Board of Directors

Honorary Board Members

  • Mayor Rahm Emanuel

    Honorary Board Member

Board

  • The Late Gerald J. Roper 1941-2015

    Past Chairman

  • The Late Donald J. DePorter 1942-1996

    Founder and Past Chairman

Officers

  • Grant DePorter

    Chairman

    Harry Caray's Restaurant Group
  • Lee Golub

    Vice Chairman

    Golub & Company LLC
  • Jon Landan

    Secretary

    Phil Stefani Signature Restaurants
  • Sheldon P. Holzman

    Treasurer

    Emeritus Partner of Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Officers At Large

  • David Klevatt

    Klevatt & Associates, LLC
  • Dana Snodgrass

    Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce
  • John Fritchey

    Cook County Commissioner
  • Susanna Homan

    Chicago Sun-Times Splash
  • David Lissner

    Dining Chicago
  • Jody Oshita-Bajor

    NBC-5
  • Everett G. Rand

    Midway Airport Concessionaires
  • Richard Simon

    United Service Companies
  • Steve Traxler

    Jam Theatricals, Ltd
  • Tony Abruscato

    Executive Director