Our Board of Directors

They enlist friends, family, and colleagues; chair committees; host meetings; crunch numbers; strategize; and generously provide support, guidance, talent, and advice.

Kathleen M. Boege
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Wintrust Financial Corporation

Lydia Bueschel – Secretary
Valentine Austriaco & Bueschel, P.C.

Mary Gardner
Vice President, Business Resilience

Deborah Golden – Vice Chair
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
GATX Corporation

Harriet Harty
Executive Vice President, Human Resources
Allstate Insurance

Gabrielle Hatley
Senior Vice President
NorthShore University HealthSystem

Shannon Hobbs
Head of Human Resources for Commercial Banking
JPMorgan Chase
Fern Josephs
Finance Director
Music of the Baroque

Anne Ladky
Executive Director
Women Employed

Susan Mendelsohn
Chief Executive Officer
Mendelsohn Legal, Inc.
Ambar Mentor-Truppa – Chair, Advocacy Council
Vice President of Communications
Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law

“I invest my time with Women Employed because they are a great group of thoughtful, committed people who are dedicated to making lasting change.”

- Harriet Harty

“I believe that all working women deserve economic security, and getting involved with Women Employed allows me to be part of the solution.”

- Lydia Bueschel

Iliana A. Mora
Paula Noble 
Vice President, Human Resources 
The Boeing Company

Lisa J. PattisChair
Next Chapter Holdings, LP

Elena Robinson
Senior Producer
Energy BBDO

Laurie Rompala
Chief Human Resources Officer
Barnes & Thornburg

Lisa Snow – Treasurer
Managing Director, Dispute Consulting
Duff & Phelps, LLC

Teresa Soppet
Vice President - Financial Consultant
RBC Wealth Management

Deborah L. Thorne Vice Chair
Bankruptcy Judge
United States Bankruptcy Court

Lynn Watkins-Asiyanbi Vice Chair
Associate General Counsel