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board of advisors

More than forty-three community-minded volunteers are working with The Salvation Army as members and representatives of The Salvation Army Chicago Advisory Board.  They help to carry out its religious and charitable program in the community.

These board members perform a unique service to the community. They function in an advisory capacity to The Salvation Army, assisting the Army in its delivery of services to the less fortunate of the City of Chicago.

ADVISORY BOARD EXECUTIVE COUNCIL

BOARD CHAIRMAN
Michael Karpeles
Greenberg Traurig, LLP

BOARD VICE CHAIRMAN
Ernest R. Sawyer
President
Ernest R. Sawyer Enterprises, Inc.

BOARD TREASURER
Scott Sindelar
President
LaSalle Street Capital Management, LLC

BOARD SECRETARY
James D. Pajakowski
Executive Vice President
Global Business Risk Services Group
Protiviti

PAST BOARD CHAIRMAN
Harry Dolan
President
Dolan Associates

MEMBERS

Emerson M. Bouchard
Consultant

J. W. Croft, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President
The Field Museum

James Devine
Principal
Newcastle Properties LLC

Ray Gillette
Retired DDB Chicago

Chris M. Kolber
President
Kolber & Associates

Stewart Lumsden
Consultant
Spencer Stuart

Robert J. Maganuco
Partner
Sidley Austin, LLP

Steven G. Novick
Retired

Paul E. Rigby
Retail Consultant

Charles E. Saul, Jr. (Ted)
Senior Vice President
Bank of America

Bruce A. Williamson
Retired

ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS

Dr. Eric M. Barnes
Orthodontist

Patrick Davidson
Director
Pinnacle Forum

Bill Dempsey
Retired

Jim Guthrie
President
Promus Capital, LLC

Patricia A. Hemingway Hall
President and CEO
Health Care Service Corporation

Lamarr Lark, Sr.

William D. North
Attorney and Consultant
Retired

Steven A. Smith
Senior Vice President
Director of Business Development
UMB - United Missouri Bank

Nate Sutton
Owner
Sutton Ford Lincoln Suzuki Honda

Eric Tech
President Engine Group
Navistar, Inc.

David K. Waltz
Assistant Treasurer
Integrys Energy Group

Mary Beth Weiss

Lloyd A. Wennlund
Executive Vice President
The Northern Trust Company

CHICAGO ASSOCIATE COUNCIL

CO-CHAIRS

Heather Doxey
Manager Investments,
Derivatives & Pension Accounting
AON Service Corporation

Molly Clarke Michalak
Strategic Resource & Communications Manager HUB International Midwest Limited

VP, COMMUNICATIONS

Elizabeth Kosar
Consultant
Res Publica Group


EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS

Commissioner Jose A. Santiago
Chicago Fire Department

Superintendent Garry McCarthy
Chicago Police Department

LIFE MEMBERS

Clifford C. Hagedorn

Theodore E. Desch

H. Dudley Murphy

Arthur Murray