J.P. Fairbank

CEO, Chairman, and Founder, Base4
Fairbank is also an adjunct assistant professor of entrepreneurship at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He received his MBA…
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Thomas Levinson

Co-Founder and Principal, LK Advisors
A Manhattan native who, since 2000, has been proud to call Chicago home, Levinson is civically active as a non-profit board member, volunteer…
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Joseph McCluskey

Founder and Principal, JTM Advisory
Joe McCluskey is currently a founder and principal at JTM Advisory, an information technology and services company. He brings experience from…

Roger Shores

Founder, Life 4.0
Shores earned his BS in mechanical engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. A leader in Chicago civic and charitable affairs, he…

Stephen Haggerty

Principal & Founder, Bare Hill
Stephen Haggerty is currently a principal and founder at Bare Hill, an advisory platform focused on hospitality and wellness-related assets. He…
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Andreas Michaelis

German Ambassador to the United States
Andreas Michaelis was appointed German Ambassador to the United States in August 2023. Over the course of his career in the German Foreign Service…
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Olga Camargo

Founder & CEO, FARO Advisory
Olga Camargo has 20 years of financial services experience and has been instrumental in helping organization leaders with their operations in…
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Sarah Cahalan

Research Editor
Sarah Cahalan is a research editor for the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Prior to joining the Council, she worked as a writer and editor at…
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Zeenat Rahman

Executive Director, Institute of Politics
Zeenat Rahman is the Executive Director of the Institute of Politics at the University of Chicago. Rahman previously served at the U.S. State…
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Lisa Franchetti

Chief of Naval Operations, US Navy
Admiral Lisa Franchetti made history in November 2023 by becoming the first woman to lead the US Navy as Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), and the…
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