Board of Directors

Sara Coffou, Board President
Coffou Partners, Inc.

Louise K. Smith, Board Vice-President
Management Consultant

Mary K. Woolever, Board Secretary
Art and Architecture Archivist (retired)
Art Institute of Chicago

Daniel Knaus, Board Treasurer
Vice President of Corporate Development
Highline Aftermarket LLC

Jim Barasa
Senior Vice President
CIBC Atlantic Trust Private Wealth Management

John Bierbusse
Vice President and Manager, Research Administration (Retired)
A.G. Edwards

Teddy Boys
Principal Consultant
Jerit/ Boys Inc.

Friedrich Burian
Senior Vice President Corporate Risk Management (retired)
Northern Trust Corporation

Robert Dillon
Ensemble Member and Development Director
Third Coast Percussion

André Dowell
Senior Director for Education and Artist Engagement
Sphinx Organization

Terrell J. Isselhard
Chuhak & Tecson, P.C.

Leslie Larson Maheras
Artistic Advisor for the Performing and Visual Arts

Christopher Rasmussen
Foley & Lardner LLP 

Sidney Robinson
Preservation Program Coordinator
Taliesin Preservation, Inc.

Ethelbert Williams
Head of Ecommerce
The Boston Beer Company

Advisory Board

Martin Bresnick
Charles T. Wilson Professor in the Practice of Music Composition
Yale School of Music

Michael Burritt
Professor of Percussion
Eastman School of Music

Cliff Colnot
Director of Orchestral Activities & Wind Ensemble Conductor
DePaul University

Matthew Duvall
Eighth Blackbird

Jamie Jung
Provence Consulting LLC

Charles Katzenmeyer
Vice President, Institutional Advancement
The Field Museum

Bruce Oltman
Retired Fellow of Technical Staff
Motorola Solutions, Inc.

Shauna Quill
Executive Director
New York Youth Symphony

Augusta Read Thomas
University Professor of Music
University of Chicago

Thomas M. Welsh
Director of Performing Arts
Cleveland Museum of Art