Governing Board

Governing Board

  • Governing Board with honorees Taylor Hackford and Helen Mirren

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.

Chair

Charles Droege
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP | Partner

Secretary

Byron Pollock
Philanthropist

Treasurer

Steven Kwate
Couplings Company | Owner

Executive Committee Members

Jacolyn Bucksbaum
Philanthropist

Les Coney
Mesirow Financial | Executive Vice President

Philip B. Clement
Chartwell | Managing Director

Richard Ehrie
ARI Packaging | Founder & Executive Chairman (ret.)

Paul Gignilliat
UBS | Vice-President

Corbin Horn
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers | Head of Sale, Fine Furniture & Decorative Arts

Dr. Jennifer Kim
Physician | NorthShore Medical Group

Mark Mitten
Mitten, Inc. | President

Brenda Robinson
Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP | Partner

Lauren Robishaw
Philanthropist

Kat Rothstein
Digital Pollen Collective | Owner

Robert Zentner
Philanthropist

Michael Kutza, Founder & Emeritus CEO, Cinema/Chicago and Chicago International Film Festival

Joseph Antonow†
Phil Azar
Charles Benton*†
Daniel P. Coffey*
Randy Crumpton†
Martin Gapshis†
Judy Gaynor**
Ellis Goodman*
Jonathan Harries
Joel Hochbergº
Chuck Johnsen
Mary Ann Josh†
Walter Kaiser
Burton Kanter†
James Klutznick
Linda Leemasterº
Jeanne Randall Malkin*
Suzanne McCormick**
Allyn Miller
Colleen Moore Hargrave*†
Ken Nordine
Ray Nordstrand*†
Ed Rabin
Robert Scarpelli
Victor Skrebneski
Colleen Sullivan**
Mary Sweeney†
Yale Wexler*†
Rev. Walter Wilczek†
Dori Wilson

*Past Chairperson
** Past Executive Director
† Deceased