Board of Trustees 2014

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.



John G. Gyann, President, Gycor International Ltd. (Chair)
Fred Berglund, President, Berglund Construction Company (Vice Chair)
Cedric Shaw, Retired, Illinois Tool Works (Vice Chair)
Mark Renfree, La Rabida Children's Hospital (Treasurer)


Robert Aguilar, CFO/COO, Cabrera Capital Markets
Howard C. Alper, President, Alper Services
Bob Arthur, President, Magellan Corporation
Neal Baker, VP & Sr. Legal Counsel, Healthcare Services, CVS Caremark
Richard Burridge, Sr. RMB Capital Management
Michele B. Bush, Legal Consultant, Hartford Hospital
Harry Cendrowski, Managing Director, Cendrowski Corporate Advisors LLC
John G. Clifford, Clifford Capital Markets
Brian B. Devane, Director, JPMorgan Securities, Inc.
Terence Donnelly, Executive Vice President, ComEd
John M. Eberle
Brian Gaspardo, O’Neill & Gaspardo, LLC
John Harney, Chief Operating Officer, Mesirow Financial Services
Patricia Brown Holmes, Partner, Schiff Hardin LLP
Drew M. Horowitz, Executive Vice President, Hubbard Radio, LLC
Mark E. Jacobs, Senior Director, Global Benefits, Motorola Solutions, Inc.
Gloria Jacobson, R.N., Ph.D., Dean, St. Xavier School of Nursing
Allen Kanter, Partner, Kanter & Gordon
Allen Kutchins, Partner, Kutchins, Robbins & Diamond
Randy Markowitz, Partner, FGMK, LLC
Craig Miller, CEO, ACG Chicago
Kweku Obed, Senior Vice President, Marquette Associates, Inc. 
David B. Patzwald, Founder & CEO, ichealth, Co-Founder, Real FIT
Juliette Pryor, EVP, General Counsel & CCO, US Foods, Inc. 
Dan S. Real, President, ECC Insurance Broker, LLC
Richard Rodgers, Managing Director, Head of Direct Originations, NXT Capital LLC
Emilio S. Salvi, Managing Director and Senior Vice President, The Northern Trust Company
Kathy Schaeffer, President, Kathy Schaeffer & Associates, Inc.
Frederick Thomas, Partner, Mayor Brown, LLP
Fred Walz, Retired, Grant Thornton LLP