Board of Trustees

board of trustees group photo


William A. Lowry ’84, Chairman
Marisue Lacher, Vice-Chairman
Stephen C. Strelsin, Secretary

Charter Trustees (Term Expiration)

Earl J. Barnes II ’86 (2027)
Senior Corporate Vice President and Chief Legal Officer , Sentara Healthcare

Charles M. Brennan III (2025)
Libertyville, Illinois

William G. Brown (2026)
Hobe Sound, Florida

John D. Carruthers ’78 (2025)
Senior Business Analyst (Retired), US Bank

Jessica Q. Coleman ’89 (2026)
Vice President, Investment Management Division:
Goldman Sachs & Company, LLC

William Connell (2024)
Lake Forest, Illinois

Geoffrey M. Curtis ’97 (2026)
Executive Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Chief Communication Officer;
Horizon Pharma, PLC

Doni Fordyce-Urfirer ’81 (2025)
President and Chief Operating Officer, Stone Key Group

Karen F. Frost ’88 (2026)
Senior Vice President, Health Strategy & Solutions; Alight Solutions

David F. Gorter ’80 (2025)
President, SSU Corporation

Robert D. Krebs (2024)
Lake Forest, Illinois

Marisue Lacher (2024)
Lake Forest, Illinois

Randall S. Lauer ’81 (2024)
Independent Trustee, HPS Corporate Lending Fund
Managing Director, Head of Institutional Sales and Business Development

William A. Lowry ’84 (2025)
President and Managing Shareholder,
Nyhan, Bambrick, Kinzie & Lowry, P.C.
Cook County Commisioner of the 3rd District

Martino R. Moore ’99 (2027)
Executive Director on the Institutional Salestrading desk, Morgan Stanley

Craig Omtvedt (2025)
Lake Forest, Illinois

Mark W. Shadle ’84 (2026)
Managing Director, Global Corporate Affairs; Zeno Group

Joanne Storkan (2026)
Executive Producer and President, Honest Engine Films

Stephen C. Strelsin (2025)
Managing Partner (Retired), Axiom Consulting Partners

Alexander D. Stuart (2024)
President, North Star Investments

Sean W. Thomas ’81 (2026)
Director, Contracts and Negotiations Executive, Alight Solutions LLC

Claudia Wyatt-Johnson ’69 (2027)
Founding Partner, Partners in Performance Inc.

National Trustees (Term Expiration)

Michael Abello (2027)
Chief Executive Officer, Bezos Academy

M. Mercedes Badia-Tavas (2025)
Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP

Devon C. Bruce (2026)
Partner, Power Rogers & Smith, LLP

Robert W. Crawford Jr. (2027)
Chairman, Brook Furniture Rental

Vicki Angel Hagan '88 (2027)
Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin

Cristen Kogl '88 (2027)
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Zebra Technologies

Shao-Lee Lin (2027)
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, ACELYRIN, INC

K. Scott Meloun '81 (2026)
Naples, Florida

Diana Moore (2027)   
Lake Forest, Illinois

Robert S. Murley (2027)
Vice Chairman, Credit Suisse

Dr. Angelique L. Richard ’85 (2027)
Acting Senior Vice President for Hospital Operations; Chief Nursing Executive for the Rush System; Vice President, Clinical Nursing and Chief Nurse Officer for Rush University Medical Center and the Associate Dean for Practice, Rush University College of Nursing

Lisa Smith P'23 (2027)
Chief of Operations, Optum Rx PBM and President, Optum Rx

Life Trustees

Daniel D. Dolan Jr. ’80
Owner/Managing Member; Dolan, McEniry Capital Management, LLC

Russell W. Fisher
Chairman, Biofit Engineered Products

James P. Gorter
Green Bay Management Company

John S. Lillard
Chairman (Retired), Wintrust Financial Corporation

Paula P. Lillard
Lake Forest, Illinois

David B. Mathis ’60
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer (Retired), Kemper Group

Marian P. Pawlick
Lake Bluff, Illinois

Lorna Pfaelzer
Lake Bluff, Illinois

Rhoda A. Pierce ’60
Highland Park, Illinois

Ex Officio Trustees

Susan DuMont  ’07
President, Lake Forest College Alumni Council

Jill M. Baren
President, Lake Forest College