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.

Each LFGSM board member also serves on one of the following LFGSM committees:  Academic Affairs; Non-Degree Programs; or Finance, Audit/HR.  The heads of these committees also form an Executive Committee.

Our Board members are exceptional business leaders who demonstrate the highest performance standards and business ethics, and combines leadership excellence with a commitment of service to the community at large.  Some of them are faculty members or have helped start leadership and development programs and degree programs at their place of business. 

Board of Directors

Jeffrey J. Anderson
President and CEO
Lake Forest Graduate School of Management

John Anderson
Sr. Vice President
Trustmark Companies

Edward O. Carney ‘01
President & CEO
Superior Graphite Co.

Patricia A. Coffey
Sr. Vice President, Technology & Operations
Allstate Insurance Company (Retired)

John F. Ginascol ‘91
Vice President, Nutrition Supply Chain
Abbott Laboratories

Christopher Kempa ‘04
Sr. Vice President, Merchandising

David Lee
President & CEO
Lake Forest Bank & Trust
A Wintrust Bank


Todd Litzsinger
Chairman of the Board
Follett Corporation

Carlos M. Minetti
President, Consumer Banking
Discover Financial Services

John P. Pappas ‘92 (Board Chair)
Chicago Collaborators

Stephen D. Schutt
Lake Forest College

James (Sandy) M. Stevenson
Principal Consultant
Stevenson Advisory Services, LLC

Leanna J. Walther ‘99
Vice President, Business HR & Operations
AbbVie, Inc.