Community Leadership Board

Louis H. Philipson, MD, PhD
Board President
University of Chicago, Kovler Diabetes Center

Amy B. Manning, JD
McGuire Woods LLP

Lisa Rometty
Immediate Past Chair
Baxter Healthcare

Sarah Fried
Region Vice President, Great Lakes
Baxter Healthcare American Diabetes Association

Amber DeFago
Area Executive Director, Great Lakes
American Diabetes Association

Board Emeritus Members

Peter Bulgarelli
Jones Lang LaSalle

John Grant
Regional Vice President

Members at Large

Mitch Rosen
Immediate Past Chair
CBS Radio Chicago

John Albright
Chief Legal Officer
Hub International

Jason Dubinsky
CFO Planning & Central Operations

Aida Luz Giachello, PhD / Advocacy Chair
Department of Preventive Medicine
Northwestern University

Sheila Harmon, RN, MSN, APN, CDE
University of Illinois Hospital & Health Science System
Director of Provider Practice

Adam Hecktman
Director of Technology and Civic Engagement

Joshua Hedman, DPM
Chicago Pain & Orthopedic Clinic

Denise Lynch

Richard Marritt
Global Franchise Head, Renal 
Baxter Healthcare

Addison McGuffin
Vice President, IT Strategy and Innovation  

Jennifer Miller
Attending Physician
La Rabida Children's Hospital

Mark Poulson

Mitch Rosen
Operations Director for The Score, WSCR & WXRT
CBS Radio

Russ Rockenbach
Senior Vice President & Managing Director
Northern Trust

Michelle Toscas
Executive Vice President - Health

Mike Tryon
State Representative (R-Crystal Lake)

Amisha Wallia MD, MS
Assistant Professor / Center for Healthcare Studies
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Donald E. Walther, JD
EVP & General Counsel
The HEICO Companies LLC

Andrew Weil
DLA Piper

Mary Wilson
Managing Partner
Dentons US LLP

Derrick Young
Traffic Reporter
CBS 2 Chicago

2016 Campaign Chairs

Edward Gritzenbach
Tour de Cure Planning Committee Co-Chair 
Executive Vice President/Monaco Mechanical

Shannon Gritzenbach
Tour de Cure Planning Committee Co-Chair 
Psychiatrist / Advocate Health Care

Joshua Hedman, DPM
EXPO Committee Chair
President / Chicago Pain & Orthopedic Clinic

Mary Kreiter, MD
American Diabetes Association Camp Committee Chair
Attending Physician / Lurie Children’s Hospital

John Mann
Tour de Cure / Executive Leadership Committee Chair

For more information about or to become a part of the Chicago Community Leadership Board, please contact Sara Fried at or 312-346-1805 ext. 6569.