Board of Directors

Actively Engaged Leadership

Our Board of Directors, Family Advisory Council, and Corporate Advisory Council play an important role in stewarding and cultivating Cradles to Crayons’ stakeholders. Their strategic thinking and guidance is key to advancing our heartfelt and overarching goal: to provide the children in our communities with the essential items they need to thrive.

Chicago Board of Directors

  • Jack Greenberg, Chairman of the Board of Innerworkings, Retired Chairman of Western Union, Retired Chairman & CEO of McDonald’s
  • John Atkinson, Managing Partner, Willis Towers Watson
  • Gery Chico, Partner, Chico & Nunes, P.C.
  • Sumit Dutta, Partner, McKinsey & Company
  • Jim Hirshorn, Partner, Ares Management, L.P.
  • Amy Hughes, Managing Director, Regional Executive, Bank of America, US Trust
  • Douglas Kush, Managing Partner, Egon Zehnder
  • Carrie McNally, Special Counsel, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
  • Desiree Rogers, CEO, Black Opal Beauty

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