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Colleges and Schools

Advisory Board

Paul Amundsen
Vice President for Development and Charitable Programs
Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children: The Foundation of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
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Saliba Kokaly
VP of Operations
Swedish Hospital
Birzeit University, Palestine, BSEE, 1986
Southern Illinois University, MSEE, 1992
North Park University, MBA, 2003
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David Anderson
North Park University, 1978
North Park Theological Seminary, 1982
Illinois Institute of Technology, PhD David’s LinkedIn Page
Jim LaPalermo
Principal Director
North Park University, 1982, BA Economics
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David Bader
Former Warehouse Network Manager World’s Finest Chocolate
DePaul University, 1985, MBA
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Kirk Larson
Senior Vice President & Associate Chief
Information Officer
Rochester Regional Health
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Yan Bashkin
LiLiPi (
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Kerry Monson
Monson Global Healthcare
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Marie Carr
Partner – US Advisory | Financial Services | Insurance
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
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Morgan Nichols
Managing Partner Torrey & Gray
North Park University, 1993, BA
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Jeffery Dillard
Dillard and Noel, Attorneys at Law Florida A&M
IIT Chicago Kent College of Law
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Cami Nyquist
Founder/Owner LLC
North Park University
University of Oregon, 1983
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Alex Drake
Strategic Account Director
Corporate Solutions
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Michael C. Roberts
Marketing Director
Cornell Pump Company (member of Roper Technologies)
University of Washington, 1993, BA Business Administration
North Park University, 2008, MBA
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Tim Hargesheimer
Vice President of Marketing
Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN)
Elmhurst College, 2001, BS Marketing
North Park University, 2010, MBA
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Karl Swanson
Tax Director
Equity Office
North Park, 1990, B.A. Accounting
Northern Illinois University, 1994, M.A.S., Taxation
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John Hill
Senior Manufacturing Engineer
United Conveyor Supply Company
North Park University, 1998, MBA
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Amy Christenson
Senior Strategist
West End Strategy Team
North Park University, BA, 1992
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Mark Johnson
Business Relationship Director, IT Equity Residential
North Park, 1992, BA International Business
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R. David Turner
Ohio State University, BS, BA, MBA
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Peter Johnson
Deputy Director
Conference of Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers
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Lora Vitek
Director, Philanthropy & Community Relations
Delta Dental of Illinois
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David Kempe
DK Pharma Consulting
North Park University, 1977, BA Biology
University of Notre Dame, 1998, MBA
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Ex-Officio Ann Ownby Hicks
Dean, School of Business and Nonprofit Management
Professor of Accounting, North Park University
University of Kansas, BS Finance
University of Houston at Clear Lake City, MS Accounting
University of Wisconsin-Madison, PhD
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Bernard Kerman
Garvey’s Office Products
North Park University, 2001, Master of Management
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