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, Grosvenor Capital Management, L.P.
  • Treasurer
    Charles S. Walls, ComEd (retired)
  • Secretary
    Mohammed M. Elahi, Cook County Department of Planning and Development
  • Assistant Secretary
    Patricia Y. McCreary, 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
  • Thomas P. FitzGibbon, Jr., TAC II LLC
  • Kevin R. Goldsmith, JPMorgan Chase
  • Stephanie S. Green, Pro Creative Law, LLC
  • Edward J. Hoynes, Community Accounting Services, LLC
  • Andrew W. Hugger, Bank of America, N.A.
  • Michael Kauffman, BMO Capital Markets
  • Raymond S. McGaugh, McGaugh Law Group, LLC
  • Eric S. Phillips, Wintrust Financial Corporation
  • Elias Rosario, Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights
  • 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)

Front row: Charles Walls (Treasurer), Ailisa Herrera (Assistant Secretary), Patricia McCreary (Assistant Secretary), Matthew Reilein (Chair), Calvin L. Holmes (President)

Middle row: Kevin Goldsmith, Stephanie Green, Dorothy Abreu, Kathryn Tholin, Jody Adler

Back row: Mark Spears, Michael Kauffman, Elias Rosario, John Tuohy, Erik Hall (Vice Chair), Andrew Hugger, Mohammed Elahi, Eric Phillips