chicago Chapter

When we decided to form our Chicago chapter, we were very excited about all of the potential that this thriving area has to offer:

a bustling metropolis of trailblazers, home to many incubators, start-ups, hedge funds, financial derivative exchanges, and trading firms – and the roots of GoGo and Google. In our mission to empower CFOs, Chicago is the place to be! Where there’s innovation, there’s also an abundance of energetic CFOs, paving the way for plenty of creative idea exchange and networking.

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chicago Advisory Board

Exceptional. Diverse. Financial-Fixers. This group is out-of-this world.

Meet and connect with the team below.



Angela Tise
Executive Director


Brooke Laskowsky
Community Director



Melissa Clark
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Primera Engineers

Mike Matthews
CFO, Krueck Sexton Partners


Abbey Garnett
Certified Business Performance Advisor, Insperity

Annette Kastner
Principal & EVP, Kastner Accounting & Consulting Inc.


Brian Mulroe
Vice President/ Producer, Lockton Companies

Dan Malone
 CEO and Owner at Lewis Felix Consulting, LLC

David Zwick
CFO, Flexera Software

Jeffrey Mazza
CEO, Millstone Consulting Group


Jim Lawler
CFO, KemperSports

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Julie Dee
Tax Partner, FORVIS

Kendyll Van Zandt

      Kendyll Van Zandt       Senior Sales Account Executive, TravelBank

Kristen Erbacci
President & VP of Finance and Administration, indieDwell

Lisa Mirabelli
Business Performance Advisor, Insperity

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Michael Burdick
Co-founder, CSO, and Interim CFO,

Patrick O’Toole
Senior Vice President, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Ron Hausner
Chief Financial Officer, Northern Illinois Food Bank


Scott Willis
Producer, Lockton Companies

Sean Farnan
Chief Financial Officer, ReloShare

Shannon Edelstein

Shannon Edelstein
Senior Account Executive, NetSuite

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Shree Mukhopadhyaya
Sr. Managing Consultant / CFO & Business Consulting, FORVIS


Steve Wolff
Partner, SeatonHill Partners

Tony Nasharr
Managing Director, Polsinelli

Tracy Shick
Vice President of Advisory Services, IFG

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