Governing Board

Governing Board

  • 50th Summer Gala co-chairs and Board members Penelope R. Steiner and Jeanne Randall Malkin with actor Kevin Kline - photo courtesy Timothy M. Schmidt.

Cinema/Chicago’s Governing Board of Directors is comprised of a dynamic group of community leaders dedicated to furthering the mission of Cinema/Chicago through the development of long-term strategies, financial oversight and fundraising.

President and CEO

Michael Kutza
Founder & Artistic Director, Cinema/Chicago

Chair

Penelope R. Steiner
Philanthropist

Treasurer

Charles Droege
CPA, Partner – Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Secretary

Ross Miller
President, Communication Resource Group, Inc.

Committee Member

Byron Pollock
Senior Vice-President (ret.) – Ideal Box and Graphics Corporation

 Chair Emeritus

Jeanne Randall Malkin
President, Jeanne Malkin & Associates

Judy Adler
Attorney (ret.), philanthropist

Jacolyn Bucksbaum
Philanthropist

Randy Crumpton
Attorney at Law

Richard Ehrie
Founder & Executive Chairman – ARI-Packaging

Paul Gignilliat
Senior Vice President – Investments, UBS

Holly Hayes
President, Muybridge Press

Thomas R. Kiley
CEO, Great Lakes Advisors

Lauren Robishaw
Philanthropist

Robert Scarpelli
Former Chairman and Chief Creative Officer, DDB Worldwide

Daniel J. Schmidt
President and CEO, Windows to the World Communications, Inc.

Joseph Antonow†
Phil Azar
Charles Benton*
Martin Gapshis†
Judy Gaynor**
Jonathan Harries
Joel Hochberg
Chuck Johnsen
Mary Ann Josh†
Walter Kaiser
Burton Kanter†
James Klutznick
Suzanne McCormick**
Allyn Miller
Colleen Moore Hargrave*†
Ken Nordine
Ray Nordstrand*†
Ed Rabin
Victor Skrebneski
Colleen Sullivan**
Mary Sweeney†
Yale Wexler*†
Rev. Walter Wilczek†
Dori Wilson

*Past Chairperson
** Past Executive Director
† Deceased