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Ambassadors Board

The Ambassadors Board of Chicago Children’s Choir is a group of Chicago’s brightest young professionals who collaborate on a range of events and initiatives to elevate their philanthropic profile while raising significant funds in support of our mission to inspire and change lives through music.

The Ambassadors Board allows members to develop their skills to be leaders in the next generation of Chicago philanthropists and serve as advocates for cultural diversity and musical excellence.

Interested in joining the Ambassadors Board? Contact Charlie Stock at


Erin Brown
VP Legal, Associate General Counsel, Alight Solutions

Katie Ashcroft
Vice Chair
US Product Recall Team Lead, McLarens

Guy Rozentsveig
Vice Chair
Vice President, Greenhill & Co., LLC

Lauren Abney
Co-Chair, Development & Events Committee
Client Partner, Google

Lauren Carey
Co-Chair, Development & Events Committee
Director of Sales, Kehoe Designs

Conley Pollard
Co-Chair, Development & Events Committee
Marketing Consultant, Plante Moran Wealth Management

Nada Litwin
Co-Chair, Membership Committee
Managing Partner, Litwin Kach LLP
General Counsel, Kinzie Capital Partners LLC

Neil Shah
Co-Chair, Membership Committee
Managing Director, Private Investments & Real Assets, Northwestern University

Gaby Padilla
Co-Chair, Community Engagement Committee
Performance Marketing, Edelman

Pat Waite
Co-Chair, Community Engagement Committee
Restructuring Consultant, Mackinac Partners

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At Large

Adam Adelstein
Associate, Mackinac Partners

Bailey Appleton
Account Executive, Fandom

Erin Broderick
Partner, Honigman LLP

Karena Brown
Registered Nurse Manager, Northwestern Medicine

Bryan Burg
Senior Vice President, Raines International

Allison Burman
Director Client Strategy, Twitch

Waters Cahill
Associate Brand Manager, Tyson Foods

Rich Casper
Senior Manager, KPMG LLP.

Cindy Chang
Marketing, Giovanni Rana

Victor Draine
Enterprise Architect, Options Clearing Corporation

Megan Elberts
Principal, Gasperec Elberts Consulting LLC

Sarah Fader
People Success Manager, Framework IT

Scott Fetters
Director, 2112

Laura Garland
Director, Lincoln Park Preschool & Kindergarten

Tabitha Green
Director of Marketing, Marquee Sports Network

Lizzie Guynn
Associate, Ultra Capital LLC

Lisa Laws
Chief Operating Officer, 1871

Sean Mansfield
Director of Market Development, Enterprise, Affirm, Inc.

Jennifer McConnell
Senior Vice President, AlixPartners

Don McCord
Dean of Students, Highland Park High School

Shannon McGhee
Director of Community Impact and Engagement, mHUB

Raymond Melencio
Real Estate Broker/Realtor

Matt Mistretta
Sr. Director of Business Development, Zeta Global

Yannek Nikodimos
SVP Investments, YTN Capital Group

Brett Orlov
Account Executive, AdAdapted

Shelby Parnes
Shareholder, Vedder Price P.C.

Mike Pope
Consultant, Vega Partners LLC; Executive Director & Founder, Forte Community Music Project

Jackie Pruitt
Attorney, Sidley Austin LLP

Elle Ramel
Chicago Director, GET Cities

Marissa Schrader
Yoga Instructor & Marketing Consultant, Studio Three

Matt Unertl
Financial Advisor, Mueller Financial Services

Mykel Vandenberg Nicholson
Account Executive, PartySlate

Tyler Vandenberg
Commercial Partnerships, Livongo Health

Mike Walker
Site Development Manager, Chicago, Dish Wireless, LLC

Josef Weber
Vice President/Wealth Management Advisor, Schwartz LaPorta Group, Merrill Lynch

John Whiting
Associate, William Blair & Company.