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Axelson Center for Nonprofit Management

Axelson Center for Nonprofit Management Advisory Board

Larry Anderson
Retired CFO
Covenant Ministries of Benevolence

David Bea
Bea & VandenBerk Attorneys at Law

Michael G. Bergmann
Executive Director
Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI)

Monika Black
Co-Founder & Chief Strategist

Tempia A. Courts
Pluymert, MacDonald, Hargrove & Lee, Ltd.

Marty Daiga
Regional Grants Officer
Rotary International Foundation

Neil Davidson
Account Executive Religious Practice

Shannon Deamer
The Deamer Group

Joy Decker
Executive Director
Esperanza Community Services

Ed Duffy
Director of Marketing Communications
Ed Duffy Communications

Malayna Evans
Vice President, Marketing and Business Development
PWR New Media

Gianfranco Farruggia
Professor of Nonprofit Management
North Park University

Janine Hill
Soar Strategies

Sandee Kastrul
President and Co-Founder
i.c. stars

Andre Kellum
CEO/Principal Consultant
A.G. Kellum and Associates

Lesley Kennedy
Vice President of Community Engagement
Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago & Northwest Indiana

Richard Kohng
Director of Civic Engagement, Catalyst Hub
North Park University

Wesley Lindahl
Professor of Nonprofit Management
North Park University

Craig Maki
Asian Human Services

Malik Nevels
Executive Project Director
Safer Foundation

Tim O’Brien
Program Director, SBNM Lilly Endowment Grant
North Park University

Ann Pinkney
Senior Director, Marketing and Communications
Metropolitan Family Services

Evette Simon-Williams
Chief Operating Officer

Brenda Swartz
President & CEO
Concordia Place

Alnierys Venegas
Community Relations Strategist
City Colleges of Chicago

Axelson Center Staff:

Adam Joyce
Assistant Director

Mary Karen Reynolds
Program Manager

Pier Rogers

Lynn D. Stevenson
Center Associate