Chicago CFO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CFOs in the Chicago community to solve critical leadership challenges through the collective experiences and expertise of the network.

Invaluable network

Build a strong professional network where you live and work. Access the collective expertise of your true peers all in one place. Make new connections and catch up with old friends.

Peer collaboration

Gain new perspectives from peers who understand your most critical priorities and are facing the same challenges -- generate ideas, share real-life experiences and get forward-looking guidance and insights.

Actionable insights

Exchange best practices, validate strategies and walk away with practical insights that are immediately actionable.

Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CFOs today.

  1. Developing adaptable business strategies
  2. Creating an inclusive, supportive culture to attract and retain talent
  3. Using actionable data to evaluate and drive organizational growth

Chicago CFO Governing Body


A regional Governing Body leads the Chicago CFO community, shaping the topics and agendas for your local programs and ensuring that all content is driven by CFOs, for CFOs.

Co-Chairs

Lynn Calhoun

BDO USA
CFO

Jim Gray

Ingredion
EVP & CFO

Joseph Trpik, Jr.

Exelon
SVP & CFO

Patrick Unzicker

Roadrunner Freight
CFO

Ray Young

ADM
EVP & CFO

Members

Walter Borst

Navistar
EVP & CFO

Claire Burke

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
VP, Finance & Compliance Management

Dave Copeland

CJ Logistics America
CFO

Sherry DeMeulenaere

OSI
EVP, CFO & Treasurer

Angela Drake

American Hotel Register Company
CFO

Mike Drazin

Medline
CFO

Jon Farney

State Farm
SVP, Treasurer & CFO

Matthew Foulston

Treehouse Foods
EVP & CFO

Jeff Holway

Water Street
CFO & CAO

Brian Johnson

Newly Weds Foods
CFO

Jim Jones

Edward Don & Company
EVP, COO & CFO

Bill Kelley

Treehouse Foods
EVP & CFO

Margaret Koenigs

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
SVP & CFO

Michael Locascio

Reinhart Food Service
CFO

Tom Minichiello

EMCORE
CFO

John Mooney

Haworth
CFO & VP, Global Finance

Florence Naviner

Mars
SVP & CFO

John Olin

Harley-Davidson
SVP & CFO

Mike Randolfi

Adtalem Global Education
Senior VP & Chief Financial Officer

Bea Reyna-Hickey

Regional Transportation Authority
Sr. Exec. Dir., & CFO

Jay Saccaro

Baxter
Corporate VP & CFO

Pawel Szynalik

Chicago Fire
CFO

Fay West

SunCoke Energy, Inc.
SVP & CFO

Kevin Willis

Ashland
SVP & CFO

Janet Zelenka

Stericycle
EVP, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Information Officer

Upcoming Programs


IN-PERSON

May, 2022

Chicago CFO Invitational

An evening with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

Learn More

“The CFO events are very interactive, allowing CFOs to drive a current and relevant agenda, network, engage and learn from best practices.”

HARALD HENN, VP & CFO
MERCEDES-BENZ UK

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