Local Leadership

Executive Leadership Committee and Steering Committee

The Executive Leadership Committee and Steering Committee are two groups of area professionals and volunteers who support the mission of LLS through fundraising initiatives, expanding corporate partnerships and planning special events. They are leaders and advocates for the Light The Night Walk.

Please contact Kat Graham at Kat.Graham@lls.org for more information.

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Executive Committee


Guy Hill, Chair  

Executive Vice President, Product Management



Committee Members


Adam Caplan

Vice President


Jeff Kepes 

Director of Business Development


Patrick Dominick

Senior VP, Institutional Client Advisor

U.S. Trust

Michelle Robinson

Chief Operating Officer

Heartland Blood Centers

Tanya Earley 

Marketing Director

Jones Lang LaSalle

Clio Silman

Director, Business Transformation

MB Financial

Kelly Fay 

Clinical  Resource Leader

Cancer Treatment Centers of America Midwestern

Amy Smith

Director of Donor Recruitment

Heartland Blood Centers

Andrew Gibson 

Vice President 


Bob Smoller


Harwood Marcus & Berk

Kathy Goss

Sr. Science Writer & Director for Strategic Partnerships

University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center


Lynn Hanessian

Chief Science Strategist



Steering Committee



Scott Levinson - Team'a Mema  
Kate Petersen - Cancer Treatment Centers of America  

Committee Members


Jon Adler

Dan Koutsis

Sherry Allen - Team Sherry

Marley Kotler - Kiven, Kotler, Lieberman, Goldschmidt & Kepes

Jenny Berger

Carly Mondane - Carly's Cure

Jenn Bohannon - Team J-Walkers

Amy Pappas

Angela Brandenburger - BP

Adam Pettke

Amy Christiansen - Allstate

Kenny Piccolo - Northwestern Mutual  

Jillian Eyl

Madelyn Quillopo 

Patrick Fitzgerald - Justin's 99 Red Balloons

Stacy Srivastava - Cancer Slayers

Brian Guth - Big O

Jeff Stern - Just Cure It

Amy Hall - Lust for Life

Kate Welbourne

Patrick Jessee - Healing Through Hazmat Jenni Wise - Yes! I am a Katelyn Friend!




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