“The question isn’t 'Does this work?' Clearly, it does. The question is 'How big can this be? How many lives can we touch? How does this change the world?'”

—David Scherer, Chair of the Board of Directors, One Million Degrees


David Scherer, Chair
OMD Co-Founder & Principal, Origin Investments

The Honorable Melissa Bean, Vice Chair
Chairman of the Midwest, JPMorgan Chase & Co.       

Charles Dale, Treasurer
Managing Director, Atlantic Trust Private Wealth Management

Constance Mixon, Secretary
Director, Urban Studies Program
Professor, Political Science, Elmhurst College


Dean Crutchfield
Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer, CDK Global

Andrew Feinberg
Principal, Deloitte Consulting

Alexi Giannoulias
Senior Director, BNY Mellon Wealth Management 

Michael B. Golden
OMD Co-Founder & Chairman, Newsbound, Inc.

John Gross
Chief Executive Officer, Newcastle Properties

Christy Harris
VP of Talent Acquisition and Inclusive Diversity, Allstate Insurance

Robin Lavin
Founder and President, Osa Foundation

Rose Lizarraga
President, Buddy Pictures

Laurie O'Shea
Co-Head Global Insurance Practice, Korn Ferry

Thania Panopoulos
Principal, The Perissos Group

Denise Poole
Senior Partner, Chicago Market Leader, Aon Hewitt

George Ruhana
Strategic Advisor, PEAK6 Investments

Brent Tollison
Vice President Commercial Sales, Grainger

Andy Wong
Managing Principal, Analysis Group


John Atkinson
Managing Partner, Willis

Susan Credle
Global Chief Creative Officer, FCB

Michael Episcope
Origin Investments

Stephanie Thompson

Grace Tsao-Wu*

Don Yannias
Founder & President, Boker Street Investment

*In memoriam

Find information about our Associates Board here.