Board of Advisors

Board of Advisors

Dean Penelope Peterson Dr. Barbara Olin Taylor

Ms. Nancy Barnett (SESP 1986) Civic and Volunteer Leader


Mr. Adam Blitz Principal, CEO and CIO, Evanston Capital Management


Mr. Dries Darius (WCAS 2000) King Street Capital Management


Mr. Robert V. Fitzsimmons (WCAS 1982, NU Parent 2013) Co-Founder and Principal, Next Generation Public Affairs


Ms. Jan S. Half (SESP 1975), Student Tech Program Director, MOUSE Squad of California (MSCA)


Ms. Kristen Hertel (SESP 1986) Civic and Volunteer Leader


Ms. Valerie Hoekstra (NU Parent 2013) Middle School Director and Principal, Inwood Academy


Ms. Nina Kothari (NU Parent 2010, 2014) Civic and Volunteer Leader


Mr. Steven M. Lefkowitz (WCAS 1986, KSM 1987) President, CI Capital Partners


Mr. Peter Lehman (SESP 1998) Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Granite Creek Partners, LLC


Mr. Lee Mitchell (Northwestern Trustee) Managing Partner, Thoma Bravo, LLC


Ms. Linda Munger (Medill 1978) Civic and Volunteer Leader – Board Chair


Mr. Brian Musso (SESP 1998) Co-Founder, Musso Capital


Ms. Mary Jo Potter (SESP 1973) Senior Advisor, BDC Advisors


Mr. Alexander I. Rorke (Communication 1974, WCAS 1975) Senior Managing Director, Hilliard Lyons


Mr. Jeffrey S. Rosenblum (SESP 1984) Franklin Square Capital Partners


Mr. Patrick G. Ryan, Jr. (NU Trustee, Kellogg/Law 1997) CEO and CoFounder, INCISENT Technologies


Ms. Ellen Saslow (SESP 1990) Civic and Volunteer Leader


Prof. Walter D. Scott Northwestern University Clinical Professor Emeritus of Management and Strategy at Kellogg


Dr. Penny Bender Sebring (PhD 1985) Senior Research Associate, University of Chicago, and Founding Co-Director, Consortium on Chicago School Research


Mr. Richard Woldenberg (NU Parent, 2010, 2012) Chairman, Learning Resources, Inc.


Mr. Rob Wolfson  Managing Director, H.I.G. Capital LLC


Dr. Linda L. Yonke Superintendent, New Trier Township High School