Board of Trustees 2018

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.



Chairman — Fred Berglund, Berglund Construction Company
Vice Chair — Terence Donnelly, ComEd 
Vice Chair — Cedric Shaw, Illinois Tool Works (retired)
Secretary — Bob Arthur, Magellan Corporation 
Treasurer — Mark Renfree,  La Rabida Children's Hospital 
President & CEO Brenda J. Wolf, La Rabida Children’s Hospital


D’Andrea Anderson, JPMorgan
Neal Baker, CVS Health
Richard Burridge, RMB Capital Management
John Clifford, Corvue Holdings
Bruce Cohen, Flexan Corporation (retired)
Brian B. Devane, J.P. Morgan Securities, LLC
Adam Fox, Chicago Sky
Brian Gaspardo, O’Neill & Gaspardo, LLC
John Gyann, Gycor International, Ltd.
Patricia Halper, Chicago Equity Partners​
Mark Hanna, W.W. Grainger, Inc.
John Harney, Alliant Americas
Patricia Brown Holmes, Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila LLP
Drew M. Horowitz, Hubbard Radio, LLC
Lisa Haley Huff, PNC
Mark E. Jacobs, The Duracell Company
Gloria Jacobson, RN, PHD, Loyola University
Allen Kanter, Kanter & Morgan
Allen Kutchins, Kutchins, Robbins & Diamond, Ltd.
Patty Chidiac Maneri, Signode Industrial Group
Randy Markowitz, FGMK, LLC
Craig Miller, ACG Chicago
Dan S. Real, ECC Insurance Broker, Inc.
Richard Rodgers, BMO Harris Bank
Emilio S. Salvi, The Northern Trust Company
Frederick Thomas, Mayer Brown LLP
Julie Vander Weele, RMB Capital Management, LLC 
Fred Walz, Grant Thornton LLP (retired)