Board of Trustees 2015

La Rabida is grateful to the many who volunteer their time in support of the hospital. Leaders from Chicago's academic, health care, business and civic communities lend their time and talent to increase awareness of the hospital and help raise money for operations, capital improvements and special projects.



Fred Berglund, Chair; President, Berglund Construction Company
Terence Donnelly, Vice Chair; COO & Executive Vice President, Operations ComEd 
Cedric Shaw, Vice Chair; Retired, Illinois Tool Works 
Mark Renfree, Treasurer; CFO and VP Administration, La Rabida Children's Hospital 
Bob Arthur, Secretary; President, Magellan Corporation 
Brenda J. Wolf, President and CEO, La Rabida Children’s Hospital


Howard C. Alper, President, Alper Services, LLC
Neal Baker, Chief Privacy Officer, CVS Health
Richard Burridge, Chairman Emeritus, RMB Capital Management
Michele B. Bush, Legal Consultant, Hartford Healthcare
Bruce Cohen, President, Flexan Corporation
Brian B. Devane, Vice President, J.P. Morgan Securities, LLC
Adam Fox, President & CEO Chicago Sky
Brian Gaspardo, Managing Partner, O’Neill & Gaspardo, LLC
John Gyann, President, Gycor International, Ltd.
Patricia Halper, Partner & Managing Director, Chicago Equity Partners
John Harney, COO, Insurance Services Division, Mesirow Financial Services
Patricia Brown Holmes, Partner, Schiff Hardin LLP
Drew M. Horowitz, President & COO, Hubbard Radio, LLC
Lisa Haley Huff, Senior Vice President, Treasury Management PNC
Mark E. Jacobs, Director, Compensation & Benefits, Marmon Group
Gloria Jacobson, R.N., Ph.D., Dean, School of Nursing, St. Xavier University
Allen Kanter, Partner, Kanter & Morgan
Allen Kutchins, Partner, Kutchins, Robbins & Diamond, Ltd.
Randy Markowitz, Partner, FGMK, LLC
Craig Miller, CEO, ACG Chicago
Kweku Obed, CFA,CAIA, Marquette Associates, Inc. 
David B. Patzwald, Founder & CEO, ichealth & Co-Founder, Real FIT
Dan S. Real, President, ECC Insurance Broker, Inc.
Richard Rodgers, Managing Director, BMO Harris Bank
Emilio S. Salvi, Senior Vice President & Managing Director, The Northern Trust Company
Kathy Schaeffer, President, Kathy Schaeffer & Associates, Inc.
John Q Smith, SVP, Investments & Private Wealth Advisor, Merrill Lynch Private Banking and Investment Group
Frederick Thomas, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP
Fred Walz, Retired, Grant Thornton LLP