Board Of Directors
A Group of Chicago's best Executives
Lake Forest Graduate School of Management's Board of Directors is comprised of high-ranking executives from major Chicago area businesses and organizations.
Always pro-active, our Board spearheads new programs and further development of the School, guiding us through our strategic planning and policy-making activities. Lake Forest Graduate School of Management's Board of Directors meets four times per year in November, February, June and September.
Each LFGSM board member also serves on one of the following LFGSM committees: Educational Programs & Solutions; R&D and Innovation; Marketing, Admissions & Corporate Sales; HR & Fundraising; Finance; Information Technology; or the Subcommittee on Human Resources and Compensation.
Each year, LFGSM awards the Distinguished Director Award to one of its board members.
Board of Directors
Joher S. Akolawala
Jeffrey J. Anderson
Jody C. Berns
Edward O. Carney
Patricia A. Coffey
William J. Colbourne
Mark N. Dajani
Antoinette L. Gawin
John F. Ginascol
Kenneth A. Hoffman (Board Vice-Chair)
David M. McDonough (Board Chair)
Carlos M. Minetti
John P. Pappas (Board Secretary)
Stephen D. Schutt
Scott I. Shaffer
Blair “Rick” Surkamer
Leanna J. Walther