Advisory Board

Advisory Board Photo

David Anderson
North Park University, 1978
North Park Theological Seminary 1982
Illinois Institute of Technology, PhD

Yan Bashkin
Chief Entertainment Officer

Mary Ellen Bjorkman
Human Resources Business Partner
North Park University, 1976 BA Urban Studies
Michigan State University, Master’s, Labor and Industrial Relations

Jon Brorson
Managing Director
Mesirow Financial
North Park University, 1979, BA
DePaul University, 1985 MBA

Marie Carr
PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP

John Christian
Regional Sales Executive, Midwest
Hansen Medical, Inc.
Hope College, BS Business Administration

Steven W. Churchill
President and CEO
Association for Healthcare Philanthropy
Iowa State University, BA
North Park University, 2014 MNA

Lori Cunningham
Managing Director
Akoya Capital Partners, LLC
University of Illinois, 1997, BS
University of Chicago, 1999, MA

Jeff Dillard
Dillard and Noel
Attorneys at Law

John Doherty 
Manager, Field Operations
Siemens Building Technologies
Southern Illinois University, BS
North Park University, MBA 

India Alexis Ehioba, MNA, CFRE
Senior Development Officer and Director of Planned Giving
Little City
Ohio State University 1982, BA
North Park University, 2012, MNA

David W. Enquist
Business Lending Solutions, Inc.
North Park University 1980, Business Administration
DePaul University, 1983 MBA Finance

Stephanie Gaspary
Creative Director
Bethel University, 1999, BA
North Park University, 2007, MBA
North Park University, 2012, MM

Tim Hargesheimer
Associate Account Director
New Control Direct and Digital
Elmhurst College, 2001, BS Marketing
North Park University, 2010, MBA

John Hill
Senior Manufacturing Engineer
United Conveyor Supply Company
North Park University, 1998, MBA

David Kempe
President and CEO
Proteos, Inc.
North Park University, 1977 BA Biology
University of Notre Dame, 1998, MBA

Bernard Kerman
Garvey’s Office Products
North Park University, 2001 Master of Management

Saliba Kokaly
VP of Facilities
Swedish Covenant Hospital
Birzeit University, Palestine, BSEE, 1986
Southern Illinois University, MSEE, 1992
North Park University, MBA, 2003

Jim LaPalermo
Director, PriceWaterhouseCoopers
North Park University, 1982 BA Economics

Tom LaPaze
Director of Marketing Excellence
Communications and Media College, 1986

Ann Meyer
L3C Chicago
Northwestern University, BS North Park University, 2011, MNA

Paul Nelson
Senior Attorney
Northern Trust
North Park University, 1976 BA, 1980 MDiv
University of Chicago, 1989 JD

Morgan Nichols
Managing Partner
Torrey & Gray
North Park University, 1993, BA

Cami Nyquist
Swedemom.com LLL
North Park University
University of Oregon, 1983

David A. Peterson, RPA
COO NAI Hiffman
CEO Asset Management
NAI Hiffman

Michael C. Roberts
Marketing Manager
Cornell Pump Company

Paul Skiem
System Senior Vice President 
Provena Health- Resurrection Health Care
Northern Illinois University, BS 1983
Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, MBA 1995

Scott Stenmark
Senior Manager
Financial Performance Management
BMO Harris Bank
North Park University, 1991 BA Accounting
DePaul University, MBA

Martha Trott
Associate Director, Human Resources
Kraft Foods
University of Illinois 1988, BS Psychology
University of Illinois 1991, MS Labor Relations

R. David Turner
Ohio State University, BS, BA, MBA

Lora Vitek
Director, Philanthropy & Community
Relations Delta Dental of Illinois

Dennis Wolff
PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP
North Park University, BA
Northern Illinois University, MS Accounting

Ex-Officio Wesley Lindahl
Dean, School of Business and Nonprofit Management
Nils Axelson Professor of Nonprofit Management
North Park University
North Park University, 1976, BA Mathematics
University of Minnesota, 1980, MS Mathematics
Northwestern University, 1990 PhD Administration and Policy Studies