONS

TITLE NAME COMPANY NAME
Chairperson Early Stage Alan Mindlin Morey Corporation
Chairperson ESOP Dan Bayston Cognient Advisors LLC
Co-Chairperson Middle Market Brian Ruddy Bank of America N.A.
Co-Chairperson Middle Market Fred Siegman Siegman Consulting Services, Ltd.
Chairperson Private Equity & Family Office Art Mertes Tucker Ellis LLP

 

FULL COMMITTEE LIST