Board Leadership in Chicago

The Chicago chapter of SIM is one of the largest chapters in the association with more than 200 members. SIM Chicago provides a unique opportunity to interact with thought leaders throughout the technology and business fields and to join peers in giving back to the industry and community.

The Board of Directors is comprised of nominated business and technology leaders from the Chicago community, focused on sharing their time and talents in growing the association and value of membership.   Each brings decades of experience to enhance the community of leaders that SIM exemplifies.  

Board of Directors 2019 - 2020

Alwin Brunner
President

Rick Merrick
President-Elect

Kevin Rooney
Chairman

Tom Behnke
Treasurer

Susan Malisch
Trustee

Mark Griesbaum
Trustee

John Svelnis
Secretary

Wayne Bulmahn
VP, Programs

Ellen Barry
Programs

Bill Rochell

Programs  

Dan Vonder Heide
Programs  

Don Schmidt
Programs

Ron Mathis
VP,Sponsorship

Dean Haacker
Sponsorship 

Patrick Johnson
VP, Membership

Gail Holmberg
Membership

George Wang
VP, Marketing

Tim Waterloo
VP, Philanthropy

John Fisher
Philanthropy

Greg Hubbard
VP, Marketing

Paul Corning
At-Large

Laszlo S. Gonc
At-Large

Mark McGee
At-Large

Jane Prugh
At-Large

Kathie Koch


Simona Rollinson