Staff & Board


Lending Consultant
Chelsi Cicekoglu
Email Chelsi
ext. 207

TA and Special Initiatives Consultant
Sean Harden
Email Sean
ext. 106

Board of Directors

  • Chair
    Matthew R. Reilein, National Equity Fund
  • Vice Chair
    Erik L. Hall, GCM Grosvenor
  • Treasurer
    Charles S. Walls, ComEd (retired)
  • Secretary
    Mohammed M. Elahi, Cook County Department of Planning and Development
  • Assistant Secretary
    Patricia Y. McCreary Cannon, Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County
  • Assistant Secretary
    Ailisa Herrera, Fifth Third Commercial Bank
  • Dorothy Abreu, PNC Bank
  • Jody Adler, Community Law Project (retired)
  • Dr. Amara C. Enyia, ACE Municipal Partners, LLC
  • Thomas P. FitzGibbon, Jr., TAC II LLC
  • Kevin R. Goldsmith, JPMorgan Chase
  • Stephanie S. Green, Pro Creative Law, LLC
  • Jennifer Guzman, EmPower HR
  • Angela Hurlock, Claretian Associates
  • Andrew W. Hugger, Bank of America, N.A.
  • Sonya Malunda, Associated Colleges of the Midwest
  • Eric S. Phillips, Wintrust Financial Corporation
  • Mark C. Spears, CIBC
  • Kathryn Tholin, Center for Neighborhood Technology (retired)
  • John L. Tuohy, Chapman and Cutler LLP (retired)
  • Calvin L. Holmes, CCLF  (Non-Voting)
Photo Credit: Ana Miyares Photography, LLC

Seated (from left) Andrew W. Hugger, Dr. Amara C. Enyia, Stephanie S. Green, Erik L. Hall (Vice Chair), Jennifer Guzman, Calvin L. Holmes

Standing (from left): John Tuohy, Sonya Malunda, Kathryn Tholin, Elias Rosario, Thomas P. FitzGibbon, Jr., Charles S. Walls (Treasurer), Jody Adler, Mohammed M. Elahi (Secretary), Kevin R. Goldsmith, Dorothy Abreu, Eric S. Phillips, Patricia Y. McCreary (Assistant Secretary), Mark C. Spears

Not pictured: Matthew R. Reilein (Chair), Ailisa Herrera (Assistant Secretary), Angela Hurlock