Committees - Illinois Venture Capital Association
Committees and members

IVCA Governance

Advisory Board

Imran Ahmad, OCA Ventures
Tom Bremner, Adams Street Partners
Lauren Bugay, Duchossois Capital Management
Tony Danielak, Prairie Capital
Alex Fisher, Madison Dearborn Partners
Tamim Abdul Majid, OCA Ventures
Chris Trick, Pritzker Group Private Capital
Betsy Williamson, Frontenac Company

Board of Directors - effective January 1, 2020

Phil Alphonse - The Vistria Group
John Banta - BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners
Steve Beitler, BOD Emeritus
Ellen Carnhan - BOD Emeritus
Keith Crandell - ARCH Venture Partners
Sean Cunningham - GTCR LLC
Tom Danis, Jr. - RCP Advisors LLC
Jeff Diehl - Adams Street Partners, LLC
Jim Dugan - BOD Emeritus
Ian Drury - OCA Ventures
Walter Florence - Frontenac
Constance Freedman - Moderne Ventures
Chip Grace - May River Capital
Krista Hatcher - Chicago Pacific Founders
Justin Ishbia - Shore Capital Partners
Steve Kaplan - University of Chicago Booth School of Business (Chicago Booth)
Mike Kocourek - Mid Oaks Investments
Jim Macdonald - First Analysis
Rocco Martino - LaSalle Capital
Alex Meyer - Origin Ventures
Lee Mitchell - Thoma Bravo, LLC
Bob Morgan - 50 South Capital Advisors, LLC
Matt Norton - Madison Dearborn Partners LLC
Tony Palcheck - Zebra Ventures
Troy Phillips - Beecken Petty O'Keefe & Company
Jeffrey Piper - Svoboda Capital Partners
Benedict Rocchio - Baird Capital
Saurabh Sharma - Jump Capital
Darren Snyder - Prairie Capital
Jennifer Steans - Financial Investments Corporation
Jim TenBroek - Growth Catalyst Partners
Rick Tuttle - Prospect Partners
Ira Weiss - Hyde Park Venture Partners
Dana Wright - MATH Venture Partners
John Yeager - H.I.G. WhiteHorse

Events Committee

      Joanna Arras, Baird Capital
      Michael Gray, Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg
      Kyle Griffith, Patriot Capital
      Jim Macdonald, First Analysis
      Dylan Marriott, William Blair
      Maura O'Hara, IVCA
      Brian Peiser, The Edgewater Funds
      Kathy Pyne, IVCA
      Saurabh Sharma, Jump Capital
      Ira Weiss, Hyde Park Venture Partners

Executive Committee

Walter Florence - Frontenac
Jim Macdonald - First Analysis
Rocco Martino - LaSalle Capital
Mark McDonnell - ARCH Venture Partners
Lee Mitchell - Thoma Bravo, LLC
Anthony Palcheck - Zebra Technology Ventures
Jeff Piper - Svoboda Capital Partners
Jennifer Steans - Financial Investments Corp
Jim TenBroek - Growth Catalyst Partners

HR Professionals Committee

Mary DaSilva, Madison Dearborn Partners
Caroline Flanagan, Adams Street Partners
Joan Newman, Adams Street Partners
Maura O'Hara, IVCA
Erin Schael, Wind Point Partners
Julie Schotanus, Aviva Investors Americas
Julie Stacey, Sterling Partners
Mark Sullivan, Linden Capital Partners
Olga Zorc, RoundTable Healthcare Partners

 

Legislative/IVCA PAC Board

Keith Crandell, ARCH Venture Partners
Bob Fealy, Limerick Investments, LLC
Walter Florence, Frontenac
Adam Koopersmith, Pritzker Group Venture Capital
Bret Maxwell, MK Capital
Mark McDonnell, ARCH Venture Partners
Lee Mitchell, Thoma Bravo
Tony Palcheck, Zebra Ventures
Ryan Phillips, WP Global Partners
Troy Phillips, Beecken Petty O'Keefe & Company
Saurabh Sharma, Jump Capital
Dave Stricklin, Stricklin & Associates
Jim TenBroek, Growth Catalyst Partners
John Yeager, H.I.G. Whitehorse

 

Membership Committee

Bill Chapman, Baker Tilly
Jim Dugan, OCA Ventures
Ryan Harris, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Elizabeth Hart, The Northern Trust

Officers Committee

Walter Florence, Frontenac, IVCA-PAC Co Chairman
Rocco Martino, LaSalle Capital, IVCA Chairman
Lee M. Mitchell, Thoma Bravo, IVCA-PAC Vice Chairman
Tony Palcheck, Zebra Technology Ventures, IVCA-PAC Vice Chairman
Jeff Piper, Svoboda Capital Partners, IVCA Treasurer
Jennifer Steans, Financial Investment Corp, IVCA Vice Chairman
Jim TenBroek, Growth Catalyst Partners, IVCA-PAC Co Chairman
Maura O'Hara, Executive Director