Board of Directors

William R. Waas

Chairman & CEO

Chief Executive Officer, ITEEx

Ed Hoff


Director, ITS, Christian Brothers Services

James Zou

Vice President of Operations

Technical Product Manager, Trustwave

Andrew Goldstein


Partner, Freeborn & Peters LLP

Andrew French


Director EMR Implementation , Advocate Health Care 

Maxim Agaronov

Application Developer, Brickfish

Andre Allen

Vice President, Vangent, Inc

David Anteliz

Director of Network Architecture, Netrix LLC

Wayne Bulmahn

Director, Service Delivery & Strategy, Acxiom Corporation

Vid Byanna

Executive Director – CTO, Accenture

Yogan Chavez

Technical Coordinator, Marie Curie High School

Cynthia Clarke

Managing Director  &  Chief Information Officer, Mesirow Advanced Strategies

Marcus D. Cobb

Co-Founder/CEO, 8th Stage, Inc

John C. Dalby

Chief Information Technology Officer (Retired), Lewis University

Jennifer Didier

President, Directions Training

Guy Fuller

President, CyberSavants LLC

Laszlo Gonc

Principal Consultant, Intreis

Timothy Goss

Senior Client Executive, Fujitsu North America

Mark Griesbaum

Senior Vice President, TCS Education System

Jim Hart

President, Burwood Group, Inc.

Elaine Robbins Harris

President, Innovative Solutions

Victor Herrera

Director of  Operations, Thomas Kelly High School

Fred Hoch

President, Illinois Technology Association (ITA)

Kevin Hogan

President, Computer Professionals Executive Services 

Alan Howard

Senior Account Executive, Maron Structure Technologies

Stephen Hzyny

Lecturer, Governors State University

Krysia Jacobs

Founding Partner, Jacobs Group

Sharnell S. Jackson

President & CEO, Data-Driven Innovations

James Karagiannes PhD

Associate Dean- Engineering and Information Sciences, DeVry University

Basim Khartabil

Dean, ITM – Institute of Technology & Media, Robert Morris University Illinois

Jack Leifel

Chief Information Officer (Retired), Moraine Valley Community College

Pat Maher

Managing Director, SPR nAablement

Margaret Milkint

Managing Partner, Jacobson Group

Erik Miller

Product Analyst, TriPoints Consulting

Manny Montejano

Chief Operating Officer, Tradehelm

Bill Pittges

Director, CIO Services, UL

Jerry Rocco

Public Sector Account Manager, Cisco

Carrie Ruetschlin

Program Director, Illinois Technology Foundation

Sally Smoczynski

Chief Executive Officer, Radian Compliance

Kelly Sundberg

Account Manager, Microsoft 

Pat Todus

Deputy CIO and Associate Vice President (Retired), Northwestern University

Robert Tricarico

President, Trius Services

April West

Director of Sales -Digital Sales Group, WorkflowOne 

Steve Wilt

Chief Executive Officer, Innovus


Board Member Emeritus

Terry Howerton

Co-Founder Fifty for the Future and the Illinois Technology Foundation

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