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The board of directors consists of volunteers who oversee the business affairs and property of the NEIU Foundation. Members of the NEIU Foundation board of directors are elected to three-year terms, and each member may serve three consecutive terms, for a total of nine years. The president of Northeastern Illinois University serves as an ex-officio, nonvoting member of the board. The vice president for insitutional advancement of Northeastern Illinois University serves as the Foundation's executive director and an ex-officio, nonvoting member of the board. The board meets quarterly and has five committees (executive, development, membership, investment and standards), which meet quarterly as well.

Board Officers

Thomas R. Gramins, CPA, PFS
President

Financial Consultant
GEM Financial Advisors, Inc.

Lawrence P. Frank, Ph.D.
Vice President      

Provost Emeritus
Northeastern Illinois University                    

Neal Fenwick
Treasurer

Chief Financial Officer
ACCO Brands

 
Janice Howse
Corporate Secretary

Chicago District Sales Manager - Manufacturing
Grainger 

Board Members

Kenn Ashley

Former President
Windcrest Advisory 

Cathy Krawitz, CFA

Municipal Research
BMO Asset Management Corporation
BMO Global Asset Management 

Jacqueline Krump, Ph.D.

Professor Emerita
Northeastern Illinois University       

Marcellus H. Moore, Jr., Esq.      

Managing Partner
The Alliance Law Group, P.C.               

 
Juan Moreno

President and Founder
JGMA 

J. Todd Phillips

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Parson Partners

 
William Pollakov

President and CEO
The Pollakov Financial Group, Inc.

Thomas F. Power

Retired President and Chief Executive Officer
Wisconsin Central Transportation Corporation

John F. Roskopf

Vice President, Risk Management
EIIA

 
Salme Harju Steinberg, Ph.D.

President Emerita
Northeastern Illinois University

 
Mark Van Ausdal

Business Attorney

   

Emeriti Board Members

Jack Butler

IS-Lead Systems Trainer
Medline Industries, Inc.

Adjunct Faculty
Northeastern Illinois University
College of Business and Management

Andrea Davey

Vice President, Human Resources Energy & Fuels
IDEX Corporation

 
Randy Franklin

Attorney at Law
Franklin Law Offices

John Gingell

Senior Vice President/Principal, Midwest Regional Manager
Segal Consulting

 
Richard K. Rogers

Retired
Hewlett Packard  

 
Ralph Collins Walter

Senior Managing Director
Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors 

Research Associate
Research Centre for Vicotrial Political Culture, Keble College, University of Oxford

 
 
 
 
 

 

Giving

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T (773) 442-4200

neiufoundation@neiu.edu

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