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 2017 - 2018

Alwin Brunner
President

Rick Merrick
President-Elect

Kevin Rooney
Chairman

Tom Behnke
Treasurer

Scot Berkey
Trustee

Susan Malisch
Trustee

Mark Griesbaum
Trustee

John Svelnis
Secretary

Don Schmidt
Programs  

Dan Vonder Heide
Programs  

Wayne Bulmahn
VP, Programs

John Fisher
Philanthropy

Tim Waterloo
VP, Philanthropy

Jerrold Martin
Marketing  

Kris Wedeven
Marketing

Rob McGillen
VP, Marketing  

 

George Wang
Membership, Referrals

Patrick Johnson
VP, Membership

Ron Mathis
VP-Sponsorship

Paul Corning
At-Large

Ellen Barry
At-Large

Laszlo S. Gonc
At-Large

Gail Holmberg
At-Large

Michael Kennaugh
At-Large